Chartered Geographer application accelerator

[Online] If you are already eligible for Chartered Geographer but haven't found the time to complete your application, join our five-week accelerator to focus your efforts in preparing your application portfolio.

The Great Exhibition Road Festival

[Cancelled] The Great Exhibition Road Festival returns for a celebration of curiosity, discovery and exploration.

Discovering Dolgellau: the natural and cultural history of Snowdonia - Rhys Gwynn

[Cancelled] Join Rhys Gwynn for a botanical stroll amongst the wildflower-rich meadows of south Dolgellau. 

Wilding: the return of the British farm - Isabella Tree

[Online] 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.

 

Members' and Fellows' quiz

[Online] Join the Society's South Region committee for an evening of geographical trivia. Bring your own refreshments and enthusiasm!

Year 12 going places with geography

[Cancelled] A day of informative sessions for Year 12 pupils who are considering geography as a career option to find out more about where studying geography can lead.

Subject knowledge update: weather and climate

[Online] Bridging the gap between understanding climate change and "extreme" weather using case studies, and exploring the theory of the atmosphere.

Geography and History - together stronger, but separate…

[Cancelled] Run in conjunction with the Historical Association, this participatory day course will support you in planning primary History and Geography in ways that strengthen links between the subjects and amplify learning.

It's the end of the world as we know it - Matt Winning

[Postponed until 2021] A comedy lecture about how we cope with climate change and what we can do about it, from the environmental researcher and comedian, Dr Matt Winning.

Sustainable urban transport

[Cancelled] The panel will discuss the twin imperatives to tackle urban air quality and to reduce carbon dioxide emissions in our urban areas.  

Industrial archaeology of Tavistock - Andrew Thompson

[Cancelled] Morning talk focuses on Tavistock's role as a gateway to a Cornish Mining World Heritage Site, and development of Bedford Cottages and canal. Followed by an afternoon guided walk of the area.

Rock and roll - Chris Speight

The Tees was once a source of industry powering the people and fortunes of this area. Discover the hidden histories and find out how people have used and exploited it over time.

A tale of two rivers - Karen Darke and Katie Arnold

RGS-IBG grant recipients, Katie and Karen recount their separate journeys along two rivers; the Murray and the Naryn. Whilst challenging themselves, they discovered the difficulties faced by the people who rely on rivers for their livelihoods.

Making an application for Chartered Geographer - introductory webinar

[Online] Chartered Geographer is the Society's professional accreditation for those using their geographical skills, knowledge and understanding in the workplace. Join this webinar to learn more about the benefits of becoming Chartered.

The geography behind digital world-building - Kate Edwards

[Online] After 25 years in the business, Kate explores how geographers are influencing the digital media industries - using their knowledge of cartography, cultural systems and environmental challenges, to build engaging digital worlds.

Reaching for the Poles: from Phipps to Fiennes - Eugene Rae

[Cancelled] Archivist Eugene Rae selects unique polar artefacts from the RGS-IBG Collections. 

Kingsweston and Blaise Castle Estates - Professor Kathryn Monk

[Cancelled] Walk around the estate of the Grade 1 listed Kingsweston House (currently being restored) opening up new vistas. Picnic or café lunch and then onward to the adjacent Blaise Castle Estate, a SSSI and Roman Road.

The discovery of Antarctica and Antarctica today - David Vaughan, Jane Rumble and Camilla Nichol

[Online] Marking 200 years since the discovery of land in Antarctica the three speakers will consider Antarctica’s history and its unique status as a continent reserved for peace and science.

 

Negative emissions: removing carbon dioxide from the atmosphere - Professor Rachael James

[Online] Paris Agreement goals cannot be achieved without active removal of carbon dioxide from the atmosphere. This talk presents some of the new technologies that are emerging for CO2 removal.

Wilderness festival

[Cancelled] The Society has curated a programme of talks that take you to places across the world from Cornbury Park.

The age of geography - Nicholas Crane

[Online] On this beautiful orb, we have reached the point in our collective journey where geographical knowledge is the best guarantor of our future. Nicholas makes the case for the great age of geography.

 

Clough Head and Wainwright - Tim Foster

Join Tim Foster and the Wainwright Society for this ascent and circuit of Clough Head,

The end of the pier show: what next for the British seaside pier? - Dr Anya Chapman

[Online] Seaside pleasure piers are unique heritage assets and flagship tourism attractions at Britain’s coastal resorts, but piers are increasingly under threat. 

Paving the way - Chris Speight

Topped with its weird and wonderful limestone pavement, Malham Cove is one of the most impressive natural features in Yorkshire, so let's delve a little deeper into this wondrous landscape.

Making an application for Chartered Geographer - introductory webinar

[Online] Chartered Geographer is the Society's professional accreditation for those using their geographical skills, knowledge and understanding in the workplace. Join this webinar to learn more about the benefits of becoming Chartered.

Ofsted Deep Dives into Geography

[Online] Hear first hand from colleagues about their experiences of an Ofsted Deep Dive into Geography. You will have a chance to hear about what the Deep Dive can involve, and ask questions to colleagues who have been through the process.

Spatial Data Science Conference

[Postponed until 19 October 2020] Now in its fourth year, the Spatial Data Science Conference is the leading event bringing together Data Scientists and Developers who specialize in working with spatial data.

Spatial Data Science Conference

[Online] Now in its fourth year, the Spatial Data Science Conference is the leading event bringing together Data Scientists and Developers who specialize in working with spatial data.

Educational Visits Coordinator Training

Essential training for new EVCs responsible for the policies and practice around risk management for out-of-school visits.

Off-site safety management

A must for those involved in planned visits in the UK or overseas, this course looks at the safety management issues involved in planning, managing and evaluating local visits, fieldtrips, residentials and exchanges.

EVC update workshop - November 2020

This course gives trained EVC’s at all schools the opportunity to look into current material in more depth and share good practice with EVCs.

MOVE - Management of Visit Emergencies 2020

This half-day, scenario-based course is for school EVCs and senior management. It is intended to meet the needs of staff who may have a role to play during a visit emergency.

Off-site safety management - training the trainers

A one-day course for trainers with relevant previous experience in managing a wide range of visits in the UK and overseas who wish to deliver the off-site safety management course to their own groups.