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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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From proposal to published paper: the mentored route to a publication in Regional Studies, Regional Science

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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. I am quite sure that the readers of this blog and my fellow colleagues are aware of the myriad of publications […]

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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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Paving the way to the career turning point with 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.  Almost twenty days after the RSA early career conference I found myself in a moment of reflection and mental-planning towards 2015, […]

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Early Career Research on Regional Development in South-East Europe

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This is a guest post by Dr. Marijana Sumpor. She is the RSRS ECP Abstract Manager & Editor and RSA Ambassador for Croatia. Marijana is a Senior Research Associate at the Institute of Economics, Zagreb, Department for Regional Economics, Sustainable Development and Governance. There are certain parts of the world, where the “regional“ aspect has […]

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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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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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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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