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Senior Research Associate: Rebordering Britain and Britons after Brexit (MIGZEN), Lancaster University, UK

Lancaster University’s Department of Sociology is seeking to recruit a Senior Research Associate to work with Professor Michaela Benson on the project Rebordering Britain and Britons after Brexit (MIGZEN). This is a full-time position. You will join us on an indefinite contract however, the role remains contingent on external funding which, at this time is for two years. You […]

Shopping malls, GHG emissions and the role of policymakers in "green" transportation infrastructure in Ireland

This blog was written for the RSA Blog Student Summer Series that will highlight graduate student success in regional studies across the globe throughout the summer.    In line with global trends, Ireland has seen greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions increase with economic growth. As of 2016, road transport accounted for 95% of all transport related […]

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Lecturer in Planning, University of Liverpool, UK

Lecturer in Planning Geography and Planning 028930 £41,526 – £52,560 pa 25-Jun-2021 23:30 Continuing the recent investment in the Department of Geography and Planning, we wish to recruit a Lecturer in Planning to contribute in delivering teaching, research and academic leadership and whose research strongly matches the current activity in the Planning, Environmental Assessment and […]

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PhD Scholarship: Gender Identity and Education for Sustainability in UK Secondary Schools, De Montfort University, UK

Link: https://erbecdt.ac.uk/news/4-year-ucl-phd-studentship-in-applying-a-flexibility-capital-framework-to-drive-an-inclusive-energy-transition/   ERBE CDT based at UCL Energy Institute is seeking applications for a fully funded PhD Studentship on topic in Applying a flexibility capital framework to drive an inclusive energy transition This PhD project will be funded under the EPSRC-SFI Centre for Doctoral Training in Energy Resilience and the Built Environment (ERBE) Context: “Flexibility capital” […]

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4-year PhD studentship: Applying a flexibility capital framework to drive an inclusive energy transition, UCL, UK

Link: https://erbecdt.ac.uk/news/4-year-ucl-phd-studentship-in-applying-a-flexibility-capital-framework-to-drive-an-inclusive-energy-transition/   ERBE CDT based at UCL Energy Institute is seeking applications for a fully funded PhD Studentship on topic in Applying a flexibility capital framework to drive an inclusive energy transition This PhD project will be funded under the EPSRC-SFI Centre for Doctoral Training in Energy Resilience and the Built Environment (ERBE) Context: “Flexibility capital” […]

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Lecturer in Social Policy, University of Salford Manchester, UK

I would like to bring your attention to this exciting opportunity. The Department for the Built Environment at Birmingham City University is currently advertising 1 permanent post as Lecturer/Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor in Urban Planning and Sustainability. I would be very grateful if you could help sharing it to your networks. Job description: https://jobs.bcu.ac.uk/vacancy.aspx?ref=032021-124 Closing date: […]

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Lecturer/Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor: Urban Planning and Sustainability, Birmingham City University, UK

I would like to bring your attention to this exciting opportunity. The Department for the Built Environment at Birmingham City University is currently advertising 1 permanent post as Lecturer/Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor in Urban Planning and Sustainability. I would be very grateful if you could help sharing it to your networks. Job description: https://jobs.bcu.ac.uk/vacancy.aspx?ref=032021-124 Closing date: […]

New UK-based centre fostering rural innovation for resilient regions

From tech clusters to the creative class, innovation is often associated with urban agglomeration. Rural innovation receives less attention. Sometimes, stereotypes and nostalgia locate rural places in the past and forget that rural people need futures. Sometimes, policies situate cities as ‘engines’ of growth and simply assume rural places will be pulled along … eventually. […]

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Research Associate: EPSRC project on distributed manufacturing, University of Bristol, UK

We are seeking a Research Associate to work on a transdisciplinary £1 million EPSRC project on distributed manufacturing – working across management, economic geography and engineering.  The RA will be based with me in the School of Management.  This is an exciting opportunity to help reinvent the UK’s supply chains post COVID-19 and BREXIT, working […]

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Three Fully Funded PhD Studentships: Future Societies, University of Hertfordshire, UK

Three Fully funded PhD Research Studentships in Future Societies Applications are invited by Centre for Future Societies Research for three fully funded PhD studentships at the University of Hertfordshire. These research studentships will be part of the University Alliance (UA) Doctoral Training Alliance in Future Societies. The studentships are offered on a full-time basis for three years […]

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CURA Urban Methodologies Summer School, Online, 21-24 June 2021

The Centre for Urban Research on Austerity (CURA) II Urban Methodologies Summer School (UMSS) is a four-day event aimed at PhD researchers, early-career academics and advanced postgraduate students. It will be held online, on 21-24 June 2021, focusing on the theme of Urban Inquiries for a Post-pandemic City. The Summer School will feature four masterclass sessions led […]

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Book launch: Between Realism and Revolt: Governing Cities in the Crisis of Neoliberal Globalism, CURA, 16th June 2021

New book exploring urban austerity governance and resistance, published by Bristol University Press. The Centre for Urban Research on Austerity will host a launch event at 16:00 on Wednesday 16th June. Further details of this event will follow in due course. Davies, J. S. (2021) Between Realism and Revolt: Governing Cities in the Crisis of […]

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18th Rural Entrepreneurship Conference 2021, Swansea University, 13-15th July 2021

This years rural entrepneurship is planned to take place in Swansea in July, assuming the roadmap to freedom progresses as planned.  The call for abstracts and joining details are all available here: https://www.swansea.ac.uk/som/rural-entrepreneurship-conference-2021/ ABSTRACTS ARE INVITED FROM RESEARCHERS IN ANY OF THE FOLLOWING THEMES: Rural social entrepreneurship Rural artisanal entrepreneurship Migration effects on rural development […]

The RSA participates in the AcSS response to UKRI announcement on funding research

Thirty learned societies, including the RSA, have recently signed a response (coordinated by the Academy of Social Sciences) to the UKRI announcement on funding research supported by Official Development Assistance. Find out more details and the full statement here https://www.acss.org.uk/news/academy-responds-to-ukri-announcements-on-funding-cuts/

Why Covid-19 should make us rethink multilocality

This article first appeared on ROBUST’s website and has been re-blogged with permission from the authors. Modern lives are increasingly multilocal – but rural-urban policies are often yet to catch up. ROBUST’s Bryonny Goodwin-Hawkins, Ulla Ovaska and Theresia Oedl-Wieser reflect on what we know about multilocality, and what we should rethink as rural regions look ahead to futures beyond recovery. […]

RSA Women’s Network supports Collaborative International Research during Pandemic

Anyone with teaching responsibilities will know how difficult it has been to carve out time and space for research during the past year. For early career researchers that has been even more difficult to achieve. However working collaboratively can be one way to keep your research alive, create new connections and the power of networks […]

Louise Kempton

Louise Kempton is a Senior Research Associate in the Centre for Urban and Regional Development Studies (CURDS) at Newcastle University.  She is also Associate Dean of Research and Innovation for the university’s faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences.  She has more than 25 years’ experience in local, regional and international economic development as a researcher, […]

Simona Iammarino

Simona Iammarino is Professor of Economic Geography in the Department of Geography & Environment of the London School of Economics and Political Science (UK). She was Head of Department (01/01/2014 – 31/08/2017), and academic member of the LSE Council (2016-2020). Since 01/09/ 2016 she has been affiliate faculty member at the Gran Sasso Science Institute […]

Deal or No Deal?

David Bailey works at the Birmingham Business School and is a Senior Fellow at the ESRC’s UK in a Changing Europe programme. There was no ‘Meal Deal’ this week for the UK and EU after Boris Johnson dined with Ursula Von Der Layen in Brussels, with the latter saying “we gained a clear understanding of each other’s […]

Homeworking and the Return to the Office – Part One

This blog was written by Professor Anne Green and Rebecca Riley, City-REDI  / WM REDI, University of Birmingham. To access the original article, click here. The current situation in cities The pandemic has changed the nature of work significantly which may have long term impacts. Not least is the fact that at a time when significant business decisions are being […]

Simona Iammarino

Simona Iammarino is Professor of Economic Geography in the Department of Geography & Environment of the London School of Economics and Political Science (UK). She was Head of Department (01/01/2014 – 31/08/2017), and academic member of the LSE Council (2016-2020). Since 01/09/ 2016 she has been affiliate faculty member at the Gran Sasso Science Institute […]

John Harrison

John Harrison works at Loughborough University in the UK. He is a regional geographer interested in the planning and governance of cities and regions. John has been an Editor of Regional Studies since 2013, first as its inaugural Early Career Editor and then section editor for ‘Urban and Regional Horizons’. His recent publications include the […]

RSA City and Regional Sustainability Transitions Webinar Series

22 October 2020

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