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The Death of Local Democracy, Oxfordshire-style

Dave Valler is Reader in Planning, School of the Built Environment at Oxford Brookes, and Chair of the RSA London and South East Branch. His research interests range across local and regional economic development, urban theory and politics, sub-national governance and policy, and science/hi-tech spaces. He has recently published research specifically on theoretical and practical […]

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PhD: Turning the tables: fighting furniture poverty through social enterprise, University of Liverpool, UK

Project Description The Department of Geography and Planning, Liverpool University, supported by the ESRC North West Social Science Doctoral Training Partnership (NWSSDTP), invites applications for a funded 1+3 or +3 PhD project “Turning the tables: fighting furniture poverty through social enterprise”. The supervisors are Professor Peter North and Dr Kathy Burrell, Liverpool, and Dr Helen […]

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Lecturer in Human Geography - Grade 8, University of Liverpool, UK

University of Liverpool – Faculty of Science and Engineering: School of Environmental Sciences: Geography and Planning Location: Liverpool Salary: £41,526 to £52,560 p.a. Hours: Full Time Contract Type: Permanent Placed On: 9th January 2020 Closes: 9th February 2020 Job Ref: 014621 Apply through original listing Continuing the recent investment in the Department of Geography and Planning, […]

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Head of Department/Professor Geography and Planning, University of Liverpool, UK

Job code: 016161 Salary negotiable Deadline 24-Feb-2020 23:30 Apply through original listing As Head of Department you will be responsible for the leadership and management of the Department of Geography and Planning. You would report to the Dean of School and be a key member of the School Management Team, working closely with the Dean […]

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Fully-funded PhD on smart/automated horticulture, Cardiff University, Wales

Getting smart about automated horticulture: new knowledges, practices and technologies Supervisors: Dr. Christopher Bear (BearCK@cardiff.ac.uk) and Dr. Hannah Pitt (PittH2@cardiff.ac.uk) The way food is grown is changing, with increasing reliance on smart technologies. Such changes will have implications for those working in horticultural and are promoted widely as a solution to ongoing and future labour issues. So far technological advances have […]

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PhD Scholarships in Planning, Belfast School of Architecture and the Built Environment, Ulster University, Northern Ireland

Ulster University – Belfast School of Architecture and the Built Environment We are offering exciting scholarship opportunities for PhD research in the area of planning. Postgraduate researchers play a vital role in our innovative and world leading research activities within the Belfast School of Architecture and the Built Environment at Ulster University. Further information is […]

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18th Rural Entrepreneurship Conference 2020, Swansea University, Wales

The 18th Rural Entrepreneurship Conference will be held in June in Swansea this year. Rural Entrepreneurship Conference 2020 9th – 11th June, 2020, Swansea (UK) Conference website:  https://www.swansea.ac.uk/som/rural-entrepreneurship-conference-2020/ , which is where you will find details on how to submit an abstract This three-day conference brings together academics and policymakers to exchange news, views and research on […]

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Research Associate 'Emergence and Evolution of Next Generation Services' Loughborough University, UK

Job title Research Associate ‘Emergence and Evolution of Next Generation Services’ Job reference REQ200028 Date posted 10/01/2020 Application closing date 16/02/2020 Location Loughborough Package Specialist and Supporting Academic Research Grade 6 from £30,942 – £40,322 per annum. Subject to annual pay award   School of Social Sciences and Humanities – Geography and Environment Fixed-Term until March […]

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Research Associate, UK Data Service, Cathie Marsh Institute (CMI), University of Manchester, UK

We wish to appoint a Research Associate to join the UK Data Service User Support and Training team at the Cathie Marsh Institute, University of Manchester. The post will be on a full time basis until 31 March 2021. Closing date: 03/02/2020 You will be a member of the User Support and Training team of […]

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LSSI Post Graduate Research Student Placement, Leeds City Council, UK

The proposed project is an opportunity to work with policymakers at Leeds City Council who are aiming to develop a longer term approach to the Healthy Holidays Programme and will be able to achieve this through strengthening its evidence base. Healthy Holidays is an initiative designed to tackle the issue of food insecurity, and ensure […]

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PhD Opportunity, Science, Society and Sustainability research group (3S), University of East Anglia, UK

We’re very pleased to announce a new co-funded PhD position available in the 3S research group and co-supervised by members of the Waste Team at Norfolk County Council. Due to start in October 2020 this position offers full funding for home and EU students and would be based in the School of Environmental Sciences at UEA, Norwich, […]

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Lecturer / Senior Lecturer Position in Entrepreneurship, University of Edinburgh Business School, Scotland

Assistant Professor in Human Geography Salaries will be on the appropriate salary scale and will be commensurate with experience, taking into account pay equity within the Department. The salary scale starts at £55,974 per annum (pay award pending) and the salary scale can be found on the LSE website  We are looking to recruit an […]

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MPhil/PhD Studentships, Centre for the Study of Democracy, University of Westminster, UK

The Centre for the Study of Democracy (CSD) at the University of Westminster is pleased to offer Studentships for prospective PhD students starting in September 2020. Located in the heart of London, CSD, based within the School of Social Sciences has an active research culture to which our well-established doctoral research programme makes a vital […]

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PhD Studentship: Systems Science in Public Health and Health Economics Research (SIPHER), University of Strathclyde, Scotland

University of Strathclyde is inviting applications for a fully funded PhD to explore policy approaches to public engagement and/or policy understandings of and/or responses to public values, opinions and preferences. It is anticipated that the PhD will employ qualitative or mixed methods to explore this topic, although this expectation is not prescriptive and we are […]

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3-year research associate on screen/creative industries, University of York, UK

We have a three-year research associate post available at the University of York to work on a new project which seeks to develop the screen and related industries in Yorkshire. Please circulate to anyone you think may be interested. Creative Media Research and Knowledge Exchange Hub (Creat:KE), is an exciting new 3-year research project led […]

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Lecturer / Senior Lecturer Position in Entrepreneurship, University of Edinburgh Business School, Scotland

The University of Edinburgh Business School is seeking to appoint a Lecturer or Senior Lecturer in Entrepreneurship within its Entrepreneurship and Innovation Group. This is a very geography-friendly Group with several economic geographers such as Richard Harrison, Fumi Kitagawa, and Ben Spigel.  The successful applicant will contribute to the objectives of the Group and the […]

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Two Postdoctoral Research positions, University of Cambridge, UK

Applications are invited for two postdoctoral research associates in Urban Ecologies: governing nonhuman life in global cities, funded by an European Research Council (ERC) Horizon 2020 Starting Grant. This is an exciting opportunity to work on an interdisciplinary project that examines how the urban is governed by regulating nonhuman life. It draws on ethnographic and […]

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International Workshop: Understanding change in urban infrastructure landscapes, Urban Institute, Sheffield, UK, 12 May 2020

International Workshop: Understanding change in urban infrastructure landscapes Call for Abstracts Date: 12th May 2020 Location: Urban Institute, Interdisciplinary Center of the Social Sciences, 219 Portobello, Sheffield S1 4DP Organizers: Prof. Vanesa Castán Broto (v.castanbroto@sheffield.ac.uk) ; Enora Robin (e.robin@sheffield.ac.uk), Urban Institute, University of Sheffield Global environmental challenges including climate breakdown and the global biodiversity crisis call for a fundamental […]

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CfP BSA Early Career Forum Regional Event, 7th April 2020, Sheffield Hallam University, UK

You are warmly invited to a BSA Early Career Forum Regional Event to be held at Sheffield Hallam University. Design and Undertaking Participatory Research: Practical Issues, Successes and Challenges Tuesday 7th April 2020, Sheffield Hallam University. This one-day workshop will bring together researchers doing social research, working with or interested in participatory research approaches. The event will include: presentations with […]

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Greater Manchester Combined Authority Researcher-in-Residence for Healthier Urban Development (Transport), University of Manchester, UK

Job reference: HUM-15138 Location: Oxford Road, Manchester Closing date: 10/02/2020 Salary: Grade 7 £41,526 to £51,034 per annum (according to relevant experience) or Grade 8 £52,559 to 57,418 per annum pro rata (part time) Employment type: Fixed Term Department: Humanities Division: Planning and Environmental Management Hours per week: 1.0 FTE or 0.8 FTE for exceptional candidates on higher salary grade Contract Duration: ASAP until […]

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Four Lectureship/Senior Lectureship in Human Geography, University of Edinburgh, Scotland

The School of GeoSciences at the University of Edinburgh wishes to make four appointments in Human Geography at Lecturer/Senior Lecturer level. The positions are open to all subfields of critical human geography, including cultural geography, development geography, economic geography, feminist geography, historical geography, and political geography. We particularly welcome scholars who will complement and extend […]

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CfP Housing Studies Association Conference 2020, 6th-8th April 2020, Sheffield UK

HSA Conference 2020 – call for papers 6th-8th April 2020, Sheffield UK. Housing, devolution and localities: Inventing a future or more of the same? Abstract deadline 10th January 2020   This conference will look at devolution in its broadest sense, meaning the transfer of decision-making powers between actors. It will question where the locus of […]

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