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News Categories: Announcement

Regional Leadership Award for Practice and Policy - Statistics Poland

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We are happy to announce that the RSA Regional Leadership Award for Practice and Policy goes to Statistics Poland “We would like to thank for appreciating the work of Statistics Poland. It is our great pleasure to accept the Regional Leadership Award for Practice and Policy.” This award is a recognition of  individuals or organisations […]

Call for a Digital Editor for AREA DEVELOPMENT AND POLICY

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The Regional Studies Association seeks to appoint a Digital Editor to its journal, Area Development and Policy. Digital Editor (one position available) This is a new role to develop the journal’s digital and social media presence. It is expected that the Digital Editor will manage the journal’s social media accounts and strategy to best disseminate […]

Call for an Early Career Editor for AREA DEVELOPMENT AND POLICY

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The Regional Studies Association seeks to appoint an Early Career Editor to its journal, Area Development and Policy. Early Career Editor (one position available) The appointment of the Early Career Editor is open to candidates within five years of the date on their PhD certificate on 1st November 2021. The Early Career Editor will join […]

Sir Peter Hall Award goes to Jamie Peck

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We are honoured to announce that the Sir Peter Hall Award for Contribution to the Field goes to Jamie Peck, University of British Columbia & Western Sydney University “I am truly honoured to receive this award, in the name of Sir Peter Hall, from the Regional Studies Association.  The RSA has been an important part […]

Call for an RSA Early Career Board Representative

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Regional Studies Association Early Career Representative Board Position Available from 1st December 2021  An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic Early Career Researcher to join the Board of the Regional Studies Association. The RSA is an established global Association. For more information on the RSA, please go to www.regionalstudies.org. A place on the Board will […]

RSA Research Network on Infrastructural Regionalism (NOIR): Infrastructural times - Exploring the temporalities of urban and regional infrastructure

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About NOIR The Regional Studies Association Research Network on Infrastructural Regionalism (NOIR) is a network of scholars engaging in research at the intersection of infrastructure and regional studies. Infrastructural regionalism focuses on those infrastructures that have relevance beyond the local. Analyzing regions through infrastructure provides a novel perspective on the regional question as investment and […]

2021 RSA & RSA Europe Opportunities and Support for Students and Early Career Researchers

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The RSA is committed to supporting students and early career researchers via career development training and opportunities, knowledge exchange, webinars, publications and micro grant funding. Below are some of the many initiatives that we offer to develop students and early career researchers’ careers, influence and research. To  stay up to date with RSA and RSA […]

#CPnet Theoretical reflections on EU Cohesion Policy

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Theoretical reflections on EU Cohesion Policy a webinar organised by the Regional Studies Association’s Research Network on EU Cohesion Policy #CPnet The event report by: Ida Musiałkowska, Associate Professor and Head of Department of European Studies at Poznań University of Economics and Business (Poland). RSA Ambassador to Poland, https://www.regionalstudies.org/people/ida-musialkowska/ Julia Walczyk, Master’s student (2020/2021) of […]

#RinR21 Festival Highlights & Recordings

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#RinR21 Festival Highlights & Recordings  Last week saw the end of the 2021 Regions in Recovery Festival (#RinR21). The Festival ran over 2.5 weeks, featured 458 papers, 124 sessions including 10 well-being sessions. The Festival was delivered in partnership with a number of societies and research-led networks and brought together the global regional studies and […]

Meet the RSA Journal Editors

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In these two “Meet the Editors” sessions during the #RinR21, editors introduced the journals and discussed the current best practices in academic publishing. These sessions provided an opportunity to interact and engage with journal editors to learn more about the specific journal and its publishing options. You may watch the recordings here: Meet the RSA […]

Regions in Recovery – Opening Address by the RSA Chair

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We are delighted to be able to present the Opening Address by our Chair, Jessie Poon, heralding the start of the Regions in Recovery Global eFestival

Regions in Recovery – register now for free and join over 900 other delegates

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Regions in Recovery – register now for free and join over 900 other delegates I am writing to personally alert you to the Association’s forthcoming Regions in Recovery Global E-Festival. This starts next week and runs from 2nd to 18th June 2021. This special event is being run between 14 partner organisations and brings together […]

RinR21 Reporters

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RinR21 Reporters A very warm welcome to our #RinR21 reporters who will share their insights and experiences throughout #RinR21. Please feel free to link up to learn more about their work and the Festival. Ghinwa Moujaes is doing a PhD in Local Development and International Cooperation at INGENIO in Valencia, Spain. Lucas Arantes Garcia is […]

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FeRSA Winner 2020: Will Eadson

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Our 2020 Fellowship Research Grant (FeRSA) was awarded to Will Eadson, Sheffield Hallam University, UK for the following project: Older industrial towns at the frontier of new energy economies Transformation of energy systems in response to decarbonisation pressures is gathering pace. Moving from fossil-fuelled to renewable energy production involves shifts in energy production technologies, resource […]

Early Career Grant Winners 2020: Emma Colven, Moritz Breul and Ersilia Verlinghieri

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We are pleased to announce that the following members of the Regional Studies Association have been awarded an RSA Early Career Grant of £10,000: Emma Colven, University of Oklahoma, USA Speculating on Jakarta’s Future: Real Estate and Water Crisis in Jakarta The aim of this project is to understand the role of speculative urban development […]

MeRSA Winners 2020: Christophe Sohn, Maria Siranova and Simón Sánchez-Moral

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We are pleased to announce the winners of our 2020 Membership Research Grant Scheme (MeRSA) and we are looking forward to working with them. Please read more about their projects below. Christophe Sohn, Luxembourg Institute of Socio-Economic Research (LISER), Luxembourg Borders reloaded! The impact of rebordering dynamics on European cross-border regionalism The overall aim of […]

#RinR21 Photo Wall (with prizes)

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Where are you joining us from? #RinR21Photo Let us know where you are joining us from during #RinR21 by posting photo of your home town, city or region. Post your photos on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram or LinkedIn with the hashtag #RinR21Photo for the chance to win an RSA book and feature on our website. Post […]

Call for Book Review/Regular Editor and Early Career Editor for REGIONAL STUDIES

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The Regional Studies Association seeks to appoint one combined Book Review/Regular Editor and one Early Career Editor to its flagship journal, Regional Studies. Book Review/Regular Editor (one position available) This is a combined role. As a Book Review Editor, the successful candidate will manage the commissioning, review and acceptance process for book reviews submitted to […]

Call for Early Career Editor for TERRITORY, POLITICS, GOVERNANCE

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The Regional Studies Association seeks to appoint one Early Career Editor to the journal, Territory, Politics, Governance. Early Career Editor (one position available) The appointment of the Early Career Editor is open to candidates within five years of the date on their PhD certificate on 31st August 2021. The Early Career Editor will join the […]

Call for Early Career Editor for SPATIAL ECONOMIC ANALYSIS

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The Regional Studies Association and Regional Science Association International – British and Irish Section seek to appoint an Early Career Editor to the journal, Spatial Economic Analysis. Early Career Editor (one position available) The appointment of the Early Career Editor is open to candidates within five years of the date on their PhD certificate on […]

Planning in a Pandemic

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Planning in a Pandemic In February 1994, as newly elected Chair of the RSA Board, Professor Mark Hart (Aston University) introduced the principle of development planning. Since then, the Association has had six Development Plans. These documents are important to us. They set the direction of travel for both the Board and importantly for the […]

Welcome to Paula Prenzel, the newest member of the RSA Research Committee

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Welcome to Paula Prenzel, the newest member of the RSA Research Committee   Paula Prenzel is Assistant Professor of Regional Development at the University of Greifswald, Germany and leads a junior research group on the role of population structure in local economic development. She is particularly interested in how changes in population size and composition […]

Accommodating Connected and Autonomous Vehicles – Call for Evidence

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We are pleased to launch our global Call for Evidence (CfE) as part of our Regional Studies Association Policy Expo. With technological advances and regulatory changes paving the way for the potential widespread introduction of Connected and Autonomous Vehicles (C/AVs) into the built environment, there are new challenges and opportunities being faced by national, regional […]

Putting Universities in their Place: An evidence based approach to understanding the contribution of higher education to local and regional development

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We are happy to present our fifth publication in the Regional Studies Policy Impact Books Series – Putting Universities in their Place: An evidence based approach to understanding the contribution of higher education to local and regional development. Authors:  Louise Kempton is Senior Research Associate at the Centre for Urban and Regional Development Studies (CURDS), […]

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