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We promote and support geographers, geographical communities and geographical research through a wide range of activities in higher education and beyond.


Our grants programme develops new knowledge and advances geographical science, supporting geographical research in the UK and overseas.

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Annual International Conference

The 2023 conference will be held in London from Tuesday 29 August to Friday 1 September 2023.

Research publications

Our publications provide a high-quality outlet for the dissemination of research, and sharing of skills across the breadth of the discipline.

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Research Groups

Our Research Groups bring together active researchers and those with a professional interest in a particular aspect of geography and related disciplines.

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Programme accreditation

Our university geography programme accreditation scheme offers recognition of undergraduate and master's degree programmes.

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Student awards and recognition

The Society and its Research Groups offer a variety of awards for outstanding undergraduate and postgraduate research.

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Higher Education resources for geography

Browse resources for higher education providers, both from the Society and other organisations

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Research using our Collections

We actively support and enable research on the Society's Collections and welcome approaches for new collaborations and partnerships.

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Support for postgraduates

Find out more about our support for current postgraduate students, including networking, advice and resources, and funding and opportunities.

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Support for undergraduates

Find out more about our support for current geography students, including advice, resources, funding and other opportunities.

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Academic news and updates

The latest news and updates in geography and higher education

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Connect with us

There are many ways to connect with us, receive news and information, or get involved in our work.

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Geography in practice