Geo: Geography and Environment the Society’s open access, online-only journal has had a recent upgrade which now allows audio and video files to be hosted directly within its articles.
30 October 2020
Retail geography in Britain has changed constantly throughout history, but the triple impacts of the internet, Covid-19 and Brexit threaten unprecedented change, possibly irreversible.
27 October 2020
At a time when independent travel seems like a distant memory, Rajesh reflects upon the glory of slow travel and how it will adapt in the future.
26 October 2020
The Society’s 44th annual fieldwork and planning seminar is fast approaching, and this year it is taking place entirely online.
Chartered Geographers and those registered on our Geography Professional programme are invited to join an online discussion forum to complement and enrich the learning they undertake in the ImperialBusinessX delivered free online training course Introduction to Corporate Sustainability, Social Innovation and Ethics.
23 October 2020
The Society has 32 Research and Working Groups, covering a wide range of subdisciplines from historical or urban geography to the geographies of transport or gender, and many more.
The British Science Association (BSA) are looking for their next volunteer Geography Scientific Section Recorder to advise the organisation within the field of geography and develop relevant events for the British Science Festival.
21 October 2020
The iconic architecture and culture that defines New York as we know it today, from the Empire State Building and Rockefeller Centre. It was Gotham's defining decade.
19 October 2020
In this lecture Nigel challenges us to set aside our normal assumptions and take off our NHS spectacles to see the world differently and take control of our health.
Following on from a successful virtual writing retreat earlier this year, the Society’s Geographies of Children, Youth and Families Research Group have established an ongoing virtual writing community.
To mark World Food Day, we have collated five of our lectures and talks that you must see.
16 October 2020
Simon Leatherdale tells us why the coastal woods of the UK are under appreciated on a national level, as they represent a unique natural habitat where beach meets bough.
15 October 2020
Every year we support over 60 fieldwork projects with our range of grants, many of which have application deadlines coming up over the next few weeks.
Josie Jolley was one of the brightest and most talented postgraduates at the University of Sussex, and winner of the MacQuitty prize.
Jan Morris was a world-renowned travel writer and a major journalist for over fifty years.
Congratulations to Emily Chandler, who is the recipient of this year’s Rex Walford Award.
14 October 2020
Drawing on four decades of research in West Africa, Tony Binns explores the crucial role of urban agriculture in post-conflict Sierra Leone.
13 October 2020
As part of Ada Lovelace Day, we asked five of our Chartered Geographers how using geographical thinking has supported them in their careers and why geography is important to them.
Two of our most recent medalists will discuss the progress of development in the Asian countryside and the threats to rural livelihoods in Peru post-Covid-19.
12 October 2020
This week Alasdair Macleod, Head of Resources and Enterprises, and Sarah Evans, Research and Collections Engagement Manager at the Society, are taking part in a webinar about the Society’s map collection.
In this episode of Geography Now, critically acclaimed author Ben Wilson joins us to discuss the history of 'humankind's greatest invention', the city.
9 October 2020
Geographers, including Chartered Geographers and Fellows of the Society, will be featured in keynote presentations, workshops and panels at Carto’s international Spatial Data Science Conference next week.
Margaret discusses the distinctive ways in which mariners from England, France, Spain and the Netherlands deployed instruments and determined their daily progress.
8 October 2020
Coastal marine ecosystems are not only beautiful, but also reduce impacts from climate change, enhance coastal wildlife, fisheries and local economies.
7 October 2020
Join our Author meets critics session with author of Home SOS, Professor Katherine Brickell of Royal Holloway, University of London.
This event combines a short film, a virtual exhibition tour and a Q&A to launch ‘Sense of Here’.
6 October 2020
This lecture focuses on these dynamics in Cambodia, examining how classical dance has been mobilised to rebuild the Cambodian nation after the Khmer Rouge genocide (1975-1979).
5 October 2020
In January, we asked our Fellows and members about how they engage with the Society: how they keep up to date with our activities, which member benefits they use, and if they had suggestions for how we could improve their membership experience.
Congratulations to our Fellows who were awarded Chartered Geographer status by our Council in September.
2 October 2020
In this short presentation, Jacki Hill-Murphy speaks to Penny Tranter about all things weather.
1 October 2020
To mark Black History Month this year, we will be featuring Black geographers from the 1800s to the present day who have a connection to the Society and who have contributed to a better understanding of our world.
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