We are a leading advocate and influential voice for geography in the UK.
As the learned society and professional body for geography, with a membership of 16,000 that spans the breadth of the geographical community, the Society is an effective and influential advocate for:
The benefits of studying geography at all levels
The relevance and impact of geographical research, geographical information and geospatial technologies
The applied expertise and knowledge of the professional geographical workforce
The contribution of geographical research and practice communities to challenge-led and interdisciplinary agendas
High quality, safe fieldwork and outdoor education for all
We do this through:
Meetings with key decision-makers and stakeholders, using our convening power and contacts to ensure geography contributes to key policy agendas
Delivering events and projects that facilitate knowledge exchange across communities of professional practice, business, policy and research
Responding to consultations, reviews and calls for evidence, and making the case for the relevance and impact of geography and geographical thinking to policy priorities and debates
Nominating geographers to influential bodies
Recognising excellence and outstanding contributions through our medals and awards
Sharing and promoting the impact and benefits that taking a geographical approach can bring.
Explore the impact of geography through our case studies and resources.
We respond regularly to consultations and calls for evidence from government departments, Parliamentary Select Committees and other bodies.
Our knowledge exchange events bring geographers together with policy-makers, business leaders and other professionals to discuss some of the greatest challenges facing society today.
Apply to work with the Society to deliver a knowledge exchange event that highlights geographical research and insight.
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