IGU’s overall objective is to be a truly global organisation. According to its strategy document 2015 to 2022, one of the current Executive Committee’s goals is to achieve increased involvement of new country members and the improvement of cooperation with geographers in particular from Africa, Latin America and other regions not yet fully participating […]
The IGU Regional Conference, hosted by the Russian Geographical Society and being held at the Lomonosov Moscow State University (pictured) is underway. Delegates from all over the world have descended on the campus for regular programme of scientific papers, in addition to which there are eight thematic lectures, eight keynote addresses, special days for schoolteachers, a youth […]
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IGU Planet and Humanity Medal
The IGU Planet and Humanity Medal was created to honour individuals (not necessarily geographers) who have made outstanding contributions to environmental issues.
Nominations for the award of The IGU Planet and Humanity Medal in 2016, to be announced and presented at the 2016 IGU Congress, must be made on the form […]
Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor/Professor – Centre for Geography and Environmental Science
Job No. 535404
Faculty / Portfolio: Faculty of Arts, School of Social Sciences
Location: Clayton campus
Employment Type: Full-time
Duration: Continuing appointment
$123,787 – $142,735 pa Level C /
$149,054 – $164,205 pa Level D /
$192,001 pa Level E
(includes 17% employer superannuation)
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Where international collaboration […]
Among the more than 6000 now known to have perished in the Nepal earthquake was Professor Matthias Kuhle, the world renowned glacial geomorphologist from the University of Göttingen. Kuhle was accompanying a party of students on a field excursion at the time of his death. The students themselves were unharmed but traumatised and have returned […]
At the most recent meeting of the IGU Executive Committee, which was held in Cape Town in December 2015, the draft IGU Strategy document was approved. The strategy deals with the way forward for the International Geographical Union and highlights its tasks and priorities leading up to the IGU centennial General Assembly in 2022.
Les Trophées Femmes en Or récompensent tous les ans des personnalités féminines qui se sont illustrées dans différentes disciplines telles que l’Art, la musique, le sport, le monde de l’entreprise… Et l’innovation.
Elle est la spécialiste de la géographie urbaine. Denise Pumain, 68 ans, s’est vue honorée du Trophée de la femme d’innovation, à l’occasion […]
The 2015 EUROGEO Annual Meeting and Conference will be organised in conjunction with and hosted by the Turkish Association of Geographers (TAG), in Ankara on 21-22 May 2015. An optional field excursion to Cappadocia will take place all day on 23 May 2015. – See more at: http://www.eurogeography.eu/2015-meeting-and-conference/#sthash.ypEA4G02.dpuf
Call for abstracts
We invite contributors from all areas of the […]
UNESCO commissioned Past IGU Water Sustainability Commission Chair Emeritus Professor Tony Jones (UK) and Steering Committee member Professor Frank Winde (South Africa) to undertake an evaluation of the seventh phase of the IHP, which ran from 2008 to the end of 2013.
The IHP has become a major force in improving water resources management globally, […]