Every year our medals and awards recognise geographers who have made a significant contribution to geographical research, fieldwork, teaching, policymaking and public engagement.
20 November 2020
As part of our celebration of this year’s medals and awards recipients, we caught up with Dr James Esson, recipient of the Taylor and Francis Award for his contributions to teaching and learning in higher education, in our most recent Geography now podcast.
7 July 2020
We caught up with Michael Jones, recipient of the Patron’s Medal for his contribution to the development of geospatial information, to discuss his career, his greatest achievement and his love of maps.
10 June 2020
Dr Menusha De Silva (University of Singapore, Singapore) has received this year’s Area prize.
21 May 2020
This year our medals and awards recognise 22 different people or organisations for their outstanding contributions to geographical research, fieldwork and teaching, artwork, and public engagement.
18 May 2020
Congratulations to the newest members of our Council, who were elected at our Annual General Meeting (AGM) yesterday.
4 June 2019
The first Ron Cooke Award has been awarded to Gregory Pearson for his A Level Independent Investigation An investigation into the form and nature of scree slopes on the North side of the Ogwen Valley.
23 May 2019
Congratulations to the Geography Spatial Analysts Team at the Office for National Statistics who have won the overall inaugural Geography in Government award.
21 May 2019
This year, our medals and awards recognise 21 different people for their extraordinary achievement in geographical research, fieldwork and teaching, artwork, and public engagement.
6 May 2019
Congratulations to Dr John Shears FRGS, who has been awarded the Polar Medal by Her Majesty the Queen for outstanding achievement and service in the field of polar research.
6 February 2019
Sir Ron Cooke, an eminent physical geographer and former President of the Society, has kindly supported a new award for A Level students.
16 January 2019
Dr Junxi Qian received this year’s Area Prize for his research paper published in the journal Area
21 June 2018
The 2018 medal and award recipients were presented with their accolades yesterday to recognise their outstanding contributions to geography.
5 June 2018
This year, our medals and awards recognise 21 different people for their extraordinary achievement in geographical research, fieldwork and teaching, photography, and public engagement.
4 May 2018
The winners of the 2017 Young Geographer of the Year competition and Rex Walford Award have been announced.
29 November 2017
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