Earth Photo: Haldon Forest Park

[In-person] Come and see a stunning selection of the shortlisted images from this year's Earth Photo competition.

RGS-IBG fieldwork grants for postgraduates

[Online] Join our webinar on grants for postgraduate student fieldwork to learn more about how the Society can support your research.

Teaching distant places

[Online] A CPD session designed to develop your knowledge and skill of using case studies in geography in a balanced, accurate, truthful, and fair way.

Did the Phoenicians reach America 2,000 years before Columbus? - Philip Beale

[In-person] An amazing tale of a 15 year quest to recreate the voyage of early Phoenician sailors to prove they could have reached the Americas 2,000 years before Columbus.
 

Everest through the lens

[In-person] The Society’s new exhibition marking the centenary of the Everest expeditions in the 1920s.

Professional insights: enhancing your professional networks

[Online] This webinar will explore how you can network both in person and virtually.

Getting involved in a Research Group

[Online] The Society has 31 Research Groups. This webinar will explain what these are, the opportunities they offer to postgraduate geographers, and ways to get involved in them.

Chartered Geographer application accelerator

[Online] Join our four-week accelerator to focus your efforts in preparing your application portfolio.

Antarctic pioneer: the trailblazing life of Jackie Ronne - Dr Joanna Kafarowski

[Online and in-person] Jackie Ronne was an ordinary American woman whose life changed forever after marrying Antarctic explorer Finn Ronne.

Teaching about conflict

[Online] Conflict can be a difficult topic to cover in the classroom. This session will help to answer many questions that you might have by looking a a range of case studies.

Microlectures from Kings School, Peterborough

[Cancelled] An evening of dynamic, diverse and dramatic geographical presentations from the Senior School pupils for Kings, Peterborough.

Mathematics in A Level geography conference

[In-person] This one-day conference will focus on the mathematical elements of A Level geography, This event is part of the Geography and Core Maths Initiative, which is being run as a joint project between the Advanced Maths Support Programme and the Society.

New to teaching

[Online] Are you teaching undergraduate students for the first time? This workshop will offer strategies for developing your pedagogical skills, including introducing the Society’s 'New to teaching' guide.

RGS-IBG fieldwork grants for postgraduates

[Online] Join our webinar on grants for postgraduate student fieldwork to learn more about how the Society can support your research.

GIS 'makerspace'

This CPD event is for teachers with some previous GIS experience (previously attended a 'getting started' workshop or completed learn paths).

East London teacher fieldwork day

[In-person] Join Nick O'Sullivan for a field day exploring East London, an ideal location to carry out fieldwork investigating themes as varied as, regeneration, gentrification, sustainable living, economic and population change, infrastructure development, inequality, and ecosystem management.

Nottingham parks autumn amble - Christopher Sweetman

[In-person] An amble through Highfields, University and Wollaton Parks taking in their autumn glory.
 

Going Places with Geography KS3

[In-person] This Geography Ambassador run event will highlight to students the importance of geography today, where geography can take your students, and choosing geography at GCSE.

Making an application for Chartered Geographer - introductory webinar

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

The UK water industry response to climate change - Carol Cairns and Anthony Browne

[Online] Carol and Anthony will talk through how the UK water industry manages its system and networks to meet customer needs while creating a step change in their environmental activities.
 

Navigating our way towards a plastic-free ocean – Sally Earthrowl

[In-person] Living in Indonesia, Sally saw first-hand the devastating impact of plastic pollution and was propelled to take action. Sally will share her tales of discovery, from scientific research at sea to the upstream solutions on land, and how all of us have a part to play in tackling this global issue.

Conflict and cameras: storytelling from Crimea to Sinjar - George Henton

[Online] Award winning filmmaker and photojournalist, George Henton, offers a behind-the-scenes look at character-led, investigative documentary making in hostile environments.
 

Ancestral voices: past and present

[In-person and online] Jevan Berrange Memorial Seminar: Four experts will be talking about the Ancestral voices project.

Navigating our way towards a plastic-free ocean – Sally Earthrowl

[In-person] Living in Indonesia, Sally saw first-hand the devastating impact of plastic pollution and was propelled to take action. Sally will share her tales of discovery, from scientific research at sea to the upstream solutions on land, and how all of us have a part to play in tackling this global issue.

Choosing geography at university

[In-person] This Geography Ambassador run event will highlight to students the importance of geography today, where geography can take you and offer support in the processes involved in applying to university to study geography.

Applying for grants to support your research

[Online] How do you secure funding to support your postgraduate research? This webinar will examine how to find and secure grants to support your research.

Picking polar people: exploring explorer recruitment through the RGS archives - Alice Oates

[Online and in-person] Alice Oates explores the priorities and practice behind recruiting for Antarctic expeditions, and asking how we define a good candidate in the past and present of polar exploration.

Going to extremes: climbing Mount Everest to measure the weather - Dr Tom Matthews

[In-person and online] Hear why the climate at the roof of the world matters so much, from the team that just installed a weather station on top of Everest.

Delivering inclusive expeditions and fieldwork

[In-person] This workshop will bring together a range of stakeholders, practitioners, and participants from across sectors and communities to help drive change and optimise inclusion in expeditions and fieldwork, both in the UK and overseas.

RGS-IBG fieldwork grants for undergraduates

[Online] Join our webinar on grants for undergraduate student fieldwork to learn more about how the Society can support your research.

Vertical exploration - Leo Houlding

[In-person] The story of Leo's month-long expedition to summit the sacred Mount Roraima, a mountain found deep in the Guyana jungle.

Disasters and global change: how do we respond?

[Online] Join the Disaster Risk Management Professional Practice Group for this lunchtime webinar on climate change, disaster risk management and the role of geography.
 

What is there left to explore?

[Online and in-person] As we face myriad global challenges, what are the responsibilities and tasks facing travellers, adventurers, and field scientists, and where do they overlap or differ?

Sir Ernest Shackleton's Endurance: destruction and discovery - Dr Mensun Bound

[Postponed] On 5 March 2022, the Endurance was found beneath Weddell Sea ice. The semi-intact hull and excellent preservation surprised many. In this lecture, Mensun explains the findings on the seabed.

Monday night lecture supper

[In-person] Stay for supper at the Society after Dr Samuel Derbyshire and Dr Isla Myers-Smith's lecture and meet other members and their guests.

November 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.

Chartered Geographer virtual coffee morning

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

COP26 one year on: international climate politics after Glasgow - John Vogler

[In-person] Global energy price rises and the associated shock to the international political order of the Russian invasion of Ukraine - what now for UN climate negotiations?

The Atlas of Geographical Curiosities - Vitali Vitaliev

[In-person] Hot on the heels of his latest book launch, Vitali will be talking to us of the compilation of his book Atlas of Geographical Curiosities.

Maths for teachers of A Level geography: Teaching averages and variation

[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.

Reviewing your first journal article

[Online] A crash course on how to become a reviewer, and how to provide a writer with collegiate and helpful feedback on their research and writing.

RGS-IBG fieldwork grants for undergraduates

[Online] Join our webinar on grants for undergraduate student fieldwork to learn more about how the Society can support your research.

Jan Morris and the 1953 Mount Everest expedition - Paul Clements

[In-person] In an illustrated talk, Paul Clements recounts the excitement of the adventure almost 70 years ago which saw Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay become the first two mountaineers to stand on the summit of Everest.

Going Places with Geography KS3

[In-person] This Geography Ambassador run event will highlight to students the importance of geography today, where geography can take your students, and choosing geography at GCSE.

Ottoman Muslim Europe: 100 years on - Tharik Hussain

[In-person and online] A century after its collapse, author and journalist, Tharik, went in search of the Ottoman Empire’s European legacy and an indigenous Muslim Europe. 

Professional insights: About geovisualisation

What makes a good geovisualisation? How do you get started? What are the things to watch out for?

Making an application for Chartered Geographer - introductory webinar

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

Frozen Planet II: filming in a changing world - Mark Brownlow and Elizabeth White

[In-person and online] Join filmmakers from the BBC’s Natural History Unit as they discuss television series Frozen Planet II in an evening of behind-the-scenes tales from the coldest corners of our planet.

Afon Dyfrdwy to River Dee: source to sea - Jim Holmes

[In-person] This presentation explores the rich history of the River Dee, its current importance and its diverse natural environments which require ongoing support.

 

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.

Recreation of a Phoenician voyage 2,000 years before Columbus - Philip Beale

[In-person] Join Philip as he describes his epic voyage across the Atlantic in a replica Phoenician ship, showing that the Phoenicians could have reached the Americas before Columbus!

EVC update workshop

[In-person] This course gives trained EVCs the opportunity to revalidate while looking at current issues and sharing good practice.

Creativity in the geography curriculum

[Online] This session will give a range of ideas on ways in which creativity can be injected into the classroom. It is suitable for teachers at any stage of their career.

Maths for teachers of A Level geography: The chi-squared test

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

Recording the first Everest expeditions

[Online and in-person] The centenary of the first Everest expeditions gives us an opportunity to reflect on the role of local knowledge and resources that facilitated the climbs and how the expeditions were documented and recorded.

Communicating your research: writing your first journal article

[Online] How do you write and publish your first academic paper? This session will offer advice on the process.

EVC update workshop

[In-person] This course gives trained EVCs the opportunity to revalidate while looking at current issues and sharing good practice.

Navigating our way towards a plastic-free ocean – Emily Penn

[In-person] Having spent a decade at sea, exploring plastic pollution from the tropics to the Arctic, Emily will share her adventures connecting her scientific insights from ‘eXXpedition’ to upstream solutions on land.

39 ways to save the planet - Tom Heap and Dr Tamsin Edwards

[In-person and online] Tamsin and Tom talk about this landmark BBC radio series developed with the Society. Learn how the 'ways' were chosen, documented and judged and why talking about them matters.

A Level Study Day – Afternoon session

[In-person] Join us for a study day, where A Level students will benefit from a series of sessions led by experts that focus on areas of the KS5 curriculum.

A Level Study Day – Morning session

[In-person] Join us for a study day, where A Level students will benefit from a series of sessions led by experts that focus on areas of the KS5 curriculum.

Research careers outside academia

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

Children’s lecture: It’s not about the view - Tori James

[Online and in-person] Have you ever wondered what it is like to stand on the summit of Mount Everest? What does it take to get to the top? 

Monday night lecture supper

[In-person] Stay for supper at the Society after Sir Michael Palin's lecture and meet other members and their guests.

Networking event: geography as a career

[In-person] A networking event and an opportunity to meet other professional geographers.
 

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.

Dinosaur hunting in the 21st century - Phil Manning

[In-person] In the last decade, technology has revolutionised the centuries old study of dinosaurs. Professor Manning explores sites around the world where new techniques are revealing traces of life from the sands of time.

Earth Photo: Grizedale

[In-person] Come and see a stunning selection of the shortlisted images from this year's Earth Photo competition.

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.

Maths for teachers of A Level geography: Using technology to work with data

[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.

Making an application for Chartered Geographer - introductory webinar

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

Taking part in conferences

[Online] This webinar offers a crash course on both the PGF Midterm Conference and the RGS-IBG Annual Conference and how you can share your research there.

Supporting geography candidates with university applications

[Online] In this session, we’ll explore some of the timelines and approaches you can take to help your A Level geographers make great choices, become great candidates and prepare them really well for top quality university applications to read geography and similar disciplines at university.

GIS for fieldwork and the NEA

[In-person] This workshop for secondary school geography teachers, led by Esri UK, will provide an insight into using ArcGIS for fieldwork and the NEA.

Maths for teachers of A Level geography: Spearman's rank and correlation

[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.

Communicating your research: revising a paper

[Online] This webinar will offer advice on the best way to approach the journal review process.

Chartered Geographer virtual coffee morning

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

Making an application for Chartered Geographer - introductory webinar

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

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.

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

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

Making an application for Chartered Geographer - introductory webinar

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

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.

Chartered Geographer virtual coffee morning

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

Making an application for Chartered Geographer - introductory webinar

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

GIS for fieldwork and the NEA

[In-person] This workshop for secondary school geography teachers, led by Esri UK, will provide an insight into using ArcGIS for fieldwork and the NEA.

Chartered Geographer assessor forum

[In-person and online] Members of the Chartered Geographer Assessors Committees are invited to attend the forum to discuss best practice, feedback and their perspectives regarding professional accreditation and assessing.

Communicating your research: Writing your first monograph

[Online] This webinar will offer insights on the publishing process, such as selecting a publisher, writing a book proposal, preparing the manuscript and promoting the book.

Communicating your research at a conference

[Online] This session will offer hints and tips for presenting your research through papers, workshops posters, and talks. 

Chartered Geographer application accelerator

[Online] A four-week accelerator for those eligible for Chartered Geographer to focus your efforts in preparing your application portfolio.

Chartered Geographer virtual coffee morning

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

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 Assessor Forum

[In-person and online] Members of the Chartered Geographer Assessors Committees are invited to attend the forum to discuss best practice, feedback and their perspectives regarding professional accreditation and assessing.

Making an application for Chartered Geographer - introductory webinar

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

Chartered Geographer application accelerator

[Online] A four-week accelerator for those eligible for Chartered Geographer to focus your efforts in preparing your application portfolio.

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.

Chartered Geographer Assessor Forum

[In-person and online] Members of the Chartered Geographer Assessors Committees are invited to attend the forum to discuss best practice, feedback and their perspectives regarding professional accreditation and assessing.