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Departmental Lecturer in Human Geography (147669), University of Oxford, UK

Departmental Lecturer in Human Geography (147669) – focus in the areas of political ecology, environmental governance and the interactions between science and policy School of Geography and the Environment, South Parks Road, Oxford Grade 7: £32,817 – £40,322 p.a. The School of Geography and the Environment seeks an exceptional candidate for the role of Departmental […]

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PhD position: Sustainability and household consumption, University of Oslo, Norway

Job description Include and Centre for Development and the Environment (SUM), University of Oslo (UiO), are inviting applications for a 3-year PhD research fellowship. Include is a research center for socially inclusive energy transitions, consisting of six research partners in Norway and Durham University in the UK. Include works closely with practitioners and has more […]

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Senior or Postdoctoral researcher position: Public transport fares in mobility transitions, Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB), Belgium

Project description The position forms part of the ongoing international project funded by Research Foundation – Flanders (FWO) and Luxembourg National Research Fund (FNR), titled “From Low Fares to No Fares: An Analysis of Economic, Operational, Socio-Spatial and Political Dynamics of Fare-Free Public Transport” (LiFT). Located at the nexus of critical urban studies and transport […]

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Urban E-Planning and the COVID-19 Pandemic, International Journal of E-Planning Research, Vol. 10 (2), 2021

URBAN E-PLANNING AND THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC International Journal of E-Planning Research, Vol. 10 (2), 2021 Special Issue / Open Access Free download (Open Access Issue): https://www.igi-global.com/journal/international-journal-planning-research/44994 Table of contents & abstracts >> All inquiries should be directed to the attention of: All inquiries regarding IJEPR should be directed to the attention of: Carlos Nunes Silva […]

Once more unto the breach? Devolution and local government reorganisation in Oxfordshire

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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Regions Cities Industry Webinar: Pathways to a Green and Equitable Covid-19 Recovery

Speakers: Professor Joan Fitzgerald, Northeastern Universtiy, USA Paul Hockenous, Journalist, Germany Dr. Rogério Studart, The New Climate Economy at the World Resources Institute, USA Open to all and free to attend, this webinar series aims to bring experts in the field of regional studies, science and policy to you. The webinar can be watched live […]

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PhD Studentship: Pandemics as a Non-traditional Maritime Security Challenge, Coventry University, UK

PhD Studentship: Pandemics as a Non-traditional Maritime Security Challenge – Exploring the Impact of COVID-19 on Maritime Trade and Border Management Coventry University – Centre for Trust, Peace and Social Relations (CTPSR), Coventry University Full-Time – between three and three and a half years fixed term. The Centre for Trust, Peace, and Social Relations (CTPSR) has […]

The Sense of the Word “Reforms” in the Italian Labour Market

Salvatore Perri, Professor of Political Economy, University of Magna Graecia (Catanzaro, Italy). Author contact: perriphdsalvatore@gmail.com The situation Today in Italy, we are experiencing a 10% unemployment rate (about 45% for young people in the southern regions), a relationship debt/GDP close to 136%, an increasing level of poverty and inequalities[1], and a form of stagnation in […]

Successful partnership with the OECD’s Trento Centre for Local Development

This webinar, held on the 3 September 2020, was organised in collaboration between the OECD Spatial Productivity Lab at the OECD Trento Centre for Local Development (an integral part of Centre for Entrepreneurship, SMEs, Regions and Cities) and the Regional Studies Association. The webinar was the 9th Meeting of the OECD Spatial Productivity Lab and part of […]

Long-distance research during the Covid-19 crisis: trust and corruption in Romania

Dr Adriana Mihaela Soaita is a Research Fellow at the University of Glasgow. Her research, entitled “Exploring the nexus between trust, corruption and anti-corruption policies in post-communist Romania” won a RSA membership grant in 2019.  All my preparations for one-month’s fieldwork in Romania were arranged when the Covid pandemic struck. The UK’s and Romania’s borders […]

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Webinar The Reality of Teleworking: People, Firms, Places

Open to all and free to attend, this webinar series aims to bring experts in the field of regional studies, science and policy to you. The webinar can be watched live but will also available on demand. The webinars will run live once a month and feature researcher and policymaker experts. They include time for […]

Can we ‘level up’ transport infrastructure across the UK?

Dr Marianne Sensier (top left) is a Research Fellow in Economics and the Alliance Business School at The University of Manchester. Marianne’s main research focus is on the application of econometric methods to macroeconomic problems. Diane Coyle (bottom left) co-directs the Bennett Institute for Public Policy. She was previously Professor of Economics at The University […]

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Regions Cities Industry Webinar: Global Value Chains and Regional Recovery after Covid-19

Global Value Chains and Foreign Direct Investment create both opportunities and challenges for cities and regions. The pandemic has deeply affected consolidated internationalisation patterns and the local impacts of these global forces. Regional recovery needs to leverage all possible opportunities offered by the new global order. This calls for a re-consideration of existing policy tools […]

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Webinar Pathways to a Green, Equitable, Covid-19 Recovery

Open to all and free to attend, this webinar series aims to bring experts in the field of regional studies, science and policy to you. The webinar can be watched live but will also available on demand. The webinars will run live once a month and feature researcher and policymaker experts. They include time for […]

Marte Solheim

Dear esteemed enthusiasts of regional studies, Its my great pleasure to introduce myself as the RSA Ambassador to Norway. Below you will find a short introduction in Norwegian, please feel free to contact me if you have any questions, suggestions or would like to get involved.   Mitt namn er Marte C.W. Solheim, og som […]

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Webinar Whatever Happened to Uneven Development? in Conversation with Professor Jamie Peck and Dr Marion Werner

Open to all and free to attend, this webinar series aims to bring experts in the field of regional studies, science and policy to you. The webinar can be watched live but will also available on demand. The webinars will run live once a month and feature researcher and policymaker experts. They include time for […]

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Webinar Entrepreneurship and Regional Growth in the Long Run

Entrepreneurship can promote economic performance in a variety of ways, short-term and in the longer run. A key finding of recent empirical studies is that high regional levels of entrepreneurship in terms of self-employment and new business formation tend to be rather persistent and can last for decades or even more than a century. A […]

Cohesion policy - an effective response to the Covid crisis

Alessandro Valenza (photo above left) is partner and founder of t33. He is a senior expert in European studies and evaluation, with a strong background in regional studies. Nicola Brignani (photo below left) a senior partner with t33 and is a has expertise in European Territorial Cooperation Programmes. We know the Covid-19 pandemic will seriously […]

Reflections on the Coronavirus in Italy

Balázs György Forman is Associate Professor at Corvinus University of Budapest Department of Economic Geography. In Italy, we would never have expected this. The coronavirus pandemic has brought an extremely profound economic, social and political divorce in Italy. If one sees the Milan or Florence Cathedrals, the Leaning Tower of Pisa and loves the Adriatic […]

Helen Lawton-Smith

Rachel Franklin is Professor of Geographical Analysis in the Centre for Urban and Regional Development Studies (CURDS) and the School of Geography, Politics and Sociology at Newcastle University. I am also one of four chairs appointed to expand our international, cross-disciplinary reputation in Spatial Analytics and Modelling (SAM@Newcastle) and, as of Fall 2018, a Fellow […]

Declan Jordan

Declan Jordan is a Senior Lecturer in Economics and Co-Director of the Spatial and Regional Economics Research Centre. Declan’s research interests include innovation, regional and urban economics, competitiveness, and innovation and enterprise policy. He has published widely in these areas in international peer reviewed journals. Declan is currently a member of the Editorial Board of […]

Vassilis Monastiriotis

Vassilis Monastiriotis is an economist and economic geographer by training, specialising in three areas of Labour Economics, Economic Geography and Political Economy. He has significant policy engagement on all three areas, including appointments in Experts Committees (e.g., on Regional Incentives policy and on Minimum Wage policy in Greece) and work with international bodies such as […]

Maria Abreu

Dr Maria Abreu is a regional economist, working on topics relating to creativity, higher education, migration, and local labour markets. She is a University Senior Lecturer (Associate Professor) at the University of Cambridge, and a Fellow of Pembroke College. Prior to coming to Cambridge she worked for the Poverty Team at the World Bank office […]

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