Intensive programme
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Intensive program for PhD and postdoctoral students

Hybrid event

6 - 8 October 2021 | Alexandru Ioan Cuza University of Iasi, Romania
The Centre for European Studies of Alexandru Ioan Cuza University of Iași, Romania will organise an intensive program for nurturing the future generation of researchers in regional science between 6-8 October. The event, supported by the Regional Science Association International (RSAI), will focus on sharing new methodological approaches in regional science methodology and on developing particular abilities and competences required for PhD and postdoctoral students. It will address foundations of qualitative and quantitative analysis and identify the best publishing strategies for young researchers. The main aim of the program is to develop a more informed and conscious use of diverse methodological techniques that can foster and enrich research in regional science and to ensure the enhancement of methodological skills and research competences of the future generation of researchers in regional science. The workshops will address a solid grounding in the concepts, practices, and procedures underlying research, as well as advanced skills for conceptualization, assessment, and analysis across cases and/or over time.



Applications open until 30 September 2021

Eligibility The workshops are designed for PhD students and postdoctoral students with less than 3 years of experience following their PhD defence from fields related to regional science (geography, economy, urban planning and other related fields). The event addresses participants from Europe with a particular focus, but not exclusively, to Romania, Republic of Moldova, Ukraine, Bulgaria, Georgia and Turkey. How to apply Applications must be submitted by e-mail at until 30 September and include: a CV of maximum 2 pages (pdf format); please make sure that in the CV are mentioned the date (or expected date) of the PhD defense, as well as the name of the supervisor a two-page summary of the research project, according to the template (save link as) [only for the participants willing to present their research in the last day of the workshop] The research project will be presented during the last day of the event (8 October) as part of a special session dedicated to young researchers. A special committee will select the best research projects to be developed as full papers and published. TRAVEL AND ACCOMODATION DETAILS - only for participants attending in person The Intensive program INTRODUCTIVE METHODS AND APPROACHES IN REGIONAL SCIENCE has no participation fee. The organisers will cover for: Lunch and coffee break throughout the event Teaching materials Accommodation for four nights in double rooms Participants willing to take part to the technical excursion will have to cover a fee of 100 Euro (it includes transportation, accommodation, lunch and dinner for 9 and 10 October during the technical excursion in Bucovina/Bukovina - North-Eastern Romania); the detailed itinerary will be announced later. The participants must cover their own travel and visa expenses.
The venue for this event will be the Centre for European Studies, Alexandru Ioan Cuza University of Iasi, Romania ( Address: Centre for European Studies, Bulevardul Carol I, nr. 19, Iasi - 700507, Romania
Academic writing  RSAI financing opportunities for young researchers  Technical excursion (optional) Research project presentations  Macroeconometric regional growth forecasting Sustainable urbanisation
DETAILS FOR ON-LINE PARTICIPANTS The Intensive program INTRODUCTIVE METHODS AND APPROACHES IN REGIONAL SCIENCE has no participation fee. The participants will receive a Zoom link 24h before the beginning of the event. CONTACT Bogdan Ibanescu: