[Online] Get to know some of the East of England Committee members and what they get up to in their spare time at this fun virtual get-together.
15 December 2020
[Online] Join the South regional committee for this festive online ‘live’ quiz for members and Fellows.
10 December 2020
[Online] More and more of us live in urban environments. Yet for the majority of people moving to cities today, life is often a struggle. How can we address the social and environmental challenges of urbanisation?
12 November 2020
[Online] Having led expeditions to Antarctica and South Georgia, Anna will share her wealth of knowledge and the inspiration of the South.
11 November 2020
[Online] In this talk, Professor John Marshall, from the University of Southampton, will explore how a brief UV-B burst, during a climatic warming interval, collapsed the Devonian-Carboniferous boundary terrestrial ecosystem.
10 November 2020
[Online] In this audio-only event, Jacki Hill-Murphy is interviewed by Penny Tranter about her forthcoming book ‘The Life and Travels of Isabella Bird’.
4 November 2020
Join the committee to celebrate another successful year for the Society’s North West Region with guest speaker, Professor Mike Berners-Lee, author of There is no Planet B.
3 November 2020
[Online] Retail geography in Britain has changed constantly throughout history, but the triple impacts of the internet, Covid-19 and Brexit threaten unprecedented change.
27 October 2020
[Online] Captain Luke Parker and Lisa Allen, Head of Data and Analytical Services at Ordnance Survey, will look at how coronavirus has thrust locational data and geospatial analysis onto the world stage, enabling both governmental and defence responses.
20 October 2020
[Online] Simon Leatherdale is currently travelling the coast of Britain researching these woodlands to discover more of this lost habitat. In this talk he will look at how coastal woods are underappreciated on a national level.
15 October 2020
[Online] Drawing on four decades of research in West Africa, Professor Tony Binns (University of Otago) explores the crucial role of urban agriculture in post-conflict Sierra Leone.
13 October 2020
[Online] This talk will explore the key role played by old maps and social geography in investigating the tale of a teenaged James Watt (engineer 1736-1819) being inspired by the steam of his aunt’s tea-kettle.
8 October 2020
[Online] Kelp forests are not only beautiful, but also reduce impacts from climate change, enhance coastal wildlife, fisheries and local economies. Learn more about the dangers these essential ecosystems face.
7 October 2020
[Online] How can we get to grips with the complexity of rural spaces, national parks and protected areas, and bring multiple points of view together? How do we connect to the places around us, and in the light of environmental pressures, go forwards, working together?
6 October 2020
[Online] Join Penny for a short interview-style presentation on severe weather, as well as a chance to ask her about her career with the Met Office.
1 October 2020
[Online] From the islands of the extreme south to Bangladesh’s northernmost point, Ian Packham uncovers the stories of one of the world’s hidden destinations.
30 September 2020
[Online] Developing Slow Ways: a network of walking routes that connects Great Britain's towns and cities. How can we all contribute?
23 September 2020
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