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Everest: A Reconnaissance

A new exhibition of photographs from the 1921 Everest expedition will be on show in the Society’s Pavilion this autumn

Explore 2018

The RGS-IBG’s annual Explore weekend is taking place from 9 to 11 November at the RGS-IBG in London

Back to school

The RGS-IBG is dedicated to promoting the benefits and relevance of geography in education
The Royal Geographical Society (with IBG) recognises the contributions individuals have made to geography

Working partnerships

The Royal Geographical Society (with IBG) continues strong relationships with multiple geographical partners 
RGS-IBG backed competition aims to highlight geography’s role in understanding the world
Baroness Lynda Chalker has been elected as President of the Royal Geographical Society (with IBG), the second woman to take on this role in the Society’s history
With the second field season for Migrants on the margins – the RGS-IBG’s collaborative field research programme – well underway, we focus on the work of PhD student, Selina Pasirayi

New look RGS-IBG website

After a year of focused development, the Royal Geographical Society (with IBG)’s new website is live
Geographical sat down with new RGS-IBG Director Joe Smith to discuss his appointment
Supporting the future of the Society through a legacy gift
The Royal Geographical Society (with IBG) appoints Professor Joe Smith, currently Head of Geography at the Open University, as its new director

Enduring Eye in Hull

Enduring Eye, the Royal Geographical Society (with IBG) exhibition and the linked Heritage Lottery Funded project Shackleton’s Endurance: discovering our shared Antarctic heritage, are at the Hull Maritime Museum from 3 March to 3 June, 2018
The 2017 Young Geographer of the Year competition asked pupils to answer the question ‘What is the geography of your favourite place?’
Geography is increasingly popular in schools, with the 2017 public examination results showing the number of both GCSE and A Level entrants at a 16-year high
Do you know someone who is interested in discovering more about the world’s people, places and environments? Membership of the Royal Geographical Society (with IBG) is the perfect present for them

Fundraising for the future

Reviewing the latest funding news from the Royal Geographical Society (with IBG)

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