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Call for Papers for Early Career Papers – Regional Studies, Regional Science – OA Journal

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The new Regional Studies Association open access journal, Regional Studies, Regional Science, has a section specifically devoted to Early Career Papers which focuses on publishing short articles from students and early career researchers to make their research accessible to a wider audience. Articles in the Early Career Papers Section will have a regional focus and […]

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Sharing your research findings, boosting your career: The win-win relation between early careers, social media and open access publishing

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This is a guest post by RSA Student Representative, Eduardo Oliveira. He is a Ph.D. Candidate in strategic spatial planning & place branding at the Department of Spatial Planning, University of Groningen, the Netherlands. To find out more about Eduardo: Academic Publications – LinkedIn – Presentations – Blog – RSA Student Representative I have been recently challenged by the editorial team of the Regional Studies, […]

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New Regional Studies Association Research Funding Schemes

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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. Research awards will be judged […]

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Environmental issues and regional studies

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This is a guest post by Dr. Sabrina Lai, RSRS EC Editor and Paper Manager. Sabrina is a Research Fellow at the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering and Architecture of the University of Cagliari (Italy), and an officer at the Department of the Environment of the Regional Administration of Sardinia. As an Editor of […]

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Early Career Research in Econometrics

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In this guest post Paul Braidford talks about the difficulties of publishing easily understandable econometric research in Regional Studies, Regional Science journal and the difficulties encountered by authors, especially early career authors, in reducing the size and complexity of their work so that it can be published in a 3000 word or less article.  Looking back over […]

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Sheffield at a glance: widening career horizons through open access publishing

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This is a joint guest post by the RSA Early Career Representative, Julie Tian Miao & the RSA Student Representative, Eduardo Oliveira. The Interdisciplinary Centre of the Social Sciences (ICOSS) of the University of Sheffield hosted the 2014 edition of the Regional Studies Association Early Career conference. The conference was sponsored by the new open […]

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The Regional Studies, Regional Science Early Career Route

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This is a guest post by Paul Benneworth. He is a Senior Research Associate at the Center for Higher Education Policy Studies (CHEPS) at the University of Twente, the Netherlands, and Lead Editor of the Early Career Papers Section of Regional Studies, Regional Science journal. I’ve just returned from a short working visit to the […]

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Regional Studies, Regional Science Early Career Mentored Route

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The early career editors of Regional Studies, Regional Science met in Essen, Germany recently to discuss our launch year.  We are very pleased with what we have achieved, with 8 Early Career Papers now online, and another seven well advanced in the pipeline for the rest of the year. Since Basak’s paper on commuting patterns […]

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Call for Expression of Interest: Early Career Editor – Regional Studies Journal

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Dear friends and colleagues, The Regional Studies Association seeks to appoint an Early Career Editor to its journal Regional Studies. This appointment will work alongside the main editorial team in fulfilling their duties. It is anticipated that an early appointment will be made to this post and the successful applicant will take up their duties […]

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From RSA student member to RSRS Early Career Paper – Editor and Abstract Manager

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This is a guest post by the Regional Studies, Regional Science Early Career Paper – Editor and Abstract Manager Dr. Marijana Sumpor, FeRSA. She was kind enough to share her experience with the association and to explain how the RSA membership can assist its members during their career. More than a decade ago, as a PhD student I held […]

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Launch of Regional Studies Association’s Students & Early Careers Social Event Serials

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Because of the high interest level regarding the association’s student and early careers social events that recently took place, our Early Career Representative Julie Miao was kind enough to put together some notes regarding the recent event that took place in Izmir, and to describe what those that could not attend missed. Following a long […]

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Advices for Early Career Researchers

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The recent Regional Studies Association European Conference in Izmir, Turkey was a great success. The conference also hosted an Early Career Session. During this session, Professor Margareta Dahlstrōm, one of the panelists kindly responded to the questions of the participants. The groups consisting of PhD candidates and early career researchers were vividly involved into discussing […]

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Regional Studies, Regional Science News: Co-Editor Alasdair Rae Interview

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As you already know Regional Studies, Regional Science, is the first interdisciplinary Open-Access (OA) journal from the RSA, which offers established academics, professionals, early careers or students the opportunity to publish their articles and ensure a wide reach throughout the global communities in the field. In this recent interview made available by Routledge / Taylor & Francis, […]

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Students & Early Careers Knowledge Exchange Session – RSA Brazil Global Conference 2014

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We are happy to announce that a specially organised Students & Early Careers Knowledge Exchange Session will be held along with RSA’s forthcoming Global Conference in Brazil between 27th and 30th April. This Special Session, scheduled on the 28th April, is organised as one of a series of Students & Early Careers Social Events that […]

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The Early Career Section: a tall order for a short article?

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This article is a guest post by Paul Braidford. He continues the discussion opened by his fellow editors at RSRS – Early Careers Papers Section, regarding the format and content of Early Career papers from the article length perspective. In the last RSRS Early Career blog, Sabrina Lai set out what the editors are looking […]

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The Early Career Section of RSRS: some thoughts on submission of proposals

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Issue 4(2) of Regional Insights marked the end of a 4-year long successful history of publication of short articles from Early Career scholars. As in the myth of the Phoenix, that was actually not an end, but rather the beginning of a new ambitious project, since the magazine is now being substituted for a dedicated […]

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Article by Bazak Ozkul in RSRS and some thoughts from the Early Career Team

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This is a blog post by Paul Benneworth, covering the latest article in Regional Studies, Regional Science and the opportunities given by this new Open Access Journal.   New title in Regional Studies, Regional Science by Bazak Ozkul The regional studies paper I have been most interested in this week is Bazak Ozkul’s recently published […]

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RSA Students & Early Careers Social Events

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Here at the RSA we are very happy to announce that the RSA 2014 European Conference schedule has been enriched by a new and innovative event: the Launch of our Students & Early Careers Social Events. This event will take place in conjunction with the RSA’s 2014 European Conference in Izmir, Turkey, 15-18 June 2014. RSA Students & […]

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Regional Insights: New Call for Papers!

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Regional Insights focuses on publishing short articles from students and early career researchers (up to five years from Ph.D. date) to make their research accessible to all members of the Regional Studies Association. Regional Insights’ articles are characterised by having a ‘regional’ focus and by succinctly conveying a ‘fresh idea’ to the readership. The editors […]

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Regional Insights: New Call for Papers

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Are you a PhD student or Early Career Researcher with an interest in regional studies? If so, the editors of Regional Insights (Paul Benneworth; Paul Braidford; Beatrix Haselsberger; Gert-Jan Hospers; Sabrina Lai & Julie Porter) would like to hear from you and help you develop your next research publication. See below details of the new […]

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Spatial Justice and the Crisis of Regional Development Theories

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The 2012 Regional Studies Association Early Career Conference took place on 1st and 2nd November at Hafen City University in Hamburg. The conference under the  title of Times of Change: Future Directions in Geography, Urban and Regional Studies examined the implications of the current economic and financial crisis for future of regional studies.  Individual sessions covered a wide range […]

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Early Career? Publish Here!

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