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Call for a Digital Editor for AREA DEVELOPMENT AND POLICY

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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 […]

Meet the RSA Journal Editors

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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 […]

Call for Book Review/Regular Editor and Early Career Editor for REGIONAL STUDIES

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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 […]

Call for Early Career Editor for TERRITORY, POLITICS, GOVERNANCE

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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 […]

Call for Early Career Editor for SPATIAL ECONOMIC ANALYSIS

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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 […]

From the RSA Chief Executive - Publishing, the Pandemic and going Naked and Plastic Free

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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 […]

Opportunity: Call for RSA Blog Editor

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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 […]

Regional Studies - Best Paper & Best Referee Virtual Ceremony

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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 […]

Territory, Politics, Governance - Best Paper & Best Referee Virtual Ceremony

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Territory, Politics, Governance is committed to the development of theory and research in territorial politics and the governance of space.  This journal creates a platform on which to explore the interface between territory, politics, economy, identity and the organisation of political space. It confronts topical and emergent issues of world economic and political concern. The journal […]

Regional Studies, Regional Science - Best Paper & Best Referee Virtual Ceremony

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Regional Studies, Regional Science is an interdisciplinary open access journal from the Regional Studies Association, first published in 2014. RSRS allows for a range of article types including full length research articles of up 8,000 words, shorter papers of around 5,000 words and a ‘regional graphics’ section, which capitalises upon the importance of  geographic data […]

Spatial Economic Analysis - Best Paper & Best Referee Virtual Ceremony

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Spatial Economic Analysis publishes research in spatial and geographic economics covering spatial data analysis and economic phenomena at city, regional and global levels. This journal is published by two of the world’s leading learned societies in the analysis of spatial economics, the Regional Studies Association and the British and Irish Section of the Regional Science […]

Opportunity: Editors and Policy Debates Editor for REGIONAL STUDIES

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The Regional Studies Association (RSA) seeks to appoint Editors in two different categories for the international journal Regional Studies (RS) published by Routledge: Editors (three positions available) The Editors support the Editor-in-Chief, David Bailey (University of Birmingham, UK), in managing the peer review of submissions in their area of expertise, enhancing the journal’s reputation as […]

The 2020 RSA journals Best Papers

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We are happy to announce the winners for the Best Paper from each of our journals for issues published in 2019. 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 […]

The 2020 RSA journals Best Referees

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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 2019. 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 […]

Putting Together the Puzzle of Place Based Policy

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Place based policy: what is it, who does it, where is it best applied, and how can we make it better – more effective, more impactful and more widely applied.  The most recent book in the Policy Expo series explores exactly these questions.  Using published research, workshops at RSA Conferences and the input of policy […]

Smart specialisation, the mainstay of the EU innovation policy for the past decade, comes under sharp scrutiny in a new book.

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Smart specialisation, the mainstay of the EU innovation policy for the past decade, comes under sharp scrutiny in a new book launched today, 26 September, at the EU Joint Research Centre, in Seville. Based on the idea that the state supports developing technologies and innovation by nurturing the capabilities and specialisms within regions, smart specialisation […]

The 2019 RSA journals Best Papers and Best Referees

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We are delighted to be able to announce this year’s RSA journals Best Paper and Best Referee awards for journal issues published in 2018. Our awards acknowledge and celebrate excellence in the research and editorial fields of regional studies, crossing thematic and disciplinary fields. We would like to congratulate to all our winners and look […]

Regional Studies Call for Papers: Towards a Technology-enabled Approach to Smart Specialisation Development

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Regional Studies – VISIT JOURNAL ARTICLES Abstract Deadline: 31 October 2019 Call for papers is available here.  Guest Editors Luca Mora, Edinburgh Napier University, The Business School, Scotland, United Kingdom Anastasia Panori, Aristotle University, School of Engineering, URENIO Research, Greece Mark Deakin, Edinburgh Napier University, School of Engineering and the Built Environment, Scotland, United Kingdon Raquel Ortega-Argiles, University of Birmingham, Birmingham Business […]

Regional Studies paper wins ACSP–Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation 2019 Best Paper Award

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Regional Studies paper – Industrial Inheritances: Makers, Relatedness and Materiality in New York and Chicago – wins The Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning (ACSP)–Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation 2019 Best Paper Award The Editorial Board of Regional Studies are delighted to acknowledge the achievements of Max Eisenburger, Marc Doussard, Laura Wolf-Powers, Greg Schrock & Stephen Marotta in being awarded the […]

The RSA Journals : 2019 Update

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Regional Studies  Regional Studies is our flagship journal covering theoretical developments, empirical analysis and policy debates that stretch across the interdisciplinary fields of regional studies. It aims to systematically connect the insights from different disciplines  to help in the understanding of how and why regions and cities evolve.  It publishes original research spanning the economic,  social, […]

The RSA journals – 2019 update

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Regional Studies  Regional Studies is our flagship journal covering theoretical developments, empirical analysis and policy debates that stretch across the interdisciplinary fields of regional studies. It aims to systematically connect the insights from different disciplines  to help in the understanding of how and why regions and cities evolve.  It publishes original research spanning the economic,  social, […]

Regional Studies Policy Impact Book: Towards Cohesion Policy 4.0

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We are proud to present our first Regional Studies Policy Impact book – Towards Cohesion Policy 4.0: Structural Transformation and Inclusive Growth written by Professor John Bachtler, Dr Joaquim Oliveira Martins, Dr Peter Wostner and Dr Piotr Zuber. In the context of the debate on the future of Europe, this book makes the case for a new approach to structural […]

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News from the Regions and Cities Book Series

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Do you know about the Routledge Benefits for Regional Studies Association Members? New and forthcoming books Diversities of Innovation Edited by Ulrich Hilpert This volume brings together a range of world experts to compare countries and continents and help develop a fuller picture of innovations and their social basis. It will be of interest to researchers […]

Policy Expo 2017: Smart Specialisation and Industry 4.0

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On the behalf of the RSA community we would like to warmly congratulate to the Policy Expo 2017 winner: Smart Specialisation and Industry 4.0: Upgrading Regional Capabilities for a Balanced Industrial Development and Growth Through Networks.

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