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After 70 years of reign, the death of Queen Elizabeth II on 8th September 2022 has generated considerable public interest and has reignited debates on the value of the monarchy. This article reflects on the impact of the royal family on UK tourism, nationally and regionally and the potential socio-economic legacy of Queen Elizabeth II. […]

We are delighted to share news about our sister organisation, the RSA’s European Foundation delivering the first Commissioner Seminar on Cohesion Policy in Brussels this month. This seminar series is an initiative by Dr Elisa Ferreira, Commissioner for Cohesion and Reforms and a collaborative venture organised between Commissioner Ferreira and her Cabinet; the European Commission’s […]

September saw the final events of the 2022 CEE Programme on Bridging Old and New Divides: Global Dynamics & Regional Transformations, including the 2022 CEE Conference held in Leipzig, Germany. The programme, originally planned for 2021, had been delayed due to the pandemic and we were pleased to finally being able to work with our partners […]

There is a clear consensus amongst both academic commentators and the professional community in England that current arrangements for strategic planning are inadequate. The abolition of Regional Spatial Strategies (RSS) between 2010-2013 opened a gap between national and local levels which has not been adequately filled. Instead, a complex patchwork of institutional and policy forms […]

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Institute of Regional Studies (of the Centre for Economic and Regional Studies) launches a new online REGINAR SERIES event. Our newly launched Reginar, a series of webinars in English: https://www.facebook.com/ReginarTheWebinar The first Regional will be held at 15:00 (CET) 30/09/2022 on  „Reginar: Borders, Regional Cooperation and Geopolitics in Times of Conflict: Hungarian Perspectives” Speakers are […]

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On behalf of REGIOPARL, I would like to draw your attention to the academic conference “Mapping regional involvement in EU affairs” on 20 & 21 October 2022 in Krems (Austria). The conference addresses academics as well as experts and political representatives from fields such as regional studies, European studies, public administration and from regional parliaments […]

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Department/Location: Judge Business School, Central Cambridge We are looking to appoint a Research Associate within the economics and policy subject group at Cambridge Judge Business School. The Research Associate will support a research project funded by UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) called HUMAN (Hydrogen infrastructure Uncertainty MANagement for heat decarbonisation) and contribute to our wider […]

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UE07 (£35,333-£42,155 per annum) School of GeoSciences, College of Science and Engineering          Full time (35 hours per week) Fixed Term for 12 months from 15th November 2022 1 position available University Teacher in Human Geography – https://elxw.fa.em3.oraclecloud.com/hcmUI/CandidateExperience/en/sites/CX_1001/job/5234/?utm_medium=jobshare The opportunity Applications are invited for a 12-month fixed-term full-time University Teacher in the School of GeoSciences in the […]

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Post-doc positions for the ANR Urbaltour (https://anr.fr/Project-ANR-21-CE22-0008) for 12 months in urban and/or tourism studies on two hill stations in Indonesia and Malaysia: http://www.gis-reseau-asie.org/fr/postdoc-chercheur-en-etudes-urbaines-et-touristiques-indonesie-malaisie Postdoc Researcher in Urban and Tourism Studies – Indonesia/ Malaysia (F/M) Application Deadline: Monday 31st of October, 2022. General information Laboratory: UMR5600 EVS (https://umr5600.cnrs.fr/fr/accueil/) Location (administrative base): Lyon Contract type: Postdoctoral […]

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Senior Lecturer in Development and Sustainability (Education and Research) Job description: Faculty of Environment, Science and Economy  This full time post is available from January 2023 on a permanent basis.  Summary of the role The Centre for Geography and Environmental Science (CGES) on the Penryn Campus of the University of Exeter in Cornwall comprises ~20 […]

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Are you an academic with proven abilities to carry out Social Science teaching and research in Climate Change Adaptation and related topics? Do you have an excellent research record and proven success obtaining funding? Are you passionate about delivering an exceptional student  experience   in  a  research-intensive Russell Group University? Do you aspire to be […]

Article 174 of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union recognizes “a particular attention” to mountainous areas and encourages dedicated measures for these territories via the European Cohesion Policy. This article reflects on the impacts of the 2014-2020 Cohesion Policy on mountain areas, and it introduces its opportunities over the 2021-2027 programming period. […]

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A fully funded PhD researcher in border studies, Tallinn University: application period Oct 10-24, 2022  The post-holder is expected to engage in research on a topic related to territorial, institutional, social, cultural or virtual (digital) bordering, boundaries, territorial borderlands, or borderscapes in the wider sense. Empirical research focus on mainland Asian borderlands, various bordering practices […]

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Doctoral Researcher, Biodiverse Anthropocenes Research Programme Link to full advert: Avoin työpaikka (saima.fi) We, at the University of Oulu, work as part of the international science community to produce new scientific information and science-based solutions. We are committed to educating future pioneers to build a more sustainable, intelligent and humane world. Creating new, taking responsibility […]

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Project title: A ‘Whole Systems’ approach for Birmingham: the role of digital tools in inclusive and sustainable city planning. Reference: CEBE-MHT-06Project Lead: Dr Miguel HincapieWe are looking for applicants interested in pursuing a PhD research at the Built Environment Department at Birmingham City University. The project will analyse the current government strategy ‘Digital Birmingham’, which […]

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*1-2 year open-rank position on the history of Soviet glaciology in Central Asia* at the Department of Geosciences, Geography Unit, University of Fribourg, Switzerland This open-rank position is part of a Swiss National Science Foundation grant titled “Timescapes of ice: Soviet glacier science in Central Asia, 1950s-1980s”. The successful candidate will carry out research on […]

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York St John University is currently advertising for a Lecturer in Geography (full-time, permanent), to start January. We are looking for someone with expertise in biogeography and associated habitat management and modelling. The successful candidate will join a small team of staff, and a department with a strong sense of community between students and staff. Further […]

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Job title: Associate Professor in Data Analytics – Full time, Permanent Job reference: 0000216303 Date posted: 13/09/2022 Application closing date: 10/10/2022 Salary: Grade 7 £ 53,353 – £61,823 per annum Package: Excellent benefits package Contractual hours: 35 Job description The Business School of Edinburgh Napier University is looking to appoint an Associate Professor in Data Analytics, […]

We join the UK and international community in mourning the death of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. As a mark of respect, on Monday 19th September 2022, the Regional Studies Association office will be closed for the State Funeral. We will reopen on Tuesday 20th September.

We welcome Simon Clarke MP to the Department for Levelling Up, Housing & Communities and we offer any help to him as he begins to understand the depth and breadth of his portfolio. Our Policy Impact book Levelling Up Left Behind Places: The Scale and Nature of the Economic and Policy Challenge, co-authored by Professor […]

We were very much saddened to hear of the passing of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and we are thinking of the Royal Family at this very difficult time.

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PhD position (75 FTE, 4 years) for a researcher interested in doing their PhD in STS / Critical Data Studies and with a focus on ageing, education or the public sector. The deadline is the 5th of October. https://jobs.uni-graz.at/ausschreibung/en/?jh=7szbpkogpiyg8didhjk3khjchukghtd The PhD student will be associated with the Department of Sociology and teach in the joint […]

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Overview In the face of increased economic and spatial inequality, the Conservative government pledged to address this issue in its 2019 election manifesto to level up the economic and social geography of the United Kingdom. The February 2022 White Paper sets out the government’s strategy that includes twelve missions, five policy pillars and cites six […]

The Regional Studies Association (RSA) provides a range of research funding opportunities to suit different career stages and we are pleased to share with you details on forthcoming application deadlines. We encourage non-members to apply for a grant and join the RSA at the same time. Forthcoming grant and awards are as follows:   2022 […]

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