Towards Impact & Contributions to Knowledge: PhD to First Academic Position

Published at: 15 April 2016

Abstract submission deadline: Sunday 4th September 2016

RSASEC2016

The Regional Studies Association welcomes submissions of abstracts to our annual Student and Early Career conference, to be held in Newcastle in October 2016. This conference will give PhD students and early career researchers the opportunity to network, collaborate and socialise with others working in regional studies and related fields. The conference will bring together participants to present and debate their work in a welcoming and stimulating environment. Participants will receive invaluable feedback, new ideas and will learn how to strategically develop and enhance their profiles for career progression. One session will focus on academic change and the job market. Editors of the RSA journals Regional Studies, Territory Politics Governance, Spatial Economic Analysis and Regional Studies, Regional Science will be present.

We welcome all submissions with a regional focus and especially those in the following areas:

Urban and regional policy New challenges in urban planning New economic geography Big data and regions Climate change and sustainability Politics and territory Mega-regions and City regions Regional mapping and visualisation Clusters and smart specialisation Employment, Welfare and Labour Markets Migration Debates in the European Union and beyond Social and community cohesion Innovation, Knowledge and Local Economic Development Entrepreneurship, manufacturing and new business models

Towards Impact & Contributions to Knowledge: PhD to First Academic Position