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Awards 2018

The Association’s guiding mission is to be the world’s leading community of scholars, policy makers and practitioners in regional studies, and to support them in using their work to promote more inclusive and sustainable local socio-economic development. Our Annual Awards Ceremony was established to celebrate contributions to the field, both at personal and institutional levels. It is an excellent occasion to meet and network.

Many thanks for helping us to make our recent annual President’s Event and Awards dinner such a wonderful evening.

The photo’s from the event are now available to view on Flickr and you can access them by clicking here.

RSA Awards Winners 2018

Nathaniel Lichfield Award 

  • David Dodds, Newcastle University, UK
  • ‘Path creation in the periphery: the case of Sunderland’s software industry’

RSA PhD Student Award 

  • Lydia Schoeppner, Peace and Conflict Studies, University of  Manitoba, Canada
  • ‘The role of international organizations in dealing with sovereignty conflicts in the Arctic‘

RSA Routledge Early Career Award 

Best Referee Regional Studies

  • Stephan Brunow, University of Applied Labour Studies, Germany
  • Luisa Gagliardi, Université de Genève, Switzerland
  • Phil Tomlinson, University of Bath, UK

Best Paper Regional Studies

Best Referee Spatial Economic Analysis

  • Ana Barufi, The University of São Paulo Regional and Urban Economics Lab, Brazil

Best Paper Spatial Economic Analysis

Best Referee Territory, Politics, Governance

  • Federico Savini, Universiteit van Amsterdam, Netherlands

Best Paper Territory, Politics, Governance

Best Referee Regional Studies, Regional Science

  • Adelheid Holl, CSIC -Spanish National Research Council, Institute of Public Goods and Policies, Spain

Best Paper Regional Studies, Regional Science

Best Referee Area Development and Policy

  • Mia Bennett, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China

Best Paper Area Development and Policy

Routledge Best Book Award

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