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The Government Geography Profession is hosting its third annual conference next week, with a series of plenary panel discussions and workshops taking place online.
2 December 2020
Chartered Geographers and Fellows of the Society are marking GIS Day with events and celebrations, highlighting applications of the technology and the impact it can have on solving problems and enabling good decision-making.
18 November 2020
Geographers, including Chartered Geographers and Fellows of the Society, will be featured in keynote presentations, workshops and panels at Carto’s international Spatial Data Science Conference next week.
9 October 2020
Congratulations to our Fellows who were awarded Chartered Geographer status by our Council in September.
2 October 2020
The Society is pleased to be considering a proposal for its first Professional Practice Group: a network for professionals and others interested in the field of Disaster Risk Management.
21 September 2020
If you are using your geographical skills, knowledge and understanding in the workplace, have a look at our new bank of online career resources for professional geographers.
31 July 2020
Congratulations to our Fellows who were awarded Chartered Geographer status by our Council in June.
3 July 2020
The Geospatial Commission launched its National Geospatial Strategy yesterday.
17 June 2020
New data released by the Department for Education show that over 81% of master’s level geography graduates were in sustained employment, further study, or both, five years after graduation.
29 May 2020
This year our medals and awards recognise 22 different people or organisations for their outstanding contributions to geographical research, fieldwork and teaching, artwork, and public engagement.
18 May 2020
Following on from a discussion forum that explored the challenge of financing net zero, the Society has published a briefing report summarising the actions required to meet the scale and pace of change needed to reach a net zero economy.
7 May 2020
With the Society currently closed due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, we are hosting our summer programme of teacher CPD events online.
29 April 2020
With the Society currently closed due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, our summer programme of Monday night lectures is being streamed online for Fellows and members.
27 April 2020
Geovisualisations is a new series of images and articles that explore the power of maps and geographical data visualisations for telling stories about our world.
4 March 2020
Regional committees are an excellent way to get involved with the Society. At their events across the country you can meet like-minded people, encounter the unexpected on field trips, and engage in lively discussions.
17 February 2020
Earlier this year, the Society’s Council approved the formation of a Professional Advisory Group.
6 December 2019
Welcome to everyone who is attending the second annual geographers in government conference being held at the Society today.
29 November 2019
As part of our recently relaunched 'Environment and Society Forum' series, in early December we are hosting policymakers, professionals and geographers to explore investment solutions to the challenge of decarbonisation.
14 November 2019
It’s Ada Lovelace Day and we’re sharing some profiles of women working across a wide range of roles – all of whom studied geography at undergraduate or postgraduate level.
8 October 2019
The Society has recently responded to two consultations relating to data skills and data use.
4 September 2019
The Society, working with the Association for Geographic Information (AGI), has published a new series of case studies championing and celebrating the critical role of geographical information, technologies and approaches.
21 August 2019
Congratulations to the Geography Spatial Analysts Team at the Office for National Statistics who have won the overall inaugural Geography in Government award.
21 May 2019
The Society’s new series of online careers profiles showcase the diversity of jobs that studying geography can lead to.
13 May 2019
The Society has responded to the Ofsted consultation on the Draft Education Inspection Framework, which sets out how Ofsted proposes to inspect schools, further education and skills provision, and registered early years’ settings.
1 April 2019
It's been just over a year since geography was established as a sub-discipline within the Government Science and Engineering Profession - here's an update 12 months on.
7 March 2019
Over the last few months the Society has responded to calls for evidence for a range of consultations, including from the Geospatial Commission and the UK’s four higher education funding bodies.
13 December 2018
Eleven new Deputy Heads of Geography have been appointed within the Government Science and Engineering Profession (GSE).
26 November 2018
This Thursday, 8 November, the Society is hosting GeoCom, the AGI’s annual conference.
7 November 2018
This Thursday, the Society is hosting Better Mapping Wales in association with the British Cartographic Society and AGI Cymru
25 June 2018
Six Deputy Heads of Geography are to be appointed for the Government Science and Engineering (GSE) profession.
9 May 2018
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