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We are looking to recruit a postdoctoral researcher to work on a new research project funded by the UK National Environment Research Council (NERC), ‘Resilient and Equitable Nature-based Pathways in Southern African Rangelands’ (REPAiR). The REPAiR project asks whether and how approaches to rangeland restoration based on so-called ‘Nature-based Solutions’ (NbS) can strengthen resilience amidst […]

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Cambridge are offering a fully funded PhD studentship exploring Colonial Natural Historical Collecting in the South Asian Indian Ocean: The University of Cambridge and its Museum of Zoology are pleased to announce a fully-funded collaborative doctoral studentship from October 2024 under the AHRC’s Collaborative Doctoral Partnership (CDP) Scheme. The University Museum of Zoology and Cambridge University Herbarium have exceptional collections […]

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Cardiff University (UK) has advertised a four-year research post-doc opportunity as part of a project on the political ecologies of unconventional water. The successful candidate will conduct research on unconventional water in Morocco: https://www.jobs.ac.uk/job/DGT851/research-associate-glonew An exciting new opportunity has arisen for a Research Associate to join the school of Geography and Planning. this role will be […]

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The Department of Environment & Geography at the University of York is advertising a fully-funded studentship (for UK home students only), including one project led by Felicia Liu, Simon Mair & Ioan Fazey on ‘Stewarding regenerative business transformations’. Apply here before the 28th April: https://www.findaphd.com/phds/project/stewarding-regenerative-business-transformations-pathways-actors-and-impact/?p170693 This project aims to explore and innovate regenerative business models, […]

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Please see here some information on a 1.5 year Lectureship post in Urban Studies and International Development here at Sheffield: https://www.jobs.ac.uk/job/DGV882/lecturer-in-urban-studies-and-international-development Are you interested in working in a top-ranked urban studies and planning School, undertaking ground-breaking research and delivers undergraduate and postgraduate programmes accredited by the RTPI, RICS and CIH? We are seeking applications from ambitious, […]

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There’s a permanent Lecturer position open in the KCL Department of International Development that welcomes political economists working on issues of development: https://www.kcl.ac.uk/jobs/086546-lecturer-in-international-development Deadline is April 16th! It’s a pluralist and young department with lots of exciting stuff going on. There’s also a 15-month lecturer position in Development Economics in the same department available: https://www.kcl.ac.uk/jobs/086547-lecturer-in-development-economics (with same […]

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I would like to draw your attention to a funded PhD scholarship in the School of History and Geography at Dublin City University. We are particularly interested in candidates with research projects in areas of infrastructural labour, urban governance of sustainability, just transition, waste geographies and water quality. However, applications are welcome in any area […]

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We are recruiting a postdoctoral researcher for the Wellcome Trust-funded project, ‘Border Crossings: Charity and voluntarism in Britain’s mixed economy of healthcare since 1948’. The postholder will work with John Mohan (University of Birmingham) to contribute to research on the contribution and impact of charitable and voluntary sector providers of institutional health care, on charitable […]

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We are delighted to advertise a 3-year fully-funded PhD studentship in the Faculty of Health, Education and Life Sciences at Birmingham City University on The Impact of Alternative Active Travel on People’s Sport, Health and Mobile Lives. It will offer a unique opportunity to develop research across transport and mobility studies, sport and leisure studies, […]

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Place partnerships bring together a range of public, private and community interests. Typically, they are formed to tackle specific challenges and generate positive outcomes within a defined area. Partnerships have various forms in terms of their constitution, aims and operating models; whereas some are long-term and strategically focused, others might engage with short-term place activation […]

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We’re looking for up to two research associates in geospatial data analytics, working on sustainable and resilient infrastructure as part the OPSIS (https://opsis.eci.ox.ac.uk) research group in the School of Geography and the Environment, University of Oxford. Amongst other things, you could work on globally scalable spatial economics for climate risk assessment, or contributing to interactive […]

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I am delighted to announce 2 graduate research positions at the National Research Council in Rome, which are part of a European Research Council (ERC)-funded project involving a transnational consortium of the National Research Council of Italy and Queen Mary University of London. These are junior roles, initially for three years, aimed at researchers who […]

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PHD OPPORTUNITY ON THE ENERGY TRANSITION (FULLY FUNDED)  Do you want to contribute to a just energy transition for some of the most vulnerable in society? Would you like to be based in Glasgow (Scotland) and Sydney (Australia) during your studies? Do you have a background in housing, energy, public health, environmental, regional, or urban […]

Alan is the Chief Executive of the Regional Studies Association and General Manager of the RSA Europe foundation. He joined both organisations in February 2024, arriving with extensive experience of organisational and professional leadership. Alan’s background is as a geographer and geography educator. He led the Geographical Association (GA) for over 11 years and played […]

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Two 3-year PhD studentships on “Innovation and Policy Acceleration” will explore the potential for using technical innovation, finance, policy change, or even social change to accelerate progress towards tacking pressing social problems such as climate change, energy insecurity, poverty, healthcare, or industrial manufacturing (among others). One studentship will focus on general issues around net-zero societies, […]

Stefania is a multidisciplinary researcher and teaching fellow in planning and economic development, with working experience in international consultancies. She is a Senior Teaching Associate in Planning Growth and Urban Regeneration in the Department of Land Economy, University of Cambridge and a Visiting Lecturer at The Bartlett School of Planning, University College London.  Her PhD in […]

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Dr Dieter F. Kogler, School of Architecture, Planning and Environmental Policy & Insight Centre for Data Analytics, University College Dublin, Ireland RSA Early Career Research Grant holder Project: International Knowledge Flows and Spillovers and the Evolution of National Technology Trajectories (2013-2014) Dieter’s RSA funded research delivered for the first time, a structured and replicable empirical test […]

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.   There has been much research on motorways and their impact on surrounding areas with considerable evidence that motorways cause suburbanisation while also increasing population levels and economic performance […]

Professor Klaus Dodds is Executive Dean for the School of Life Sciences at Royal Holloway University of London and Professor of Geopolitics. In October 2012, he was elected Academician (now Fellow) of the Academy of Social Sciences (FAcSS). He researches in the areas of environmental and health geopolitics, ice humanities and the international governance of […]

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