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Ask the Geographer Royal Geographical Society (with IBG) Schools

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    • 4.5 • 32 Ratings

Our award-winning podcasts bring the latest in geographical research to your classroom from a host of experts. The experts involved present their own opinions, which should not be interpreted as the Society's point of view.

    Population Change in Britain Since C19th with Professor Alice Reid

    Population Change in Britain Since C19th with Professor Alice Reid

    Professor Alice Reid is a historical demographer, working on fertility, mortality and health in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. She joins us to talk about reasons why these factors affected changes in population in the UK at this time.

    • 30 min
    Maps of Ukraine

    Maps of Ukraine

    An interesting insight into the role maps have on understanding a sense of place. Speaking to Dr Katie Parker at the Royal Geographical Society (with IBG) who explores ten maps of Ukraine from the 1800s to present day and reveals what they show and why.

    • 25 min
    Saving our seas with Sally Earthrowl

    Saving our seas with Sally Earthrowl

    Sally Earthrowl is a British geographer and educator who has a wealth of experience in exploring our seas and oceans.

    In this podcast she delves into her exploration of the seas that was ignited by seeing plastic pollution in Bali. This led her to investigate the great ocean garbage patches with eXXpedition then, later, monitoring the impacts of climate change in the Arctic with Barba Boat.

    Sally ends this podcast by positively reflecting on ways we can all can play our part in reducing the environmental impact on our seas for a sustainable future.

    • 26 min
    Geopolitics and new perspectives on Arctic governance with Dr Ingrid Medby

    Geopolitics and new perspectives on Arctic governance with Dr Ingrid Medby

    Geopolitics and new perspectives on Arctic governance with Dr Ingrid Medby by Royal Geographical Society (with IBG) Schools

    • 19 min
    Flight of The Osprey with Sacha Dench aka the human swan

    Flight of The Osprey with Sacha Dench aka the human swan

    Flight of The Osprey with Sacha Dench aka the human swan by Royal Geographical Society (with IBG) Schools

    • 22 min
    The Priestley Centre's 'Ask a Climate Researcher' series

    The Priestley Centre's 'Ask a Climate Researcher' series

    In this episode we join forces with The Priestley Centre at the University of Leeds to discuss their YouTube series ‘Ask a Climate Researcher’ and the art of science communication more broadly. You can get involved using the hashtag #AskAClimateResearcher, via The Priestley Centre website.

    • 30 min

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