RGS–IBG NEWS

Our ability to collect, store and use geographical data is increasing dramatically, revolutionising how we see, understand and interact with the world. It is vital that geographers possess the skills needed to collect and interpret it effectively
To celebrate the centenary of Sir Ernest Shackleton’s Endurance expedition, the 2015 Young Geographer of the Year competition asked pupils to answer the question ‘Why does Antarctica matter?’
The Royal Geographical Society (with IBG) can help you explore the UK through it's Discovering Britain series of self-guided walks
The RGS-IBG has digitised its historic collection of glass plate and celluloid negatives from Frank Hurley, official photographer of the Endurance Expedition

A Lifelong Passion

As the new President of the RGS–IBG, Nicholas Crane has big shoes to fill. But following a lifetime of dedication to promoting geography, and with a high-profile, public face, Paul Presley finds that the Society couldn’t be in better hands
Student numbers for geography have been rising for the last five years with 225,000 sitting a GCSE in the subject and 55,600 taking an A-level in 2014

Young Geographer 2014

Writer and broadcaster Nick Crane presents awards to the Young Geographers of 2014
Geographers are uniquely placed to contribute to many of the challenges facing the world today. But exactly what sort of job can you get as a geographer?
The Royal Geographical Society (with IBG) has a membership of around 15,500 Fellows and members. United by a love of geography, they support and enable the Society to carry out its mission to advance geography and geographical learning
Canadian geographers find wreckage of one of Franklin's much sought after ships

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