RGS Award 2020

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Photo: RGS press service
Photo: RGS press service

Acceptance of applications for the Award of the Russian Geographical Society 2020 opened on February 17. Participants are welcome to apply on our website by filling out a special form. Applications will be accepted until June 1, 2020 inclusive.

The RGS Award is a prestigious award in the field of national geography, ecology, preservation and popularization of the natural, historical and cultural heritage of Russia, as well as support of popularizers of geographical science and education. It was established in 2014. The award is held once every two years and has an international status.

The award is handed for successfully implemented projects: the results of scientific research, outstanding expeditions, innovative ideas in the field of education and enlightenment, popular science films, television, and publishing projects on geography, nature conservation, ethnography, history and culture of Russia.

An individual or organization from any country of the world can apply for the Award, provided that the project is dedicated to Russia.

For more details about the stages of the Award conduction, the procedure for filing applications, the principles for evaluating applications, please, see the AWARD 2020 CONCEPT

There are eight categories of the Award in 2020.

Categories of the RGS Award 2020:

1. The best scientific project. Results of research projects in the field of geography and related sciences.

2. The best historical and cultural project. The results of projects in the field of archeology, ethnography and related sciences aimed at the study, restoration, preservation and popularization of historical and cultural monuments.

3. The best educational project in the field of geography. The results of educational and enlightenment projects in the field of geography and related sciences.

4. The best expedition to Russia. Results of field research, including underwater, in the field of geography and related sciences.

5. The best environmental project. The results of projects aimed at the study, restoration and conservation of the environment and biological diversity, as well as the promotion of the sustainable use of natural resources.

6. The best media project. Popular science and documentary films, television, Internet and radio projects, print publications in the field of geography and related sciences.

7. The best youth project. The results of scientific, expeditionary, environmental, educational and enlightenment projects in the field of geography and related sciences, the leaders and / or participants of which are persons aged 14 to 35 years.

8. The best tourism project. Project results on the development of domestic and inbound tourism in Russia, including projects in the field of ecological, active, cultural and educational leisure, such as: tourist routes, tourist and recreational complexes, events, large-scale tourist attractions, guidebooks and more

Applications are accepted from February 17 to June 1, 2020.


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Results of the RGS Award 2018