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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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Webinar Pathways to a Green, Equitable, Covid-19 Recovery

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 […]

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Webinar Whatever Happened to Uneven Development? in Conversation with Professor Jamie Peck and Dr Marion Werner

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 […]

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Webinar Entrepreneurship and Regional Growth in the Long Run

Entrepreneurship can promote economic performance in a variety of ways, short-term and in the longer run. A key finding of recent empirical studies is that high regional levels of entrepreneurship in terms of self-employment and new business formation tend to be rather persistent and can last for decades or even more than a century. A […]

Helen Lawton-Smith

Rachel Franklin is Professor of Geographical Analysis in the Centre for Urban and Regional Development Studies (CURDS) and the School of Geography, Politics and Sociology at Newcastle University. I am also one of four chairs appointed to expand our international, cross-disciplinary reputation in Spatial Analytics and Modelling (SAM@Newcastle) and, as of Fall 2018, a Fellow […]

Declan Jordan

Declan Jordan is a Senior Lecturer in Economics and Co-Director of the Spatial and Regional Economics Research Centre. Declan’s research interests include innovation, regional and urban economics, competitiveness, and innovation and enterprise policy. He has published widely in these areas in international peer reviewed journals. Declan is currently a member of the Editorial Board of […]

Regional Studies Association Response to the Housing, Communities and Local Government Committee Inquiry on the progress of devolution in England

This document was submitted to the Housing, Communities and Local Government Committee Inquiry on the progress of devolution in England. Neil Lee explains “Devolution is a central concern to the RSA’s international membership base. This submission to the HCLG select committee draws on this expertise and provides advice on progress on devolution in England.” Please […]

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Geopolitics in an Anthropocene and Pandemic Era: In conversation with Professor Simon Dalby

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 […]

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Webinar Global Pandemics, COVID-19 and the Small Business Economy: Regional Implications of the Economic Meltdown Speakers

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 […]

Webinar “Nothing new under the sun” How the past informs today’s policy responses: Crisis and (missed) opportunities Speakers

We are pleased to announce the second in our plenary webinar series that should have taken place at our face to face events. “Nothing new under the sun” How the past informs today’s policy responses: Crisis and (missed) opportunities Presentations and discussions in this webinar will analyse how history has shaped arguments in regional development […]

Pandemics, Cities, Regions and Industry Resources

A new policy briefing on the Northern Powerhouse has just been published on the CURDS website, derived from an academic paper published online yesterday in Territory, Politics, Governance Governing uneven development: the Northern Powerhouse as a ‘state spatial strategy’ by Danny MacKinnon. You can read the Policy Briefing here.

Max Munday

The Chair of the RSA Wales Section is Max Munday, Director of the Welsh Economy Research Unit at Cardiff Business School, Cardiff University. “The Welsh section of the RSA has been active since the early 1990s. The Welsh economy is a valuable lens through which to examine regional policy and economic issues, being a devolved […]

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 […]

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