The following members of the Regional Studies Association have been awarded with one of the new grants introduced by the RSA in 2015:
FeRSA: The RSA Fellowship Grants are provided to support a discrete piece of regional studies and/or regional science research. The value of the award is up to £7,500 (or its equivalent in dollars or euros depending upon the agreed exchange rate at the time of the award). The award has a maximum time span of 18 months and reporting conditions apply.
Sarah Ayres from the University of Bristol, UK. Her research will concentrate on assessing the impact of 'informal governance' on devolution in English cities.
Andy Jonas from the Department of Geography, Environment and Earth Sciences, University of Hull, UK. His research will concentrate on global infrastructure public‐private partnerships and the geopolitics of city‐regions.
MeRSA:The RSA Membership Research Grants are provided to support a discrete piece of regional studies and/or regional science research. The value of the award is up to £5,000 (or its equivalent in dollars or euros depending upon the agreed exchange rate at the time of the award). The award has a maximum time span of 18 months and reporting conditions apply.
Raffaella Calabrese from the Essex Business School, University of Essex, UK. Her research will concentrate on modelling spatial dependence in mortgage credit models.
Sabine Dörry from the School of Geography, University of Oxford, UK. Her research will concentrate on the role of the state in building sustainable financial centres: Comparing London, Luxembourg and Singapore.
Etienne Nel from the Department of Geography, University of Otago, New Zealand. His research will concentrate on the role of regional and local agencies and actors in responding to economic crises and opportunities in New Zealand and Australia.
Congratulations to all our grant awardees and we look forward to receiving many more applications from members for our next round which closes on the 30th October.
Are you an Early Career researcher and would you like to give a plenary presentation at the RSA Annual Conference?
This year's annual Territory, Politics, Governance lecture by Bob Jessop is now availble on YouTube!
If you wish to find out more about the Regional Studies Association – the global forum for city and regional research, development, and policy – do not hesitate to visit our OPEN DAYS University sessions or the RSA stand in the Charlemagne Building.
Hungarian regional science has lost two highly regarded personalities in the national and international community of regional studies in recent years.
Are you interested in publishing your paper in the RSA open access journal Regional Studies, Regional Science?
We are very pleased to announce a new journal adding to the list of high quality journals of the RSA.
The Regional Studies Association 2015 Awards have been announced. Congratulations to all our winners!
The Regional Studies Association seeks to appoint a co-editor with expertise in urban and political geographies of the global south to join the editorial team of John Agnew, Michael Keating, Martin Jones, Walter Nicholls, Bae-Gyoon Park and Justus Uitermark on the journal Territory, Politics, Governance, published by Routledge.
Future Cities Report places universities and public participation at the heart of devolution. Copies of the report can be downloaded for free from www.newcastlecityfutures.org.
As part of the OPEN DAYS 2015, the RSA will co-organise a Master Class (application process has closed now) and five sessions that are part of the OPEN DAYS University. The registration for the University sessions and other OPEN DAYS sessions are now open and we hope you will be able to join the 6,000 delegates attending this free and exiting annual event.
Development Bank of Minas Gerais (Brazil) integrates the international association, allowing the exchange of ideas and production of studies focused on regional planning.
The Regional Studies Association celebrates its 50th Anniversary this year. For all members, staff and those that we partner with, this booklet looks back on the Association’s achievements and reflect upon how much it has developed over time.
This Development Plan (2015-2020) is the the culmination of a large number of meetings and consultations within the Association’s Board and Committees with its staff team, its members and with important external stakeholders.
2015 is a special year for the RSA as we are celebrating our 50th anniversary! To mark the occasion, we offer members…..
As in previous years, the Impact Factor for the Regional Studies journal has further increased and is now at 2.068.
Spatially Rebalancing the UK Economy: The Need for a New Policy Model
The Business of People: The Significance of Social Science over the Next Decade is published on February 24 by SAGE, its principal sponsor. It has been produced with the support of SAGE, Joseph Rowntree Foundation, British Sociological Association, Regional Studies Association, British Psychological Society, Nuffield Foundation and Royal Statistical Society.
The Regional Studies Association, in conjunction with the Regional Science Association International, British and Irish Section publish the journal – Spatial Economic Analysis. We are seeking a new Editor In Chief, as Professor Bernard Fingleton, current Editor in Chief of the TPG will soon retire from his role.
We are pleased to announce that as part of the Regional Studies Association‘s 50th anniversary new funding schemes and increased funding for Research Networks have been agreed. By offering these, the Association is seeking to raise the profile of regional research and its contribution if appropriate, to policy and practice.
We are pleased to announce the appointment of a North American Editor to the Editorial Team of Regional Studies, Regional Science, the Open Access journal of the Regional Studies Association.
Report on the Conference ‘Challenges for the new Cohesion policy in 2014-20’ organised on 4-6 February 2015 in Riga, Latvia.
We are very pleased to announce the appointment of Dr Ernest Miguelez, Researcher at the CNRS & GREThA-Université de Bordeaux, France as the new Early Career Editor of Regional Studies.
To mark the publication of the 10th volume of Spatial Economic Analysis, Editor Bernard Fingleton has selected a range of articles which have made substantive contributions; highlighting the Journal’s role as a source of innovation and excellence in spatial econometrics, economic geography and regional science.