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Maryiam Haroon speaks about the RSA Winter Conference

New video on YouTube - Maryiam Haroon describes her work in Pakistan and how attending the RSA Winter Conference has helped her extend her network.

RSA supports the Leeds PAC Spring Conference 2018

Leadership in cities and city regions and combined authorities is a topic which the PAC and RSA have been paying particular attention to in recent years.  Consensus building, increasing flexibilities for local government, new forms of finance and increasing resources for delivery of new programmes will all be key topics of this upcoming conference.

RSA proud to be working again with European Commission’s Joint Research Centre at the 2018 SMARTER Conference

We are pleased to be once again working with Carlo Gianelle for the new SMARTER Conference in 2018. We have a new online video here where Carlo discusses his experiences of being involved with Smart Specialisation in 2016.

The Head of the European Commission’s Joint Research Centre, Alessandro Rainoldi discusses the work of the Smart Specialisation Conference 2016

Daniela Carl interviews Alessandro Rainoldi at the Smart Specialisation Conference, Seville 2016

Invitations for applications for Special Sessions - 2018 Regional Studies Association Annual Conference, Lugano

A World of Flows - Labour Mobility, Capital and Knowledge in an Age of Global Reversal and Regional Revival

3rd - 6th June 2018, Università della Svizzera Italiana, Lugano, Switzerland

Abstract deadline fast approaching - Regional Studies Association Global Conference in China 2018

RSA Global Conference, China 2018 - Regional Governance, Industrial Restructuring and Sustainable Development

  • Abstract deadline - 28th February 2018
  • Special Session proposal deadline: 14th February 2018

New Area Development and Policy open access article available online

New article in Area Development and Policy: African dreams: locating urban infrastructure in the 2030 sustainable developmental agenda.

How an RSA grant can help early career researchers - Interview with Pierre-Alexandre Balland

Pierre-Alexandre Balland, Assistant Professor of Economic Geography at Utrecht University tell us about the benefits of the RSA Early Career Grant

Early Career Grant Winner 2017: Thomas Skuzinski

Thomas Skuzinski, Virginia Tech, USA was one of our 2017 recievers of an RSA Early Career Grant award. 

2018 Policy Expo Theme 1 - The role of Higher Education Institutions in regional development

Today, the diverse pressures on universities are creating many tensions and contradictions which are difficult to resolve, with stakeholders having different expectations that often pull in contrary directions. The Association has launched the 2018 policy research initiative with the role of Higher Education Institutions in regional development as one of the themes for this year's policy expo.

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