James Esson: Taylor and Francis Award recipient 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.

Michael Jones: Patron’s Medal recipient 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.

Dr Menusha De Silva receives Area prize

Dr Menusha De Silva (University of Singapore, Singapore) has received this year’s Area prize.

2020 medal and award recipients announced

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.

New Council members elected

Congratulations to the newest members of our Council, who were elected at our Annual General Meeting (AGM) yesterday.

Ron Cooke Award recipient announced

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.

Geography in Government award winners revealed

Congratulations to the Geography Spatial Analysts Team at the Office for National Statistics who have won the overall inaugural Geography in Government award.

Medal and award recipients announced

This year, our medals and awards recognise 21 different people for their extraordinary achievement in geographical research, fieldwork and teaching, artwork, and public engagement.

Dr John Shears awarded Polar Medal

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.

Ron Cooke Award for the A Level Independent Investigation

Sir Ron Cooke, an eminent physical geographer and former President of the Society, has kindly supported a new award for A Level students.

Dr Junxi Qian receives Area Prize

Dr Junxi Qian received this year’s  Area Prize for his research paper published in the journal Area

Medal and award recipients receive their accolades

The 2018 medal and award recipients were presented with their accolades yesterday to recognise their outstanding contributions to geography.

2018 medal and award recipients announced

This year, our medals and awards recognise 21 different people for their extraordinary achievement in geographical research, fieldwork and teaching, photography, and public engagement.

Young Geographers of the Year announced

The winners of the 2017 Young Geographer of the Year competition and Rex Walford Award have been announced.