We are gradually re-opening our building to staff, Fellows and members, and other visitors. Our current plan is outlined below, but please note that this is subject to change at short notice so please check our website for the latest information before you travel.
Also note that we are not able to admit anyone into the building who does not have a pre-booked appointment, or a pre-booked ticket for an event.
All visitors will be asked to wear a face covering when in public areas of the building (unless exempt), sanitise hands upon entry and observe the one-way system that is in place.
Read how we are keeping our visitors safe
For the period 20 July to 10 September the Foyle Reading Room will be open on Tuesdays and Thursdays for pre-booked appointments only.
The opening times are: Tuesdays and Thursdays, 10.30am – 1.00pm and 2.00pm – 4.00pm.
To make an appointment for the Foyle Reading Room, please email the Principal Librarian: email@example.com
Opening times in September will be announced in due course.
The Members’ Room will be open by pre-booked appointment only from Monday 20 September.
The opening times are: Monday to Friday, 10.00am – 5.00pm.
Please note that there will be no catering available in the Members’ Room.
To make an appointment to use the Members’ Room, please email Reception: firstname.lastname@example.org
The Earth Photo exhibition is on display in our Pavilion from Monday 2 August to Wednesday 25 August.
Entry is free, and open to the public on weekdays from 10:00am to 5:00pm for self-guided tours.
The Tea Room will remain closed until later in the year.
Monday night lectures will be held in person in the Ondaatje Theatre from September. However, there will be a reduced capacity and all Fellows and members wanting to attend in person must pre-book a free ticket.
Pre-booking will be in place for all Monday night lectures during the period September to December.
Due to the reduced capacity, all Monday night lectures in the autumn term will be for Fellows and members only. No guests will be admitted.
We will continue to live stream all of the Monday night lectures so you can watch them from wherever you are.
From September, our events, conference and training programme will be a mixture of in person, online and hybrid events. Please see individual event listings for information about particular events.
To attend any event in person, you will need to have a pre-booked ticket.
Learn how we are keeping staff and visitors safe at the Society.
The application deadline for our senior research grants which support fieldwork in aquatic, arid, and Arctic and high-mountain environments is fast approaching.
28 October 2021
The Royal Geographical Society (with IBG) has announced that writer, geographer and broadcaster Nicholas Crane will be its next President
20 May 2015
Learn how Dr Flurina Wartmann and her colleagues from the University of Aberdeen mapped tranquil hotspots in the Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park area using social media data.
School Member Lecture, 25 January 2017
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