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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)

New horizons for RGS Explore

Get ready for a special bonus RGS-IBG Explore event, new for 2017
Following a year of consultation, the Council of the Royal Geographical Society (with IBG) has approved the Society’s strategy for the next five years
Recognising excellence: Professor Sir Gordon Conway and Lindsey Hilsum receive Royal Medals

Geography on film

With the Royal Geographical Society (with IBG)’s film collection recently digitised on the BFI Player, Felix Driver reflects on over a century of film-making by geographers and others who used the moving image to bring the subject alive for wider…
Following on from the review of human geography in 2013, physical geography in the UK has recently undergone a health check

Regional reach

The Royal Geographical Society (with IBG) is based at Lowther Lodge in London, but its reach and impact extends far beyond the iconic building’s walls

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