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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 […]

Ian Smith

The Chair of the RSA South West Branch, Ian Smith, is a Senior Lecturer in Economics at the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol). “I work on a wide range of issues relating to regional economics and to the production of public policy at different territorial levels.  In this I hold to the […]

Ignazio Cabras

Ignazio Cabras is the Faculty Director for International Research Partnerships and a member of the Strategic Management and International Business Group (SMIB) at Newcastle Business School, Northumbria University. He is also a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA) and a Fellow of the Regional Studies Association (FeRSA). He is fully qualified with a BSc(Hons) and […]

Dave Valler

Hi there. I’m Dave Valler, Reader in Planning in the School of the Built Environment at Oxford Brookes University. It’s an honour to take up the Chair of the RSA London and South East Branch and I look forward to meeting and working with colleagues within and outside the area. It’s a fascinating time, not least against the […]

Peter Tyler

The Chair of the RSA East of England Branch, Pete Tyler is Professor, Department of Land Economy, University of Cambridge and Director of Studies in Land Economy at St. Catharine’s College Peter Tyler is a Professor in Urban and Regional Economics. He has been a Project Director for over seventy major research projects for Government, […]

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WISERD Civil Society Post-Doctoral Fellowships, Cardiff University, Wales

WISERD Civil Society Post-Doctoral Fellowships  These 1 year fellowship opportunities are designed to support those who are within 12 months of completing their PhD, to support them in consolidating their PhD and to prepare them for the next stage of their research careers either within or beyond academia. Application documents required are: Your CV A supporting statement […]

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CfP: WISERD 2020 Annual Conference, Cardiff University, Wales, 7-8th July

WISERD is pleased to announce that its eleventh Annual Conference will take place on 7-8th July at Cardiff University.  The WISERD conference has become a key event within the social science calendar, showcasing the breadth and diversity of research in Wales.  The conference provides the opportunity for colleagues from different sectors to share, discuss and […]

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CfP: Mafia and the Sack of Cities: The Urban History of Criminalisation and Social Decay, Workshop and Special Issue Urban History, 30 March 2020

The Sack of Palermo is a notorious term defining how the city was ruined through mafia-allied contracts in the 1950s and the 1960s. The loss of architectural distinctiveness in the capital city of Sicily and growing political-criminal nexus have augmented urban degeneration in the following decades. Yet Palermo is not an isolated case in the […]

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Call for Papers: Third International Conference on Migration and Mobilities (iMigMob), St Andrews, Scotland, 8th-10th July 2020

The 3rd International Conference on Migration and Mobilities (iMigMob) will be being hosted by the University of St Andrews 8th-10th July 2020. This three-day conference builds on the successes of the first two iMigMob conferences (in Loughborough in 2016 and Plymouth in 2018) in bringing together scholars from a range of disciplinary perspectives to discuss […]

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Research Funding Grant Opportunity, Office for National Statistics, UK

ONS Research Funding Grant   1. About the ONS research funding grant The purpose of the ONS research grant is to support academic research into economic measurement. We are keen to encourage and support scholars in the early stages of their academic career and therefore applications are invited from post-doctoral academics working in UK universities. […]

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Master Programme on Critical Geographies, University College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland

At UCD School of Geography, we are delighted to announce the launch, from September 2020, of the new MSc Programme ‘Critical Geographies: Power and Inequality’. Given the rarity of taught programmes which are formally and entirely dedicated to critical geographies, we hope in some help from the international scholarly community for the success of this […]

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ESRC DTP Collaborative PhD Studentship, Midlands Graduate School, Loughborough, UK

ESRC DTP Collaborative Studentship: HealthTech: Critically appraising the innovation ecosystem of a transformative technology Midlands Graduate School Doctoral Training Partnership – Loughborough University and TechNation The Midlands Graduate School is an accredited Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) Doctoral Training Partnership (DTP). One of 14 such partnerships in the UK, the Midlands Graduate School is a […]

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12th International Social Innovation Research Conference 2020, Sheffield University Management School, UK,1-3 Sept 2020

Call for Papers and Panels 12th International Social Innovation Research Conference 2020, Sheffield University Management School, Centre for Regional Economic and Enterprise Development 1st – 3rd September 2020 Theme: ‘Social innovation and enterprise for more prosperous, fair and sustainable societies’ Conference website: https://isircconference2020.com/ Regional and Geographical Aspects of Social Innovation Stream chairs: Michael Leyshon, Catherine […]

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Fully funded PhD, Fraser of Allander Institute, University of Strathclyde, Scotland

This fully funded PhD project will use a combination of econometric and computable general equilibrium (CGE) modelling techniques to look at the impact of high-tech new businesses on employment in local and regional economies. This project aims at capturing and measuring the impact of new businesses generation on local and regional economies in the UK. […]

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Applications for PhD Bursary, Centre for Urban Research on Austerity (CURA), De Montfort University (DMU), UK

The Centre for Urban Research on Austerity (CURA) invites outstanding prospective PhD students to apply with us for a De Montfort University (DMU) Full Bursary Scholarship. We welcome applications from students capable of developing innovative, interdisciplinary and internationally relevant research in any field related to cities, urban living and austerity. We particularly welcome proposals focusing on […]

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PhD scholarship: Political science, University of Southern Denmark (SDU), Denmark

Applications are invited for a 3-year PhD scholarship in political science to be based at the University of Southern Denmark (SDU), as of August 1st, 2020. The position will be part of the newly established interdisciplinary Core Group “The Politics of Insecurity (POINS)”, led by professor (wsr) Peter Starke, and funded by the Velux Foundation. […]

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ESRC PhD studentship - Refugee Housing, Activism and Movement Parties in Athens and Rome, Aston University, UK

ESRC PhD studentship – Refugee Housing, Activism and Movement Parties in Athens and Rome deadline for applications: Monday 2 March 2020 The student will be based at Aston University and supervised by Dr Jelena Obradovic-Wochnik (Aston University), Dr Gaja Maestri (Aston University) and Dr David Bailey (University of Birmingham). The candidate recruited to this project will investigate the […]

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People, Place and Policy 2020: Social and Spatial Inequalities Conference, Sheffield Hallam University, UK, 1 July 2020

Event details:  1st Jul 2020  Sheffield Hallam University  £ 50.00  PPP Editorial Team (ppp-online@shu.ac.uk) A one day conference hosted by the Centre for Regional Economic and Social Research (CRESR) Date: 1st July 2020 Venue: Sheffield Hallam University Organised by: People, Place and Policy (PPP) Journal Register here: https://store.shu.ac.uk/conferences-and-events/social-sciences-arts/events/ppp-conference-2020 The 6th annual PPP conference welcomes papers which explore contemporary social and spatial […]

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Masters Degree: Urban Studies, Centre for Urban Research on Austerity, De Montfort University, Leicester, UK

We are delighted to announce that CURA-DMU is launching a new international MA in Urban Studies this coming autumn. We welcome applications from talented graduates interested in studying cities and urban life in the 21st century, with a particular emphasis on governance, public policy and alternative urban futures. Please see further details and information about […]

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