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.
More than 300 scientists are meeting at the Royal Geographical Society (with IBG) in London to discuss how climates and environments have changed over the last 2.6 million years, as well as how they might change in the future.
7 January 2014
Our response emphasises the role of geography as an independent but highly-connected discipline, and advocates for subject expertise and greater time made available in the teaching of geography.
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