As part of the Research Group’s 50th Anniversary Celebrations we have run a design competition with a partner school in Swansea. Young people were tasked to design an image that they felt best represents ‘Population Geography’ The competition had a panel of judges, with the final winner being chosen by two artists, Pernille Spence and Sarah … More Population Geography Image Competition
THE RGS-IBG Annual Conference takes place in two weeks time and the Population Geography Research Group are pleased to be sponsoring seven sessions. These sessions cover a wide range of issues, as well as a session that will be reflecting on some of the research group’s recent activities. Full details of the sessions can be … More RGS-IBG Annual Conference 2021
In our latest blog, Nicholas Allo, CEO at The Visual Earth Group, shares thoughts on whether and how release of Census 2021 data may provide opportunities for detections and interventions in reverse gentrification. Every ten years, the Office of National Statistics (ONS) redoes its count of the British populace during a census. During this exercise, … More Census 2021 and reverse gentrification in collection areas: early detection and intervention
Read here to find out more about the 2021 Joanna Stillwell prize winner for best UK undergraduate dissertation in Population Geography. … More A prize winning dissertation!
“None of us stands alone in the work we do… and the vibrancy of the group gives me great hope for the future of population geography” … More Mapping the big population geography issues
How did a sexist advert inadvertently expose the gendered impact of the COVID-19 pandemic? … More UK Government’s withdrawn ‘sexist’ advert hits a little too close to home
Introducing the EVENSurvey. … More Introducing EVENS
I believe more can be done to incorporate a critical engagement with the population which population geography studies. And I think this can be achieved by recognising the importance of discourse within population geography itself, and the discourses which it produces. … More Discussing Discourse in Population Geography
In the last of our blogs for Census week, Edward Morgan, Head of Census Analysis Coordination at the Office for National Statistics shares, what next? My only regret from filling out my census form this week was the absence of any celebratory music following a click of the submit button. On reflection, a casual ‘thanks’ … More So you’ve submitted your census form – what next?
In the next of our blog posts for Census week, we showcase recent research undertaken using Census data to explore the remarkable growth and stability of multi-ethnic neighbourhoods in England, by Dr Gemma Catney, Professor Richard Wright, and Professor Mark Ellis. The original article, posted in Geography Directions, can be accessed here. You can also … More The value of the Census: what can the data tell us?