The perfect opportunity to find out about the latest geographical research while networking with over 1,800 delegates from around the world.
27 August 2019
Annual garden party organised by the Younger Members' Committee.
12 July 2019
A day of informative sessions for Year 12 pupils who are considering geography as a career option to find out more about where studying geography can lead.
4 July 2019
Linden considers whether the Sustainable Development Goals offer a realistic roadmap for the future of our planet. Are they a unifying call or a random wish list and what does it mean for each of us?
27 June 2019
Now into the second year of examinations for the new GCSE specifications, we’ve learned some lessons from the first cohort. Results have shown that some less able students are finding the exams inaccessible, and teachers have expressed concerns about covering the content in two years.
20 June 2019
A one-day course for trainers with relevant previous experience in managing a wide range of visits in the UK and overseas who wish to deliver the Off-site safety management course to their own groups.
6 June 2019
A must for those involved in planned visits in the UK or overseas, this course looks at the safety management issues involved in planning, managing and evaluating local visits, fieldtrips, residentials and exchanges.
4 June 2019
Join us to celebrate another sucessful year for the Society.
3 June 2019
A panel of experts discuss how we can reduce the impact of travel on the planet.
30 May 2019
These events provide sixth form students with the experience to bridge the gap between school and university and explore what studying geography at university level is like.
21 May 2019
The Universe, as documented through the Society’s Collections, ranging from early depictions of the moon and stars in 16th century Cosmographia to images documenting NASA’s Apollo missions of the 1970s, and beyond.
20 May 2019
A two-day course for those departing on expeditions to remote parts of the world where medical help is not readily available.
14 May 2019
Thomas Atkinson’s five volumes of diaries, now held in the RGS Library, offer a tantalizing glimpse into the remarkable travelling arrangements of Thomas and his family.
13 May 2019
Vitali Vitaliev takes us on fascinating journey through Europe’s forgotten enclaves.
15 April 2019
Are you doing an expedition, dissertation research or GCSE/A level field teaching? You'll need to measure stuff! Come and learn how to design and use low cost sensors (using the freestation.org approach).
1 April 2019
29 March 2019
This course gives EVCs at all schools the opportunity to look into current material in more depth and share good practice with other EVCs.
27 March 2019
British Standard BS 8848 specifies operational requirements for providers of overseas ventures. The workshop will assist those using the standard to benchmark exising safety management systems within their own organisations.
26 March 2019
A full day workshop that supports Educational Visits Coordinators (EVCs) in their roles by covering the legal and practical procedures required of their position.
A workshop for postgraduate students who currently, or aspire to, teach in geography, earth and environmental sciences.
25 March 2019
The Arctic is changing. But how and where is it changing, and why does it matter to those who call it home and those who don't?
Stay for supper at the Society after Professor Klaus Dodd's lecture, A new Arctic in the making.
John Dudeney and Isobel Williams examine Bruce’s legacy from his Scotia Antarctic expedition of 1902 to his later expeditions in the Arctic.
Join the record-breaking four-man team who crossed the Atlantic by pedalo in 2018, introduced by broadcaster Mary Nightingale, Patron of CWMT, the mental health charity for whom they raised over £200,000.
21 March 2019
A buffet-style showcase of some of the most exciting and original new work examining environmental issues.
An exciting opportunity for pupils who are considering geography as a GCSE option to find out more about the subject and progression.
19 March 2019
Victor tells the story of the sacred river and explains how the fate of the world's most important waterway has
lessons for all the great rivers of our planet.
18 March 2019
An evening packed with tales of adventure and discovery to entertain and inspire, hosted by Mary-Ann Ochota.
14 March 2019
Bestselling author Tim Marshall delves into our past and our present to reveal the fault lines that will shape our world for years to come.
11 March 2019
Stay for supper at the Society after Tim Marshall's lecture Divided: why we're living in an age of walls
Rory O'Grady tells the extraordinary story of Sir Frederick Lugard, the soldier, anti-slavery activist, adventurer and explorer who became the first Governor-General of Nigeria and a Governor of Hong Kong.
A conference for teachers who are looking to make better use of ArcGIS online for fieldwork and the NEA.
6 March 2019
This partnership event with OCR aims to support teachers with their work with students on the A Level Independent Investigation.
5 March 2019
On this beautiful orb, we have reached the point in our collective journey where geographical knowledge is the best guarantor of our future. Nicholas Crane makes the case for the great age of geography.
4 March 2019
A decade spent chasing the dream of climbing the world’s most infamous mountain.
28 February 2019
Join our panel of experts as they share some of their favourite shots and explain how to get the best results from your camera.
Maps can be beautiful, iconic and influential. Hugh draws on the Society's unparalleled collection to show how they have lured travellers to places from the 1600s to the present day.
25 February 2019
Stay for supper at the Society after Hugh Thompson's lecture The map tour
Marking the 300th anniversary of Defoe's classic, Alexander Maitland sketches the life and adventures of the original Robinson Crusoe.
Join us for an in-tree-guing evening as James and Jonathan share their passion and enthusiasm for all things trees.
21 February 2019
Join us to discuss the societal impacts and environmental damage caused by our fashion choices.
19 February 2019
Gillian takes us behind-the-scenes on one of the nation's favourite wildlife shows, to discover Britain's natural spectacles, hidden gems, and surprising oases of hope.
18 February 2019
Experience the spectacular landscapes and endemic flora and fauna of the Rwenzori Mountains as captured by travel photographer Steve Russell.
5 February 2019
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