Over the last few months the Society has responded to calls for evidence for a range of consultations, including from the Geospatial Commission and the UK’s four higher education funding bodies.
13 December 2018
The call for sessions, papers and posters at the Society's 2019 annual conference is now open.
27 November 2018
This year’s Gilchrist Fieldwork Award recipient is Dr Melissa Murphy from University College London who, in partnership with Dr Emily Stevenson from the University of Cambridge, is researching whether high Arctic rivers are a source of a sink for carbon dioxide.
22 November 2018
Our £10,000 Walters Kundert Fellowship enabled Dr Arwyn Edwards to make multiple trips to Svalbard to ask the question: are microbes active in Arctic winters?
15 November 2018
The Society recently held a workshop with representatives from 35 universities, to explore how geography can be better promoted within schools, and how applications at degree level can be encouraged.
12 November 2018
2018 marks the 50th anniversary of the Society’s academic journal Area.
9 November 2018
From 1 January 2019, Fellows will be able to opt for digital access to all of our academic journals.
30 October 2018
UCAS is now open for applications for courses starting in 2019, but with over 80 UK universities offering more than 1,400 geography-related courses it can seem a little daunting knowing where to start and how to choose.
15 October 2018
Last week the Society held the first of two exhibitions taking place this autumn that present initial findings from our field research programme, Migrants on the margins.
8 October 2018
New co-editors are being sought for three of the Society’s journals: Transactions of the Institute of British Geographers, Area, and Geo: Geography and Environment.
25 September 2018
As part of the Migrants on the margins field research project, SOAS University of London in collaboration with the Society have awarded a scholarship to Masters student Nouradin Nour.
21 September 2018
The final day of our Annual International Conference in Cardiff has arrived. We’ve put together some of our highlights from the programme today.
31 August 2018
Today research on why the commute should be counted as part of the working day is being presented at our Annual International Conference being held in Cardiff this week.
30 August 2018
Here are some of our highlights for new research being presented during today’s conference programme.
29 August 2018
Professor Adrian Bailey is presenting a keynote lecture at the Geographical Society of China’s annual conference in Xi'an on 29 and 30 August.
27 August 2018
The results of the 2018 National Student Survey (NSS), published this month, paint a positive picture of undergraduate geography courses across the UK.
24 August 2018
Members of the Society’s Energy Geographies Research Group, have published Energy and Society: a Critical Perspective.
22 August 2018
An important consultation on the Research Excellence Framework (REF) for 2021 is now open for comment and the Society would value your input to help inform our response.
13 August 2018
The Society, in partnership with Wiley, have developed and launched a new hub for our academic publications.
6 August 2018
If you want to better understand our world, a rewarding job that pays well and to help shape the future, then look no further. Report after report tells the same story: choose geography.
2 August 2018
The Society has supported 61 field research projects through its grants programme this year. Almost £200,000 of funding has been awarded to nearly 100 individuals from a range of institutions, and they have travelled to over 45 countries in order to carry out their research.
1 August 2018
Global Asian City, the latest title in the RGS-IBG book series, examines how migration has changed Seoul and South Korea over the last 20 years.
30 July 2018
The Migrants on the margins team were planning next steps for the Society’s Field Research Programme earlier this week by holding a writing workshop at the Society.
20 July 2018
The latest title in the RGS-IBG book series, Cryptic Concrete, takes us on a subterranean journey into Cold War West Germany.
18 July 2018
Congratulations to the latest nine geography degree programmes to be accredited and approved by the Society’s Council.
13 July 2018
The deadlines for our Research Groups' dissertation prizes are coming up soon.
29 June 2018
A book exploring the lives of British migrants in Dubai through their personal relationships has been published in the Society’s book series.
27 June 2018
The latest issues of the Society’s journals are now available online.
19 June 2018
The Society's first Rob Potter Award has been awarded to Dr Gemma Sou from the University of Manchester.
14 May 2018
A team of researchers from the Society’s Migrants on the margins field research project presented two academic papers at the African Centre for Cities International Urban Conference.
4 May 2018
The Association for Social Anthropologists (ASA), British Sociological Association (BSA), European Sociological Association (ESA) and the Royal Geographical Society (with IBG) have today issued a joint statement on the implementation of new data protection legislation in UK academic institutions.
19 April 2018
The Royal Geographical Society (with IBG) is aware that many academic geographers, as UCU members in universities that participate in USS (Universities Superannuation Scheme), are taking strike action over proposed changes to their pension scheme.
5 March 2018
The Society is delighted to announce a new grant for post-doctoral development research.
9 January 2018
The Society is delighted to support a number of Research and Working Group activities over the coming year.
13 December 2017
Dr Al James’ new RGS-IBG book finds that the provision of working arrangements that meaningfully improve the work-life balance of employees also enhances firms’ competitive advantage.
8 December 2017
An international review of physical geography in the UK has declared the discipline’s health and global influence to be excellent.
18 September 2017
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