Upcoming courses and workshops

Snow widows: Captain Scott's Antarctic expedition through the eyes of the women they left behind

[In-person and online] For the first time Katherine MacInnes retells the story of Captain Scott's race for the South Pole from the perspective of the five women left behind. 

Into Iraq - Sir Michael Palin

[In-person and online] Sir Michael follows the River Tigris from its source, through Iraq, to the shores of the Persian Gulf; a glimpse of a country trying to heal itself after years of violence.

Geography, farming and food

[In-person] Explore our teaching resources produced in partnership with the NFU, including activity sheets, podcasts and an animation, and discuss how they will be useful in the classroom.

Introduction to a new teaching resource - El Niño: Phenomenon of opportunities

[Online] This session is the launch of a teaching resource that aims to provide geography teachers (and students) with a highly nuanced and contextualised occurrence of disasters by looking at the lived realities of the El Niño phenomenon in the Sechura desert in northern Peru.

Catch up for geography teachers - Manchester

[In-person] Come and meet Harri and Simon from the Society's Education Team, as well as other teachers to discuss how we can support your work further and explore ideas for CPD sessions that we could offer in your region.

Research careers outside academia

[Online] This webinar will look at how to transition from postgraduate research to working as a researcher outside of academia.

Teach with GIS – getting started with ArcGIS Online in your classroom

This CPD event is for teachers with little or no previous GIS experience.

December Associate Fellow online meetup

[Online] Join our monthly networking event for Associate Fellows, putting you in touch with early career professionals from across the world of geography.

Aspiring leaders: progressing from teacher to leader

[Online] This session will investigate ways to develop your skills and experience not only in geography but across the school and which will help you move into leadership positions.

From Magilligan to Mars - Professor Derek Jackson

[In-person] From Magilligan to Mars: understanding dunes, rovers and winds on another planet.


 

Global energy dilemmas revisited: energy security and sustainability in a new world - Mike Bradshaw

[In-person and Online] This lecture revisits the interrelationship between energy security, economic globalisation and climate change, and examines the geopolitical dimensions of energy system transformation considering the current geoeconomic and geopolitical crises.

Primary geography and history teachmeet

[Online] In this online session, we will be asking primary teachers to share their ideas and innovation with the teacher community.

Antarctica: a history in 100 objects - Dr Jean de Pomereu

[In-person and Online] What can objects tell us about Antarctic history? Jean presents some of his favourite Antarctic objects from a new book co-authored with Dr Daniella McCahey.

Teaching and Scholarship Forum (TeaS)

[Online] Join the Teaching and Scholarship Forum (TeaS), an online collaborative space run by the Geography and Education Research Group (GeogEd), in partnership with the Society.

Race for the future – James Levelle

[In-person] Award-winning filmmaker, James Levelle, shares stories from his 9,000-mile emission-free odyssey from the UK to Chile to champion young voices in the climate crisis, and what he’s learned from his relay race overland and sea from Glasgow to the UN Climate Conference in Egypt.

Tropical forests and planet Earth: a macrosope view - Professor Yadvinder Mahli

[In-person and Online] The key environmental challenges of our times are to stabilise our climate system and reverse the decline of biodiversity. Yadvinder will explore the role of tropical forests in addressing both.

Making an application for Chartered Geographer - introductory webinar

[Online] Join this webinar to learn more about the benefits of becoming Chartered.

Can ‘new’ water solve the global water crisis? - Dr Joe Williams

[In-person and online] Water shortages pose a major global challenge. 'New' water offers a solution. The lecture will examine what is driving water shortages and critique the solution of 'new' water.
 

Maths for teachers of A Level geography: Exploring large data sets

[Online] Join us for our free, online sessions for geography teachers who wish to build their confidence in teaching the mathematical content of A Level geography.

Geography and history - together stronger, but separate…?

[Online] Supporting planning in primary geography and history to strengthen links between the subjects and amplify learning.

Educational Visits Coordinator training

[In-person] Essential training for new EVCs responsible for the policies and practice around risk management for out-of-school visits.

Making an application for Chartered Geographer - introductory webinar

[Online] Join this webinar to learn more about the benefits of becoming Chartered.

Digimap for Schools for KS2 and KS3 geography

[Online] This online event will focus on introducing Digimap for Schools and how it can be used across the KS2 and KS3 curriculum.

Migration, food insecurity and the COVID-19 pandemic - Professor Kavita Datta

[In-person and Online] This lecture will explore food poverty and provisioning among UK migrant communities during the COVID-19 pandemic.

South members and supporters evening

[In-person] Join us in the historic town of Chichester for an evening of short presentations on geography-related topics and personal journeys, hosted by the Society's South committee.
 

Applying for postdoctoral fellowships

[Online] This webinar offers advice for postgraduate researchers about the process of applying for a postdoctoral fellowship and how to increase your chances of getting one.

Making an application for Chartered Geographer - introductory webinar

[Online] Join this webinar to learn more about the benefits of becoming Chartered.

Making an application for Chartered Geographer - introductory webinar

[Online] Join this webinar to learn more about the benefits of becoming Chartered.

Making an application for Chartered Geographer - introductory webinar

[Online] Join this webinar to learn more about the benefits of becoming Chartered.

Chartered Geographer virtual coffee morning

[Online] Join our Chartered Geographer coffee morning to meet and network with other Chartered Geographers.