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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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19th International Scientific Conference: Social and Economic Development & Regional Policy, Jan Evangelista Purkyne University, Ústí nad Labem, Czech Republic, 17–18th June 2020

Social and economic development & regional policy: Multilevel Governance in Post-Industrial Societies Dates: 17th June – 18th June 2020 Place: Jan Evangelista Purkyne University, Ústí nad Labem, Czech Republic The theme of the forthcoming conference is multilevel governance. The papers should ideally explore one of its following dimensions while addressing the general focus of the […]

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PhD: Turning the tables: fighting furniture poverty through social enterprise, University of Liverpool, UK

Project Description The Department of Geography and Planning, Liverpool University, supported by the ESRC North West Social Science Doctoral Training Partnership (NWSSDTP), invites applications for a funded 1+3 or +3 PhD project “Turning the tables: fighting furniture poverty through social enterprise”. The supervisors are Professor Peter North and Dr Kathy Burrell, Liverpool, and Dr Helen […]

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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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Master of Public Policy and Social Change, University of Tübingen, Germany

MPPSC is a first-class international Master’s programme focusing on the analysis of public policies in the light of social changes and societal challenges at the national, regional and global level. It trains highly-motivated international BA graduates of political science, sociology and related social-science disciplines to become the policy analysts of tomorrow, for a world better […]

4th Networking Workshop for Early and Mid-Career Women in Regional Studies and Regional Science

17 June 2020
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Fully-funded PhD on smart/automated horticulture, Cardiff University, Wales

Getting smart about automated horticulture: new knowledges, practices and technologies Supervisors: Dr. Christopher Bear (BearCK@cardiff.ac.uk) and Dr. Hannah Pitt (PittH2@cardiff.ac.uk) The way food is grown is changing, with increasing reliance on smart technologies. Such changes will have implications for those working in horticultural and are promoted widely as a solution to ongoing and future labour issues. So far technological advances have […]

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PhD Scholarships in Planning, Belfast School of Architecture and the Built Environment, Ulster University, Northern Ireland

Ulster University – Belfast School of Architecture and the Built Environment We are offering exciting scholarship opportunities for PhD research in the area of planning. Postgraduate researchers play a vital role in our innovative and world leading research activities within the Belfast School of Architecture and the Built Environment at Ulster University. Further information is […]

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2 Research Assistants: Department of Sociology and Economy of the Welfare State, University of Kassel, Germany

The University of Kassel is a modern and growing University with round about 25.000 students. She has a extraordinary wide section with expertise of nature, technique, culture and society. The University of Kassel, Department of Sociology and Economy of the Welfare State (Prof. Dr. Patricia Frericks) offers the following position to be occupied preferably on […]

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EURINT 2020 Conference: EU and its neighbourhood, Alexandru Ioan Cuza University of Iasi, Romania 14-16 May 2020

Ref: Call for papers EURINT 2020 INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE EURINT 2020 Conference | EU and its neighbourhood: enhancing EU actorness in the eastern borderlands 14-16 May 2020, Alexandru Ioan Cuza University of Iasi, Romania The Centre for European Studies within Faculty of Law from Alexandru Ioan Cuza University of Iasi (Romania) and Jean Monnet European Documentation […]

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18th Rural Entrepreneurship Conference 2020, Swansea University, Wales

The 18th Rural Entrepreneurship Conference will be held in June in Swansea this year. Rural Entrepreneurship Conference 2020 9th – 11th June, 2020, Swansea (UK) Conference website:  https://www.swansea.ac.uk/som/rural-entrepreneurship-conference-2020/ , which is where you will find details on how to submit an abstract This three-day conference brings together academics and policymakers to exchange news, views and research on […]

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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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Education Officer, European Trade Union Institute (ETUI), Brussels, Belgium

ETUI’s international work environment offers you the opportunity to work on exciting and varied topics. The European Trade Union Institute (ETUI) is seeking to recruit a full time: EDUCATION OFFICER Deadline for application: 24 January 2020 Location: Brussels Do you want to help spread the message about the need to improve the working lives of Europeans […]

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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 […]

Discuss and Debate Sessions at #RSA20 Annual Conference

Join us for our high-profile discuss and debate sessions at #RSA20. These sessions take place on Friday 19th June from 13.30-14.40. Please click below for more details.

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

The University of Edinburgh Business School is seeking to appoint a Lecturer or Senior Lecturer in Entrepreneurship within its Entrepreneurship and Innovation Group. This is a very geography-friendly Group with several economic geographers such as Richard Harrison, Fumi Kitagawa, and Ben Spigel.  The successful applicant will contribute to the objectives of the Group and the […]

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