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Job reference: HUM-020339 Location: Oxford Road, Manchester Closing date (DD/MM/YYYY): 09/12/2022 Salary: Lecturer £38,592 to £53,353 Per annum, depending on relevant experience Employment type: Permanent Faculty/Organisation: Humanities Division: Global Development Institute Hours per week: Full Time Contract Duration: Permanent from the 1st of March 2023 School / Directorate: School of Environment, Education & Development The University of Manchester seeks to appoint a Lecturer in Global […]

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The School of Geographical Sciences is pleased to advertise two fully-funded human geography PhD scholarships for applicants showing exceptional research potential. These two scholarships are funded by the University of Bristol PhD Scholarship program and administered through the Faculty of Science. The start date for successful applicants is late September 2023. The two positions are available for applicants from any […]

Neil Lee is a Professor of Economic Geography at the LSE. He is also Professor II at the Inland Norway University of Applied Sciences and theme convenor at the LSE’s International Inequalities Institute. His research has been funded by international and private sector organisations including the World Bank, OECD, the EIB, and Barclays Bank, and cited in […]

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Locating Media Industries: Cities, Spaces, Places      A Three-Day International Interdisciplinary Conference     King’s College London     Bush House, 30 Aldwych, London WC2B 4BG     19-21 June 2023 Co-organisers: Professor Paul McDonald, Kings College London; Professor Andrew Spicer, University of the West of England Bristol Deadline for Proposals: 15 January 2023 We invite proposals for […]

To read the full paper on Brexit disruption and transborder leadership, click here.   Across borders in the UK and mainland Europe, relationship-building activity that aims to stimulate problem solving and the co-creation of innovative projects and programmes has been a long-standing and important feature of city and regional development.   Grand challenges and leadership […]

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Applications are invited for Graduate Research Assistant PhD scholarships at the Centre for Regional Economic and Social Research (CRESR) commencing in February 2023, on researching place-based just transitions. These scholarships provide opportunity to combine PhD study with hands-on research experience as part of a large interdisciplinary research programme focused on place-based transitions, working with academic, […]

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LSE is committed to building a diverse, equitable and truly inclusive university For this post, we particularly welcome applications from women and people from minority ethnic groups.  Department of Geography and Environment  Assistant Professor in Economic Geography Salary is competitive with Departments at our peer institutions worldwide and not less than £58,519 pa inclusive. The […]

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A Single, Green Market for Capital? A critical political economy perspective on the completion of the Capital Markets Union The Department of Social Sciences and Business, Roskilde University, Denmark, invites applications for a position as PhD of International Studies from 1 March 2023 or as soon as possible thereafter. The position is a double degree in […]

Sarah Ayres is a ‘Reader in Public Policy and Governance’ at the University of Bristol, UK. Her central research interest is the governance of place, space and territory. This core provides the basis for two main strands of work. First, her research is concerned with devolution and decentralisation in both a UK and an international […]

Mark Scott is Professor of Planning at University College Dublin. Mark’s research is focused on theories and practices of spatial planning and governance, specifically related to rural planning, local regeneration and the environmental dimensions of spatial planning. He has published extensively in these areas and has been awarded over €4 million in national and European […]

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. […]

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 […]

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.

The impacts of COVID-19 have been experienced unevenly: health impacts of the disease are well known to differ with greater risks associated with co-morbidities, including increased age and other vulnerabilities. The economic impacts are similarly diverse, with shocking intensity varying by groups: those from low-income backgrounds have been more likely to experience financial hardship, as […]

Following discussion with the RSA Board please find below the most recent RSA response to the USS consultation. 2022 RSA Response to USS Consultation

Spatial Inequality in the Smart City – Does increasing smartness lead to increased inequalities? The Spatial Inequality in the Smart City project, funded by The Alan Turing Institute, highlights the potential of smart cities increasing rather than reducing observed spatial inequalities. The backbone of Smart City infrastructures are digital technologies, such as sensors, that are […]

In this Youtube video, Professor David Bailey discusses the recent report explored below in this RSA Blog Post.   Back in mid-2020, UK in a Changing Europe published a report on the effects of Brexit on UK manufacturing, analysing the picture up to the point of publication and offering thoughts on the likely effects after […]

Mark Scott is Professor of Planning at University College Dublin. Mark’s research is focused on theories and practices of spatial planning and governance, specifically related to rural planning, local regeneration and the environmental dimensions of spatial planning. He has published extensively in these areas and has been awarded over €4 million in national and European […]

I joined the RSA in August 2016, when the RSA office was still based in Seaford, East Sussex, UK. I helped pack boxes when we moved into the Sussex Innovation Centre and now, five years later I am saying goodbye whilst working from home. Klara (right) and Daniela (left) in Brussels (2016)   I feel […]

Sally has been CEO of the Regional Studies Association for just over 30 years. She has developed the organisation from a small, UK focused organisation into a global Association with an international footprint. Sally has become an advocate on publishing issues for the learned society sector speaking regularly at national conferences and events, advocating on […]

Marte C.W. Solheim is Associate Professor and Head of the Stavanger Centre for Innovation Research, UiS Business School, Norway and a public speaker on diversity and innovation. She carries out research on diversity and innovation, combining insights from organizational theory, innovation studies and economic geography She is invited to speak at national diversity conferences as […]

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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