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The Death of Local Democracy, Oxfordshire-style

Dave Valler is Reader in Planning, School of the Built Environment at Oxford Brookes, and Chair of the RSA London and South East Branch. His research interests range across local and regional economic development, urban theory and politics, sub-national governance and policy, and science/hi-tech spaces. He has recently published research specifically on theoretical and practical […]

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Lecturer in Human Geography - Grade 8, University of Liverpool, UK

University of Liverpool – Faculty of Science and Engineering: School of Environmental Sciences: Geography and Planning Location: Liverpool Salary: £41,526 to £52,560 p.a. Hours: Full Time Contract Type: Permanent Placed On: 9th January 2020 Closes: 9th February 2020 Job Ref: 014621 Apply through original listing Continuing the recent investment in the Department of Geography and Planning, […]

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Head of Department/Professor Geography and Planning, University of Liverpool, UK

Job code: 016161 Salary negotiable Deadline 24-Feb-2020 23:30 Apply through original listing As Head of Department you will be responsible for the leadership and management of the Department of Geography and Planning. You would report to the Dean of School and be a key member of the School Management Team, working closely with the Dean […]

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Research Associate 'Emergence and Evolution of Next Generation Services' Loughborough University, UK

Job title Research Associate ‘Emergence and Evolution of Next Generation Services’ Job reference REQ200028 Date posted 10/01/2020 Application closing date 16/02/2020 Location Loughborough Package Specialist and Supporting Academic Research Grade 6 from £30,942 – £40,322 per annum. Subject to annual pay award   School of Social Sciences and Humanities – Geography and Environment Fixed-Term until March […]

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Research Associate, UK Data Service, Cathie Marsh Institute (CMI), University of Manchester, UK

We wish to appoint a Research Associate to join the UK Data Service User Support and Training team at the Cathie Marsh Institute, University of Manchester. The post will be on a full time basis until 31 March 2021. Closing date: 03/02/2020 You will be a member of the User Support and Training team of […]

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LSSI Post Graduate Research Student Placement, Leeds City Council, UK

The proposed project is an opportunity to work with policymakers at Leeds City Council who are aiming to develop a longer term approach to the Healthy Holidays Programme and will be able to achieve this through strengthening its evidence base. Healthy Holidays is an initiative designed to tackle the issue of food insecurity, and ensure […]

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PhD Opportunity, Science, Society and Sustainability research group (3S), University of East Anglia, UK

We’re very pleased to announce a new co-funded PhD position available in the 3S research group and co-supervised by members of the Waste Team at Norfolk County Council. Due to start in October 2020 this position offers full funding for home and EU students and would be based in the School of Environmental Sciences at UEA, Norwich, […]

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Lecturer / Senior Lecturer Position in Entrepreneurship, University of Edinburgh Business School, Scotland

Assistant Professor in Human Geography Salaries will be on the appropriate salary scale and will be commensurate with experience, taking into account pay equity within the Department. The salary scale starts at £55,974 per annum (pay award pending) and the salary scale can be found on the LSE website  We are looking to recruit an […]

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MPhil/PhD Studentships, Centre for the Study of Democracy, University of Westminster, UK

The Centre for the Study of Democracy (CSD) at the University of Westminster is pleased to offer Studentships for prospective PhD students starting in September 2020. Located in the heart of London, CSD, based within the School of Social Sciences has an active research culture to which our well-established doctoral research programme makes a vital […]

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3-year research associate on screen/creative industries, University of York, UK

We have a three-year research associate post available at the University of York to work on a new project which seeks to develop the screen and related industries in Yorkshire. Please circulate to anyone you think may be interested. Creative Media Research and Knowledge Exchange Hub (Creat:KE), is an exciting new 3-year research project led […]

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Two Postdoctoral Research positions, University of Cambridge, UK

Applications are invited for two postdoctoral research associates in Urban Ecologies: governing nonhuman life in global cities, funded by an European Research Council (ERC) Horizon 2020 Starting Grant. This is an exciting opportunity to work on an interdisciplinary project that examines how the urban is governed by regulating nonhuman life. It draws on ethnographic and […]

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International Workshop: Understanding change in urban infrastructure landscapes, Urban Institute, Sheffield, UK, 12 May 2020

International Workshop: Understanding change in urban infrastructure landscapes Call for Abstracts Date: 12th May 2020 Location: Urban Institute, Interdisciplinary Center of the Social Sciences, 219 Portobello, Sheffield S1 4DP Organizers: Prof. Vanesa Castán Broto (v.castanbroto@sheffield.ac.uk) ; Enora Robin (e.robin@sheffield.ac.uk), Urban Institute, University of Sheffield Global environmental challenges including climate breakdown and the global biodiversity crisis call for a fundamental […]

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CfP BSA Early Career Forum Regional Event, 7th April 2020, Sheffield Hallam University, UK

You are warmly invited to a BSA Early Career Forum Regional Event to be held at Sheffield Hallam University. Design and Undertaking Participatory Research: Practical Issues, Successes and Challenges Tuesday 7th April 2020, Sheffield Hallam University. This one-day workshop will bring together researchers doing social research, working with or interested in participatory research approaches. The event will include: presentations with […]

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Greater Manchester Combined Authority Researcher-in-Residence for Healthier Urban Development (Transport), University of Manchester, UK

Job reference: HUM-15138 Location: Oxford Road, Manchester Closing date: 10/02/2020 Salary: Grade 7 £41,526 to £51,034 per annum (according to relevant experience) or Grade 8 £52,559 to 57,418 per annum pro rata (part time) Employment type: Fixed Term Department: Humanities Division: Planning and Environmental Management Hours per week: 1.0 FTE or 0.8 FTE for exceptional candidates on higher salary grade Contract Duration: ASAP until […]

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CfP Housing Studies Association Conference 2020, 6th-8th April 2020, Sheffield UK

HSA Conference 2020 – call for papers 6th-8th April 2020, Sheffield UK. Housing, devolution and localities: Inventing a future or more of the same? Abstract deadline 10th January 2020   This conference will look at devolution in its broadest sense, meaning the transfer of decision-making powers between actors. It will question where the locus of […]

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Lecturer in Sociology, Brunel University London, UK

Location: Uxbridge Salary: £40,183 to £51,719 per annum including London allowance of £2,166 per annum. Hours: Full Time Contract Type: Permanent Placed On: 3rd January 2020 Closes: 3rd February 2020 Job Ref: 408905 Sociology & Communications at Brunel University London is part of a thriving interdisciplinary Department of Social and Political Sciences, which also includes […]

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Research Fellow 'Driverless Futures', University College London, UK

Please note the availability of a Research Fellow post for the project ‘Driverless Futures?’ based with the PI Dr Jack Stilgoe at University College London. 0.6FTE for a minimum of two years (£35,965 – £43,470 per annum pro rata) Closing date: 28 Jan 2020 Duties and Responsibilities The main responsibility of this role is to […]

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9 Fully Funded PhD Studentships at Loughborough University, UK

Applications are invited for up to 9 fully funded postgraduate research studentships in the School of Social Sciences and Humanities at Loughborough University, UK. Internationally renowned for its research excellence, the University has a vibrant research student community of around 1200 students supported by a £6 million annual investment. In the 2014 Research Excellence Framework, […]

2020 RSA Student and Early Career Conference Plenary Speakers

Plenary sessions organised for the conference include a panel session on Academic Publishing, How to win Funding and Manage Research Projects and How to Optimise Impact from your Research    

North West

The Branch Chair, Elvira Uyarra, is a Reader, Innovation Policy & Strategy and Director, Manchester Institute of Innovation Research, University of Manchester. “Having been a member of the RSA for over a decade, RSA Fellow since 2017 and having attended the conferences since my PhD days, I am honored to contribute to the life of […]

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Margaret Tyler Research Fellowship in Geography, University of Cambridge, UK

GIRTON COLLEGE, Cambridge  MARGARET TYLER RESEARCH FELLOWSHIP IN GEOGRAPHY 2020  Applications are invited for the Margaret Tyler post-doctoral Research Fellowship in Geography starting on 1 October 2020 and tenable for five years following, i.e. to September 2025.  This first fellowship will be awarded in the field of human geography, and has been made possible by an extremely […]

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PhD funded studentships: Child labour and other children, youth and family topics, University of Hull, UK

New fully funded PhD opportunities at the University of Hull A fully funded PhD scholarship (open to UK, EU and international applicants) that will provide for a rigorous assessment of the impacts of current bans on Child Labour with a particular focus on tea plantations in Malawi is open for applications (deadline 29th January 2020). […]

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