Aerial view of Skeiðarárjökull Glacier, Iceland courtesy of USGS/Unsplash
A new funding opportunity is available for a new collaborative public engagement partnership, as part of the creative climate connections opportunity.
The UK Research and Innovation funded opportunity aims to create positive change by engaging the public and under-represented groups with climate change research (adaptation and mitigation) and related societal issues through the arts.
Applicants can apply for up to £30,000 per partnership or further funding to set up more than one partnership.
The Society strongly encourages geographers with a project that meets the eligibility criteria to apply. The deadline for submissions is 4.00pm on Thursday 19 August.
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We are delighted to be supporting a new project, led by Nottingham Trent University, which utilises artificial intelligence (AI) to uncover the mysteries of important historical artworks including watercolour paintings, maps and botanical drawings.
Over the past few months, the Society’s five current PhD students have continued to carry out their research on the Collections, as well as a number of associated activities related to their projects.
We caught up with Dr Lydia Gibson, Junior Research Fellow at the UCL Institute of Advanced Studies, to hear how a Society grant helped her during her PhD and beyond.
This week is National Map Reading Week, an event run by Ordnance Survey (OS) which aims to encourage people of all ages to understand the importance of map reading and how this vital life skill can unlock the outdoors and keep people safe.
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