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PhD Studentship: Systems Science in Public Health and Health Economics Research (SIPHER), University of Strathclyde, Scotland

University of Strathclyde is inviting applications for a fully funded PhD to explore policy approaches to public engagement and/or policy understandings of and/or responses to public values, opinions and preferences. It is anticipated that the PhD will employ qualitative or mixed methods to explore this topic, although this expectation is not prescriptive and we are […]

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3-year research associate on screen/creative industries, University of York, UK

We have a three-year research associate post available at the University of York to work on a new project which seeks to develop the screen and related industries in Yorkshire. Please circulate to anyone you think may be interested. Creative Media Research and Knowledge Exchange Hub (Creat:KE), is an exciting new 3-year research project led […]

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Lecturer / Senior Lecturer Position in Entrepreneurship, University of Edinburgh Business School, Scotland

The University of Edinburgh Business School is seeking to appoint a Lecturer or Senior Lecturer in Entrepreneurship within its Entrepreneurship and Innovation Group. This is a very geography-friendly Group with several economic geographers such as Richard Harrison, Fumi Kitagawa, and Ben Spigel.  The successful applicant will contribute to the objectives of the Group and the […]

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Two Postdoctoral Research positions, University of Cambridge, UK

Applications are invited for two postdoctoral research associates in Urban Ecologies: governing nonhuman life in global cities, funded by an European Research Council (ERC) Horizon 2020 Starting Grant. This is an exciting opportunity to work on an interdisciplinary project that examines how the urban is governed by regulating nonhuman life. It draws on ethnographic and […]

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International Workshop: Understanding change in urban infrastructure landscapes, Urban Institute, Sheffield, UK, 12 May 2020

International Workshop: Understanding change in urban infrastructure landscapes Call for Abstracts Date: 12th May 2020 Location: Urban Institute, Interdisciplinary Center of the Social Sciences, 219 Portobello, Sheffield S1 4DP Organizers: Prof. Vanesa Castán Broto (v.castanbroto@sheffield.ac.uk) ; Enora Robin (e.robin@sheffield.ac.uk), Urban Institute, University of Sheffield Global environmental challenges including climate breakdown and the global biodiversity crisis call for a fundamental […]

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Research Assistant in Social Science and Urban Public Health, King’s College London, UK

Department : Department of Population Health Sciences The School of Population Health and Environmental Sciences is seeking to hire a Research Assistant to work on a sociological study of air pollution, which aims to bring social science and humanities understanding to scientific and policy questions on this global environmental health challenge. The post is funded […]

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CfP BSA Early Career Forum Regional Event, 7th April 2020, Sheffield Hallam University, UK

You are warmly invited to a BSA Early Career Forum Regional Event to be held at Sheffield Hallam University. Design and Undertaking Participatory Research: Practical Issues, Successes and Challenges Tuesday 7th April 2020, Sheffield Hallam University. This one-day workshop will bring together researchers doing social research, working with or interested in participatory research approaches. The event will include: presentations with […]

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Greater Manchester Combined Authority Researcher-in-Residence for Healthier Urban Development (Transport), University of Manchester, UK

Job reference: HUM-15138 Location: Oxford Road, Manchester Closing date: 10/02/2020 Salary: Grade 7 £41,526 to £51,034 per annum (according to relevant experience) or Grade 8 £52,559 to 57,418 per annum pro rata (part time) Employment type: Fixed Term Department: Humanities Division: Planning and Environmental Management Hours per week: 1.0 FTE or 0.8 FTE for exceptional candidates on higher salary grade Contract Duration: ASAP until […]

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Four Lectureship/Senior Lectureship in Human Geography, University of Edinburgh, Scotland

The School of GeoSciences at the University of Edinburgh wishes to make four appointments in Human Geography at Lecturer/Senior Lecturer level. The positions are open to all subfields of critical human geography, including cultural geography, development geography, economic geography, feminist geography, historical geography, and political geography. We particularly welcome scholars who will complement and extend […]

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CfP Housing Studies Association Conference 2020, 6th-8th April 2020, Sheffield UK

HSA Conference 2020 – call for papers 6th-8th April 2020, Sheffield UK. Housing, devolution and localities: Inventing a future or more of the same? Abstract deadline 10th January 2020   This conference will look at devolution in its broadest sense, meaning the transfer of decision-making powers between actors. It will question where the locus of […]

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Lecturer in Sociology, Brunel University London, UK

Location: Uxbridge Salary: £40,183 to £51,719 per annum including London allowance of £2,166 per annum. Hours: Full Time Contract Type: Permanent Placed On: 3rd January 2020 Closes: 3rd February 2020 Job Ref: 408905 Sociology & Communications at Brunel University London is part of a thriving interdisciplinary Department of Social and Political Sciences, which also includes […]

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Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Planning and Environmental Management, University of Birmingham, UK

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Planning and Environmental Management – Life and Environmetal Sciences – 56200 – Grade 8/Grade 9 Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Planning and Environmental Management School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham UK Lecturer, Grade 8 – Full time starting salary is normally in the range £41,526 to £49,553, with potential […]

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PhD Positions: Social Work, Sweden, Lund University, Sweden

Two or more PhD-candidate positions in social work Login and apply Lund University, Faculty of Social Sciences , School of Social Work Lund University was founded in 1666 and is repeatedly ranked among the world’s top 100 universities. The University has 40 000 students and 7 600 staff based in Lund, Helsingborg and Malmö. We […]

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Research Fellow 'Driverless Futures', University College London, UK

Please note the availability of a Research Fellow post for the project ‘Driverless Futures?’ based with the PI Dr Jack Stilgoe at University College London. 0.6FTE for a minimum of two years (£35,965 – £43,470 per annum pro rata) Closing date: 28 Jan 2020 Duties and Responsibilities The main responsibility of this role is to […]

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9 Fully Funded PhD Studentships at Loughborough University, UK

Applications are invited for up to 9 fully funded postgraduate research studentships in the School of Social Sciences and Humanities at Loughborough University, UK. Internationally renowned for its research excellence, the University has a vibrant research student community of around 1200 students supported by a £6 million annual investment. In the 2014 Research Excellence Framework, […]

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Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Innovation and Regional Studies, University of Stavanger, Norway

The University of Stavanger invites applicants for a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Innovation and Regional Studies at the UiS Business School, Department of Innovation, Management and Marketing. The position is vacant from 1 April 2020 and the appointment is for two years of research duties exclusively. Job description The University of Stavanger invites applicants for a […]

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Call for Applications: The Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts & Sciences and The British Academy Knowledge Frontiers Symposium

The British Academy and the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts & Sciences are inviting applications for early career researchers in the humanities and social sciences to attend a research collaboration symposium on the broad theme of the Anthropocene. Aims The symposium aims to incentivise and establish international engagement and collaboration between early career researchers based […]

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Two migration-related research posts in Department of Sociological Studies, University of Sheffield, UK

Job Reference Number: UOS024968 Job Title: Research Associate Contract Type: Fixed-term for up to 36 months (depending on start date) from 1st March 2020 Working Pattern: Full-time Department: Sociological Studies Salary: Grade 7: £31,866 to £40,322 per annum. Closing Date: 20th January 2020 Summary: Are you interested in working for a world top 100 University? The […]

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Fully Funded PhD, School of Geography and Planning, Cardiff University, Wales

The School of Geography and Planning, Cardiff University, supported by the ESRC Doctoral Training Partnership for Wales (Wales DTP), invites applications for funded PhD study.  These particular studentships, known as ‘collaborative studentships’, involve liaison with a non-academic organisation, often at many key stages of the research programme. They will commence in October 2020. The following collaborative studentship is available here in the School: Environmental Planning […]

2020 RSA Student and Early Career Conference Plenary Speakers

Plenary sessions organised for the conference include a panel session on Academic Publishing, How to win Funding and Manage Research Projects and How to Optimise Impact from your Research    

North West

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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Margaret Tyler Research Fellowship in Geography, University of Cambridge, UK

GIRTON COLLEGE, Cambridge  MARGARET TYLER RESEARCH FELLOWSHIP IN GEOGRAPHY 2020  Applications are invited for the Margaret Tyler post-doctoral Research Fellowship in Geography starting on 1 October 2020 and tenable for five years following, i.e. to September 2025.  This first fellowship will be awarded in the field of human geography, and has been made possible by an extremely […]

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