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The Royal Geographical Society (with IBG) is aware that many academic geographers, as UCU members in universities that participate in USS (Universities Superannuation Scheme), are taking strike action over proposed changes to their pension scheme.
5 March 2018
The Society’s Council announced today that Professor Joe Smith will take over as Director on 1 May 2018.
20 February 2018
The Society is delighted to announce a new grant for post-doctoral development research.
9 January 2018
The Society is delighted to support a number of Research and Working Group activities over the coming year.
13 December 2017
Dr Al James’ new RGS-IBG book finds that the provision of working arrangements that meaningfully improve the work-life balance of employees also enhances firms’ competitive advantage.
8 December 2017
The winners of the 2017 Young Geographer of the Year competition and Rex Walford Award have been announced.
29 November 2017
The latest Chartered Geographers have been approved by the Society’s Council.
13 November 2017
As our first cohort of 111 Scholars start their training programmes this term, we are delighted to receive approval from the Department for Education for a new round of Geography Teacher Training Scholarships for individuals starting their training in September 2018.
12 October 2017
Following a Monday night lecture on the Society’s amazing film archive, the extensive collection of films is now available for everyone to watch online.
2 October 2017
An international review of physical geography in the UK has declared the discipline’s health and global influence to be excellent.
18 September 2017
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