Do you know someone interested in discovering more about the world’s peoples, places and environments? Membership of the Society could be the perfect present.
The Royal Geographical Society (with IBG) is the UK’s learned society and professional body for geography. Established in 1830, the Society promotes and advances geographical science.
Today, the Society runs one of the UK’s most popular lecture programmes alongside a full regional programme of lectures, debates and field trips; publishes a number of leading scholarly publications and the popular Geographical magazine; supports geography, including fieldwork and expeditions, at school, university and in the workplace; and works as an effective advocate for the discipline. It is also home to the world’s largest private geographical Collections of maps, photographs and artefacts, spanning more than 500 years and accessible to all.
Forming the heart of a vibrant community of people interested in geography, travel and exploration, the Society enjoys the support of c. 16,000 Fellows and members in some 100 countries. Membership offers the opportunity to benefit from the huge number of resources, events and activities provided by the Society and to meet people who share the same passion as you. It also directly supports the Society’s activities as a charity.
Ordinary Membership - £132 for one year
Young Geographer membership - £41 for one year
An excellent way to support those aged 14 - 24 in their passion for geography.
Membership lasts twelve months and a special gift pack can be sent either directly to the recipient or to you. All orders received by 14th December are guaranteed to be delivered by Christmas.
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New research, published today in the Royal Geographical Society (with IBG) journal Geo: Geography and the Environment, reveals the dangers that thrill-seeking tourists are exposing themselves to, in the name of experiencing a live volcanic eruption.
20 December 2018
The Slawson Awards are part of the Society’s grants programme, which provides a wide range of funding opportunities for geographical fieldwork, data collection and independent travel.
4 July 2018
Geography is the discipline of our future. Humanity has become a geological superpower. Acknowledging and embracing this new idea will allow us to protect Earth's environment and its peoples.
25 April 2016
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