Read about Earth Photo in Outdoor Photography

Popular photography magazine Outdoor Photography features our Earth Photo competition and exhibition in their August issue, which is on newsstands now.

July’s issue of Geographical out now

This month's issue of Geographical features a dossier on earthquake prediction.

Professor John Cooke (1927-2019)

Professor Harold John Cooke FRGS, pursued a successful career in geographic academia, and set up the Department of Environmental Science at the new Botswana campus of the University of Botswana, Lesotho and Swaziland in 1971. 

New funding for research on our Collections

We are delighted to have received funding for the third round of the Collaborative Doctoral Partnerships scheme.

Mobile Malaria Project returns from the field

The 2018 Land Rover Bursary recipients have returned from the field after travelling over 6,300 km to investigate the challenges facing those on the front line of malaria control in Africa.

Society’s school resources praised in parliamentary debate

A parliamentary debate held earlier this week about teaching migration in the school curriculum highlighted the Society’s school resources about this issue.

Fieldwork Apprentices head out into the field

Our 2019 Fieldwork Apprentices are heading out into the field to begin their fieldwork.

Refugee Week

To mark Refugee Week, we’ve worked with Professor Heaven Crawley, to produce educational resources for geography teachers at GCSE and A Level.

Origins: how the Earth made us

Ahead of his regional theatre tour around the UK later this summer, we caught up with author, presenter and Professor of Science Communication at the University of Westminster, Professor Lewis Dartnell to discuss his new book Origins: how the Earth made us.

Forest School activities develop skills valued by employers

New research, published today in our journal, The Geographical Journal, reveals that children enjoy Forest School activities but can struggle to frame the skills and knowledge they develop in these more informal settings as educational.

Schools adopting Forest School methods see positive impacts on soft skills

New research, published today in the Royal Geographical Society (with the Institute of British Geographers) journal, The Geographical Journal, reveals that children enjoy Forest School activities yet some children struggle to frame the skills and knowledge they develop in these more informal settings as educational when compared with traditional learning activities that are associated with the current National Curriculum.

Homeless families housed in ‘temporary’ hotels for up to three years

New research, published today in our journal The Geographical Journal, reveals the daily disruption homeless families living in temporary hotel accommodation experience.

Homeless families housed in ‘temporary’ hotels for up to three years, with devastating effects

New research, published today in the Royal Geographical Society (with the Institute of British Geographers) journal The Geographical Journal, reveals the daily disruption homeless families living in temporary hotel accommodation experience.

Meet the CGeog assessors

With over 750 Chartered Geographers now accredited, we caught up with two of our CGeog assessors, Angela Baker and Dr Stephanie Davidson.

Last chance to see ‘Observed on Paper’

Our current exhibition, Observed on Paper, is on display in the Pavilion until Friday 14 June.

Students awarded for excellence

We are delighted to announce the recipients of our 2018 Excellence Awards, and congratulate the pupils who achieved the highest marks nationally in last summer’s geography examinations.

Honours for highest achieving geography pupils

The Royal Geographical Society (with the Institute of British Geographers) has given Excellence Awards to the school pupils who achieved the highest marks nationally in the 2018 geography examinations.

Our journals have new compostable packaging

Our academic journals are now being delivered to subscribers in 100% compostable packaging.

New Council members elected

Congratulations to the newest members of our Council, who were elected at our Annual General Meeting (AGM) yesterday.

Earth Photo 2019 shortlisted images announced

A shortlist of 50 exceptional photographs and four films that document the Earth in all its diversity, have been selected for the Society’s Earth Photo exhibition which opens on 6 July.