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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
Geographers are highly employable with geography graduates working in roles ranging from environmental consultants to commercial analysts, and from catastrophe modellers to teachers

Migrants on the Margins

Migrants on the Margins, a three-year field research project led by the Royal Geographical Society (with IBG) is attempting to improve our understanding of the experiences of migrants and their access to urban opportunities
In a rapidly changing and ever more connected world, the demand for geographical knowledge, skills and understanding has never been greater
Each year the Royal Geographical Society (with IBG) and Geographical run Young Geographer of the Year, a national competition for pupils aged between nine and 18, which encourages pupils to engage with a specific geographical topic
The popularity of geography at both GCSE and A Level has grown significantly. 2016 saw GCSE entries rise for the sixth consecutive year, while the number of candidates sitting A Level geography increased by 16.5 per cent between 2011 and 2016

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