Find out more about the Urban Studies Chinese translation project, Environment and Planning’s new subtitle and aims and scope and this best paper winner from Progress in Human Geography. We have selected 10 of our top read papers for you to read for free and included SAGE’s RGS-IBG conference highlights.
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Environment and Planning E: Environment and Space
Environment and Planning E: Nature and Space is a new journal, launching in 2018. This coincides with the relaunch of EPA as Environment and Planning A: Economy and Space which will focus primarily on heterodox economics, political economy, and urban and regional studies.
Air, Soil and Water Research
New at SAGE! Air, Soil and Water Research is an international, peer reviewed, open access journal focusing on research pertaining to soil, air and water, both individually and their interactions with each other and other components of the environment. The journal seeks to report on properties, including physical, chemical, biochemical and biological, and also analysis, microbiology, chemicals and pollution, consequences for plants and crops, soil hydrology, changes and consequences of change, social issues, and other considerations.
Check out the latest articles and submit your research today!
SAGE will be attending the RGS-IGB Conference in at the Royal Geographic Society in London 29th August – 1st September. Urban Studies will be launching their new web platform Urban Studies Online – find out more about this and sign up at the SAGE stand.
The following lectures are hosted by our journals:
Session: Meet the Editors
Date: Wednesday 30th August
Speaker: Pat Noxolo
Speaker: Lily Kong
Date: Wednesday 30th August
Speaker: Rachel Pain
Date: Thursday 31st August
Speakers: Harriet Bulkeley, Robyn Dowling, Andrew Jones, Heather Lovell and Matthew Paterson
Date: Thursday 31st August
Journal Special Issues & Article Collections
Ray Hudson Special Collection
European Urban and Regional Studies is pleased to publish this collection to mark Ray Hudson’s fundamental and important contributions to the establishment of a European urban and regional political economy that has shaped the activity of this journal since its foundation over 20 years ago.
Environment and Urbanization
The latest issue from Environment and Urbanization focuses on ‘Understanding the Full Spectrum of Risk in Urban Areas.’
Progress in Human Geography
The PiHG annual essay prize is intended to encourage and highlight high-quality published work in human geography from early career scholars. The editors are pleased to announce the winner of this year’s best paper competition - Kirby Calvert of Guelph University (Canada) is the seventh winner of the PiHG Best Paper Prize with his paper ‘From ‘energy geography’ to ‘energy geographies’: Perspectives on a fertile academic borderland’.
Urban Studies Best Paper Prize
The Urban Studies Best Article is awarded by the editors to the author(s) of what they consider to be the most innovative and agenda-setting article published in a given year. From a longlist of 20 articles, five articles were shortlisted by the editors from those published in print copy in 2016. Professor Michael Storper, London School of Economics, and Professor Allen Scott, University of California at Los Angeles, are the winners of the Urban Studies Best Article 2016 for their article, ‘Current debates in urban theory: A critical assessment’.
The Anthropocene equation by Owen Gaffney and Will Steffen
Participatory engagement and the empowerment of the Arctic Indigenous Peoples by Margherita Paola Poto
Relative sea-level trends in new York City during the past 1500 years by Andrew C Kemp, Troy D Hill, Christopher H Vane, Niamh Cahill, Philip M Orton, Stefan A Talke, Andrew C Parnell, Kelsey Sanborn and Ellen K Hartig
Relational knowledge leadership and local economic development by Lummina Horlings, Chris Collinge and John Gibney
When the spell is broken: gentrification, urban tourism and privileged discontent in the Amsterdam canal district by Fenne M Pinkster and Willem R Boterman
Assembling a Blue Economy moment? Geographic engagement with globalizing biological-economic relations in multi-use marine environments by Gordon M Winder and Richard Le Heron
More bark than bytes? Reflections on 21+ years of geocomputation by Richard Harris and David O’Sullivan et al
Drought termination: Concept and characterisation by Simon Parry, Christel Prudhomme et al
‘Lead-polluted water changed our lives’ A Thai-Karen village’s quest for environmental justice by Malee Sitthikriengkrai and Nathan Porath
Environmental Health Insights
What are the effects of environmental pollutants on human disease? Check out this open access article to find out more!
International Journal of Insect Science
With a broad international focus, the International Journal of Insect Science explores the ever expanding and conomically important field of entomological research- including plant-insect interactions and relationships with the environment, invasion biology, ecology and evolution.
View their recently published articles, or submit your research to one of their Special Collections today!
Tropical Conservation Science
The main objective of Tropical Conservation Science (TCS) is to bring to light research related to conservation of tropical forests and other tropical ecosystems. TCS seeks papers that investigate conservation problems involving the social, economic, sociopolitical, industrial and other drivers of tropical ecosystem loss and degradation.
Calls for Papers
International Journal of Insect Science Open Special Collection on “Impact of Climate Change in Plant-Insect Interactions
Editor-in-Chief Dr. Paul-André Calatayud welcomes new manuscripts on the impacts of climate change in plant-insect interactions. Use promo code IJIS-1 during the second step of the submission process.
Submissions to this Special Collection currently have a reduced APC for a limited time.