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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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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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