A Level study day - Year 12

This study day gives Year 12 students the opportunity to improve their subject knowledge, receive useful examination technique guidance and learn more about 'thinking like a geographer'.

Sand and the sandbank

Event held by the Geological Society in association with the Royal Geographical Society (with IBG)

A discussion aiming to consider sand as a commodity, exploring its supply and markets, and sharing knowledge on best practices for resource management.

Ernest Shackleton and World War One - Ann-Rachael Harwood

On his return from his epic journey to the Antarctic, Shackleton immediately enlisted. The Wilson’s curator, Ann-Rachael Harwood, talks about his contribution to World War One, drawing on the collections held at The Wilson.

Southampton: gateway to the world - Andy Skinner

For well over 2,000 years, Southampton has played host to soldiers, travellers, merchants and emigrants. Join Andy from SeaCity Museum for a whistle-stop discovery of this remarkable history and the stories of people who called it home.

Natural justice – Professor Lorna Dawson

This lecture explores the many ways that the natural environment can deliver to the criminal justice system. 

Building bridges from the Foyle to Ojague: Philip Donald

Philip will describe his experiences and the challenges involved in building the Foyle bridge and bridges for villages in West Africa.

Coastal Futures 2019

The most comprehensive briefing of the yearon the marine environment - with over 50 speakers.

Going places with geography (Year 9)

An exciting opportunity for pupils who are considering geography as a GCSE option to find out more about the subject and progression.

Using GIS to solve humanitarian crises in un-mapped areas - Dr Jonny Huck

Please note new date. Join Jonny as he discusses his work in un-mapped environments to support humanitarian crisis relief.

Chasing fire - Dr Thomas Smith

Through sharing his experiences of chasing wildfires accross four continents, Thomas will explore the science of 'pyrogeography' and what it can tell us about the drivers and impacts of environmental change. 

On View: Mapping the peace

David McNeill illustrates how maps reflected and were affected by the Versailles Peace Conference.

Apply now for Innovative Geography Teaching Grants

The deadline for this year’s Innovative Geography Teaching Grants is fast approaching.

Apply now for Innovative Geography Teaching Grants

The deadline for this year’s Innovative Geography Teaching Grants is fast approaching.

Ron Cooke Award for the A Level Independent Investigation

Sir Ron Cooke, an eminent physical geographer and former President of the Society, has kindly supported a new award for A Level students.

Miranda explores how powerful information about location can be used to build a system of smarter infrastructure to help the UK economy and society to thrive.

Tourists putting themselves at risk to witness volcanic eruptions

New research published in our journal Geo: Geography and Environment, reveals the dangers and lengths that thrill-seeking tourists are willing to go to in order to witness live volcanic eruptions.

Enduring Eye exhibition visits Cheltenham

Honouring the achievements of Sir Ernest Shackleton and the men of the Endurance expedition of 1914-1917, our Enduring Eye exhibition is on display in Cheltenham until 24 February 2019.

Geography graduate earnings in the spotlight

A recent report, published by the Department for Education and the Institute for Fiscal Studies, provides new insights into what geography students are likely to earn after leaving university.

Geographical has new compostable packaging

From February’s issue, Geographical magazine will be delivered to subscribers in 100% compostable packaging.

Sara returns to the thin country to mark the 25th anniversary of her bestselling book recounting a six-month journey from the Peruvian border to Chilean Antarctica.

Global Learning

Longdean School has been re-designated as an International School until 2020 (ISA), building on their tenure as a Global Learning Programme Expert Centre in 2016.

Society events with Ordnance Survey coming up

As part of the Society’s work with Ordnance Survey (OS), two events later this month will help raise awareness of the uses of geospatial data.

Frederick Soddy Schools Award

The Society is delighted to announce a new grant scheme to support school fieldwork and expeditions.

Dr Jevan Pierres Berrangé (1931-2018)

Dr Jevan Pierres Berrangé was a Long Serving Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society (with IBG) and a committee member of the RGS-IBG South West Region.

Accessing our journals online

Our Fellows can now opt for digital access to all our academic journals as part of their Fellowship subscription.

New membership card for 2019 revealed

Our membership card for 2019 is now available.