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Multiscale landslide research at the British Geological Survey

During the sixth World Landslide Forum, 6 key thematic areas of landslide research were identified: Monitoring and early warning, modelling, hazard and risk assessment, mitigation techniques, triggering mechanisms, and climate change. This talk hosted by the British Geological Survey will cover the six key research areas, highlighting BGS activities and recent case studies.


Locally-led humanitarian planning and response … is this the end of international deployments?

This seminar explores fostering locally-led disaster responses, evaluating if current international policies support local leadership, and highlighting successful examples of collaborative programs with co-lead technical inputs.


Voices from the Global South

Explore diverse perspectives on the climate crisis, emphasising the significance of incorporating insights from academic, policy, and indigenous advocacy groups.

Awards ceremony

Earth Photo 2024 awards ceremony

Celebrate the pinnacle of visual storytelling at this year’s awards ceremony as we unveil the winners of our prestigious photography competition.


Using the Ethnic Group Deprivation Index (EGDI) to inform decision making

The third Ethnic Group Deprivation Index (EGDI) session will outline some potential uses of the EGDI.

Medals and awards

Medals and awards celebration 2024

Our medals and awards recognise people or organisations for their outstanding contributions to geographical research, fieldwork and teaching, and public engagement. Join us as we celebrate the 2024 award recipients.


Geography in practice: biodiversity net gain, a new approach to an old problem

This webinar, led by John Cornell (Natural Environment Team Leader at Greater Cambridge Shared Planning), will examine biodiversity net gain (BNG) implementation in England, focusing on Greater Cambridge's experiences. 


Geography in practice: analysing the Ethnic Group Deprivation Index

This second session on the Ethnic Group Deprivation Index (EGDI), includes a description of its creation, a demonstration of how the data can be used to understand ethnic inequalities in local areas, and hands on training on how to use the index.

Monday night lecture

Everest24 anniversary lecture

Join us for an evening exploring the 1924 attempted ascent of Everest and the transformations in climbing today.


Precision in place-names: the problem of orthography at the Royal Geographical Society

Beth will explore how the Society tackled the question of how to spell place names in the late 19th century, highlighting the fundamental tensions between institutional authority and individual expertise.


The resilience of Canada’s First Nation communities to climate change

Annette Salles explores how in Canada Indigenous knowledge and Western research combine to inform and support culturally appropriate adaptations to future climate change.


Beavers in Dorset: Dorset Wildlife Trust's Beaver Project

In this presentation, Stephen Oliver will tell the fascinating story of how the beavers have settled into their Dorset home and explain how these unique mammals can play a vital role in river ecology and nature-based solutions to flooding, pollution and species loss.