Dr Anna Davies, Professor of Geography, Environment and Society at Trinity College Dublin, presenting at a Climate Smart workshop for young people during Climate Action Week 2022. © Lydia Johnson
Today marks International Women's Day, which celebrates the achievements of women around the world and calls for the acceleration of women’s equality.
The Chair of the Society’s 2023 Annual International Conference, Professor Harriet Bulkeley from Durham University, has selected Climate changed geographies as the conference theme, aiming to discuss the ways in which geography has shaped, and been shaped by, issues related to our changing climate. To correspond with this theme, this International Women’s Day, we are celebrating the contributions of women working in climate science.
Women scholars who have recently published papers in the Society’s journals are among those highlighted, including those included in our recent Climate changed geographies virtual issue, which features papers that speak to the conference theme. We will also recognise the work of our conference Chair and the Chair of the RGS-IBG Climate Change Research Group.
Follow us on Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook to find out more about the contributions of women working in climate science this International Women’s Day and use #IWDgeographers to highlight the names of women working in climate science who have inspired you.
This National Careers Week, we are sharing resources to inspire and support school and university students and recent graduates to find out more about how they can use their geographical skills in the workplace.
We are delighted to announce that the Inflexion Foundation have partnered with the Society as a new Corporate Benefactor.
We have worked with Endurance22 to produce free KS1 and KS2 teaching resources about Shackleton and Antarctica.
To mark International Geomorphology Week, we'll be showcasing research by leading UK geomorphologists, sharing educational resources, and highlighting career options in the field.
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