Migrants on the margins team present their research in Hargeisa

The Migrants on the margins team were at the Hargeisa International Book Fair last week to present their research to the local community.

Society supports the Gender Action Schools Award

We are delighted to be a supporter of the Gender Action Schools Award, an initiative which promotes and supports a whole-school approach to challenging stereotypes, and ensuring all young people can reach their full potential.

Migrants on the margins resources shortlisted for Teach Secondary Award

We are delighted that our Migrants on the margins educational resources have been shortlisted for a Teach Secondary Award for curriculum impact.

Congratulations to our Teacher Training Scholars

Congratulations to all our Teacher Training Scholars who have completed either their first year of teaching or their training as part of our Scholarship programme.

Celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Moon landing

Fifty years ago today, Commander Neil Armstrong, Col. Edwin Eugene ‘Buzz’ Aldrin and Lt. Col. Michael Collins successfully completed the first mission to land a person on the moon.

Geography excels in student survey

The results of the 2019 National Student Survey (NSS) paint a positive picture of geography student experiences across the UK.

New Chartered Geographers approved by Council

Congratulations to the Chartered Geographers who were approved by the Society’s Council in June.

World Population Day

Today is World Population Day, a UN observance day to raise awareness about how population issues and sustainable development are intertwined.

Grant recipients head into the field

Our 2019 Geographical Fieldwork Grant recipients are heading out into the field to begin their summer fieldwork.

Earth Photo winner announced and exhibition open

Elisabetta Zavoli has won the 2019 Earth Photo competition for her work The Landfill Midwife.

Findings from Migrants on the margins presented to the Foreign and Commonwealth Office

Professor Laura Hammond presented findings of the Migrants on the margins research team to members of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office at a meeting at the Society last month.

Previous winners reflect on our Young Geographer of the Year competition

We caught up with some of the previous winners of the Young Geographer of the Year competition who explained the role the competition played in getting them to where they are now.

US military’s carbon footprint larger than most countries

New research published in our journal Transactions of the Institute of British Geographers, has revealed that the US military is one of the largest climate polluters in history, producing more greenhouse gas emissions than most medium-sized countries.

Climate change challenges: lessons from Bangladesh

Join our panel as they share their insights into how Bangladesh is now on the path to becoming climate resilient, the lessons that can be learned from this, and where things are headed.

London Climate Action Week

Our contribution to London Climate Action Week is a joint event with the International Centre for Climate Change and Development (ICCCAD) to share emerging knowledge on how to tackle climate change globally.