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Paula Prenzel

Paula Prenzel is Assistant Professor of Regional Development at the University of Greifswald, Germany and leads a junior research group on the role of population structure in local economic development. She is particularly interested in how changes in population size and composition interact with regional disparities and innovation. Her research in economic geography engages with […]

RSA Members’ Experiences from Lockdown

We asked a few of our members to write a few words about their experiences of lockdown in their regions. Here are some of their stories…   Cristina Lincaru, National Scientific Research Institute for Labour and Social Protection, Bucharest, Romania  My lockdown experience in Ciolpani, close to Bucharest /Romania My dear friends from the RSA […]

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15 PhD positions in EU H2020 Marie-Skłodowska-Curie Project Solidarities in Diversity (SOLiDi), Europe

The Marie Skłodowska-Curie Innovative Training Network Solidarity in Diversity (SOLiDi) is looking for 15 Early Stage Researchers to write a doctoral thesis on solidarities in diversity and participate in an international and interdisciplinary training network of 10 academic beneficiaries and 23 partner organisations. ESRs will be employed for 36 months by a host institution and are required to […]

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Two Lecturer Vacancies, UCL's Institute for Risk and Disaster Reduction, London, UK

Two lecturer vacancies at the Institute for Risk and Disaster Reduction, University College London, UK: Lecturer – Teaching in Humanitarian Logistics / Crisis Response https://www.jobs.ac.uk/job/CEJ719/lecturer-teaching-in-humanitarian-logistics-crisis-response Lecturer in Humanitarian Law and Human Rights https://www.jobs.ac.uk/job/CEK253/lecturer-in-humanitarian-law-and-human-rights  

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Postdoctoral Research Fellow: Peri-Urban and Climate Change, Anglia Ruskin University, UK

Job vacancy: POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCH FELLOW (0.6 FTE) Affiliation: School of Engineering and Built Environment (EBE) & Global Sustainability Institute (GSI), at Anglia Ruskin University UK We are seeking a POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCH FELLOW (with PhD or recently submitted) with a background in Urban Geography/Planning or Development studies to work part-time remotely alongside the research team (EBE […]

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Master‘s Programme: Global Demography, University of Vienna, Austria

It is a great pleasure to present the new Master’s Programme Global Demography at the University of Vienna, one of the three pillars of the Wittgenstein Centre for Demography and Global Human Capital (IIASA, OeAW, University of Vienna). The Programme will start with its first cohort of students in October 2021. The application period runs […]

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7 fully funded PhD Scholarships: Spatial Sciences, University of Groningen, The Netherlands

PhD Scholarship in Spatial Sciences (7.0 FTE) (B009-15221) Scholarship opportunities The PhD positions are PhD Scholarship positions. PhD Scholarships provide candidates with a unique opportunity to propose their own interdisciplinary research project. The proposed PhD research topic must both fit within, and explicitly contribute to, the Faculty Research Programme tWIST – towards Wellbeing, Innovation and […]

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Strengthening the Foundational Economy in North East England, Organised by CURDS, Newcastle University, & North of Tyne Combined Authority, 25th March 2021

Organised by the Centre for Urban and Regional Development Studies (CURDS), Newcastle University, and North of Tyne Combined Authority Thursday 25th March, 12:30-4:30pm In a context of rising social and spatial inequality, slow or non-existent economic growth and net zero carbon transitions, there is growing interest in new approaches to local development. The aim of […]

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LDnet Webinar Series: Recovery through community-led approaches – April 2021

Following positive feedback from participants in LDnet’s 2020 series of webinars, LDNet are launching a new series of four webinars in April 2021 on “The Contribution of Community-based Initiatives to the Covid Recovery”‘ with a focus on community-based initiatives for sustainable development. All webinars will be streamed via Zoom. Registration will open in early March. The […]

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Funded PhD Opportunity, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland

This funded PhD opportunity at Trinity College Dublin will be of particular interest to students in Russian, Czech, or Slovak studies. *** 4-year doctoral award “The Radical Left, The Avant-Garde, and the Rise of Dictatorship in Interwar Europe” Deadline for applications: 15 May 2021 Applicants are sought for a fully-funded four-year Provost’s PhD Project Award […]

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Job Opportunities, Transport & Mobilities, University of Southampton, UK

Solent Future Transport Zone posts. Applications are invited for three posts at the University of Southampton working on the Solent Future Transport Zone (FTZ), a £28.75 million programme funded by the Department for Transport to trial innovative and sustainable ways to move people and goods. This is a multidisciplinary project in collaboration with the University […]

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Lecturer in Urban Innovation, Edinburgh Napier Business School, Scotland

Location: Edinburgh Salary: £40,322 to £49,553 per annum (Grade 6) + Pension (Employer contribution of 23% – Scottish Teachers Superannuation Scheme) Hours: Full Time Contract Type: Permanent Placed On: 22nd February 2021 Closes: 16th March 2021 Job Ref: 0000011470   Apply through original listing We are looking to appoint a Lecturer in Urban Innovation, who will […]

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Lecturer in Political Theory, University of Limerick, Ireland

The Department of Politics and Public Administration seeks to appoint a Lecturer (below the bar) in Political Theory Contract Type: Tenure Track (five year fixed term). During the term of the contract the successful applicant will have the opportunity to apply for tenure in accordance with the University’s Policy and Procedures for Granting Multi-annual Status […]

RSA Women’s Network supports Collaborative International Research during Pandemic

Anyone with teaching responsibilities will know how difficult it has been to carve out time and space for research during the past year. For early career researchers that has been even more difficult to achieve. However working collaboratively can be one way to keep your research alive, create new connections and the power of networks […]

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Doctoral student in Business Administration, Lund University, Sweden

Lund University, Department of Business Administration Lund University was founded in 1666 and is repeatedly ranked among the world’s top 100 universities. The University has 40 000 students and more than 8 000 staff based in Lund, Helsingborg and Malmö. We are united in our efforts to understand, explain and improve our world and the […]

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Two Lecturer positions: Social/Public Policy, Queen Mary University of London, UK

Department: School of Politics & International Relations Salary: £42,433 – £44,807 (Grade 5) Reference: QMUL24316 Location: Mile End Date posted: 17-Feb-2021 Closing date: 17-Mar-2021 Job profile Apply online Overview: About the Role The School of Politics and International Relations is pleased to announce that we are seeking two exceptional scholars to take up the position of Lecturer in Social/Public Policy. The postholders […]

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British Academy ERC Starting Grant 2021 call webinar, Thursday 25 February, 9:30-11:00am

Following the EU-UK Trade and Cooperation Agreement, which enables the UK’s participation in Horizon Europe, the British Academy will be holding a webinar on Thursday 25 February, 9:30-11:00am for researchers in the humanities and social sciences interested in applying for the 2021 ERC Starting Grant call, which has a deadline expected at the end of the March. […]

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Postdoctoral Researcher (Urban Humanities), Institute for Urban Research at Malmö University, Sweden

Original listing About Malmö University Malmö University is an innovative, urban and international institute of higher education, located in the centre of Malmö. We have around 1,800 employees and 24,000 students. Our research and education are characterised by the role we believe a university should play in an open society — to contribute to sustainability […]

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Postdoctoral Researcher, Institute for Urban Research at Malmö University, Sweden

Original listing About Malmö University Malmö University is an innovative, urban and international institute of higher education, located in the centre of Malmö. We have around 1,800 employees and 24,000 students. Our research and education are characterised by the role we believe a university should play in an open society — to contribute to sustainability […]

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Fully funded PhD: Health, place & the commercial determinants of health, University of Edinburgh, Scotland

Fully funded (42 month) studentship on “Health, place & the commercial determinants of health” at the University of Edinburgh. This studentship provides an opportunity to contribute to the research programme of the multi-university, multi-agency SPECTRUM consortium, which is a 5-year UKPRP funded consortium concerned with the commercial determinants of health and health inequalities. Details of […]

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Four Funded PhD Positions in Marine Geographies/Social Sciences, Helmholtz Institute for Functional Marine Biodiversity (HIFMB), Germany

Come and join a growing group of social scientists at the interdisciplinary Helmholtz Institute for Functional Marine Biodiversity (HIFMB). Located in beautiful Oldenburg, Germany, the HIFMB offers a multi-disciplinary, international, and dynamic environment for researching the marine environment and a vibrant, friendly and supportive culture for PhD candidates. Within the HIFMB, expertise in marine functional […]

Louise Kempton

Louise Kempton is a Senior Research Associate in the Centre for Urban and Regional Development Studies (CURDS) at Newcastle University.  She is also Associate Dean of Research and Innovation for the university’s faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences.  She has more than 25 years’ experience in local, regional and international economic development as a researcher, […]

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Research Fellow: ESRC/Open Research Area (ORA) project ‘Atmospheres of (counter)terrorism in European cities’, University of Birmingham, UK

Location: Birmingham Salary: £30,942 to £40,322 with potential progression once in post to £42,792. Grade 7 Hours: Full Time Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract Placed On: 10th February 2021 Closes: 11th April 2021 Job Ref: 96842   Postdoctoral Research Fellow on the ESRC/Open Research Area (ORA) project ‘Atmospheres of (counter)terrorism in European cities’. Working with PI Dr Sara […]

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Postdoctoral fellowship: Comparative Public Policy, University of Southern Denmark, Denmark

1 Postdoctoral fellowship in comparative public policy for research project “The Politics of Insecurity”   Applications are invited for a 2-year postdoctoral position in political science, public policy, sociology or criminology (or similar) to be based at the Department Political Science and Public Management, University of Southern Denmark, Odense, as of July 1st, 2021. For […]

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