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Business Engagement Officer (NICRE SW)  Countryside and Community Research Institute Fixed term for 2 years The National Innovation Centre for Rural Enterprise (NICRE) aims to realise a step change in rural business innovation and unlock potential in the UK’s rural economies. It responds to a national strategic need for a visible, accessible, and respected source […]

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Department of Social Policy Research Assistant Salary from £31,029 to £35,635pa inclusive with potential to progress to £38,283 pa inclusive of London allowance This is a fixed term appointment for 12 months beginning 1 September 2022 Applications are invited for the position of Research Assistant to assist Professor Coretta Phillips on the ESRC-funded Gypsy and […]

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We are looking for a post-doctoral research associate to join our team for 24 months, looking at the way in which organizational and disciplinary boundaries impact on the design and delivery of low and net zero carbon buildings.  The research applies qualitative socio-technical approaches, with a special focus on the role of artifacts. The post […]

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There is a newly advertised Lecturer in Energy Transitions/Environmental Management and Sustainability position at the University of Plymouth that may be of relevance to some on this list. We’re a friendly team, in a beautiful part of the country, and have a thriving community formed around researchers at all career stages. The position has a […]

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Post Title: Principal Lecturer/Reader or Professor in Business and Management SBU/Department: Hertfordshire Business School FTE: 1.0fte, working 37 hours per week Duration of Contract: Permanent Salary: Principal Lecturer/Reader – UH9 – £51,799 – £61,818 per annum depending on qualifications and experience. Professor – Starting from AM1 – £61,437 per annum. Location: de Havilland Campus, Hatfield […]

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The postholder will contribute to a range of full-time and part-time undergraduate and postgraduate social policy programmes in the School of Applied Social and Policy Sciences, including the BSc (Hons) Health and Social Care Policy degree.  The successful applicant will demonstrate an ability to develop, market and teach across a range of provision within the academic […]

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The Regional Studies Association (RSA) is a global learned society, membership organisation and network acting as a focal point for academics in the fields of geography, economics, political science and planning, and for policymakers and practitioners working in rural and urban research, development and policy. Our methods of working are via a large, well respected […]

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The Generations and Gender Survey (GGS) in the UK: exploring partnership formation and fertility The Department of Social Statistics and Demography at the University of Southampton is looking to recruit a researcher with interests in family demography and quantitative sociology. Using the newly fielded Generations and Gender Survey (GGS), the project will explore living arrangements, […]

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The University of Strathclyde is offering a fully funded PhD Studentship (full funding available for UK students only – international students will have a fees deficit to cover) to explore how the shift toward increasingly decentralised utility services, systems, and infrastructure (e.g., in power, water) provides both opportunities and challenges for delivering a fair and […]

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Application deadlines are approaching for part-time postgraduate programmes in sustainable urban development, October 2022 entry. I would be grateful if you could share the details below with your students and wider contacts. DPhil in Sustainable Urban Development 4 – 8 years Application deadline: 27 May 2022, 12:00 BST The Doctor of Philosophy (DPhil) in Sustainable […]

The impacts of COVID-19 have been experienced unevenly: health impacts of the disease are well known to differ with greater risks associated with co-morbidities, including increased age and other vulnerabilities. The economic impacts are similarly diverse, with shocking intensity varying by groups: those from low-income backgrounds have been more likely to experience financial hardship, as […]

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Poverty and Mental Health The PhD at Strathclyde will examine the role that community based organisations can and do have in addressing mental health inequalities in Scotland. Covid has brought the issue of mental health inequalities to the fore and this research will examine the experiences of community development organisations and activists across Scotland to […]

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An exciting opportunity for a funded PhD studentship in the Sussex Energy Group at SPRU, University of Sussex. The topic is: Reducing carbon footprints: The role of moral licensing and rebound effects if you’re interested, please contact Professor Steven Sorrell: s.r.sorrell@sussex.ac.uk   EPSRC Studentship: Reducing Carbon Footprints EPSRC DTP PhD Studentship (SPRU) – Reducing carbon footprints: […]

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LIDA Data Scientist jobs x9 (starting Sept 2022)   The Leeds Institute for Data Analytics (LIDA) is now inviting applications for the next cohort of Data Scientists on its leading Data Scientist Development Programme. These posts are available for a fixed term period of 12 months, commencing 26th September 2022, to help increase data science […]

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Departmental Lecturer in Human Geography and Career Development Fellow School of Geography and the Environment (SoGE) in association with Mansfield College, Oxford, South Parks Road, Oxford OX1 3QY The School of Geography and the Environment and Mansfield College are delighted to offer the exciting opportunity of a three-year Departmental Lectureship in conjunction with a Career […]

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Please see the below for a position at the University of Birmingham (UK). Please note that it is for one post, but there are two adverts as the appointment may be made at Assistant or Associate Professor level.  Geographers of Childhood and Youth are particularly encouraged to apply – the job specification lists work in […]

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Lecturer in Spatial Data Science Location: School of Geography, University of Leeds Salary: £42,149 to £50,296 p.a. (Grade 8) Post Type: Permanent Closing Date: Tuesday 24 May 2022 Reference: ENVGE1184 For further details and how to apply, see: https://jobs.leeds.ac.uk/vacancy.aspx?ref=ENVGE1184 Are you an academic with the capability, ingenuity and initiative to collaborate with our established team in spatial science and urban analytics, and drive this […]

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Northumbria University is looking to appoint an outstanding researcher to support a project exploring Criminal Exploitation and Serious Violence targeted at vulnerable people in Newcastle. The project seeks to identify new forms of vulnerability that have developed ruing COVID lockdown periods and new populations that might have become vulnerable in new ways. We recognise that […]

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There are two PhD studentships at the Institute of International Management at Loughborough University London with the start date of October 2022. Please see the details below and share with your students and those who might be interested. The International Linkages of Capitalist Growth Models PhD Studentship The successful candidate is expected to formulate a […]

Following discussion with the RSA Board please find below the most recent RSA response to the USS consultation. 2022 RSA Response to USS Consultation

Spatial Inequality in the Smart City – Does increasing smartness lead to increased inequalities? The Spatial Inequality in the Smart City project, funded by The Alan Turing Institute, highlights the potential of smart cities increasing rather than reducing observed spatial inequalities. The backbone of Smart City infrastructures are digital technologies, such as sensors, that are […]

In this Youtube video, Professor David Bailey discusses the recent report explored below in this RSA Blog Post.   Back in mid-2020, UK in a Changing Europe published a report on the effects of Brexit on UK manufacturing, analysing the picture up to the point of publication and offering thoughts on the likely effects after […]

Mark Scott is Professor of Planning at University College Dublin. Mark’s research is focused on theories and practices of spatial planning and governance, specifically related to rural planning, local regeneration and the environmental dimensions of spatial planning. He has published extensively in these areas and has been awarded over €4 million in national and European […]

I joined the RSA in August 2016, when the RSA office was still based in Seaford, East Sussex, UK. I helped pack boxes when we moved into the Sussex Innovation Centre and now, five years later I am saying goodbye whilst working from home. Klara (right) and Daniela (left) in Brussels (2016)   I feel […]

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