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RTPI Awards for Research Excellence

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. You can view previous winners here. 

The awards are intended to: 

  1. Recognise the best spatial planning research from RTPI accredited planning schools and Members; 
  2. Highlight the implications of academic research for policy and practice; 
  3. Recognise the valuable contribution of planning consultancies to planning research; and 
  4. Promote planning research generally. 

What does it cost to enter?

There is no charge to enter the awards. 

Award categories 

As with previous years, there are five categories to which entrants are able to submit completed research: 

Eligibility and judging criteria 

Eligibility and judging criteria vary by award category. You can find out more by clicking on the award categories below. 

Number of entries per individual 

Individuals are welcome to submit more than one entry, whether to one or multiple categories. Each entry should be submitted separately through the online application process. 


The deadline for entries is Sunday 12 May. 






Further information