Catch up with our lectures online

All of our lectures and events are currently being live-streamed, but if you’re not able to make one of our online events at its scheduled time, you can easily catch up, or watch your favourites again, via our website.

Andy highlights the importance of geography and integration of new forms of dynamic spatial data in understanding disease spread, designing elimination strategies and planning for the next pandemic. 

A geographical exploration of Britain's mysterious past - Mary-Ann Ochota

In this episode of Geography Now, archaeologist Mary-Ann Ochota talks to us about the unearthed mysteries of the past, taking us on a geographical journey around Britain. 

Research Group competition: communicating climate change

The Society’s Climate Change Research Group has launched a competition seeking the most effective, original and engaging ways to encourage action on climate change.

Developing Slow Ways: a network of walking routes that connects Great Britain's towns and cities. How can we all contribute?

Report finds geography ‘vital’ to UK private sector

Geographical knowledge and skills are vital to the UK private sector, according to a new report published by the Academy of Social Sciences.

Having retraced Shackleton’s 1916 survival journey, Tim explains how South Georgia’s glacial melt over the past 100 years has confirmed the importance of Shackletonian leadership in tackling climate change.

This lecture examines the circumstances surrounding the abduction of Kallihirua, a member of the Inughuit community of Northern Greenland who was visited by the crew of the Assistance during the 1850–51 Franklin Search Expedition. 

Professional Practice Group on Disaster Risk Management proposed

The Society is pleased to be considering a proposal for its first Professional Practice Group: a network for professionals and others interested in the field of Disaster Risk Management. 

Society events to enjoy this autumn

Our online autumn events programme is full of topical issues and themes - book now to avoid missing out!

Rewilding is believed to be our hope for the future, breathing life into our landscapes and rural communities. 

Give Young Geographer as a gift

As the new academic year begins, why not gift Society membership to the Young Geographer in your life?

In this interview, Dr Bharat Pankhania talks about the coronvairus pandemic, giving a fascinating and chilling insight into its future impact on society. 

Royal Anthropological Institute online conference taking place this week

We are delighted to be partnering with the Royal Anthropological Institute (RAI) on their virtual conference, which is taking place online this week.

Area publishes first editorial by new Editors

Area, one of the Society’s four academic journals, has published the first editorial from the new team of Editors, Continuing conversations: Reflections on the role and future of Area from the new editorial team.

Professor Peter Fookes

Professor Peter Fookes is widely recognized as one of the founders of modern British engineering geology, and was an Honorary Fellow of the Society for nearly 20 years. 

Training courses approved to use Chartered Geographer CPD Mark

We are delighted to announce that a range of continuing professional development (CPD) courses from Esri UK and Ireland, GIS24 and WSP have been approved to use the Society’s CPD Mark.

Call for proposals now open for AHRC Collaborative Doctoral Programme

We are delighted to announce that the call for proposals for AHRC collaborative doctoral projects to start in autumn 2021 is now open.