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RTPI Awards for Research Excellence

Research Awards Logo 2017

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 shortlisted entries for 2017 will be published here on Friday 28th July 2017.

The Awards comprise five categories: 

  • Academic Award
  • Early Career Researcher Award
  • Student Award
  • Sir Peter Hall Award for Wider Engagement
  • Planning Consultancy Award

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: research@rtpi.org.uk

Prizes

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.

Sponsors

The RTPI Awards for Research Excellence are supported by:

Idox Information Service

The Idox Information Service is the first port of call for information and knowledge on public and social policy and practice. As the only service of its kind, it is valued by all those involved in creating, influencing, delivering or researching public and social policy. For 40 years the service has been saving its members time and money, and helping them to make more informed decisions, improve frontline services and understand the policy environment. For more information see: http://informationservice.idoxgroup.com

Idox

 

Taylor & Francis Group

Taylor & Francis Group partners with researchers, scholarly societies, universities and libraries worldwide to bring knowledge to life. Its content spans all areas of Humanities, Social Sciences, Behavioral Sciences, Science, Technology and Medicine, as one of the world's leading publishers of scholarly journals, books, eBooks, text books and reference works. For more information see: http://taylorandfrancisgroup.com/

Routledge