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The School of Regulation and Global Governance (RegNet) at the Australian National University is hiring a 2-year Postdoctoral Fellow to work on global climate and energy governance. The Postdoctoral Fellow will work directly with Christian Downie investigating the governance of international public finance for energy projects. The position is research intensive, competitive salary range (AUD […]

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PhD position in the field of sustainable urban planning available at the University of South Australia. The deadline for application is 7 March. Here is the link to the project and the application form: https://www.unisa.edu.au/research/degrees/research-projects/#urban-planning-for-sustainable-communities

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The UQ Business School at the University of Queensland, Australia, is seeking multiple senior scholars (Associate and Full Professors) to help us transform business education, theory and practice to meet the needs of future-focused organisations. We are seeking to expand our expertise in Sustainability, Entrepreneurship and Trust/Ethics/Governance, with multiple positions available to further develop our […]

The RSA is pleased to support the 44th Annual Conference of the Australia and New Zealand Regional Science Association International. The conference will be held hybrid 6th-7th December 2021 in Melbourne and focus on ‘Risk! The Challenge of Managing Risks to Regional Futures’. The RSA is sponsoring a plenary by Professor Robert Hassink, (Kiel University, […]

Nominations (both self-nominations and third-party nominations) of current members are being sought for the following awards in regional studies and related fields: Nathaniel Lichfield Award – this award is for recent Masters graduate who have graduated within the previous year. Paul Benneworth PhD Student Award – this award is for registered PhD students who have […]

Regions are more than the terrestrial or the aquatic for Indigenous and First Peoples; Indigenous regions comprise the more-than-human spaces of night skies and ancestral beings and the cultural practices that imbue them with knowledge and wisdom. Regions encompass so much more than just Western thoughts and processes, yet Indigenous regions are not visible in […]

Sign up for an RSA membership before midnight on the 12th February 2021 and you can participate in our Free Book Offer, where you can get a free book worth up to £90.  See below for a full list of the books available. Please be aware that there are a limited number of free books […]

We would like to welcome Tanya Chandra as our new RSA Student Representative Board Member. Tanya is a PhD candidate at the Department of Architecture, ETH Zurich. She is part of the Urban-Rural Systems team at Future Cities Laboratory, focused on capturing the different territorial transformation taking place across Monsoon Asia. Her doctoral work focuses […]

The Regional Studies Association are delighted to announce the appointment of the new RSA Fellows (FeRSA) for 2021. RSA Fellows are individual members who have been continuous members for a minimum of 5 years and who have also been defined as “active members”. This means that they have contributed to the life of the Association […]

In 2021, we continued to celebrate the research and work that has made an original and outstanding contribution to research concerned with the analysis of regions and regional issues. Sir Peter Hall Award JAMIE PECK, University of British Columbia, Canada & Western Sydney University, Australia Regional Leadership Award for Practice and Policy Statistics Poland, Poland […]

Andrew Beer is currently the Executive Dean, UniSA Business, a business school that holds full, five-year accreditation EQUIS and AACSB accreditation.  Andrew completed his PhD at the Australian National University in 1989 and then worked for four years in the Australian Public Service. In 1993 he accepted a lectureship at Flinders University in Adelaide, where […]

Etienne Nel is a Professor and Head of the School of Geography at the University of Otago in Dunedin, New Zealand. His research interests lie at the interface between urban and economic geography and development studies. To date his research and writing have focussed in particular on issues of regional and local economic development, the […]

Nominations (both self-nominations and third-party nominations) of current members are being sought for the following awards in regional studies and related fields: Nathaniel Lichfield Award – this award is for recent Masters graduate who has graduated within the previous year; RSA PhD Student Award – this award is for registered PhD students who have not yet received […]

Within these unprecedented times, we feel that it is important to remember to celebrate the research and work that has been carried out in regional studies and its related fields, including urban and rural studies, city-regions and interstitial spaces. In 2020, the Awards have been given virtually. These awards demonstrate the aim of our association […]

Name of event: KOSMOS Conference – Navigating the Sustainability Transformation in the 21st Century, Humboldt University Berlin The RSA Travel Grant allowed me to attend the KOSMOS Sustainability Conference in Berlin, where I presented a paper and also participated in a cutting-edge public conference format displaying some of my PhD work on low-carbon energy transitions. […]

Two exciting opportunities have arisen for an enthusiastic PhD Student and an Early Career Researcher to join the Board of the Regional Studies Association. The RSA is an established global Association and a place on the Board will enable successful candidates to engage with colleagues, from students and early career researchers through to high profile […]

Lars is an economic geographer and scholar in innovation studies. He joined the Melbourne Sustainable Society Institute at the University of Melbourne in January 2017 as the inaugural ‘City of Melbourne Chair of Resilient Cities’. Prior to this, he was full professor at CIRCLE, the Centre for Innovation, Research, and Competence in the Learning Economy […]

Hello from South Australia (ranked fifth on the Lonely Planet’s Top Ten regions back in 2017!) It is an honour to serve as a RSA Ambassador for Australia and to join the team across Australia working on regional and urban affairs. I look forward to working with existing and hopefully bringing in new members to […]

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As an Australian Ambassador, it is a privilege to warmly welcome you to the Regional Studies Association (RSA) and to invite you to join a lively network of regional studies colleagues across the globe bringing many associated benefits and opportunities. My focus will be on the promotion and development of RSA activities in Australia, particularly […]

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