A decade spent chasing the dream of climbing the world’s most infamous mountain.
28 February 2019
Join our panel of experts as they share some of their favourite shots and explain how to get the best results from your camera.
Neil will offer a historical perspective on flooding in York.
26 February 2019
Maps can be beautiful, iconic and influential. Hugh draws on the Society's unparalleled collection to show how they have lured travellers to places from the 1600s to the present day.
25 February 2019
Best-selling author of Prisoners Of Geography, Tim Marshall delves into our past and our present to reveal the fault lines that will shape our world for years to come.
Marking the 300th anniversary of Defoe's classic, Alexander Maitland sketches the life and adventures of the original Robinson Crusoe.
Out now, March’s issue of Geographical magazine includes a look at the need for decommissioning the thousands of ageing platforms and equipment used by the offshore oil and gas industry.
22 February 2019
Our Alexander Awards Summer School 2019 is now open for applications.
21 February 2019
The deadline for this year’s Fieldwork Apprenticeships is fast approaching.
20 February 2019
This course provides the skills needed to integrate GIS into your teaching and a set of easy to use teaching resources that can be implemented without specialist GIS knowledge.
19 February 2019
The latest issues of the Society’s scholarly journals are now available online.
Our Geography Ambassadors are a great way to introduce pupils to the many benefits of studying geography, and where it can lead them in the future.
18 February 2019
The Weddell Sea Expedition has been forced to conclude its search for the wreck of Sir Ernest Shackleton’s Endurance.
15 February 2019
This month’s issue of Sidetracked magazine features a foreword from Society Director Professor Joe Smith.
14 February 2019
We’re excited to announce this year’s Earth Photo competition is now open for entries.
13 February 2019
With London Fashion Week fast approaching, join us for a discussion about the impact of the fashion industry on our planet and what we can all do about it.
12 February 2019
Sir Michael Palin will retrace the history of HMS Erebus and her crew; from the part it played in Ross' Antarctic expedition of 1839-43, to its abandonment during Franklin's ill-fated Arctic expedition.
11 February 2019
Based on a research project looking at extreme weather events in the past, present and future, we have put together a series of resources to help students learn about extreme weather.
We are pleased to announce that the Society is now a partner of the Connecting Classrooms through Global Learning (CCGL) programme.
8 February 2019
For James Aldred and Johnathan Drori, trees are an integral part of their lives. Join us for an evening where they share their passion and enthusiasm for all things trees.
7 February 2019
Professor Lowenthal was awarded the Victoria Medal (1997). He researched and taught on history, historical geography, conservation and heritage.
6 February 2019
Congratulations to Dr John Shears FRGS, who has been awarded the Polar Medal by Her Majesty the Queen for outstanding achievement and service in the field of polar research.
Experience the spectacular landscapes and endemic flora and fauna of the Rwenzori Mountains as captured by travel photographer Steve Russell.
5 February 2019
The final of the BBC’s ICONS: The Greatest Person of the 20th Century will be broadcast live at 9.00pm tonight.
William recounts his experiences of some of the world's driest places, from the borderlands of the USA to the sacred deserts of Egypt's Desert Fathers.
4 February 2019
The Society is delighted to be continuing our Data Skills in Geography project in 2019, thanks to additional funding from the Nuffield Foundation.
Subject specialists, subject communities and sustaining subject expertise
1 February 2019
Our Director Professor Joe Smith discusses his plans to take the Society forward over the coming years in an episode of ‘Direct Talk’, aired by Japan’s public broadcaster NHK World.
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