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New journal issues published

The latest issues of the Society’s journals are now available online.

Levison talks about his latest expeditions, his early travels and his motivation. In considering the age old question of why people explore, he explains what draws him to the wilderness.

Reginald James at The University of Manchester, 1928

After the Endurance Expedition and subsequent years during WW1 serving in Ypes, France in the Royal Engineers Sound Ranging Section, Reginald James settled in Manchester where he joined the staff of the Physics Department at Manchester University as Lecturer in 1919.

Shackleton centenary: Young Geographers of the Year announced after exploring why Antarctica matters today

The winners of ‘Young Geographer of the Year 2015’ were announced today at the Royal Geographical Society (with IBG). To celebrate the centenary of Sir Ernest Shackleton’s Endurance Expedition, pupils nationwide were asked to respond to the question ‘Why does Antarctica matter?’