Ada Lovelace Day 2019: Celebrating women in STEM careers

It’s Ada Lovelace Day and we’re sharing some profiles of women working across a wide range of roles – all of whom studied geography at undergraduate or postgraduate level.

Championing the value of geographic information

The Society, working with the Association for Geographic Information (AGI), has published a new series of case studies championing and celebrating the critical role of geographical information, technologies and approaches.

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.

Career profiles showcase where geography can take you

The Society’s new series of online careers profiles showcase the diversity of jobs that studying geography can lead to.

Diversity and inclusivity in the geography profession in government

Recently appointed Deputy Head of Geography, Patrick Rickles, is committed to building a geography profession which showcases the wide variety of vibrant and successful careers, and the diverse range of individuals in geography roles.

Geographers in government update

It's been just over a year since geography was established as a sub-discipline within the Government Science and Engineering Profession - here's an update 12 months on.

Pan-governmental Deputy Heads of Geography appointed

Eleven new Deputy Heads of Geography have been appointed within the Government Science and Engineering Profession (GSE).

GeoCom tackles the UK’s ‘productivity puzzle’

This Thursday, 8 November, the Society is hosting GeoCom, the AGI’s annual conference.

Better Mapping Wales 2018

This Thursday, the Society is hosting Better Mapping Wales in association with the British Cartographic Society and AGI Cymru

Deputy Head of Geography roles available

Six Deputy Heads of Geography are to be appointed for the Government Science and Engineering (GSE) profession.

Emerging support for geographers in government

The Society has been supporting work, expertly led by Chartered Geographers Jon Pickstone and Alistair Edwardes, to gain recognition and professional support for geographers working in Whitehall and across government more generally.