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PhD position: Practices of caring for housing in mobility, Maastricht University, The Netherlands

PhD Candidate in practices of caring for housing at the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Department of Society Studies, Maastricht University 1.0fte, 4 years Original link You are invited to apply for a PhD position within the project “Care Matters: making and valuing home in a mobile world”. This research project is funded by […]

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PhD Researcher: Politics of Food, Nutrition and Health, University of Bayreuth, Germany

Tim Dorlach, the Junior Professor of Global Nutrition and Health at the University of Bayreuth, with a strong focus on global political economy, is advertising this PhD position for research and teaching on the politics of food, nutrition and health. A detailed job advertisement is available at the following link: https://www.uni-bayreuth.de/de/universitaet/arbeiten-an-der-universitaet/stellenangebote/doktorandenstellen/Global-KU-Dorlach/index.html Policy areas of particular […]

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PhD: Economic Geography, University of Bern, Switzerland

The Unit Economic Geography in the Institute of Geography, University of Bern, invites applications for the following position: PhD in Economic Geography The position will allow the successful applicant to pursue a PhD in the fields of innovation studies, entrepreneurship and regional development. Dissertation projects can be developed from own interest and/or focus on any […]

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PhD / PostDoc positions, University of Geneva, Switzerland

The Renewable Energy Systems group, led by Prof. Evelina Trutnevyte at the University of Geneva, is looking for several PhD and/or PostDoc candidates in the field of Energy Systems Modelling with a focus on renewable energy. The successful PhD and/or PostDoc candidates will conduct their research in one of the three nationwide consortium projects funded by the […]

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Academic positions in Economics, TU Delft, The Netherlands

Academic positions in Economics (open rank, assistant or associate professor, in case of assistant professor: tenure track) Fulltime, salary scale: € 3,746.- to € 6,940.- per month gross. Intended starting date: March 1st, 2022 The section Economics of Technology and Innovation (ETI) is looking for ambitious economists who are willing to work on and develop […]

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. […]

Our January Member of the Month

Eduardo Oliveira is a Post-Doctoral Research Associate (with the aim of Habilitation) at the Economic Geography Working Group of the Department of Geography at Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel, Germany. He teaches evolutionary economic geography and the interlinkage between sustainability principles and economic geography paradigms. His prime scientific interests are within the fields of spatial planning instruments […]

Heike Mayer

Heike Mayer is professor of economic geography at the University of Bern in Switzerland. Her research is in local and regional economic development with a focus on dynamics of innovation and entrepreneurship, place making and sustainability. Heike started her academic career in the United States, where she completed a Ph.D. in Urban Studies (Portland State […]

#EURegionsWeek UNIVERSITY: Territorialising EU Cohesion Policy to bring it closer to citizens

Chair: Leaza McSorley (University of Sunderland, United Kingdom) Speakers: John Bachtler (University of Strathclyde) Giancarlo Cotella (Politecnico di Torino, Italy) Marcin Dąbrowski (TU Delft, Netherlands) Sonia de Gregorio Hurtado (Universidad Politecnica de Madrid, Spain) The session, chaired by Leaza McSorley (University of Sunderland) and organised under the banner of the RSA Research Network on EU […]

Linda Wollersheim

Name of event: KOSMOS Conference – Navigating the Sustainability Transformation in the 21st Century, Humboldt University Berlin The RSA Travel Grant allowed me to attend the KOSMOS Sustainability Conference in Berlin, where I presented a paper and also participated in a cutting-edge public conference format displaying some of my PhD work on low-carbon energy transitions. […]

The RSA and RSA Europe at #EURegionsWeek 2019

The European Week of Regions and Cities – #EURegionsWeek is an annual four-day event during which cities and regions showcase their capacity to create growth and jobs, implement EU Cohesion Policy, and prove the importance of the local and regional level for good European governance. Over the years, the event has grown into the key event on […]

Huiwen Gong

Dr. Huiwen Gong is a Postdoctoral researcher at the Environmental Social Sciences Department at Eawag and an affiliated member of Centre for Innovation, Research and Competence in the Learning Economy (CIRCLE), Lund University, Sweden.

Michaela Trippl

Michaela Trippl is Full Professor of Economic Geography at the Department of Geography and Regional Research at the University of Vienna, Austria. The main focus of her research is on regional innovation dynamics, regional industrial development and structural change and innovation policies. She has widely published in leading international journals such as Economic Geography, Regional […]

Elisa Roller

Elisa Roller is Head of Unit in the RECOVER Task Force in the Secretariat General of the European Commission with responsibility for the preparation of the Recovery and Resilience Plans in Bulgaria, Croatia, France, Romania and Slovenia, and responsibility for public administration and business environment.  Between 2012 and 2020, she was Head of a number […]

Wolfgang Petzold

Wolfgang Petzold is head of unit in the communication department of the Committee of the Regions, the EU’s assembly of regional and local representatives in Brussels. Before, he worked for ten years for the European Commission’s Regional Policy and Employment and Social Affairs Directorate-Generals. Being a sociologist, Wolfgang graduated from the University of Bremen in […]

Lummina (Ina) Horlings

Prof. dr. L.G. (Ina) Horlings (1962) studied land- and watermanagement and human (environmental) geography. She obtained a PhD in Policy Science, and currently holds a chair in Socio-Spatial Planning at the Faculty of Spatial Sciences of the University of Groningen in the Netherlands. Her research work broadly deals with ‘the human factor’ in spatial planning. […]

Verena Radinger-Peer

Verena  is trained as a spatial and regional planner and holds a PhD in the field of regional planning and regional economics, investigating the impact of a decentralized location pattern of universities on the development of their (rural) location region. Her recent research interests cover regional path development, especially regional sustainability transitions, strategic agency, institutional and […]

7th Master Class on EU Cohesion Policy

6 October 2019

2018 European Week of Regions and Cities

7 October 2018

Displacement, Transnational Mobility and Religious Realities

26 June 2018

A World of Flows: Labour Mobility, Capital and Knowledge in an Age of Global Reversal and Regional Revival

3 June 2018

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