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Want to do an RSA sponsored PhD at Sheffield University?

RSA is co-sponsoring, with the ESRC (Economic and Social Research Council), a PhD investigating the relationship between academic research, policy impact and different publishing models. Deadline for applications: 19th June 2015.

Spatially Rebalancing the UK Economy: The Need for a New Policy Model

Spatially Rebalancing the UK Economy: The Need for a New Policy Model

Call for Papers: Regional Studies’ sections ‘Policy Debates’ & ‘Urban and Regional Horizons’

Regional Studies is seeking submissions for its sections "Urban and Regional Horizons Section" and "Policy Debates Section".

The Business of People - live today

The Business of People: The Significance of Social Science over the Next Decade is published on February 24 by SAGE, its principal sponsor. It has been produced with the support of SAGE, Joseph Rowntree Foundation, British Sociological Association, Regional Studies Association, British Psychological Society, Nuffield Foundation and Royal Statistical Society.

Call for Editor in Chief - Spatial Economic Analysis

The Regional Studies Association, in conjunction with the Regional Science Association International, British and Irish Section publish the journal – Spatial Economic Analysis. We are seeking a new Editor In Chief, as Professor Bernard Fingleton, current Editor in Chief of the TPG will soon retire from his role.

New research funding schemes announced

We are pleased to announce that as part of the Regional Studies Association‘s 50th anniversary new funding schemes and increased funding for Research Networks have been agreed. By offering these, the Association is seeking to raise the profile of regional research and its contribution if appropriate, to policy and practice.

Dr. Heather Stephens joins RSRS Editorial Team

We are pleased to announce the appointment of a North American Editor to the Editorial Team of Regional Studies, Regional Science, the Open Access journal of the Regional Studies Association.

Report on the Second EU Cohesion Policy Conference

Report on the Conference ‘Challenges for the new Cohesion policy in 2014-20’ organised on 4-6 February 2015 in Riga, Latvia.

New Early Career Editor for Regional Studies

We are very pleased to announce the appointment of Dr Ernest Miguelez, Researcher at the CNRS & GREThA-Université de Bordeaux, France as the new Early Career Editor of Regional Studies.

Celebrating 10 years of Spatial Economic Analysis

To mark the publication of the 10th volume of Spatial Economic Analysis, Editor Bernard Fingleton has selected a range of articles which have made substantive contributions; highlighting the Journal’s role as a source of innovation and excellence in spatial econometrics, economic geography and regional science.

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