The RTPI Awards for Research Excellence recognise and promote high quality, impactful spatial planning research from RTPI accredited planning schools, and planning consultancies, in the UK, the Republic of Ireland and internationally.
The Awards are now open for entries. More essential information on the Awards including eligibility criteria is available in the Application Guidance.
The Awards comprise five categories:
Entries must be sent electronically to firstname.lastname@example.org by Friday 19th May 2017.
Call for Judges
We are also inviting nominations for judges for the Awards, sending the nomination by Friday 19th May 2017. More information is available in the Guidance for Judges.
About the Awards
The Awards are intended to:
- recognise the best spatial planning research from RTPI accredited planning schools;
- highlight the implications of academic research for policy and practice;
- recognise the valuable contribution of planning consultancies to planning research; and
- promote planning research generally.
Download the 2016 Awards Brochure to read about the winners, finalists and judges last year
Previous winners of the RTPI Research Awards can be found here.
The Wider Engagement Award is named after Sir Peter Hall, to reflect his life's work to promote the wider understanding of planning and to apply academic research to policy and practice.
Enquiries regarding the Awards should be sent to: email@example.com
Categories supported by Routledge
The prize for the winner of the Academic Award is £350 towards conference attendance; and either a year's subscription to a Taylor & Francis Group journal or a £50 book voucher.
The prize for the winner of the Early Career Researcher Award is £350 towards conference attendance; and either a year's subscription to a Taylor & Francis Group journal or a £50 book voucher.
Categories supported by the Idox Information Service
The prize for the winner of the Student Award is a one year subscription to the Idox Information Service and an iPad mini.
The prize for the winner of the Sir Peter Hall Wider Engagement Award is £350 towards one paid conference fee bursary (conference fee and/or reasonable travel and expenses) to a practitioner or policy-focused conference.
The prize for the Planning Consultancy Award is one Planning Convention place and two one year's individual memberships to the Idox Information Service.
The RTPI Awards for Research Excellence are supported by:
Idox Information Service
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Taylor & Francis Group
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