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Founded in 1830, the Royal Geographical Society (with IBG) is dedicated to the development and promotion of geographical knowledge, together with its application to the challenges facing society and the environment.

The Society  is a leading world centre for geographers and geographical learning. One of its aims is to stimulate the awareness and enjoyment of the subject to a diverse range of people.

Geography is about the understanding of the people, places and environments of our world, the processes by which they are changing, and the interconnections between them – both locally and globally.

The Society carries out a wide range of activities to support its aims. It supports research groups; promotes geography within the national curriculum; produces scholarly publications; provides training in scientific field techniques and expeditions; offers information through its large map collection, library and picture library; and engages the wider public through a popular national lecture series.

 

 

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
A selection of RGS–IBG events including lectures and exhibitions around the UK for December 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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