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Post-Doctoral Research Fellow: Ethnicity, Housing and Welfare, CoDE, University of St Andrews, Scotland

Vacancy: CoDE Post-Doctoral Research Fellow at the University of St Andrews Find out more and apply: https://www.vacancies.st-andrews.ac.uk/Vacancies/W/3495/0/295385/889/research-fellow-ar2534jm Learn about CoDE: www.ethnicity.ac.uk Deadline for applications: 10th May 2021   The Research Fellow will take a leading role in the Housing and Welfare Policy strand of the Centre on the Dynamics of Ethnicity, led by Dr Nissa […]

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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/

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Funded Human Geography PhD scholarship/Graduate Teaching Assistant (GTA), University of Bristol, UK

Funded Human Geography PhD scholarship/Graduate Teaching Assistant (GTA) position, deadline 29 April 2021.   Role description: The School of Geographical Sciences, University of Bristol has a Postgraduate Teaching Assistant position in Human Geography to fill for 2021/22 entry, with an anticipated start date of 01 September 2021. The successful applicant will propose a research topic for […]

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Lecturer in Human Geography(fixed term), University of Reading, UK

Job reference: SRF34886 Location: Whiteknights Reading UK Closing date: 20/04/2021 Job live date: 23/03/2021 Salary: £41,526 per annum Employment type: AR-Academic (Lecturer) Department: School of Archaeology Geography & Environmental Science Division: Geography & Environmental Science Hours per week: 1.00FTE Employment Basis/Type: Full-time, Fixed-term for 12 months The School of Archaeology, Geography and Environmental Science/Department of Geography and Environmental Science is seeking to appoint a Lecturer […]

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Lecturer in Human Geography, University of Reading, UK

Job reference: SRF34885 Location: Whiteknights Reading UK Closing date: 20/04/2021 Job live date: 23/03/2021 Salary: £41,526 to £51,034 per annum Employment type: AR-Academic (Lecturer) Department: School of Archaeology Geography & Environmental Science Division: Geography & Environmental Science Hours per week: 1.00FTE Employment Basis/Type: Full-time, Permanent The School of Archaeology, Geography and Environmental Science/Department of Geography and Environmental Science is seeking to appoint a Lecturer in […]

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LSE Fellow in Urban Planning and Geography, London School of Economics and Political Science, UK

LSE is committed to building a diverse, equitable and truly inclusive university Department of Geography and Environment LSE Fellow in Urban Planning and Geography Salary from £36,647 to £44,140 pa inclusive with potential to progress to £47,456 pa inclusive of London allowance This is a fixed term appointment for 13 months – estimated start date […]

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Lecturer: Criminal Justice (teaching-focused), Department of Social Policy, Sociology and Criminology, University of Birmingham, UK

Position Details Department of Social Policy, Sociology and Criminology University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham UK Full time starting salary is normally in the range £41,526 to £49,553. With potential progression once in post to £55,750 a year. Grade 8 Full time Permanent Closing Date: 20th April 2021 Interviews will take place on 17th May 2021 […]

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Senior Lecturer/Lecturer: Quantitative Methods, University of Birmingham, UK

Position Details School of Social Policy University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham UK Full time starting salary is normally in the range £41,526 – £77,108 (Lecturer salary from £41,526 – £49,553 a year with potential progression (to £55,750 a year)). (Senior Lecturer salary from £51,034 – £59,135 a year with potential progression (to £77,108 a year). […]

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Part-time MSc: Sustainable Urban Development, University of Oxford, UK

University of Oxford MSc in Sustainable Urban Development Part-time from October 2021 Applications are now open for the part-time  MSc in Sustainable Urban Development for October 2021 entry. This two-year master’s programme is offered by Oxford University’s Department for Continuing Education in partnership with The Prince’s Foundation and accredited by the Royal Institution of Chartered […]

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Research Associate: Chinese Migration, King's College London, UK

Job ID: 018465 Salary: £38,304-£39,345, including London Weighting Allowance Closing date: 31-May-2021 Business unit: Social Science & Public Policy Department: China Institute Contact details: Kerry Brown, Director, Lau China Institute, kerry.brown@kcl.ac.uk / 07723 054525 Job description The Lau China Institute in the School of Global Affairs at King’s College, London, exists to conduct research on […]

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Funded PhD: Assessing climate change induced risk to concrete structures, University of Portsmouth, UK

Funded PhD Project (UK and EU students only) Project code: SCES5900521 Department: School of Civil Engineering and Surveying Start date: October 2021 Closing date: 4 May 21  (12pm GMT) Applications are invited for a fully-funded three year PhD to commence in October 2021.  The PhD will be based in the School of Civil Engineering and Surveying and will be supervised […]

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. […]

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Strengthening the Foundational Economy in North East England, Organised by CURDS, Newcastle University, & North of Tyne Combined Authority, 25th March 2021

Organised by the Centre for Urban and Regional Development Studies (CURDS), Newcastle University, and North of Tyne Combined Authority Thursday 25th March, 12:30-4:30pm In a context of rising social and spatial inequality, slow or non-existent economic growth and net zero carbon transitions, there is growing interest in new approaches to local development. The aim of […]

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Funded PhD Opportunity, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland

This funded PhD opportunity at Trinity College Dublin will be of particular interest to students in Russian, Czech, or Slovak studies. *** 4-year doctoral award “The Radical Left, The Avant-Garde, and the Rise of Dictatorship in Interwar Europe” Deadline for applications: 15 May 2021 Applicants are sought for a fully-funded four-year Provost’s PhD Project Award […]

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 […]

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Two Lecturer positions: Social/Public Policy, Queen Mary University of London, UK

Department: School of Politics & International Relations Salary: £42,433 – £44,807 (Grade 5) Reference: QMUL24316 Location: Mile End Date posted: 17-Feb-2021 Closing date: 17-Mar-2021 Job profile Apply online Overview: About the Role The School of Politics and International Relations is pleased to announce that we are seeking two exceptional scholars to take up the position of Lecturer in Social/Public Policy. The postholders […]

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 […]

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