Hanifa and Marina share Hanifa's journey to become the first Afghan woman to summit Mt Noshaq (24,580').
30 September 2019
This month’s issue of Geographical features a deep dive into ocean ‘jellification’.
27 September 2019
We are pleased to announce that our new app for schools is now available to download on iOS and Android devices.
25 September 2019
The Brazilian Villas Boas brothers, RGS gold-medallists for remarkable explorations, used their fame to champion indigenous peoples, change attitudes to them, and protect their rainforests.
23 September 2019
With the topic of climate change in the spotlight, the results of a recent online survey, commissioned by the Society and undertaken by YouGov, have revealed that geography GCSE is the most widely recognised subject to study in order to understand the effects of climate change.
20 September 2019
Professor Michael Bradford was head of the geography department at the University of Manchester and an inspiring teacher. He promoted the teaching of geography on a wide scale, and was president of the Geographical Association.
17 September 2019
Professor Claire Dwyer was a senior lecturer in geography at UCL. She made significant contributions to many fields in social geography, particularly those related to feminism and religion.
Professor Ronan Paddison was Head of Department at the University of Glasgow, with a passion for urban geography. He helped found the journals Urban Studies and Space and Polity.
According to a YouGov survey commissioned by the Royal Geographical Society (with IBG), geography GCSE is widely recognised as the subject to study in order to understand the effects of climate change. It also reveals that young adults are more likely to agree that studying geography can help you learn about climate change (82% of 18-24 year olds), compared with older generations (72% of 55+ year olds).
Our popular Monday night lecture series kicks off again next week with a diverse range of topics, mixing far-flung travels with scientific rigour, and exploring some of the most topical issues facing society today.
16 September 2019
The latest addition to the RGS-IBG book series, Geopolitics and the event: rethinking Britain’s Iraq war through art, is now available to order online.
13 September 2019
This month's Geographical features a dossier on deforestation.
9 September 2019
After this summer’s successful exam season, the next generation of geographers are currently enrolling on their GCSE and A Level courses.
6 September 2019
The Society has recently responded to two consultations relating to data skills and data use.
4 September 2019
The British Science Festival takes place in Coventry and Warwickshire from 10-13 September, and there will be plenty of sessions looking at topical issues through a geographical lens.
3 September 2019
Every year the House of Lords opens up the chamber and invites people from across the UK to take part in a lively, topical debate. As a partner in this year’s debate, the Society has a limited number of places available for Fellows and members.
2 September 2019
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