We inspire and inform people, to help provide solutions to some of the world's most complex and urgent geographical problems

Public Events

We organise a programme of 100 public talks and events across Scotland each year. Our inspiring speakers bring us amazing stories of journeys and adventures, and refreshing insights into current issues.

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Innovative Projects

We develop exciting projects to inspire public audiences, influence policy-makers, and solve complex problems.

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The Geographer

We publish an attractive and informative quarterly magazine, The Geographer.

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Author: Susan Watt

Our Impact

100

public talks, open days and other events each year

135

years of working to inspire and inform

1,000,000

social media impressions each year

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Upcoming Events

  • Adam Weymouth: Kings of the Yukon (AYR)

    An investigation into the crash in king salmon numbers in the Yukon, and the impact on people and ecosystems. Read more

  • Adam Weymouth: Kings of the Yukon (HELENSBURGH)

    An investigation into the crash in king salmon numbers in the Yukon, and the impact on people and ecosystems. Read more

  • Lizzy Daly: Adventures in Wildlife Conservation (ABERDEEN)

    Hear stories of wildlife conservation from around the world with television presenter Lizzie Daly. Read more

  • Lizzy Daly: Adventures in Wildlife Conservation (DUNDEE)

    Hear stories of wildlife conservation from around the world with television presenter Lizzie Daly. Read more

  • Lizzy Daly: Adventures in Wildlife Conservation (DUNFERMLINE)

    Hear stories of wildlife conservation from around the world with television presenter Lizzie Daly. Read more

  • Lizzy Daly: Adventures in Wildlife Conservation (GLASGOW AFTERNOON)

    Hear stories of wildlife conservation from around the world with television presenter Lizzie Daly. Read more

Latest Blogs

  • Financing Transition

    "To transform into zero carbon societies would require around 2% of GDP, if we take early action. If not, we risk spending more than 20% of GDP in future." Written by Mike Robinson. Read more

  • John Rae: Scotland’s Forgotten Arctic Explorer

    "Rae realised that he was looking at the final piece in the geographical jigsaw – the vital ‘missing link’ in the Northwest Passage." Written by Jo Woolf, RSGS Writer-in-Residence. Read more

  • Taking a Step in the Right Direction

    "We need to start treating this Climate Emergency like an emergency. And having these targets now in place is a welcome and significant first step." Written by Mike Robinson. Read more

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