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Funded PhD: Assessing climate change induced risk to concrete structures, University of Portsmouth, UK

Funded PhD Project (UK and EU students only) Project code: SCES5900521 Department: School of Civil Engineering and Surveying Start date: October 2021 Closing date: 4 May 21  (12pm GMT) Applications are invited for a fully-funded three year PhD to commence in October 2021.  The PhD will be based in the School of Civil Engineering and Surveying and will be supervised […]

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UACES 51st Annual Conference, 6-8 September, Online

UACES 51st Annual Conference 6-8 September Online Following the recent committee meeting, the UACES Committee has taken the decision to move to a fully virtual format for our annual conference taking place from 6-8 September 2021. Read the full statement here: In light of this decision the CfP has been further extended to 1 April 2021 (00:00 GMT) to […]

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Visiting Professor: Enterprise Architecture and Business Informatics, Institute of Industrial Management, Economics and Trade (IIMET), Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University, Russia

Description: Institute of Industrial Management, Economics and Trade (IIMET), Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University, is inviting applications for a visiting professor position (Professor or Associate Professor) in the area of Enterprise Architecture and Business Informatics. About hosting department: Institute of Industrial Management, Economics and Trade (IIMET) – The Institute of Industrial Management, Economics […]

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Research Professor, Associate Research Professor, Department Of Economics, University of Cyprus, Cyprus


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Geospatial Data Analyst: ERC-funded Dissident Networks Project, Masaryk University, Czech Republic

Department Centre for the Digital Research of Religion – Faculty of Arts Deadline 30 Apr 2021 Start date 1 September 2021 (negotiable) E-APPLICATION Dean of the Faculty of Arts, Masaryk University announces an open competition for: Full-time research fellowship for a geospatial data analyst in an ERC-funded research project in computational history Department: Centre for the Digital Research of Religion, Department for […]

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Doctoral student: Mi­gra­tion and the Nar­rat­ives of Europe, University of Helsinki, Finland

“Area of Free­dom, Se­cur­ity and Justice” The Centre of Excellence in Law, Identity and the European Narratives ( Subproject Migration and the Narratives of Europe as an “Area of Freedom, Security and Justice” The University of Helsinki ( is an international scientific community of 40,000 students and researchers. It is one of the leading multidisciplinary […]

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PhD opportunity: Prioritizing the Displacement-Environment Nexus, University of Bergen, Norway

We are looking to hire a PhD candidate for our recently funded project by the Research Council of Norway,  “Prioritizing the Displacement-Environment Nexus: Refugee and IDP Settlements as Social- Ecological Systems”, for which I am the Principal Investigator. The candidate will be based out of the Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI) in Bergen, Norway and will be […]

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Assistant/Associate Professor in Economics, Roskilde University, Denmark

Offering a high-performing, large and truly interdisciplinary social science environment, the Department of Social Sciences and Business (ISE), Roskilde University (RUC), invites applications for a position as assistant (time-limited to 3 years) or associate professor (permanent) in economics. The position is available from September 1 2021 or as soon as possible thereafter. In announcing this […]

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Assistant Professor in Global Political Economy, Roskilde University, Denmark

The Department of Social Sciences and Business (ISE), Roskilde University, invites applications for a position as assistant professor in Global Political Economy from August 1 2021 or as soon as possible thereafter. The position is limited to 3 years. ISE calls for an assistant professor to join our vibrant, interdisciplinary International Studies research community. The […]

Why Covid-19 should make us rethink multilocality

This article first appeared on ROBUST’s website and has been re-blogged with permission from the authors. Modern lives are increasingly multilocal – but rural-urban policies are often yet to catch up. ROBUST’s Bryonny Goodwin-Hawkins, Ulla Ovaska and Theresia Oedl-Wieser reflect on what we know about multilocality, and what we should rethink as rural regions look ahead to futures beyond recovery. […]

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 […]

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 […]

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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

What can communities do to spur the recovery from Covid-19? How can local action complement governmental and EU actions? Is engaging local actors the way forward to a more sustainable future? 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 […]

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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 […]

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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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 […]

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, […]

Join the RSA Today and receive a free book with your membership!

Sign up for an RSA membership before midnight on the 12th February 2021 and you can participate in our Free Book Offer, where you can get a free book worth up to £90.  See below for a full list of the books available. Please be aware that there are a limited number of free books […]

Simona Iammarino

Simona Iammarino is Professor of Economic Geography in the Department of Geography & Environment of the London School of Economics and Political Science (UK). She was Head of Department (01/01/2014 – 31/08/2017), and academic member of the LSE Council (2016-2020). Since 01/09/ 2016 she has been affiliate faculty member at the Gran Sasso Science Institute […]

Welcome to our new RSA Student Representative Board Member

We would like to welcome Tanya Chandra as our new RSA Student Representative Board Member. Tanya is a PhD candidate at the Department of Architecture, ETH Zurich. She is part of the Urban-Rural Systems team at Future Cities Laboratory, focused on capturing the different territorial transformation taking place across Monsoon Asia. Her doctoral work focuses […]

New Fellows of the Regional Studies Association (FeRSA)

The Regional Studies Association are delighted to announce the appointment of the new RSA Fellows (FeRSA) for 2021. RSA Fellows are individual members who have been continuous members for a minimum of 5 years and who have also been defined as “active members”. This means that they have contributed to the life of the Association […]

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