Monthly Archives: January 2016

Europe’s Migration Crisis?

UK Border, Terminal 4, London Heathrow

On 22 March 2016, the RGS-IBG will hold the latest in its series of ’21st Century Challenges: Policy Forum’ discussions, considering the major environmental, social and economic challenges facing the United Kingdom now and over coming decades. The Policy Forum event will be complemented by a discussion meeting aimed at a public audience, on ‘Integrated Britain’ (15 March). Professional interest

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Science Minister won’t be drawn on the consequences of a ‘Brexit’

Jo Johnson MP, Minister for Universities and Science, was lavish in his praise of the achievements of the science and engineering community in the UK at the 30th anniversary Campaign for Science and Engineering (CaSE) lecture last night. Yet he was far less forthcoming about the impact of a potential ‘Brexit’ on the continuing success of this endeavour, despite a

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Bridging the Gap Between Evidence and Policy

The 21st Century Challenges: Policy Forum aims to bridge the gap between evidence and policy, brokering relationships and the exchange of knowledge between different audiences: primarily geographers and policy-makers. How can organisations such as the Royal Geographical Society (with IBG), other professional and learned societies, bodies and individuals seeking to inform policy with the best available evidence do so most

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