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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.

In memory of Prof. Dr. Peter Meusburger

It is with deepest sadness that we have heard about the passing of Professor Peter Meusburger. 

New RSA Blog Editor

The RSA is happy to announce the appointment of the new RSA Blog Editor - Joshua Barrett.

The RSA Latin America Division has a new Board and a new Chair

The new Latin America Division Chair, Miguel Atienza, is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Economics at the Universidad Católica del Norte, in Antofagasta, Chile.

Territory, Politics, Governance, Volume 6, Issue 1 is now online

Territory, Politics, Governance, Volume 6, Issue 1, February 2018 is now available online on Regional Studies Association Portal.

New Early Career representative appointed to the RSA Board

We are pleased to announce and welcome our new Early Career representative Camilla Chlebna to the RSA Board. 

Policy Expo 2018 themes

The Association has launched a new policy research initiative worth £15,000 to successful teams aiming to connect their work and wider communities to societal questions and policy needs. These Expos will investigate how the communities of regional studies, regional science, urban studies and related fields can respond to new societal challenges and opportunities.

Harvesting ideas from #EURegionsWeek 2017

Drawing on findings submitted by convenors from selected workshops, organized by different institutions, on different but related topics this paper provides an overview of the key issues and conclusions of the workshop debates for the future of Cohesion Policy.

Season’s greetings from the RSA

Letter from Mark Tewdwr-Jones, Chair of the RSA.

Dates for your 2018 Diary

As 2017 is coming to a close, we would like to remind you of some dates for your diaries. 

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