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Fully-funded PhD studentship: Representing Everyday Life Using Mass Observation’s Covid-19 Collections, University of Southampton, UK

Fully Funded PhD Studentship School of Geography and Environmental Science, University of Southampton ‘Representing Everyday Life Using Mass Observation’s Covid-19 Collections’ This is an exciting opportunity for one fully funded PhD Research Studentship at the University of Southampton, funded by the ESRC South Coast DTP, for a project on Mass Observation’s Covid-19 collections. The studentship can […]

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Three year fully funded PhD studentship: Transport Geography, Bournemouth University, UK

The PhD studentship is linked to an EPSRC funded project (E-Drone) that seeks to examine the energy reduction potential of logistics solutions involving unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) operating alongside sustainable last-mile delivery solutions (cargo cycles and walking porters via micro-consolidation points). The successful candidate will focus predominantly on understanding stakeholder concerns about UAVs. This responds […]

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Fully-funded PhD Opportunity: Geology and Society, Open University, UK

Written in stone: the natural and cultural heritage of the Carboniferous  This project will connect, compare, and contrast a number of National Trust sites through the geological lens of the Carboniferous world. The successful candidate will review the significance of Carboniferous geology to the National Trust (NT) as a whole, and a number of specific […]

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Associate Lecturer (Teaching - 0.5FTE): Global Prosperity, UCL Institute for Global Prosperity, UK

Associate Lecturer (Teaching) in Global Prosperity 0.5 FTE, – Ref:1873183 UCL Department / Division:Institute for Global Prosperity Location of position: London Grade: 7 Hours: Part Time Hours per week (%FTE): 18.25 hours per week (50% FTE) Salary: (inclusive of London allowance) £36,028 – £43,533 per annum Salary pro-rata for part time vacancies Duties and Responsibilities The post holder […]

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Associate Lecturer (Teaching): Global Prosperity, UCL Institute for Global Prosperity, UK

Associate Lecturer (Teaching) in Global Prosperity Full Time, – Ref:1873182 UCL Department / Division: Institute for Global Prosperity Location of position: London Grade: 7 Hours: Full Time Salary: (inclusive of London allowance) £36,028 – £43,533 per annum Duties and Responsibilities The post holder will play an important role in further strengthening the institute’s current teaching activities including to […]

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Lecturer in Prosperity, Innovation and Entrepreneurship, UCL Institute for Global Prosperity, UK

Lecturer in Prosperity, Innovation and Entrepreneurship, – Ref:1873161 UCL Department / Division: Institute for Global Prosperity Location of position: London Grade: 8 Hours: Full Time Salary: (inclusive of London allowance) £44,737 – £52,764 per annum An exciting opportunity has arisen in the Institute for Global Prosperity (IGP) for a Lecturer.   The post holder will be required:   * […]

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ESRC-funded PhD studentship: Media, Communication and Nation, Loughborough University, UK

The Centre for Research in Communication and Culture (CRCC) at Loughborough University (lboro.ac.uk/crcc) welcomes applicants for ESRC funded doctoral studentships in Communication and Media. The CRCC is a large, interdisciplinary research centre that has been at the forefront of research in the field internationally for twenty five years. The CRCC has a large, vibrant and […]

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Lectureships (x3) in the School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Plymouth, UK

Job title: Lecturer x3 Job reference: A7567 Application: closing date 10/01/2021 Location: Plymouth Salary: £34,804 – £49,553 per annum – Grade 7/8 Contract Type: Permanent & Fixed-Term, Full-Time The School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences wishes to appoint up to three lecturers in one or more of the following areas: Ecosystem resilience Environmental quality […]

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ESRC South Coast DTP Studentship - COVID-19 and the impact on UK cities, residential mobility and housing, University of Southampton, UK

School of Geography &Environmental Science Location:  Highfield Campus Salary:   £15,285 (2020/21 UKRI rate) Closing Date:  Monday 18 January 2021 Reference:  SCDTP-S2137 COVID-19 and the impact on UK cities, residential mobility and housing A fully funded studentship awarded by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) South Coast Doctoral Training Partnership (SCDTP) commencing in 2021/22 Academic […]

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 […]

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British Sociological Association’s Annual 70th Anniversary Virtual Conference 2021: Remaking the Future, 13-15 April 2021

13-15 April 2021 Remaking the Future 70th Anniversary Virtual Conference 2021 CALL FOR PAPERS Dear colleague 2021 marks the 70th Anniversary of the British Sociological Association’s Annual conference.  The theme is Remaking the Future and little did we know how relevant the choice of words would turn out to be. The BSA is having to […]

RSA City and Regional Sustainability Transitions (CReST) Webinar Series

22 October 2020
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PhD Studentship: Integrating Decentralised Energy Trading Platforms into Power System Planning, University of Edinburgh, Scotland

The Institute for Energy Systems at the University of Edinburgh invites applications for a PhD studentship for the project “Integrating Decentralised Energy Trading Platforms into Power System Planning”. The project will investigate how value can be created by incorporating new digital market platforms for peer-to-peer energy trading and local flexibility as core system components when […]

Special Workshop on Training and Productivity

5 November 2020

Once more unto the breach? Devolution and local government reorganisation in Oxfordshire

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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Regions Cities Industry Webinar: Pathways to a Green and Equitable Covid-19 Recovery

Speakers: Professor Joan Fitzgerald, Northeastern Universtiy, USA Paul Hockenous, Journalist, Germany Dr. Rogério Studart, The New Climate Economy at the World Resources Institute, USA 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 […]

Successful partnership with the OECD’s Trento Centre for Local Development

This webinar, held on the 3 September 2020, was organised in collaboration between the OECD Spatial Productivity Lab at the OECD Trento Centre for Local Development (an integral part of Centre for Entrepreneurship, SMEs, Regions and Cities) and the Regional Studies Association. The webinar was the 9th Meeting of the OECD Spatial Productivity Lab and part of […]

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Webinar The Reality of Teleworking: People, Firms, Places

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 […]

Can we ‘level up’ transport infrastructure across the UK?

Dr Marianne Sensier (top left) is a Research Fellow in Economics and the Alliance Business School at The University of Manchester. Marianne’s main research focus is on the application of econometric methods to macroeconomic problems. Diane Coyle (bottom left) co-directs the Bennett Institute for Public Policy. She was previously Professor of Economics at The University […]

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Regions Cities Industry Webinar: Global Value Chains and Regional Recovery after Covid-19

Global Value Chains and Foreign Direct Investment create both opportunities and challenges for cities and regions. The pandemic has deeply affected consolidated internationalisation patterns and the local impacts of these global forces. Regional recovery needs to leverage all possible opportunities offered by the new global order. This calls for a re-consideration of existing policy tools […]

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