Expedition Handbook

The Expedition Handbook is full of practical information and advice for anyone planning field research or expeditions.

Expedition Medical Cell

The Expedition Medical Cell of RGS-IBG was established in 1996. Its initial remit was to provide medical advice to the Society's field research programmes and, through teaching and research, to reduce the hazards of participating in an expedition or travelling in remote areas.

Taking a gap year

This toolkit is designed to help you in the process of planning your gap year and your travels.

Funding an Expedition

Fundraising can be one of the most challenging elements to planning your expedition. The RGS-IBG offer a number of resources to help you secure the finances to make your field project a success.

GIS manual for expeditions

GISci can be an invaluable tool within field research. This manual provides details of fieldwork techniques, from compass surveying to GPS locating, helping you to make use of GISci within your research.

Expedition Medicine Manual

A comprehensive pocket guide to expedition medicine, with practical advice for use in remote environments, and links and references to further information.