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Head of School, Earth and Environmental Sciences (SEES), The University of Queensland, Australia

The School of Earth and Environmental Sciences (SEES) at The University of Queensland (Brisbane, Australia) is recruiting a new Head of the School. The job will be advertised on UQ jobs by 10 September 2021. The position description is HeadSEES_AppointmentBooklet_FINAL Note that SEES is an interdisciplinary School, which, in addition to urban and regional planning […]

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ANZRSAI 44th Annual Conference, Hybrid, RMIT Melbourne, 6-7 December 2021

Join us at our 44th Annual Conference RMIT MELBOURNE, 6-7 DECEMBER 2021 AND ON-LINE THROUGH MICROSOFT TEAMS RISK! THE CHALLENGE OF MANAGING RISKS TO REGIONAL FUTURES FIRST CALL FOR PAPERS The ANZRSAI Council was disappointed to postpone our 44th Annual Conference last year because of the COVID-19 outbreak, but is delighted that the European Union […]

Indigenous regional thinking contributing to international conservation

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 […]

Join the RSA Today and receive a free book with your membership!

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 […]

Welcome to our new RSA Student Representative Board Member

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 […]

New Fellows of the Regional Studies Association (FeRSA)

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 […]

Awards 2020

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 […]

Our October Member of the Month

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 […]

Our August Member of the Month

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 […]

2020 RSA Awards Nominations - Call Now Open

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 […]

Awards 2020

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 […]

Linda Wollersheim

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. […]

Student and Early Career Representative Board Member positions available January 2020

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 Coenen

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 […]

Melissa Nursey-Bray

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 […]

Amma Buckley

Amma Buckley

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 […]

Special Session at the Pacific Urban Forum: “This is Our Garden Now” - Urban Belonging and Resilience in the Pacific

1 July 2019

A conversation with Dr. Chitra Massey, UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights

21 June 2019

Community Data Training Workshop

13 July 2019

APCUS Human Rights Training Workshop, Vanuatu

11 July 2019

2019 RSA Australasia Conference

11 February 2019

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