Awards & Prizes

Friday, 03 October 2014 09:39

NARSC Awards 2014 Nominations Sought

The Honors Committee of the North American Regional Science Council is soliciting nominations for the following awards to be given at this year's annual meeting. Please send your nomination by October 7 to Doug Woodward, Honors Chair, NARSC: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

1.  Isard Award for Scholarly Achievement in Regional Science

The Walter Isard Award for Scholarly Achievement is named in honor of Professor Walter Isard, father of Regional Science, founder of the Regional Science Association, and a leading scholar in the worldwide Regional Science community. Established in 1994, the award pays tribute to North American regional scientists who have made significant theoretical and methodological contributions to the field of Regional Science throughout their careers.

2.  The Boyce Award for Distinguished Service to Regional Science

This award honors Professor David Boyce, a prominent figure in Regional Science who promoted the Regional Science Association for a number of years and was instrumental in its long term success. The award acknowledges the service contributions that North American members have made to Regional Science organizations.

3.  The Hewings Award for Outstanding Achievement by a "Junior" Faculty

This award is named in honor of Professor Geoffrey J.D. Hewings who over the years introduced numerous graduate students to Regional Science and mentored them as young scholars. The award recognizes distinguished contributions to Regional Science research by North American scholars who have recently completed doctoral studies (within ten years of receiving a Ph.D.).

The list of past awards is posted on the NARSC web site at http://www.narsc.org/newsite/?page_id=30.

Doug Woodward
Chair, NARSC Honors Committee

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