The Society’s Journey of a Lifetime award, in partnership with BBC Radio 4, offers a £5,000 grant for an original and inspiring journey anywhere in the world, plus training in field recording from the BBC and the chance to share your experiences through a radio documentary.
This summer, Nicole Bennett-Fite spent six weeks travelling around the small Central Asian republic of Tajikistan and visited the remote Yagnob Valley, home to the last speakers of the Yagnobi language. This Monday, you will be able to hear her documentary on BBC Radio 4 at 8.00pm, and after can catch-up on BBC iPlayer.
The Society’s independent travel grants support challenging and inspiring geographical journeys and expeditions all over the world. The deadline for this year’s award is 6 November 2017. If you are passionate about travel and excited to find new ways to tell original stories in sound, you can find application details here.
Our newest cohort of Geography Ambassadors begin their training over the coming weeks in preparation for their first school visits.
19 November 2018
The Society, in partnership with Wiley, have developed and launched a new hub for our academic publications.
6 August 2018
Christian Salvesen was one of the biggest whaling companies in the world and had a base on South Georgia, Sir Ernest Shackleton's last resting place.
6 November 2017
The story of the evolution of the Society since the merger of the Royal Geographical Society (RGS) and the Institute of British Geographers (IBG) in 1995.
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