Be Inspired: Sir Clements Markham President of the RGS: success or failure? - Isobel Williams

[Online] Isobel will discuss the life and career of Sir Clements Markham, former President of the Society.

Teaching about climate change in primary schools

[Online] The Climate Emergency is an increasingly important topic and many resources have appeared to help teach it in schools. But what should you use? How can you incorporate it in your lessons and and find time to do so?

Uncharted: A Black woman’s journey through the discipline of geography - Professor Patricia Daley

[Online] Patricia will discuss navigating a career in geography as a Black British woman, researching refugee migration in Africa.

Port of Tyne: Challenges ahead in a changing world - Simon Brett

[Online] Simon will outline the challenges facing the Port of Tyne in the coming years as the ports industry had to adapt to a post-Brexit environment in which the green economy is becoming ever more important.
 

Online secondary geography teachmeet

[Online] In this online session, we will be asking secondary geography teachers to share their ideas and innovation with the teacher community.

Sea level & glacial oscillations across the Antarctic Peninsula - Dr Alex Simms

[Online] Join Dr Simms as he reviews the evidence for glacial oscillations as well as the solid-Earth response to these, and presents evidence for increased rates of RSL fall and potential periods of RSL rise throughout the Late Holocene.

Horseland Journey: the cultural role of horses through history - Vyvyan Wood-Gee

[Online] Horse's history on horseback: An epic 1500 miles journey on Fell ponies round Britain to discover the cultural importance of horses.

Supporting testing and vaccinating Liverpool’s communities during COVID-19 - Dr Mark Green

[Online] This talk will present how geospatial information was key for guiding and communicating decisions responding to COVID-19 in Liverpool.

Beyond the narco frontier: rethinking an imaginary of the margins - Professor Jonathan Goodhand

[Online] Join Jonathan as he discusses 'the narco frontier' frequently invoked in popular narratives about the drugs-intensified borderlands of Afghanistan, Myanmar and Colombia.

Be Inspired: The Cape of Flowers: a forgotten corner of the Portuguese Empire - Cliff Pereira

[Online] Cliff will explore Lusitanian cultural legacies in the Cape of Flowers.

Off-site safety management course

[Postponed] 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.

HMS Endurance in Antarctica - Rear Admiral Nick Lambert

[Cancelled] Nick takes a trip down memory lane with some reflections on the vitality of the marine environment.


 

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.

Navigating our way towards a plastic free ocean - Sally Earthrowl

[Online] Sally Earthrowl, an environmentalist and adventurer, has spent the last three years at sea with eXXpedition researching the North Pacific Gyre plastic pollution solutions.

 

Off-site safety management - training the trainers

[Postponed] 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.

Chartered Geographer virtual coffee morning

[Online] Join our Chartered Geographer coffee morning to meet and network with other Chartered Geographers.

Supporting testing and vaccinating Liverpool’s communities: professional geographer discussion session

[Online] Following the talk given by Dr Mark Green on how geospatial information was key for guiding and communicating decisions responding to COVID-19 in Liverpool, this event is an opportunity for a detailed discussion on the topic.

Please note: rescheduled to 1pm, Thursday 20 May

Global Biodiversity Festival

[Online] The Global Biodiversity Festival is a virtual weekend with a simple goal of shining a spotlight on biodiversity loss.

Around the world in 80 plants - Professor Jonathan Drori

[Online] Jonathan takes us on a botanical adventure, in which science, geography, history and folklore are intertwined and brought to life through surprising stories of plants and their curious relationships with humans.

Maps for local and family history - David Rymill

[Online] This talk will explore some of the most common types of maps found in county archives, which provide insights into the history of local communities.

CPD Enrichment: Decision Making - How to Choose the Right Problem to Solve

[Online] Chartered Geographers and those registered on our Geography Professional programme are invited to join us for two online discussion sessions to compliment the free online training course delivered by the University of Leeds.

COVID-19, transport and green recovery? - Dr Llinos Brown

[Online] A discussion of how travel has changed in the UK during the COVID-19 pandemic and what this might mean for a green recovery.

 

Zero carbon Sheffield: the challenge of 2030- John Grant

Sheffield City Council has declared a climate emergency and has established a plan to become zero carbon by 2030. What are challenges it faces in achieving this ambitious target?

The Foghorn's Lament: panel discussion

[Online] Join us for a panel discussion around Jennifer Lucy Allan’s new book The Foghorn’s Lament: The Disappearing Music of the Coast.

Building and deploying low-cost DIY field sensors and loggers for research & teaching: field course

[Postponed] A one-day field course in the Thames Estuary where you will be able to use a range of kit (built by us) for monitoring in the real world (mudflats, salmarsh, hillslope and woodland). We will also take the opportunity for a walk and talk to find out more about the environment, development, conservation, geomorphology, and history of the area.