Four engaging keynote talks from CIG 2021, delivered by world-class researchers on physical, human, and interdisciplinary geographical approaches to topical questions of academic, public, and policy-making interest are now available online. The conference attracted 240 attendees to 50 sessions, with 170 presentations delivered on diverse topics. It was the first CIG be held online. For more on the conference and to listen to the keynote talks see here. The 53rd CIG will take place from 12th to 14th May 2022 and will be hosted by Mary Immaculate College, Limerick. For more see here
The value of Junior Cycle Geography and the importance of promoting Geography in our schools will be the focus of an upcoming online discussion, organised by The Junior Cycle for Teachers (JCT) Geography Team. Speakers at the event include Professor John Sweeney (Maynooth University) who is a specialist in Climate Change research, along with architect environmentalist and broadcaster, Duncan Stewart and senior meteorologist at Met Éireann, Evelyn Cusack. The session will be chaired by the JCT Geography Team and Dr Susan Pike (Dublin City University). The event will take place on Thursday Oct 21st at 7pm. To register click here
GeoWeek (Geography Awareness Week) takes place on the third week in November each year. The purpose of GeoWeek is to highlight the importance of geographical knowledge for understanding the world around us and addressing contemporary social, political and environmental issues. We encourage geographers of all ages from across island to share their GeoWeek activities on social media using @geogsocire and #GeoWeek2021 or by emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org
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