GeogEd: Building Research Capacity – Parvati Raghuram (Spring 2023)

Our next speaker is Parvati Raghuram, Professor of Geography and Migration at the Open University. She won the prestigious Murchison Award from the RGS-IBG in 2016, making her the first non-white woman to win this in its’ 120 year history. Parvati’s research interests focus on the ways in which the mobility, of individuals, goods and...

Contemporary student geographies: inequalities, injustices, and agency

RGS-IBG Annual International Conference 2023 RGS & Imperial College, South Kensington, London

Exact timing to be confirmed Convenors: Matej Blazek (Newcastle University; matej.blazek@ncl.ac.uk) John McKendrick (Glasgow Caledonian University; j.mckendrick@gcu.ac.uk) Without having fully recovered from Covid-19 disruptions, university education is being enveloped in a confluence of emergent crises, among others: (i) cost-of-living struggles, unaffordability of studies, and increasing debts that plunge students into poverty, (ii) colonial legacy and...

Can we create a flourishing higher education environment that supports student and staff wellbeing?

RGS-IBG Annual International Conference 2023 RGS & Imperial College, South Kensington, London

Exact timing to be confirmed Convenors: Jennifer Hill (University of Gloucestershire) and Harry West (UWE Bristol) It is widely recognised that higher education environments across the globe are becoming increasingly marketised. This has placed great pressure on students and staff within the sector. A survey carried out by the UK National Union of Students in...

Climate changed geographies and education for a better tomorrow?: Possibilities, politics and perspectives

RGS-IBG Annual International Conference 2023 RGS & Imperial College, South Kensington, London

Exact timing to be confirmed Convenors: Dr Lauren Hammond, Lecturer in Teacher education (University of Edinburgh) Nicola Walshe, Professor of Education and Pro-Director (IOE, UCL’s Faculty of Education and Society) Grace Healy, Honorary Research Fellow (University of Oxford) and Education Director (Secondary) (David Ross Education Trust), Dr Victor Salinas-Silva (Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso, Chile)...