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Forthcoming Deadlines for RSA Research Grant Schemes and Awards

The deadlines for RSA Research Grant Schemes and Awards are approaching. See this post for more details.

Industrial Strategy Green Paper: Regional Studies Association Response

We are pleased to submit this response to the Industrial Strategy consultation on behalf of the Association’s Board. 

The RSA at the AAG 2017- Meet us in Boston

As in previous years, the RSA will have again a strong presence at the AAG with annual lectures for our journals (Regional Studies; Area Development and Policy; and Territory, Governance, Politics), 14 Economic Geography sessions, sessions organised by the RSA Research Network on Finance Geography (held at MIT), several sessions organised by RSA members and an exhibition stand which is part of the Routledge stand (#100). So see you in Boston! 

Regional Studies - March issue

The March issue of Regional Studies is available. 

Two RSA Board positions available: Student Representative and Early Career Representative

Two exciting opportunities have arisen for an enthusiastic PhD student and an Early Career researcher to join the Regional Studies Association Board.

Leave-voters will feel a greater economic brunt from Brexit

Regions that voted to leave the European Union (EU) are more likely to feel the detrimental impact on their economic development from Brexit as they have a stronger reliance on EU markets, a new study in Regional Studies finds. Regional Studies is published by Taylor & Francis Group and co-published by the Regional Studies Association.

New Chair of RSA Ireland Section (RSAIR)

At the recent AGM of the Irish Section of the Regional Studies Association Justin Doran was elected to the role of Chairperson.

2017 European Week of Regions and Cities Master Class- Registration open

As part of the 15th European Week of Regions and Cities (EWRC), the biggest event world-wide on regional and urban development, the Master Class on EU Cohesion Policy will be held for PhD students and early-career researchers for the fifth time between 8 and 12 October 2017.

Major success for previous RSA Early Career Grant holder

Dr Dieter F. Kogler, University College Dublin, Ireland - a previous RSA Early Career Grant holder - has been awarded €1.5 million European Research Council Funding. 

Student Representatives for the RSA China Division appointed

We have the pleasure to announce that Ms Xia Xinming, Ms Ruiyao Xu and Mr Liu Haimeng have been appointed Student Representatives of the RSA China Division. 

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