Nominations (both self-nominations and third-party nominations) of current members are being sought for the following awards in regional studies and related fields:
- Nathaniel Lichfield Award – this award is for recent Masters graduate who have graduated within the previous year;
- Paul Benneworth PhD Student Award – this award is for registered PhD students who have not yet received their PhD certificate;
- RSA Routledge Early Career Award – this award is for early career researchers (defined as being within five years of the date on their PhD certificate or equivalent).
The nominees are expected to have made an original and outstanding contribution to research concerned with the analysis of regions and regional issues. This could include any of multiple methodologies from quantitative to qualitative, the use of thoughtful comparative research, and span boundaries between academia and policy and practice.
To be eligible for nomination, the recipient should be clearly identified as having made a leading personal contribution in an academic publication. Your paper can address any aspect of economic, political, social or environmental issues.
Nominations should include a fully referenced piece of work in English, which fits the research interests of the Association. Please note that either the nominee or the nominator has to be a current RSA member. If the nominee is selected to receive an award, he/she will need to have an active RSA membership.
The prize for each Award is (in the case the award is assigned to two or more nominees, the prize will be divided equally among the winners):
- A cheque for £500;
- A certificate.
Deadline: 20 April 2022
More details and the nomination forms are available here: https://www.regionalstudies.org/funding/awards-2022/
The list of the RSA Awards Winners 2021 is available here.