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.
Congratulations to Emily Chandler, who is the recipient of this year’s Rex Walford Award.
14 October 2020
In this episode of Geography now, ocean advocate and skipper Emily Penn joins us to discuss her recent expedition to raise awareness of the ocean plastic problem, a new platform to help us find solutions, and what we can learn from living at sea.
5 June 2020
The first woman to complete this journey, Elspeth ran the spine of Scotland, surrounded by bogs, rain and beauty.
15 March 2018
Our response evaluates the 1+3 model in general, and highlights inflexible quota allocations and limited options for quantitative training as discipline-specific issues.
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