RSA Awards 2011

Introduced to celebrate excellence, our winners for the 2011 RSA Awards are:

Sir Peter Hall Award 2011 (Formerly known as the Contribution to the Field Award) 

Name: Professor John Goddard
Institution: University of Newcastle

Institutional Ambassador Award 2011 

InstitutionCentre for Urban and Regional Development Studies (CURDS), University of Newcastle

Routledge RSA Award for Early Career Excellence 2011

This year, the jury decided to award the prize to two candidates due to the very high quality of their papers: 

Name: Paolo Veneri, 
Institution: Department of Economics at Marche Polytechnic University, Ancona, Italy 
Paper Title: Urban Polycentricity and the Costs of Commuting: Evidence from Italian Metropolitan Areas

Name: John Harrison 
Institution: Department of Geography, Loughborough University, Loughborough, UK 
Paper Title: Configuring the new ‘regional world’: on being caught between territory and networks

Nathaniel Lichfield Award (Formerly known as Taught Master Award) 2011 

Name: Peter Knight 
Institution: University of Southampton 
Paper Title: Investigating Eastleigh as a case of small town cultural and creative regeneration in the UK

Best Paper Regional Studies 2011 

Voted for by the editors of Regional Studies. 

Economic linkages across space 
Published in 2010 
Authors: Henry G. Overman; Patricia Rice; Anthony J. Venables

Best Referees Regional Studies 2011

Voted for by the editors of Regional Studies. 

Name: Giovanni Sulis 
Institution: University of Cagliari, Cagliari, Italy 

Name: Professor James Sidaway 
Institution: University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands 

Name: Tobias Schulz 
Institution: Swiss Federal Institute for Forest, Snow and Landscape Research (WSL) Environmental and Resource Economics, Birmensdorf, Switzerland

Best Paper Spatial Economic Analysis 2011 

Voted for by the editors of SEA.

Combined and Uneven Development: Reflections on the North–South Divide
Published in 2010. 
Authors: Robert Rowthorn

Best Referee Spatial Economic Analysis 2011 

Voted for by the editors of SEA. 

Name: Pedro Amaral 
Institution: Cambridge University

Best Book Award 2011 

Voted for by the Regional Studies Membership from a list of titles published in 2010: 

Author: Martin Perry 
Title: Controversies in Local Economic Development 
Book SeriesRegions and Cities

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