Earth Photo: Fineshade Wood

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

Earth Photo: meet the winners

[Online] Earth Photo - in conversation with winning photographers.

Teaching sustainable development: Indigenous experts, fossil fuels and the Geography for all agenda

[Postponed] In this session, we revisit a recent teaching resource outlining its relevance to agendas to diversify and decolonise geography and providing a stimulus to open up discussions with delegates.

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.

Nellie Bly’s record-breaking race around the world - Rosemary J Brown

[In-person and online] Awed by her achievement and shocked by its present-day obscurity, author Rosemary J Brown re-traced Nellie Bly’s global journey 125 years later to get her ‘back on the map'.

Secrets of...The architecture the railways built - Tim Dunn

[In-person and Online] Hidden gems, secret tunnels and incredible histories: the ever-enthusiastic broadcaster regularly unlocks and explores Britain’s railway heritage for enraptured TV audiences. 

Energy and development panel discussion

[Online and in-person] As the cost of energy and energy security concerns increase in the UK, our panel will consider the role energy plays in the economic development of the world’s major emerging economies and other developing countries. 

Race for the future – James Levelle

[In-person] Award-winning filmmaker, James Levelle, shares stories from his 9,000-mile emission-free odyssey from the UK to Chile to champion young voices in the climate crisis.

Teaching and Scholarship Forum (TeaS)

[Postponed] Join the Teaching and Scholarship Forum (TeaS), an online collaborative space run by the Geography and Education Research Group (GeogEd), in partnership with the Society.

Communicating your research: dealing with feedback on your writing

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

Race for the future – James Levelle

[In-person] Award-winning filmmaker, James Levelle, shares stories from his 9,000-mile emission-free odyssey from the UK to Chile to champion young voices in the climate crisis.

Chartered Geographer virtual coffee morning

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

Race for the future – James Levelle

[In-person] Award-winning filmmaker, James Levelle, shares stories from his 9,000-mile emission-free odyssey from the UK to Chile to champion young voices in the climate crisis,.

Tropical forests and planet Earth: a macroscope view - Professor Yadvinder Malhi

[In-person and Online] The key environmental challenges of our times are to stabilise our climate system and reverse the decline of biodiversity. Yadvinder will explore the role of tropical forests in addressing both.

Dinosaur hunting in the 21st century - Phil Manning

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.

Race for the future – James Levelle

[In-person] Award-winning filmmaker, James Levelle, shares stories from his 9,000- mile emission-free odyssey from the UK to Chile to champion young voices in the climate crisis.

Going places with geography KS3 (1)

[In-person] This Geography Ambassador run event will highlight the importance of geography today, where geography can take you, and studying geography further.

 

Extinction: Our fragile relationship with life on Earth - Marc Schlossmann

[In-person] Photographer Marc Schlossman talks about his project and book on threatened and extinct species and the drivers of biodiversity loss.

Can ‘new’ water solve the global water crisis? - Dr Joe Williams

[Postponed] Water shortages pose a major global challenge. 'New' water offers a solution. The lecture will examine what is driving water shortages and critique the solution of 'new' water.
 

Making an application for Chartered Geographer - introductory webinar

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

Everest 1922: audiovisual perspectives

[In-person] Everest 1922: audiovisual perspectives is a half-day event organised by Royal Holloway’s Centre for Audiovisual Research in collaboration with its Centre for GeoHumanities and the Society.

Primary geography and history teachmeet

[Online] In this online session, we will be asking primary teachers to share their ideas and innovation with the teacher community.

Africa is not a country: breaking the stereotypes of modern Africa - Dipo Faloyin

[Cancelled] Dipo presents a portrait of modern Africa that pushes back against harmful stereotypes to tell a more comprehensive story.

 

Britain’s Overseas Territories - Professor Stephen Royle

[In-person] The King George men are coming – in places they still remain: Britain’s Overseas Territories.
 

The Weddell Sea, Antarctica: expeditions and education

[In-person] Join us for this teacher CPD session to hear from Dr Holly Ayres, a climate researcher from the University of Reading, who will be presenting on the Polar climate, Weddell Sea Polynya, and the significance of sea ice loss in the region.

A history of civilization in 12 clocks - David Rooney

[In-person and Online] Since the dawn of civilization, we have kept time – but why? Hear how clocks have been used throughout history to wield power, make money, govern citizens, and control our lives.

Going places with geography KS3 (2)

[In-person] This Geography Ambassador run event will highlight the importance of geography today, where geography can take you, and studying geography further.

My family and other enemies - Mary Novakovich

[Online] A personal travelogue about Croatia from a hugely experienced travel journalist.



 

Trading with the Dragon - Gillian Miller

[In-person] Gill questions whether China is investing in Africa for altruistic reasons or to secure resources and influence.
 

School Member lecture: explaining the evolution of floods in time and space

[In-person] An opportunity for A Level students to attend one of the Society's prestigious lectures.This talk will present an investigation into the evolution of flooding in time and space.

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.

Wellbeing during your postgraduate studies

[Postponed] This webinar offers advice and insights on how to manage your wellbeing throughout the PhD process and where to look for further help and support.

David Attenborough’s Wild Isles: behind the scenes - Alastair Fothergill OBE

[In-person and Online] In a lavishly illustrated lecture, the producers of David Attenborough’s Wild Isles tell the stories behind the making of this landmark series celebrating the natural history of Britain and Ireland.

Creative ways to teach about Shackleton and Antarctica

[Online] This free online event will focus on how to embed the teaching of Shackleton into your KS1 and KS2 teaching.
 

Professional insights: time to move roles?

[Online] In this webinar professionals will discuss how they have approached reviewing their experience to support job searches and will provide tips on how to reflect on your career goals and aspirations.

The United Nations and global geospatial information - James Norris

[In-person] How the UN uses geographic information and is helping all nations to improve it locally and globally.
 

Geographical journeys: microlectures

[In-person and online] An informal evening of short illustrated talks packed with tales of geographical adventure and discovery to entertain and inspire. 

The ship beneath the ice: the discovery of Shackleton’s Endurance - Mensun Bound

[In-person] Mensun will share his own first-hand account of last year's Endurance22 Expedition during which the wreck of Shackleton’s Endurance was located deep in the Weddell Sea.

Nuclear dreams: Fukushima and Japan’s lost futures - Dr Makoto Takahashi

[In-person and Online] In 2011, Japan faced its greatest test since WW2. But how are the Tohoku earthquake and Fukushima nuclear disaster still shaping Japan today? And what happened to those visions of the crisis as an opportunity?

Finding and using educational images from the Geograph Project

[Online] This CPD event will introduce the Geograph Project and demonstrate practical ways of searching and using images to support geography teaching.

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

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

Glaciation of Dartmoor - Professor Stephan Harrison

[In-person] Drawing on his work on modern plateau ice caps, local fieldwork and computer modelling, Stephan discusses evidence which he believes shows that Dartmoor was glaciated during the last Ice Age.
 

Teaching and Scholarship Forum (TeaS)

[Online] Join the Teaching and Scholarship Forum (TeaS), an online collaborative space run by the Geography and Education Research Group (GeogEd), in partnership with the Society.

Geography and history - together stronger, but separate…?

[Online] Supporting planning in primary geography and history to strengthen links between the subjects and amplify learning.

Placements during your postgraduate studies: how and why?

[Online] This webinar will introduce placements outside of academia, offering insights on how to set up and make the most of a placement.

Volcanic hazards as shown by recent eruptions across the world - Dr Carmen Solana

[In-person and online] Volcanic eruptions continuously reshape our planet and pose serious hazards at varying scales. Illustrated by recent eruptions, the talk explores the features they create.
 

Ice Station RGS

[In-person] With concerns increasing around the severe shift in the Earth’s climate, the Society is working with artist Michèle Noach on an evening of immersive entertainment that aims to stimulate discussion and reflect on the feelings ice evokes in us all.

Listening to clues on the Thwaite’s Glacier, Antarctica - Ronan Agnew

[Cancelled] Thwaites Glacier in Antarctica as part of the ambitious international effort to understand the glacier and surrounding ocean system to determine its future contributions to global sea-level rise.

Mapping Rapa Nui: the hidden histories of exploration - Dr Sarah L. Evans

[In-person and online] This talk will uncover the hidden histories of this early archaeological expedition to Rapa Nui (Easter Island).

EVC update workshop

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

Sanitation for all? Cities and the right to citylife - Professor Colin McFarlane

[In-person and Online] Sanitation is one of modern urban life’s most neglected issues. This lecture makes the case for sanitation for all, arguing for renewed, equitable investment in a foundation of urban life.

Monday night lecture supper

[In-person] Stay for supper at the Society after the Sanitation for all? Cities and the right to citylife lecture and meet other members and their guests.

How can we make fieldwork more inclusive?

[Online] We explore how to make the most of fieldwork particularly for students from under-represented backgrounds in geography.

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.

Making an application for Chartered Geographer - introductory webinar

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

Digimap for Schools for KS2 and KS3 geography

[Online] This online event will focus on introducing Digimap for Schools and how it can be used across the KS2 and KS3 curriculum.

Seaham Garden Village and the Dawdon Minewater Treatment Scheme - Charlotte Adams

[Postponed] [In-person] A guided visit to the construction site of Seaham Garden Village, the first large scale mine energy district heating scheme in the UK.

Go local: great ideas for fieldwork in and around your school grounds

[Online] Join us for this online twilight session exploring some new and creative ways of delivering fieldwork in the environment within or close to your school grounds.

Migration, food insecurity and the COVID-19 pandemic - Professor Kavita Datta

[In-person and Online] This lecture will explore food poverty and provisioning among UK migrant communities during the COVID-19 pandemic.

South members and supporters evening

[In-person] Join us in the historic town of Chichester for an evening of short presentations on geography-related topics and personal journeys, hosted by the Society's South committee.
 

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.

Choosing the right university and geography course

[Online] This session aims to support students in making the right choices for them when choosing both a university and a geography course.

Can ‘new’ water solve the global water crisis? - Dr Joe Williams

[In-person and online] Water shortages pose a major global challenge. 'New' water offers a solution. The lecture will examine what is driving water shortages and critique the solution of 'new' water.
 

FarmED walk and talk

[In-person] Explore Honeydale Farm on an inspiring and informative guided farm walk, led by founder, Ian Wilkinson or a member of the FarmED team.

Informing action: Esmond Bradley Martin’s legacy in tackling the illegal wildlife trade

[In-person and Online] Our panel, chaired by Gillian Burke, will explore Esmond’s conviction that data are essential to wildlife protection. His generous bequest to the Society creates a major new prize to recognise such work.

Professional insights: Starting a new role?

[Online] This webinar will hear from professionals who share their tips on how to make the most of a new role, whether you are starting your first job, moving teams or joining a new organisation.

Chartered Geographer virtual coffee morning

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

Teaching and Scholarship Forum (TeaS)

[Online] Join the Teaching and Scholarship Forum (TeaS), an online collaborative space run by the Geography and Education Research Group (GeogEd), in partnership with the Society.

Resource introduction: what is a country?

[Online] The resource offers an opportunity for students to develop public speaking skills, group work and critical thinking. The activity is designed for students in Years 5 and 6. 

RGS-IBG Expedition medicine training

[In-person] This Remote Medical Responder course is for those undertaking expeditions to parts of the world where medical help is not readily available. Organised in association with Endeadour Medical Training.

Map skills and online mapping for primary geography

[In-person] This course is aimed at Key Stage 1 and 2 teachers who are interested in developing spatial awareness skills linked to the primary geography curriculum.

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.

Seaham Garden Village and the Dawdon Minewater Treatment Scheme - Charlotte Adams

[In-person] A guided visit to the construction site of Seaham Garden Village, the first large scale mine energy district heating scheme in the UK.
 

Professional insights: making impact with your CV

[Online] Your CV is the first chance to impress a potential employer. In our May Professional insights webinar professionals will reveal what they look for in CVs and give tips on how to maximise your impact.

Map skills and online mapping for primary geography

[In-person] This course is aimed at Key Stage 1 and 2 teachers who are interested in developing spatial awareness skills linked to the primary geography curriculum.

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.

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

[In-person] This CPD event is for teachers with little or no previous GIS experience.

Making the most of university open days

Join us to find out more about how to make the most of university open days.  

Making an application for Chartered Geographer - introductory webinar

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

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.

Professional insights: data science and geography – a beginner's guide

[Online] Our June Professional insights webinar will explore data science and how these techniques are bringing insights to geographical practice.

EVC update workshop

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

EVC Training visit leaders and managing critical incidents

[In-person] This course is intended to give experienced EVCs a framework and resources for providing training for visit leaders in their own schools. The course is accredited by the Outdoor Education Advisers’ Panel (OEAP) and training will make use of current government literature relating to school visits.

GIS for fieldwork and the NEA at Edge Hill University

[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.

Making an application for Chartered Geographer - introductory webinar

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

Professional insights: how to get the most from your mentoring relationship

[Online] Mentoring can bring new perspectives to your professional development. This webinar will explore the benefits of mentoring and how to get the most from this relationship.

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.

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.

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.

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.