The following members of the Regional Studies Association have each been awarded with an RSA Early Career Grant of £10,000:


Cassie Chen-Wang: Institute of Geographic Science, China

Title: Reverse knowledge spillover and innovation performance of European‐invested firms in emerging economies: the case of China's ICT


Pierre Alexandre Balland, Utrecht University, Netherlands,

Title: Relatedness, knowledge complexity and technological opportunities of regions: A framework for smart specialisation


Max Nathan, LSE, UK

Title: Evaluating Tech City: Identifying effects on firm entry, employment and rents using difference in difference analysis


Seth Schindler, University of Sheffield, UK

Title: Genomic Development in Sub‐Saharan Africa