Applications for our Geography Teacher Training Scholarships for those planning to start their teacher training course in September 2020 are now open.
30 October 2019
International broadcaster Zeinab Badawi and Nick Westcott of the Royal African Society explore how we need to look in unexpected places to discover Africa's contemporary reality.
28 October 2019
From 2020, the Peter Smith Award of £1,000 will be awarded biannually as part of our Geographical Fieldwork Grants.
We caught up with Alikhan Mohideen and Selina Chipo Pasirayi to discuss their research as part of the Migrants on the margins project.
25 October 2019
Our panel examines alternative visions of urban futures, covering planning, sustainability, governance and new technology, they give a sense of how everyday city life is being reimagined by geographers.
24 October 2019
The Society and the Financial Times are delighted to announce the winner and highly commended students of their joint Schools Essay Competition that asked students to discuss whether it is better for the world to be wealthier or more equal.
The Nekton team reveal the discoveries from ‘First Descent: Seychelles’ in their bid to help conserve 30% of the Seychelles' vast ocean territory.
21 October 2019
The RGS-IBG Postgraduate Forum’s 2020 Midterm Conference takes place between 30 April – 1 May and the call for papers is now open.
We are delighted to announce the appointment of five new Editors for two of the Society’s academic journals and the RGS-IBG book series, alongside the appointment of a new Managing Editor for the Society’s academic publications.
16 October 2019
Joanna Lowis was Secretary of the Society’s South Region Committee. She served in a range of international roles for the Foreign and Commonwealth Office.
15 October 2019
Each November the Society hosts Explore, a weekend for anyone aspiring to undertake original geographical field research, plan a conservation project or travel with a purpose.
14 October 2019
Geography and geographers play an integral role in ensuring that communities reduce the risk of their exposure to natural disasters, from earthquakes and volcanic eruptions to flooding and drought.
13 October 2019
Congratulations to our Fellows who were awarded Chartered Geographer status last month.
9 October 2019
It’s Ada Lovelace Day and we’re sharing some profiles of women working across a wide range of roles – all of whom studied geography at undergraduate or postgraduate level.
8 October 2019
Adam Weymouth tells the story of canoeing 2,000 miles down the Yukon River, investigating how the king salmon's decline is impacting on the many communities and ecosystems that depend on it for survival.
7 October 2019
We are delighted that our Migrants on the margins resources have been awarded the 4-star award, in the Curriculum Impact category, of the Teach Secondary 2019 Awards.
We are delighted to welcome our newest Collaborative Doctoral Award student, Alice Oates, who has started her PhD project exploring the governance of Antarctica.
4 October 2019
The Royal Geographical Society Puzzle Book is now available to buy from all good bookshops.
3 October 2019
The ubiquitous use of mobile devices means that citizens can gather information like never before. But can what they contribute be geographically valuable?
1 October 2019
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