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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: https://isircconference2020.com/ 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 (ppp-online@shu.ac.uk) 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: https://store.shu.ac.uk/conferences-and-events/social-sciences-arts/events/ppp-conference-2020 The 6th annual PPP conference welcomes papers which explore contemporary social and spatial […]

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 […]

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 […]

East Midlands

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 […]

RSA First Pan-Northern Branches Conference - CANCELLED

27 March 2020

Realising the Potential of London and the Wider South East

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 […]

Matthias Kokorsch

Matthias Kokorsch is Academic Director of Coastal Communities and Regional Development at the University Centre of the Westfjords.

Neil Lee

Neil Lee is an Associate Professor in Economic Geography at the London School of Economics. His work uses econometric methodologies to investigate issues closely related to public policy, and his recent studies have included studies on whether high-technology growth benefits low-skilled workers, inclusive growth, and new forms of innovation policy. Before joining academia, he was […]

2019 RSA Winter Conference - conference photos now online

The 2019 RSA Winter conference took place from 14th-15th November 2019 at the Holiday Inn London Bloomsbury. Delegates enjoyed two days of presentation, discussion and plenary sessions. Please click here to view the conference photos. Click here to view the Conference Infographic. Fumi Kitagawa (FeRSA) has written a blog about organising a special session at the Winter Conference 2019. […]

2020 RSA Student and Early Conference - Cancelled

24 March 2020

#EURegionsWeek UNIVERSITY: Territorialising EU Cohesion Policy to bring it closer to citizens

Chair: Leaza McSorley (University of Sunderland, United Kingdom) Speakers: John Bachtler (University of Strathclyde) Giancarlo Cotella (Politecnico di Torino, Italy) Marcin Dąbrowski (TU Delft, Netherlands) Sonia de Gregorio Hurtado (Universidad Politecnica de Madrid, Spain) The session, chaired by Leaza McSorley (University of Sunderland) and organised under the banner of the RSA Research Network on EU […]

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Fiftieth anniversary

In 2015, the Association reached its fiftieth anniversary. The occasion was marked with a celebratory event at the House of Commons.

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