Antarctica in sight celebrations

In celebration of the 200th anniversary of the first sightings of Antarctica, the UK Antarctic Heritage Trust (UKAHT) has launched Antarctica in sight, a year-long cultural programme to explore the first two centuries of human endeavour in this fascinating continent, and reflect on what the future might be.

Professor Cuchlaine King (1922 – 2020)

Professor Cuchlaine King was a world-leading geomorphologist and Life Fellow of the Society.

February’s issue of Geographical out now

The February issue of Geographical is available now both online and in print.

Isabella tells the story of a daring rewilding experiment at Knepp Estate in West Sussex, showing how a wilder countryside can benefit farming, nature and us.

Book series celebrates 20 years

The RGS-IBG book series turns 20 this year, and to date it has published 57 titles spanning the full range of geographical research topics.

Deadline for Frederick Soddy Schools Award extended

The deadline for applications to the Frederick Soddy Schools Award has been extended to Monday 3 February.

Hear a panel of some of the UK's most highly respected travel journalists share their hints and tips on how to capture and record your journeys in writing, as well as their experiences on assignment.

How many people can the Earth support? Christopher encourages us to think geographically about the Earth’s carrying capacity whilst considering the perils faced by our planet and our species, and how to survive them.

House of Lords sustainability debate

On 29 November 2019, Fellows and members of the Society took part in a special debate in the House of Lords. 

The age of the smart mobile machine is upon us. Paul explores the intersection between artificial intelligence, robots and their environments, and implications for our country and our planet.

kcwc General Meeting with guest speaker

Join kcwc at our 9 January, 13 February and 5 March General Meetings, with prominent guest speakers and exhibitors.
 

Professor Sylvia Chant (1958-2019)

Professor Sylvia Chant was a globally renowned feminist geographer, who shaped the field of international development.

New membership card for 2020 revealed

Our new membership card for 2020 is now available, with some interesting changes. 

Geographers recognised

Congratulations to all the geographers who were recognised in the 2020 New Year Honours list.