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PhD programme in HRM and Organisation Studies, Essex Business School, University of Essex, UK

Essex Business School has just launched a PhD programme in HRM and Organisation Studies. This new degree is housed in the Organisation Studies and HRM Group(OSHRM) at Essex Business School. It will provide students with the opportunity to interrogate the theories and practice of organisation in relation to work, management and the experience of employment. […]

Helen Lawton-Smith

Rachel Franklin is Professor of Geographical Analysis in the Centre for Urban and Regional Development Studies (CURDS) and the School of Geography, Politics and Sociology at Newcastle University. I am also one of four chairs appointed to expand our international, cross-disciplinary reputation in Spatial Analytics and Modelling (SAM@Newcastle) and, as of Fall 2018, a Fellow […]

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Economic resilience: past lessons and new challenges Online Session, City-REDI, University of Birmingham, UK, 18th June

Economic resilience: past lessons and new challenges Online Session – June 18th – @Zoom The global financial crisis that gave rise to the concept of economic resilience is now statistical history. With most advanced economies out of the recession for several years, it would be expected for the term to become dormant. Yet, socio-political and […]

Declan Jordan

Declan Jordan is a Senior Lecturer in Economics and Co-Director of the Spatial and Regional Economics Research Centre. Declan’s research interests include innovation, regional and urban economics, competitiveness, and innovation and enterprise policy. He has published widely in these areas in international peer reviewed journals. Declan is currently a member of the Editorial Board of […]

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ESRC PhD studentship: 'Getting smart about automated horticulture', Cardiff University, Wales

We have a fully funded ESRC PhD studentship at the School of Geography & Planning, Cardiff University. The project is called ‘Getting smart about automated horticulture new knowledges, practices and technologiesIts’,  working in partnership with the Agriculture & Horticulture Development Board. Details are at  https://www.findaphd.com/phds/project/esrc-phd-collaborative-studentship-getting-smart-about-automated-horticulture-new-knowledges-practices-and-technologies/?p117951 The deadline is 1 June. Feel free to contact me or Dr […]

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PhD Position: Predicting demand for UK HE within the global HE market,University of Liverpool, UK

There are now record numbers of students attending UK universities from non-UK countries. And, although the UK has traditionally performed well in the growing global market for international students, more recently, there have been shifts in market position among the leading study destinations. Australia and Canada increasingly challenge the UK’s second place position behind the […]

Regional Studies Association Response to the Housing, Communities and Local Government Committee Inquiry on the progress of devolution in England

This document was submitted to the Housing, Communities and Local Government Committee Inquiry on the progress of devolution in England. Neil Lee explains “Devolution is a central concern to the RSA’s international membership base. This submission to the HCLG select committee draws on this expertise and provides advice on progress on devolution in England.” Please […]

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Geopolitics in an Anthropocene and Pandemic Era: In conversation with Professor Simon Dalby

Open to all and free to attend, this webinar series aims to bring experts in the field of regional studies, science and policy to you. The webinar can be watched live but will also available on demand. The webinars will run live once a month and feature researcher and policymaker experts. They include time for […]

2020 President's Event - CANCELLED

12 November 2020
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Webinar Global Pandemics, COVID-19 and the Small Business Economy: Regional Implications of the Economic Meltdown Speakers

Open to all and free to attend, this webinar series aims to bring experts in the field of regional studies, science and policy to you. The webinar can be watched live but will also available on demand. The webinars will run live once a month and feature researcher and policymaker experts. They include time for […]

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Lecturer in Human Geography, University of Kent, UK

The School of Anthropology and Conservation wishes to appoint an ambitious and highly motivated Lecturer in Human Geography, with a strong research profile, to join the School and to contribute toward the School’s mission of ‘understanding a changing world’. The successful candidate will have a strong, primary research focus in human geography and the social sciences, […]

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Funded PhD: British Telegraphic Work and Spaces, 1846-1950, University of Exeter, UK

British Telegraphic Work and Spaces, 1846-1950 PhD Studentship – History Ref: 3894 About the award Applications are invited for a PhD studentship on British telegraphic work and spaces, 1846-1950 at the University of Exeter in partnership with BT Archives (London).  The studentship is awarded by the Science Museums and Archives Consortium under the AHRC’s Collaborative […]

Webinar “Nothing new under the sun” How the past informs today’s policy responses: Crisis and (missed) opportunities Speakers

We are pleased to announce the second in our plenary webinar series that should have taken place at our face to face events. “Nothing new under the sun” How the past informs today’s policy responses: Crisis and (missed) opportunities Presentations and discussions in this webinar will analyse how history has shaped arguments in regional development […]

"Nothing New under the Sun" How the Past Informs Today's Policy Responses

27 May 2020

Pandemics, Cities, Regions and Industry Resources

A new policy briefing on the Northern Powerhouse has just been published on the CURDS website, derived from an academic paper published online yesterday in Territory, Politics, Governance Governing uneven development: the Northern Powerhouse as a ‘state spatial strategy’ by Danny MacKinnon. You can read the Policy Briefing here.

Max Munday

The Chair of the RSA Wales Section is Max Munday, Director of the Welsh Economy Research Unit at Cardiff Business School, Cardiff University. “The Welsh section of the RSA has been active since the early 1990s. The Welsh economy is a valuable lens through which to examine regional policy and economic issues, being a devolved […]

Justin Doran

The Chair of the RSA Ireland Section is Justin Doran, Director of the Spatial and Regional Economics Research Centre and a Lecturer in the Department of Economics, Cork University Business School, University College Cork “The Regional Studies Irish Section (RSAIR) was officially open in 1974 to provide a forum to discuss regional issues in Ireland. […]

Micaela Mazzei

I am a Senior Lecturer at the Yunus Centre for Social Business and Health, and  a program leader for an MSc in Social Innovation at Glasgow Caledonian University.  I have studied political science and sociology at the University of Florence.  I hold a Master Degree in Applied Social Research from the University of Manchester and […]

Will Eadson

Will Eadson

The Chair of the RSA Yorkshire and Humberside Branch, Will Eadson, is a Reader in Urban and Regional Sustainability at CRESR, Sheffield Hallam University. Will has been involved in the RSA for over a decade and more generally has taken an active role in promoting urban and regional studies as a discipline since the early […]

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Jun Du

The Chair of the West Midlands Branch, Jun Du is Professor of Economics and Director of Lloyds Banking Centre for Business Prosperity at Aston Business School, Aston University. “Hello! This is Jun Du, Chair of RSA in West Midlands. It is my great pleasure to send this welcome message to you at the outset of […]

Elvira Uyarra

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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Gary Bosworth

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 […]

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