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Elvira Uyarra

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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Gary Bosworth

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 […]

Ian Smith

The Chair of the RSA South West Branch, Ian Smith, is a Senior Lecturer in Economics at the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol). “I work on a wide range of issues relating to regional economics and to the production of public policy at different territorial levels.  In this I hold to the […]

Ignazio Cabras

Ignazio Cabras is the Faculty Director for International Research Partnerships and a member of the Strategic Management and International Business Group (SMIB) at Newcastle Business School, Northumbria University. He is also a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA) and a Fellow of the Regional Studies Association (FeRSA). He is fully qualified with a BSc(Hons) and […]

Dave Valler

Hi there. I’m Dave Valler, Reader in Planning in the School of the Built Environment at Oxford Brookes University. It’s an honour to take up the Chair of the RSA London and South East Branch and I look forward to meeting and working with colleagues within and outside the area. It’s a fascinating time, not least against the […]

Peter Tyler

The Chair of the RSA East of England Branch, Pete Tyler is Professor, Department of Land Economy, University of Cambridge and Director of Studies in Land Economy at St. Catharine’s College Peter Tyler is a Professor in Urban and Regional Economics. He has been a Project Director for over seventy major research projects for Government, […]

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CfP: WISERD 2020 Annual Conference, Cardiff University, Wales, 7-8th July

WISERD is pleased to announce that its eleventh Annual Conference will take place on 7-8th July at Cardiff University.  The WISERD conference has become a key event within the social science calendar, showcasing the breadth and diversity of research in Wales.  The conference provides the opportunity for colleagues from different sectors to share, discuss and […]

2020 Annual Conference Bursary Winners

For the 2020 Annual Conference #RSA20, the RSA awards a number of bursaries. Below you can find the winners for this year’s Annual Conference: Top row, left to right: Sofia Kazakova (Institute for Public Finance Reform, Russia) Simone Maria Grabner (Gran Sasso Science Institute, Italy) Piotr Idczak (Poznan University of Economics, Poland) Middle row, left […]

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Call for Papers: Third International Conference on Migration and Mobilities (iMigMob), St Andrews, Scotland, 8th-10th July 2020

The 3rd International Conference on Migration and Mobilities (iMigMob) will be being hosted by the University of St Andrews 8th-10th July 2020. This three-day conference builds on the successes of the first two iMigMob conferences (in Loughborough in 2016 and Plymouth in 2018) in bringing together scholars from a range of disciplinary perspectives to discuss […]

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Master Programme on Critical Geographies, University College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland

At UCD School of Geography, we are delighted to announce the launch, from September 2020, of the new MSc Programme ‘Critical Geographies: Power and Inequality’. Given the rarity of taught programmes which are formally and entirely dedicated to critical geographies, we hope in some help from the international scholarly community for the success of this […]

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12th International Social Innovation Research Conference 2020, Sheffield University Management School, UK,1-3 Sept 2020

Call for Papers and Panels 12th International Social Innovation Research Conference 2020, Sheffield University Management School, Centre for Regional Economic and Enterprise Development 1st – 3rd September 2020 Theme: ‘Social innovation and enterprise for more prosperous, fair and sustainable societies’ Conference website: Regional and Geographical Aspects of Social Innovation Stream chairs: Michael Leyshon, Catherine […]

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Fully funded PhD, Fraser of Allander Institute, University of Strathclyde, Scotland

This fully funded PhD project will use a combination of econometric and computable general equilibrium (CGE) modelling techniques to look at the impact of high-tech new businesses on employment in local and regional economies. This project aims at capturing and measuring the impact of new businesses generation on local and regional economies in the UK. […]

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PhD scholarship: Political science, University of Southern Denmark (SDU), Denmark

Applications are invited for a 3-year PhD scholarship in political science to be based at the University of Southern Denmark (SDU), as of August 1st, 2020. The position will be part of the newly established interdisciplinary Core Group “The Politics of Insecurity (POINS)”, led by professor (wsr) Peter Starke, and funded by the Velux Foundation. […]

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Regional Innovation Policies Conferences 2020, Aalborg University, Denmark, 26-27 October 2020

The 15th edition of the Regional Innovation Policies Conferences will be hosted by Aalborg University on the 26th and 27th October 2020 in Aalborg, Denmark. The conference will focus on regions in transformation – as well as transformations in regional innovation policy and new developments in methods for defining and analysing regions. We welcome abstract submissions […]

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People, Place and Policy 2020: Social and Spatial Inequalities Conference, Sheffield Hallam University, UK, 1 July 2020

Event details:  1st Jul 2020  Sheffield Hallam University  £ 50.00  PPP Editorial Team ( A one day conference hosted by the Centre for Regional Economic and Social Research (CRESR) Date: 1st July 2020 Venue: Sheffield Hallam University Organised by: People, Place and Policy (PPP) Journal Register here: The 6th annual PPP conference welcomes papers which explore contemporary social and spatial […]

Postdependence Geographies in Central and Eastern Europe (PostCEE)

This research network, established in 2020, connects scholars and practitioners whose work focuses on Central and East European (CEE) geographies and who are interested in postcolonial and decolonial perspectives in and on the region. Through this network we explore how global coloniality plays out in the different geographies of the CEE region by providing a […]

Phil Tomlinson

Phil Tomlinson is a Professor of Industrial Strategy in the School of Management, at the University of Bath.   He has published over 60 articles in leading academic journals, books and book chapters, and consultancy reports. He is the Deputy Director of the Centre for Governance, Regulation & Industrial Strategy (CGR&IS) and he also works […]

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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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 - CANCELLED

17 June 2020

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.

Technical Tours and Side Events

There will be a number of Technical Tours at this year’s #RSA20 Annual Conference. These will be free of charge, but we kindly ask you to reserve a space online below. Please note that all tours and waiting lists are currently fully booked. Thank you for your understanding.

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