The majority of the Society’s events, including our Monday night lectures and teacher CPD sessions, are now taking place online. You can also watch a selection of our past talks.
Don’t miss out, download our events programme to your calendar.
[Online] Isobel will discuss the life and career of Sir Clements Markham, former President of the Society.
10 May 2021
[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?
[Online] Patricia will discuss navigating a career in geography as a Black British woman, researching refugee migration in Africa.
[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.
11 May 2021
[Online] In this online session, we will be asking secondary geography teachers to share their ideas and innovation with the teacher community.
[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.
12 May 2021
[Online] Horse's history on horseback: An epic 1500 miles journey on Fell ponies round Britain to discover the cultural importance of horses.
[Online] This talk will present how geospatial information was key for guiding and communicating decisions responding to COVID-19 in Liverpool.
13 May 2021
[Online] Join Jonathan as he discusses 'the narco frontier' frequently invoked in popular narratives about the drugs-intensified borderlands of Afghanistan, Myanmar and Colombia.
17 May 2021
[Online] Cliff will explore Lusitanian cultural legacies in the Cape of Flowers.
[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.
18 May 2021
[Cancelled] Nick takes a trip down memory lane with some reflections on the vitality of the marine environment.
19 May 2021
[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.
[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.
20 May 2021
[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.
[Online] Join our Chartered Geographer coffee morning to meet and network with other Chartered Geographers.
[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
[Online] The Global Biodiversity Festival is a virtual weekend with a simple goal of shining a spotlight on biodiversity loss.
21 May 2021
[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.
24 May 2021
[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.
25 May 2021
[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.
[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.
26 May 2021
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?
[Online] Join us for a panel discussion around Jennifer Lucy Allan’s new book The Foghorn’s Lament: The Disappearing Music of the Coast.
[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.
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