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The Society and Association for Geographic Information (AGI) are running a series of joint webinars which bring together geospatial practitioners to explore key issues in putting location data ethics into practice.
1 July 2021
Congratulations to the Public Health England (PHE) GIS Team, Emergency Preparedness Division and the Office for National Statistics (ONS) Data Science Campus who were announced as the joint winners of the 2021 Geography in Government awards.
28 May 2021
This year our medals and awards recognise 23 different people or organisations for their outstanding contributions to geographical research, fieldwork and teaching, and public engagement.
4 May 2021
Congratulations to our Fellows who were awarded Chartered Geographer status by our Council earlier this week.
14 April 2021
The Society has become a member of the Locus Charter, a proposed set of common international principles that can guide responsible practice when using location data.
26 March 2021
As part of our week-long International Women’s Day celebrations, the Society's Disaster Risk Management Professional Practice Group spoke to six women geographers working in Disaster Risk Management (DRM).
11 March 2021
The Society has recently responded to several government and sector consultations, advocating for the ways in which geographical skills, knowledge and understanding underpins good decision-making and improves understanding of the world around us.
17 February 2021
The Society has responded to the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport’s consultation on the UK’s National Data Strategy.
17 December 2020
The Society has launched a new webinar series to help geography students explore future career options.
14 December 2020
9 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
Congratulations to Natural England and its Monitor of Engagement with the Natural Environment (MENE) team, who were announced as the winners of the 2020 Geography in Government award in an online awards ceremony yesterday.
12 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
Geographical knowledge and skills are vital to the UK private sector, according to a new report published by the Academy of Social Sciences.
23 September 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
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
Graduates in the humanities and social sciences (HSS) are as employable as graduates of STEM subjects, according to a new report from the British Academy.
1 June 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
The Society is delighted to announce the signing of an agreement with the Association for Geographic Information (AGI) that continues the strategic alliance between the two organisations.
15 May 2020
Society medal recipient Professor Mark Birkin is leading a key workstream of The Rapid Assistance in Modelling the Pandemic (RAMP) initiative.
4 May 2020
The Society has launched Professional Practice Groups, a new framework of support for professional geographers which brings together those with an interest and expertise in a thematic or sectoral area of professional geographical practice.
8 April 2020
Welcome to everyone who is attending the second annual geographers in government conference being held at the Society today.
29 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’s new series of online careers profiles showcase the diversity of jobs that studying geography can lead to.
13 May 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
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
Six Deputy Heads of Geography are to be appointed for the Government Science and Engineering (GSE) profession.
9 May 2018
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