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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
The Society has published a briefing report summarising the actions needed by national and local policymakers, planners, designers and developers, and local communities, to achieve the widespread benefits of blue-green infrastructure (BGI).
22 June 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
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 the first Disaster Risk Management Professional Practice Group’s fireside chat series, Dr Tina Thomson CGeog spoke to four experts working in Disaster Risk Management.
22 March 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
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
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
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
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
We have relaunched the register of Chartered Geographers (CGeog) on our website.
17 July 2020
New data show that the number of students applying to study geography at university in 2020 is higher than in 2019.
10 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
The Government Geography Profession has become a standalone profession within the Government Analysis Function and will be based at the Cabinet Office with the Geospatial Commission.
16 June 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
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
New research from the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) has concluded that university study is a good investment for most students, with those pursuing higher education better off after taxes, student loan repayments and foregone earnings are accounted for.
27 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
The Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (QAA) has published a new edition of the Subject Benchmark Statement for Geography.
12 February 2020
The Society hosted policymakers, researchers and professionals earlier this month, to explore investment solutions to the challenge of financing net-zero.
11 December 2019
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
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
This Thursday, 8 November, the Society is hosting GeoCom, the AGI’s annual conference.
7 November 2018
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