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PhD Studentship: Systems Science in Public Health and Health Economics Research (SIPHER), University of Strathclyde, Scotland

University of Strathclyde is inviting applications for a fully funded PhD to explore policy approaches to public engagement and/or policy understandings of and/or responses to public values, opinions and preferences. It is anticipated that the PhD will employ qualitative or mixed methods to explore this topic, although this expectation is not prescriptive and we are […]

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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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Research Assistant in Social Science and Urban Public Health, King’s College London, UK

Department : Department of Population Health Sciences The School of Population Health and Environmental Sciences is seeking to hire a Research Assistant to work on a sociological study of air pollution, which aims to bring social science and humanities understanding to scientific and policy questions on this global environmental health challenge. The post is funded […]

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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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Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Planning and Environmental Management, University of Birmingham, UK

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Planning and Environmental Management – Life and Environmetal Sciences – 56200 – Grade 8/Grade 9 Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Planning and Environmental Management School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham UK Lecturer, Grade 8 – Full time starting salary is normally in the range £41,526 to £49,553, with potential […]

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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, […]

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Two migration-related research posts in Department of Sociological Studies, University of Sheffield, UK

Job Reference Number: UOS024968 Job Title: Research Associate Contract Type: Fixed-term for up to 36 months (depending on start date) from 1st March 2020 Working Pattern: Full-time Department: Sociological Studies Salary: Grade 7: £31,866 to £40,322 per annum. Closing Date: 20th January 2020 Summary: Are you interested in working for a world top 100 University? The […]

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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PhD Position, ‘Architects as Educators: Reconsidering the role of design professionals in owner-occupier low-carbon retrofit’, Northumbria University, UK

Northumbria University invites applications for the following PhD position: Architects as Educators: Reconsidering the role of design professionals in owner-occupier low-carbon retrofit’ Project Description In industrialized countries like the UK, residential buildings consume almost one third of the total energy supply. Combined with the low rate of housing replacement in many developed countries, this makes […]

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Fully funded PhD studentship: Geographies of the former Yugoslavia, Newcastle University, UK

Value of award: 100% tuition fees paid (UK/EU/International) and annual living expenses of £15,009 Number of awards: 1 Start date and duration: September 2020. 3 years Application closing date: 21 February 2020 Overview: The School of Geography, Politics and Sociology at Newcastle University invites applications for a fully funded doctoral studentship in the area of Geographies […]

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Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Planning and Environmental Management, University of Birmingham, UK

We wish to appoint a Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Planning and Environmental Management in the School of Geography, Earth & Environmental Sciences (GEES) at the University of Birmingham.  The post will reinforce existing research activity in Planning / Urban and Regional Studies.  The School particularly seeks applicants who will complement our strength in Planning and Human […]

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NUAcT PhD Studentship: Geographies of Palestine, Newcastle University, UK

Value of award Full tuition fees at the UK, EU or International rate plus an annual maintenance grant equivalent to the National Minimum Doctoral Stipend (currently for 2019/20 this is £15,009) across 3 years. Number of awards: 1 Start date and duration: September 2020. 3 Years Application closing date: 21 February 2020 (Expression of Interest by 7 February […]

East Midlands

The RSA East Midlands Branch Chair, Gary Bosworth, is a Reader at the University of Lincoln. “I first joined the RSA in 2009 as an Early Career Member.  This was my first year at the University of Lincoln where I began as a Research Fellow in the Business School and now, as a Reader of […]

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Lecturer/Associate Professor in Social and Cultural Geography, UCL, UK

Duties and Responsibilities The Department of Geography at UCL invites applications for the position of Lecturer/ Associate Professor in Social and Cultural Geography. The department encourages applications from those trained in relevant fields including Human Geography, Social Anthropology and Sociology. We would particularly welcome applicants with research interests in fields such as migration, gender and […]

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