News, announcements and stories from across geography and our work in advancing geographical research, education, fieldwork and expeditions, public engagement, policy and more.
As part of our mission to undertake research on the Collections, in collaboration with Wiley, we have recently awarded 11 Research Fellowships for 2020-21 which provide researchers with access to the Wiley Digital Archive platform.
25 January 2021
Following the cancellation of this summer’s exams due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the Department for Education and Ofqual have opened a consultation on how GCSE and A Level grades should be assessed and awarded in 2021.
22 January 2021
A new report exploring the career destinations of graduates highlights the increasingly vital need for geographers in the graduate job market.
21 January 2021
We caught up with 2020 Ness Award recipient Nancy Campbell to discuss what the award meant to her.
20 January 2021
We caught up with two of our previous Geographical Award recipients, Dwayne Fields and Mark Evans MBE, to discuss what the award meant to them.
15 January 2021
Applications are now open for a PhD studentship on the Society’s Collections, as part of our Collaborative Doctoral Awards programme.
14 January 2021
We are delighted to announce the appointment of a new editor to one of the Society’s academic journals.
13 January 2021
Applying to universtity to study geography? Read our top tips on writing a good UCAS personal statement.
11 January 2021
We are delighted to share our spring events programme, full of interesting topics, ideas, and insight.
8 January 2021
The image on this year’s membership card is taken from the Society’s collection of photographs from the 1921 Everest expedition.
7 January 2021
Congratulations to all of the geographers who were recognised in the 2021 New Year Honours list, many of whom are Fellows of the Society.
6 January 2021
Following on from the government’s announcement yesterday of further coronavirus restrictions across the country, don’t forget that we have a range of resources available to support the teaching and learning of geography at home.
5 January 2021
We are delighted to be working in partnership with BBC Radio 4 on a new radio series, 39 Ways to Save the Planet, which showcases 39 ideas to relieve the stress that climate change is placing on the Earth.
4 January 2021
This festive season, we asked Society Director, Professor Joe Smith, about what books he’ll be reading over the winter break.
22 December 2020
We are closed completely between Thursday 24 December 2020 and Friday 1 January 2021, inclusive.
21 December 2020
The Society has awarded accreditation to Master’s degree programmes for the first time.
18 December 2020
The Society has responded to the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport’s consultation on the UK’s National Data Strategy.
17 December 2020
Our Research Groups have done a great job of creatively adapting to a very challenging year. In celebration of their work, here are just a few highlights from 2020.
16 December 2020
During 2020 we have produced a range of useful information and resources from our Geography and Core Maths Initiative.
15 December 2020
The Society has launched a new webinar series to help geography students explore future career options.
14 December 2020
From January 2021, all Fellows will automatically be able to access our full range of scholarly journals online.
11 December 2020
We are inviting nominations from Fellows for a number of Council positions to be elected in June 2021, including the next President of the Society.
10 December 2020
Congratulations to our Fellows who were awarded Chartered Geographer status by our Council earlier this week.
9 December 2020
Jonk has won the 2020 Earth Photo competition for his stunning series Coffee Shop, Abkhazia; Hotel, Portugal; Swimming Pool, Italy and Theater, Abkhazia, which depict abandoned spaces reclaimed by nature.
8 December 2020
To satisfy the curiosity of your loved one this Christmas, look no further than the gift of Society membership.
7 December 2020
We are delighted to announce our plans for our 2021 Annual International Conference which will take place from Tuesday 31 August to Friday 3 September 2021.
4 December 2020
The Society and the Financial Times are delighted to announce the winner and highly commended students of their joint Schools Essay Competition.
3 December 2020
The Government Geography Profession is hosting its third annual conference next week, with a series of plenary panel discussions and workshops taking place online.
2 December 2020
To coincide with Antarctica Day, the Society is delighted to launch our new online Antarctic Album designed for pupils, teachers and parents to learn more about Antarctica and its adjacent ocean, the Weddell Sea.
1 December 2020
Are you planning events for 2021 and looking for a venue? The Society is an iconic venue that offers event organisers state-of-the-art audiovisual broadcast and recording facilities to deliver their events online.
27 November 2020
The Society commissioned a significant piece of independent research using the Department for Education’s National Pupil Database and linked HESA data to know more about who is choosing to study geography at different levels.
25 November 2020
The winners of the 2020 Young Geographer of the Year competition have been announced.
23 November 2020
Every year our medals and awards recognise geographers who have made a significant contribution to geographical research, fieldwork, teaching, policymaking and public engagement.
20 November 2020
Chartered Geographers and Fellows of the Society are marking GIS Day with events and celebrations, highlighting applications of the technology and the impact it can have on solving problems and enabling good decision-making.
18 November 2020
To mark London Climate Action Week, we’ve collated a list of five lectures and talks that you must watch this week.
16 November 2020
Congratulations to Natural England and its Monitor of Engagement with the Natural Environment (MENE) team, who were announced as the winners of the 2020 Geography in Government award in an online awards ceremony yesterday.
12 November 2020
We would like to thank all our Fellows and members for their support throughout this incredibly difficult year which is paramount to continuing our work across the breadth of sectors that rely on geographers and geography. If you are able, please do renew when your subscription becomes due.
11 November 2020
The Society’s Northern Ireland Regional Committee is celebrating its 10th anniversary today.
9 November 2020
Geo: Geography and Environment the Society’s open access, online-only journal has had a recent upgrade which now allows audio and video files to be hosted directly within its articles.
30 October 2020
The Society’s 44th annual fieldwork and planning seminar is fast approaching, and this year it is taking place entirely online.
26 October 2020
The Society has 32 Research and Working Groups, covering a wide range of subdisciplines from historical or urban geography to the geographies of transport or gender, and many more.
23 October 2020
The British Science Association (BSA) are looking for their next volunteer Geography Scientific Section Recorder to advise the organisation within the field of geography and develop relevant events for the British Science Festival.
21 October 2020
Following on from a successful virtual writing retreat earlier this year, the Society’s Geographies of Children, Youth and Families Research Group have established an ongoing virtual writing community.
19 October 2020
To mark World Food Day, we have collated five of our lectures and talks that you must see.
16 October 2020
Every year we support over 60 fieldwork projects with our range of grants, many of which have application deadlines coming up over the next few weeks.
15 October 2020
Congratulations to Emily Chandler, who is the recipient of this year’s Rex Walford Award.
14 October 2020
As part of Ada Lovelace Day, we asked five of our Chartered Geographers how using geographical thinking has supported them in their careers and why geography is important to them.
13 October 2020
This week Alasdair Macleod, Head of Resources and Enterprises, and Sarah Evans, Research and Collections Engagement Manager at the Society, are taking part in a webinar about the Society’s map collection.
12 October 2020
Geographers, including Chartered Geographers and Fellows of the Society, will be featured in keynote presentations, workshops and panels at Carto’s international Spatial Data Science Conference next week.
9 October 2020
Join our Author meets critics session with author of Home SOS, Professor Katherine Brickell of Royal Holloway, University of London.
7 October 2020
In January, we asked our Fellows and members about how they engage with the Society: how they keep up to date with our activities, which member benefits they use, and if they had suggestions for how we could improve their membership experience.
5 October 2020
Congratulations to our Fellows who were awarded Chartered Geographer status by our Council in September.
2 October 2020
To mark Black History Month this year, we will be featuring Black geographers from the 1800s to the present day who have a connection to the Society and who have contributed to a better understanding of our world.
1 October 2020
Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the Society's building is currently closed to everyone - including Fellows and members - and staff are working remotely.
All of our lectures and events are currently being live-streamed, but if you’re not able to make one of our online events at its scheduled time, you can easily catch up, or watch your favourites again, via our website.
29 September 2020
The Society’s Climate Change Research Group has launched a competition seeking the most effective, original and engaging ways to encourage action on climate change.
25 September 2020
Geographical knowledge and skills are vital to the UK private sector, according to a new report published by the Academy of Social Sciences.
23 September 2020
The Society is pleased to be considering a proposal for its first Professional Practice Group: a network for professionals and others interested in the field of Disaster Risk Management.
21 September 2020
Our online autumn events programme is full of topical issues and themes - book now to avoid missing out!
17 September 2020
As the new academic year begins, why not gift Society membership to the Young Geographer in your life?
16 September 2020
We are delighted to be partnering with the Royal Anthropological Institute (RAI) on their virtual conference, which is taking place online this week.
15 September 2020
Area, one of the Society’s four academic journals, has published the first editorial from the new team of Editors, Continuing conversations: Reflections on the role and future of Area from the new editorial team.
14 September 2020
We are delighted to announce that a range of continuing professional development (CPD) courses from Esri UK and Ireland, GIS24 and WSP have been approved to use the Society’s CPD Mark.
11 September 2020
We are delighted to announce that the call for proposals for AHRC collaborative doctoral projects to start in autumn 2021 is now open.
4 September 2020
Our autumn programme of teacher CPD events is now available to book online.
26 August 2020
Join our Author meets critics session with author of Geographies of Anticolonialism, Dr Andy Davies of the University of Liverpool.
21 August 2020
Congratulations to everyone receiving their GCSE geography results today.
20 August 2020
We are delighted to announce applications for our Wiley Digital Archive Research Fellowships are open.
19 August 2020
Join our Postgraduate Forum as they hold their first Twitter conference from Tuesday 25 to Thursday 27 August.
17 August 2020
Congratulations to everyone receiving their A Level geography results today.
13 August 2020
Do you have a journey you want to share with others? Can you inspire, entertain and engage a public audience? Have you always wanted to speak on the Society’s Ondaatje Theatre stage? If so, apply now to become one of 2021’s microlecturers.
12 August 2020
WIREs Climate Change, a Wiley journal published in association with the Society and the Royal Meteorological Society, is celebrating 10 years of publishing.
5 August 2020
Our Geographies of Health and Wellbeing Research Group are hosting a series of online discussion sessions on the realities of doing research that is personal.
3 August 2020
If you are using your geographical skills, knowledge and understanding in the workplace, have a look at our new bank of online career resources for professional geographers.
31 July 2020
This year the Society's Research Groups will be holding their AGMs online.
29 July 2020
The Society is looking to revive our Urban Geography Research Group this summer and we are seeking enthusiastic urban geographers to join the new committee to take the group forward.
24 July 2020
A shortlist of 50 of the best environmental photographs and four films that document the Earth in all its diversity, have been selected for the Society’s Earth Photo competition, opening as a virtual exhibition today.
22 July 2020
The results of the 2020 National Student Survey (NSS), published on 15 July, once again paint a positive picture of geography student experiences across the UK.
21 July 2020
To celebrate the work of the Dudley Stamp Memorial Award, we have created an interactive story map to give an insight into the breadth of the award and a selection of the wide range of projects it has supported.
20 July 2020
We have relaunched the register of Chartered Geographers (CGeog) on our website.
17 July 2020
Over the last year our Geographies of Children, Youth and Families Research Group (GCYFRG) have been profiling researchers active in their part of the discipline, through their Researcher in the Spotlight series.
15 July 2020
We are delighted to announce our latest online exhibition: Hidden Histories of Exploration.
13 July 2020
New data show that the number of students applying to study geography at university in 2020 is higher than in 2019.
10 July 2020
The latest addition to the RGS-IBG book series, Home SOS: Gender, Violence, and Survival in Crisis Ordinary Cambodia, is now available to order online.
8 July 2020
As part of our celebration of this year’s medals and awards recipients, we caught up with Dr James Esson, recipient of the Taylor and Francis Award for his contributions to teaching and learning in higher education, in our most recent Geography now podcast.
7 July 2020
Congratulations to our Fellows who were awarded Chartered Geographer status by our Council in June.
3 July 2020
1 July 2020
We’re excited to announce that the Postgraduate Forum Twitter Conference will take place online from Tuesday 25 to Thursday 27 August.
29 June 2020
Our Digital Geographies Research Group (DGRG) are holding their annual symposium on Wednesday 1 July, on Using the Digital: Methodologies, Teaching, and Everyday Practice.
22 June 2020
We’re excited to announce that our 2022 Annual International Conference will be held at Newcastle University between Tuesday 30 August and Friday 2 September 2022.
19 June 2020
The Geospatial Commission launched its National Geospatial Strategy yesterday.
17 June 2020
The Government Geography Profession has become a standalone profession within the Government Analysis Function and will be based at the Cabinet Office with the Geospatial Commission.
16 June 2020
We are delighted to announce the recipients of our 2019 Excellence Awards and congratulate the students who achieved the highest marks nationally in last year’s summer examinations.
15 June 2020
A series of blog posts on academic publishing for early career researchers, or those taking the first steps in their publishing careers are now live on the Post Graduate Forum (PGF) website.
12 June 2020
The annual dissertation prizes offered by the Society, our Research Groups, the Quaternary Research Association and the British Society for Geomorphology are now open for submissions.
11 June 2020
The Society stands in solidarity with Black communities globally against racism and inequality, and joins the global calls to reaffirm that Black lives matter following the shocking and tragic death of George Floyd.
We caught up with Michael Jones, recipient of the Patron’s Medal for his contribution to the development of geospatial information, to discuss his career, his greatest achievement and his love of maps.
10 June 2020
Since late 2019, Chartered Geographers have been able to request that their CPD log is reviewed and certified by the accreditation scheme’s assessors.
8 June 2020
There are only three weeks left for geographers wanting to start their teacher training in autumn 2020 to apply for our Geography Teacher Training Scholarship programme.
4 June 2020
This week is Volunteers’ Week, an annual celebration of the contribution millions of people across the UK make through volunteering each year.
3 June 2020
Congratulations to the newest members of our Council, who were elected at our Annual General Meeting (AGM) yesterday.
2 June 2020
Graduates in the humanities and social sciences (HSS) are as employable as graduates of STEM subjects, according to a new report from the British Academy.
1 June 2020
New data released by the Department for Education show that over 81% of master’s level geography graduates were in sustained employment, further study, or both, five years after graduation.
29 May 2020
We caught up with two of the co-editors, Professor Hilary Geoghegan and Dr Julian Leyland, for our journal Area.
27 May 2020
The Society and the Financial Times are pleased to announce the launch of our joint School Essay Competition for 2020.
22 May 2020
Dr Menusha De Silva (University of Singapore, Singapore) has received this year’s Area prize.
21 May 2020
Due to the current uncertain circumstances related to the coronavirus pandemic, many of our Research Groups are rethinking their planned activities for the year.
20 May 2020
This year our medals and awards recognise 22 different people or organisations for their outstanding contributions to geographical research, fieldwork and teaching, artwork, and public engagement.
18 May 2020
The Society is delighted to announce the signing of an agreement with the Association for Geographic Information (AGI) that continues the strategic alliance between the two organisations.
15 May 2020
Geography Directions, the Society’s blog linked to our scholarly journals, is calling for contributions that bring a geographical lens to the current coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, as well as pieces that consider the future, and the world, after the pandemic.
13 May 2020
We are delighted to announce a new Working Group: the Latin American Geographies Working Group (LAGWG).
11 May 2020
Following on from a discussion forum that explored the challenge of financing net zero, the Society has published a briefing report summarising the actions required to meet the scale and pace of change needed to reach a net zero economy.
7 May 2020
We are pleased to announce that nominations for positions on the RGS-IBG Postgraduate Forum Committee 2020-2021 are now open.
5 May 2020
Society medal recipient Professor Mark Birkin is leading a key workstream of The Rapid Assistance in Modelling the Pandemic (RAMP) initiative.
4 May 2020
The Society, the RGS-IBG Postgraduate Forum (PGF), and the PGF Midterm Organisation Committee are working together to explore how we can provide digital spaces on the PGF website that give postgraduates the opportunity to engage with other researchers both within and across the discipline.
1 May 2020
With the Society currently closed due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, we are hosting our summer programme of teacher CPD events online.
29 April 2020
With the Society currently closed due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, our summer programme of Monday night lectures is being streamed online for Fellows and members.
27 April 2020
The global coronavirus pandemic has led to significant disruption to the fieldwork plans of many researchers. The Society, through its grants programme, is continuing to select and commit funding for researchers who plan to go into the field when it is safe and responsible to do so.
24 April 2020
To mark Earth Day, we’re making our recent Monday night lecture by Dr Tamsin Edwards ‘What fate for Antarctica’ free to view for one week until Wednesday 29 April.
22 April 2020
We caught up with three of the editors for our journal Transactions of the Institute of British Geographers.
20 April 2020
Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, eight members of Society staff have been furloughed.
We are delighted to announce that our Weddell Sea educational resources have received a Highly Commended Award from the 2020 Geographical Association (GA) Publishers’ Awards.
17 April 2020
This year’s Young Geographer of the Year competition is now open for entries.
14 April 2020
The Society is expanding its university programme accreditation scheme this autumn to include UK geography Master’s programmes.
10 April 2020
The Society has launched Professional Practice Groups, a new framework of support for professional geographers which brings together those with an interest and expertise in a thematic or sectoral area of professional geographical practice.
8 April 2020
We are disappointed to announce that the 2020 RGS-IBG Annual International Conference will be postponed until 2021.
7 April 2020
The latest episode of our Ask the geographer podcast, features East Londoner Victoria Ayodeji and her remarkable journey from Hackney to the University of Cambridge.
6 April 2020
Last month, Jisc, the UK’s research and education not-for-profit organisation, and publisher Wiley signed a four year ‘read and publish’ agreement that extends to many UK universities and research institutions.
3 April 2020
We are pleased to announce some new editorial appointments for our journals.
1 April 2020
Congratulations to the six geographers who were elected as Fellows of the Academy of Social Sciences last week.
30 March 2020
New research from the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) has concluded that university study is a good investment for most students, with those pursuing higher education better off after taxes, student loan repayments and foregone earnings are accounted for.
27 March 2020
We are very pleased to have received funding from the Flotilla Foundation to build on our work as educational partner for the Weddell Sea Expedition.
23 March 2020
Geography Professional is a new programme of support for professionals who are committed to making an application for Chartered Geographer (CGeog) accreditation.
19 March 2020
The Society is delighted to be working with the Advanced Mathematics Support Programme (managed by MEI) to launch our new Geography and Core Maths initiative, funded by the Department for Education.
16 March 2020
This year marks 200 years since the discovery of Antarctica, and to celebrate the British Antarctic Territory (BAT) is running a competition for children aged 4-17 to design an official postage stamp for the territory.
11 March 2020
Today is International Women’s Day, and to mark the occasion we’re acknowledging the diversity of field research that some of our inspirational female grant recipients have undertaken in a range of countries over the past year.
8 March 2020
Join us for our next Geographical lates event on Britain’s stunning landscapes on Friday 20 March.
6 March 2020
Geovisualisations is a new series of images and articles that explore the power of maps and geographical data visualisations for telling stories about our world.
4 March 2020
Recipient of the 2019 Neville Shulman Challenge Award, Antonia Bolingbroke-Kent, will be sharing tales from her travels to the remote Nagalands of India and Myanmar in an episode of Costing the Earth on BBC Radio 4.
28 February 2020
The Society’s four leading international journals, Area, Geo: Geography and Environment, The Geographical Journal and Transactions of the Institute of British Geographers, cover the full spectrum of geographical research. And as the latest issues go to print, here is a preview of some of their content.
26 February 2020
The deadline for this year’s Fieldwork Apprenticeships is fast approaching.
24 February 2020
Applications are now open for a PhD studentship on the Society’s Collections, as part of our Collaborative Doctoral Awards programme.
19 February 2020
Royal Geographical Society (with IBG) statement on industrial action by the University and College Union (UCU).
18 February 2020
Regional committees are an excellent way to get involved with the Society. At their events across the country you can meet like-minded people, encounter the unexpected on field trips, and engage in lively discussions.
17 February 2020
To mark the centenary of Eric Newby’s birth, an exhibition of stunning photographs from his lifetime of travels is now on display in our Pavilion.
14 February 2020
The Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (QAA) has published a new edition of the Subject Benchmark Statement for Geography.
12 February 2020
We are delighted that our Migrants on the margins educational resources were finalists in the Free Digital Content or Open Educational Resources category of the 2020 Bett Awards.
11 February 2020
We’re excited to announce this year’s Earth Photo competition is now open for entries.
10 February 2020
The deadline for this year’s Environment and Sustainability Research Grants is fast approaching.
7 February 2020
The Framework of Competencies, which sets out the range of professional expertise and other characteristics required for achieving and maintaining Chartered Geographer status, has been refreshed.
5 February 2020
Before she sets off on her regional theatres tour, we caught up with polar explorer, author and former climate scientist, Felicity Aston, to discuss her experiences of the Polar Regions, the Women’s Euro-Arabian North Pole Expedition and challenging stereotypes.
3 February 2020
In celebration of the 200th anniversary of the first sightings of Antarctica, the UK Antarctic Heritage Trust (UKAHT) has launched Antarctica in sight, a year-long cultural programme to explore the first two centuries of human endeavour in this fascinating continent, and reflect on what the future might be.
31 January 2020
The February issue of Geographical is available now both online and in print.
28 January 2020
The RGS-IBG book series turns 20 this year, and to date it has published 57 titles spanning the full range of geographical research topics.
27 January 2020
The deadline for applications to the Frederick Soddy Schools Award has been extended to Monday 3 February.
24 January 2020
On 29 November 2019, Fellows and members of the Society took part in a special debate in the House of Lords.
16 January 2020
Our new membership card for 2020 is now available, with some interesting changes.
7 January 2020
Congratulations to all the geographers who were recognised in the 2020 New Year Honours list.
6 January 2020
We are closed completely between Tuesday 24 December 2019 and Wednesday 1 January 2020, inclusive.
18 December 2019
With Christmas just around the corner, Society membership is the ideal gift for the geographer in your life.
16 December 2019
The latest addition to the RGS-IBG book series, Geographies of anticolonialism: political networks across and beyond south India, c.1900-1930, is now available to order online.
13 December 2019
The Society hosted policymakers, researchers and professionals earlier this month, to explore investment solutions to the challenge of financing net-zero.
11 December 2019
Earlier this year, the Society’s Council approved the formation of a Professional Advisory Group.
6 December 2019
Every year, the Frederick Soddy Schools Award offers grants of between £200 and £600 to teachers leading groups of pupils, from UK and Ireland schools.
4 December 2019
To celebrate the Higher Education Research Group becoming the Geography and Education Research Group (GeogEd), a conference is being held at the University of the West of England in mid-December.
2 December 2019
Welcome to everyone who is attending the second annual geographers in government conference being held at the Society today.
29 November 2019
The Society responds to recent comments in the media about the discipline of geography.
Last week over 50 secondary geography teachers visited the Society to share their ideas and good practice for teaching geography in the classroom, as part of our annual TeachMeet event.
28 November 2019
In response to Professor Danny Dorling’s comments about geography degrees, the Society has released the following statement.
Our spring events programme is full of topical issues and themes - book now to avoid missing out.
26 November 2019
Every year we support the Society’s 31 Research and Working Groups through the Research Groups grants scheme, and we are delighted to be supporting a range of activities over the coming year.
25 November 2019
We are delighted to announce that our river and coastal fieldwork resources were commended at the 2019 Scottish Association of Geography Teachers Annual Conference Publishers’ Awards.
22 November 2019
Prior to his lecture at the University of Cumbria later this month, we caught up with Education Manager for Our Planet and a member of the Education Leadership Group for the WWF Global Network, Matt Larsen-Daw, to discuss his highlights of working on the series and the challenges for reaching a sustainable future.
19 November 2019
Our next Annual International Conference will be held at the Society in London from Tuesday 1 to Friday 4 September 2020, and the call for sessions, papers and posters is now open.
15 November 2019
As part of our recently relaunched 'Environment and Society Forum' series, in early December we are hosting policymakers, professionals and geographers to explore investment solutions to the challenge of decarbonisation.
14 November 2019
To mark GIS day, we’re sharing the career profiles of geographers from a wide range of sectors who use GIS in their day-to-day role.
13 November 2019
The winners of the 2019 Young Geographer of the Year competition and Rex Walford Award were presented with their awards in a ceremony held at the Society on Tuesday 12 November.
Last weekend, the Society welcomed over 350 enthusiastic and dedicated delegates, speakers and exhibitors to Explore 2019.
12 November 2019
This month’s issue of Geographical explores the divisive legacy of Captain James Cook.
6 November 2019
Before his UK tour of our regional theatre venues gets underway, we caught up with filmmaker and author Reza Pakravan to discuss his love of travel, his visit to the Sahel and the issue of desertification.
4 November 2019
Applications for our Geography Teacher Training Scholarships for those planning to start their teacher training course in September 2020 are now open.
30 October 2019
From 2020, the Peter Smith Award of £1,000 will be awarded biannually as part of our Geographical Fieldwork Grants.
28 October 2019
We caught up with Alikhan Mohideen and Selina Chipo Pasirayi to discuss their research as part of the Migrants on the margins project.
25 October 2019
The Society and the Financial Times are delighted to announce the winner and highly commended students of their joint Schools Essay Competition that asked students to discuss whether it is better for the world to be wealthier or more equal.
24 October 2019
The RGS-IBG Postgraduate Forum’s 2020 Midterm Conference takes place between 30 April – 1 May and the call for papers is now open.
21 October 2019
We are delighted to announce the appointment of five new Editors for two of the Society’s academic journals and the RGS-IBG book series, alongside the appointment of a new Managing Editor for the Society’s academic publications.
16 October 2019
Each November the Society hosts Explore, a weekend for anyone aspiring to undertake original geographical field research, plan a conservation project or travel with a purpose.
14 October 2019
Geography and geographers play an integral role in ensuring that communities reduce the risk of their exposure to natural disasters, from earthquakes and volcanic eruptions to flooding and drought.
13 October 2019
Congratulations to our Fellows who were awarded Chartered Geographer status last month.
9 October 2019