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2022 Awards

Q&A with Dr Kean Fan Lim

Read our Q&A with 2024 Gill Memorial Award recipient, Dr Kean Fan Lim.

Society accredits new geography programmes

The Society has recently approved the accreditation or reaccreditation of 21 geography programmes at 11 higher education institutions across the UK.

RGS-IBG newsResearch and higher education

Geo Editors outline vision for future

The editorial team for Geo: Geography and Environment have published a new editorial outlining their vision for the future of the journal.

RGS-IBG newsResearch and higher educationPublications

Back Award recipient - Jane Rumble OBE

As part of our celebration of this year’s medal and award recipients, we spoke to Back Award recipient Jane Rumble about her greatest career achievements and why the polar regions are so important.

RGS-IBG newsMedals and awards

Peter Cyril Byrne (1925-2023)


Congratulations: GCSE results day 2023

Congratulations to everyone receiving their geography GCSE results today.

Geography newsSchools and education

Society and AGI renew collaboration

We are pleased to have signed a new Memorandum of Understanding with the Association for Geographic Information to further collaboration between our organisations to support the geospatial sector.

RGS-IBG newsProfessionals

Society’s grants programme supports 70 projects going into the field in 2024

This year, with the generous support of our donors, the Society has allocated £166,000 in funding to support 70 fieldwork projects in 34 countries across six continents.

RGS-IBG newsResearch and higher educationFieldwork and expeditions

New Chartered Geographers approved by the Society’s Council

Congratulations to the 14 Society Fellows who were recently awarded Chartered Geographer status by Council.

RGS-IBG newsProfessionalsChartered Geographer

Better bricks

Concrete block are the foundations of the moden world. But they could be greener.


Swiss air

Giant fans suck in fresh Alpine air and remove the carbon dioxide. Is this our future?