The Society extends warm congratulations to the geographers who were recognised in the New Year Honours list, including:
The Society also congratulates the geographers who were awarded the Polar Medal on 8 January, including:
The Polar Medal was instituted in 1904 to reward the participants in Captain Robert F. Scott’s successful first expedition to the Antarctic region. In recent decades most awards have gone to scientists working in the Polar Regions for prolonged periods to advance knowledge.
When we talk about human history, we tend to focus on great leaders, mass migration and decisive wars. But how has the Earth itself determined our destiny? How has our planet made us?
16 July 2019
The Society’s new series of online careers profiles showcase the diversity of jobs that studying geography can lead to.
13 May 2019
A new study presented today at the Royal Geographical Society (with IBG) Annual International Conference shows that commuters use free Wi-Fi provision on their journey to and from work to ‘catch up’ with work emails, paving the way for the commute to be counted as work.
30 August 2018
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