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Regional Studies, the original journal of the Association has an impact factor which rose to 4.595 in 2021. Journal Metrics – Regional Studies Indexed in Clarivate Analytics’ Social Sciences Citation Index (SSCI) Indexed by Scopus More info at the T&F Regional Studies metrics page   Journal Metrics – Territory Politics Governance Indexed in Clarivate Analytics’ Social […]

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REGIONAL STUDIES Call for Expression of Interest: Regular Editor (two positions available) June 2022 The Regional Studies Association (RSA) seeks to appoint two Editors for the international journal Regional Studies (RS) published by Routledge.  Regional Studies is a leading international journal covering the development of theories and concepts, empirical analysis and policy debate in the field […]

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Call for an Editor for TERRITORY, POLITICS, GOVERNANCE The Regional Studies Association seeks to appoint an Editor to the journal, Territory, Politics, Governance. The successful candidate will join the existing team of Co-Editors in managing the peer review of general submissions in their area of expertise, enhancing the journal’s reputation as a world-leading publication in […]

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Regional Studies Association (RSA) and the Global Network on Financial Geography (FinGeo) are pleased to announce a new journal — Finance and Space. The journal would be online only, with articles published as soon as they emerge from the review and production process. Finance and Space aims to publish and promote state-of-the-art research on diverse aspects of the spatial production of finance and […]

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We are pleased to welcome Dr Mohammed Firoz of the Department of Architecture and Planning, National Institute of Technology (NIT) Calicut as the new Digital Editor of our journal Area Development and Policy. Dr Firoz currently serves as a visiting faculty member at the Asian Institute of Technology Bangkok, Thailand. His research revolves around the […]

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Read our journals with an RSA membership RSA member benefits include access to our five journals. Below is a taster of content from each journal – the most read articles of 2021.  RSA members can access these articles through the RSA Lounge. Not yet a member? Join today. Most read articles of 2021 Regional Studies […]

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We are happy to announce the winners for the Best Paper from each of our journals for issues published in 2021. These awards were selected by the editors of each journal. We would like to congratulate all our winners and look forward to celebrating their awards at our Virtual Awards Ceremony. We would also like […]

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The Regional Studies Association seeks to appoint a Digital Editor to its journal, Area Development and Policy. Digital Editor (one position available) This is a new role to develop the journal’s digital and social media presence. It is expected that the Digital Editor will manage the journal’s social media accounts and strategy to best disseminate […]

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We would like to welcome our newly appointed editors who start in January 2022. Regional Studies Book Review Editor – Laura Polverari, University of Padua, Italy Early Career Editor – Deniz Sevinc, University of Birmingham, UK Spatial Economic Analysis Early Career Editor – Steven Bond-Smith, University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa, USA Territory, Politics, Governance Early […]

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The Regional Studies Association and Regional Science Association International – British and Irish Section seek to appoint a Co-Editor to the journal, Spatial Economic Analysis. Co-Editor (one position available) Co-Editors of Spatial Economic Analysis are expected to: Support the peer review process by selecting referees on appropriate manuscripts (assigned to them by the Editor in […]

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Stephen Hincks, University of Sheffield, UK and the Editor-in-Chief of the Journal has announced the following awards: Best Paper Regional Studies, Regional Science Well-being and unemployment during the Great Recession: an empirical analysis across UK local authority districts – KEVIN MULLIGAN & MARTA ZIEBA, University of Limerick, Ireland Best Referee Regional Studies, Regional Science CRISTINA PEÑASCO, University of Cambridge, […]

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Best Referees Award David Bailey, University of Birmingham, UK and the Editor-in-Chief of the Journal has awarded the Regional Studies Best Referee Awards to: MARCO BELLANDI, University of Florence, Italy ROBERT HASSINK, University of Kiel, Germany ERICA SANTINI, University of Trento, Italy Best Paper Regional Studies David Bailey, University of Birmingham, UK and the Editor-in-Chief of […]

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Best Referees Award Klaus Dodds, Royal Holloway, University of London, UK and the Editor-in-Chief of the Territory, Politics, Governance Journal has announced the winners of the Best Referee Award: COLIN FLINT, Utah State University, USA GUNILLA OLSSON, University of Gothenburg, Sweden Best Paper  Award for papers published in 2020  Chih Yuan Woon, National University of Singapore, Singapore and […]

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Paul Elhorst, University of Groningen, The Netherlands and the Editor-in-Chief of the Journal has announced the winners of the Spatial Economic Analysis Awards: Best Paper Award for papers published in 2020  Global spatial economic interaction: knowledge spillover or technical diffusion? – XUN ZHANG, Beijing Normal University, China & Shanghai Finance Institute, China; GUANGHUA WAN, Chongqing Technology and Business University, […]

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We are happy to announce the winners for the Best Paper from each of our journals for issues published in 2020. These awards were selected by the editors of each journal. We would like to congratulate to all our winners and look forward to celebrating their awards at our Virtual Awards Ceremony. We would also […]

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We are delighted to be able to announce this year’s RSA journals Best Referee awards for journal issues published in 2020. Our awards acknowledge and celebrate excellence in the research and editorial fields of regional studies, crossing thematic and disciplinary fields. Scientific journals publishing peer-reviewed articles depend heavily on the scientific referees. In addition to […]

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The Regional Studies Association seeks to appoint an Early Career Editor to its journal, Area Development and Policy. Early Career Editor (one position available) The appointment of the Early Career Editor is open to candidates within five years of the date on their PhD certificate on 1st November 2021. The Early Career Editor will join […]

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In these two “Meet the Editors” sessions during the #RinR21, editors introduced the journals and discussed the current best practices in academic publishing. These sessions provided an opportunity to interact and engage with journal editors to learn more about the specific journal and its publishing options. You may watch the recordings here: Meet the RSA […]

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The Regional Studies Association seeks to appoint one combined Book Review/Regular Editor and one Early Career Editor to its flagship journal, Regional Studies. Book Review/Regular Editor (one position available) This is a combined role. As a Book Review Editor, the successful candidate will manage the commissioning, review and acceptance process for book reviews submitted to […]

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The Regional Studies Association seeks to appoint one Early Career Editor to the journal, Territory, Politics, Governance. Early Career Editor (one position available) The appointment of the Early Career Editor is open to candidates within five years of the date on their PhD certificate on 31st August 2021. The Early Career Editor will join the […]

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The Regional Studies Association and Regional Science Association International – British and Irish Section seek to appoint an Early Career Editor to the journal, Spatial Economic Analysis. Early Career Editor (one position available) The appointment of the Early Career Editor is open to candidates within five years of the date on their PhD certificate on […]

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The RSA is going naked and plastic free with its journals. What does this mean? Well in short, it means we are removing all plastic lamination from the covers of our journals and will begin sending our journals to members still receiving the printed copy without a plastic covering. The Regional Studies Association’s values are […]

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The Regional Studies Association (RSA) seeks to appoint an Editor for its popular Blog which has been running since 2010. The Blog provides a platform for the RSA and its community to share short, engaging articles on research and the latest developments in the field. The key responsibilities of the Blog Editor are: To manage […]

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Regional Studies is a leading international journal covering the development of theories and concepts, empirical analysis and policy debate in the field of regional studies. The journal publishes original research spanning the economic, social, political and environmental dimensions of urban and regional (subnational) change. The distinctive purpose of Regional Studies is to connect insights across intellectual disciplines in […]

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