Polar exposure: the women's Euro-Arabian North Pole expedition - Felicity Aston

Facing extreme temperatures, a constantly shifting landscape and the threat from predatory polar bears, polar scientist turned explorer, Felicity Aston and a team of ten novices from across Europe and the Middle East ski across the frozen Arctic Ocean to the North Pole.
 

Scrambles amongst the Alps - Andrew Thompson

Why did people in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries become fascinated by high mountains which had previously been regarded as desolate wastelands?

Listed buildings in conservation areas - John Moriarty (chair)

Debate on the topic 'This house believes the Planning (listed building and conservation areas) Act 1990 preserves our past but denies our future'.

Rapid deglaciation in west Antarctica: drivers and impacts - Professor James Scourse

A talk illustrated by stunning photographs and video footage of the ongoing ICEBERGS project led by Professor James Scourse in collaboration with the British Antarctic Survey and UK and Chilean university groups.

Can humanity meet the challenge of climate change? James Dyke

The Earth's climate has always changed, but humans have, in the context of geological timescales, produced near instantaneous planetary-scale disruption.

Image credit: James Dyke

Running South America with my husband and other animals - Katharine Lowrie

Running marathons day after day, sleeping by the side of the road and presenting to remote schools. Ecologist and Ex-Exonian, Katharine will recount this world-first expedition and the people and wildlife she met along the way. 

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.