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Response to the ESRC consultation “Informing the future strategic direction of the Economic and Social Research Council”

Response to the ESRC consultation “Informing the future strategic direction of the Economic and Social Research Council” on behalf of the Regional Studies Association.

New PhD studentship to begin in October 2014 - University of St Andrews

The Scottish branch of the Regional Studies Association are keen to highlight a new PhD studentship to begin in October 2014 at the University of St Andrews.  

Response to the Independent Review of the Role of Metrics in Research Assessment

The RSA responded to the call for evidence by the hefce independent review of the role of metrics in research assessment. Our observations apply to the social sciences generally and more specifically to cross-disciplinary research across regional and urban studies.

Vacancy: Regional Studies Journal Executive Editor

The Regional Studies Association seeks an Executive Editor or equivalent to provide academic and administrative support to the Editor in Chief (EiC), Regional Studies.

RSA Nathaniel Lichfield Award & Routledge RSA Award for Early Career Excellence - Call for Nomination

Nominations are being sought for the Nathaniel Lichfield Award and for the Routledge RSA Award for Early Career Excellence in regional studies and related fields. The Award ceremony will take place during the 2014 President’s Event on 27th November 2014 in London, UK.

Information about Newcastle City Futures: People, Place, Change

We would like to inform you of an initiative organized in May and June by the Institute for Social Renewal of the Newcastle University and the School of Architecture Planning & Landscape. Newcastle City Futures: People, Place, Change is a high profile, multi-media exhibition which features evocative imagery of Newcastle's built heritage from the past, present and future.

Eduardo Oliveira appointed new Student Representative of the RSA

We have the pleasure to announce that Eduardo Oliveira has been officially appointed Student Representative of the Regional Studies Association for a 3 years term period. We also would like to thank Julie Tian Miao for her dedication and her very much appreciated work during her tenure as Student Representative (2011-2014).

Queen’s award for former RSA Chair

Professor Mark Hart, Aston Business School, UK and former RSA Chair (Feb 1994 - November 1997) has been awarded a Queen's Award for Enterprise Promotion in today's birthday honours. Professor Andrew Beer, Chair of the RSA and Sally Hardy congratulates Professor Mark Hart for his accomplishment.

OPEN DAYS 2014 University Master Class on EU Cohesion Policy announced

The RSA is proud to announce the OPEN DAYS 2014 University Master Class (ODU-MC) on EU Cohesion Policy will take place next October (6th to 8th) in Brussels. Discover the objective, the organisation, the programme and the procedure to be part of this exciting event. 

The RSA supports the Lecture Series “The Evolution of Planning Thought”

The RSA will support the Lecture Series "The Evolution of Planning Thought" next 19th, 21st and 23th May at the Vienna University of Technology.

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