Launching the ‘Geography and Education Research Group’ of the RGS-IBG

To celebrate the Higher Education Research Group becoming the Geography and Education Research Group (GeogEd) we are hosting a two-day conference and workshop event at University of the West of England.

Africa's forgotten frontiers: the Sahel - Reza Pakravan

Taking the audience on a breathtaking journey across the continent, filmmaker Reza Pakravan will share stories of the tense frontiers, enduring traditions and ordinary people living where climate change has hit hardest: the Sahel. 

Whither the wetlands? The world’s wet places and future climate change

Join staff and students, along with the South West regional committee, for this public event celebrating 50 years of geography as a degree subject at the University of Plymouth.

Rivers - Chaz Powell

Chaz discusses the beginning of his wildest journey and the mission to walk Africa's rivers in the battle against wildlife crime.

Photo credit: Charles Powell

The Start Bay problem - Dr Richard Porter

A case study of coastal erosion and deposition and its impact on the human environment in and around Start Bay.

The future of the Mendip Hills AONB - Jim Hardcastle

The talk will be an insight into the good, the bad and the alarming future of this very special protected landscape.