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Awards 2015

The Regional Studies Association 2015 Awards have been announced. Congratulations to all our winners!

Sir Peter Hall Contribution to the Field Award

Brian Robson

University of Manchester, United Kingdom


Regional Leadership Award for Practice and Policy

Ronald Hall

DG Regional and Urban Policy, European Commission, Belgium


Regional Studies Institutional Ambassador Award

OECD Regional Team


Media Communications in Regional Studies Award

Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR)


Best Book Award

Territorial Cohesion in Rural Europe, by Andrew Copus & Philomena de Lima


RSA & Routledge Early Career Award (2)

Mabel Sanchez Barrioluengo (University of Twente, the Netherlands)


Xingjian Liu (University of Honk-Kong, Hong-Kong)


For articles published in 2014:

Best Referees for Regional Studies

Lisa de Propris (University of Birmingham, UK) 
Robert Hassink (University of Kiel, Germany) 
Elvira Uyarra (University of Manchester, UK)


Best Referee Spatial Economic Analysis (SEA) 

Kim Swales, University of Strathclyde, UK


Best Referee Territory, Politics, Governance (TPG)

Joseph Nevins (Vassar College, USA) 

Best Referee Regional Studies, Regional Science (RSRS)

Marcin Dabrowski (TU Delft, the Netherlands)


Best Paper Regional Studies

Regional Governance Matters: Quality of Government within European Union Member States by Nicholas Charron, Lewis Dijkstra & Victor Lapuente

Best Paper Spatial Economic Analysis (SEA)  
The Complementary Effects of Proximity Dimensions on Knowledge Spillovers  by Raffaele Paci, Emanuela Marrocu & Stefano Usai

Best Paper Territories, Politics, Governance (TPG)  

Governing the Twenty-First Century Metropolis and Transforming Territory by Seth Schindler

Best Paper Regional Studies, Regional Science (RSRS)  

Knowing and Governing Cities Through Urban Indicators, City Benchmarking and Real-Time Dashboards by Rob Kitchin, Tracey P. Lauriault & Gavin McArdle

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