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Devolution to English cities is not sustainable without greater transparency and legitimacy in decision making.

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This is a guest post by Dr Sarah Ayres, Chair of the Political Studies Research Commission, Regional Studies Association Board Member and Reader in Public Policy and Governance at the University of Bristol. The post presents in shord the findings and recommendations of the project Examining the role of ‘informal governance’ on devolution to England’s cities. Follow the link for […]

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Mentoring and support on a PhD studentship

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An interview with the current ESRC White Rose DTC Collaborative PhD research student Michael Taster is a current PhD research student in the Department of Urban Studies and Planning at the University of Sheffield. He is the current recipient of the ESRC White Rose DTC Collaborative PhD Studentship from the University of Sheffield co-sponsored by […]

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Housing the Knowledge Economy in China: An Examination of Housing Provision in Support of Science Parks (Forthcoming article in Urban Studies)

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This is a guest post by Julie Tian Miao, the RSA’s Early Career Representative. Julie Miao is a Lecturer in Urban Planning and Development at Glasgow University, and Glasgow-Nankai Postgraduate School in China.  The paper I am summarising today reports the first stage findings from my Regional Studies Association (RSA) Early Career Grant [November 2013 round], […]

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From proposal to published paper: the mentored route to a publication in Regional Studies, Regional Science

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This is a guest post by RSA Student Representative, Eduardo Oliveira. He is a Ph.D. Candidate in strategic spatial planning & place branding at the Department of Spatial Planning, University of Groningen, the Netherlands. I am quite sure that the readers of this blog and my fellow colleagues are aware of the myriad of publications […]

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Call for papers – RSA workshop on the EU Cohesion Policy: Focus on The Territorial Dimension

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WORKSHOP FOCUS In just 24 years (1989-2013), the EU Cohesion Policy has shifted its main strategic intervention goals several times. In short, while in earlier times a stronger focus was put on (i) improving human capital; (ii) supporting companies; and (iii) building and modernizing physical infrastructures, the present development paradigm, expressed in the Europe 2020 […]

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Last chance: submit your abstract for China Conference 2015

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Between 25 and 27 November, 2015 the RSA Conference in China will take place in Hangzhou, China. The conference is built around “Harmonious Development, Common Prosperity and the Transformation of Cities and Regions”. As part of the conference you are invited to submit papers covering a variety of issues including: International co-operation, infrastructure investment, finance and […]

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RSA takes Energy Recovery very seriously: Newhaven facility site visit

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On Wednesday 3rd September, the RSA Staff team visited the local Energy Recovery Facility in Newhaven. As part of their annual “Wonder Day”, the ERF Newhaven organises tour, an opportunity that the team did not miss. This tour was the first of a series of local visits aimed at discovering the variety of Seaford’s local […]

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Advices for Early Career Researchers

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The recent Regional Studies Association European Conference in Izmir, Turkey was a great success. The conference also hosted an Early Career Session. During this session, Professor Margareta Dahlstrōm, one of the panelists kindly responded to the questions of the participants. The groups consisting of PhD candidates and early career researchers were vividly involved into discussing […]

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Regional Studies Journal – Executive Editor – Job Opportunity

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Dear friends and colleagues, We want to let you know that the role of Executive Editor for the Regional Studies Associations‘ flagship journal Regional Studies is vacant. If you are interested, you could be our new Executive Editor. For details see the advert below. Regional Studies Journal Executive Editor The post is for 3 or […]

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The Early Career Section of RSRS: some thoughts on submission of proposals

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Issue 4(2) of Regional Insights marked the end of a 4-year long successful history of publication of short articles from Early Career scholars. As in the myth of the Phoenix, that was actually not an end, but rather the beginning of a new ambitious project, since the magazine is now being substituted for a dedicated […]

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Regional Studies 48 (1) – New Times, Shifting Places – marks the handover of Regional Studies to a new editorial team

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Regional Studies 48 (1) – New Times, Shifting Places – marks the handover of Regional Studies to a new editorial team. Regional Studies performs a unique role in the integrated analysis of cities and regions, reflected in its growing popularity and status as the flagship journal for people studying regions.  The circumstances for regional research […]

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The RSA in 2014 – forthcoming events

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2014 announces itself to be a busy and exciting year for us, here at the RSA. Aside from all the exciting projects our members are working on, there is a whole set of events that have been announced and already confirmed for this year. If you want to register and/or submit an abstract, here you […]

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Visualising the EU Budget

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Some Euro mapping today, from the wonderful web pages of Ben Hennig, author of the Views of the World blog at the University of Sheffield. Ben recently looked at the financial state of the European Union in a series of maps and his latest blog goes one better – it visualises the EU budget with […]

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RSA Research Networks

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Happy New Year!

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in the USA.

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All About Elizabeth…

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That’s all from Elizabeth today. Be sure to say hello (or Guten Tag / ¿qué tal?) next time you see Elizabeth at an RSA event. There will be more from the RSA staff team in future…

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Regional Studies at UCLA

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All About Auréliane…

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Look out for more in the ‘All About’ series in future blog posts. Thanks again to Auréliane for taking part!

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Thanks Newcastle! … Up next? Delft and Beijing!

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Another successful RSA Annual Conference is behind us. A special thanks goes out to Newcastle University and the city of Newcastle-upon-Tyne for being such great hosts!

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Newcastle Science Central

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The RSA – on Facebook

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Sometimes even the RSA is grounded!

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Looking back to 1965…

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at the University of Manchester since his research project is all about the origins of the RSA.

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