RTPI Early Career Small Research Grants

Closing Date: 07/11/2022

These grants support PhD students and early career postdoctoral researchers to lead research projects addressing planning practice and/or planning policy, over a period up to 12 months.

The Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI) is a membership organisation responsible for professional standards in town planning.

RTPI Early Career Small Research Grants aim to support research projects led by early career researchers that will have a direct impact on planning practice and/or planning policy.

Proposals should address research topics falling within one (or more) of the following thematic areas:

  • Planning and the economy.
  • Planning and technology (including digital planning).
  • Social justice and equity in planning.
  • Governance, politics, local government and regulatory frameworks.
  • Engagement and participation in planning.
  • Planning at international and transnational scale.
  • Demographics and population needs in planning.
  • Ethnocultural, immigration and EDI issues in planning.
  • Climate change and mitigation.
  • Planning as a profession.

Research projects with a comparative or international angle are encouraged.

Funding body Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI)
Maximum value £10,000
Reference ID S24381
Category Economic and Social Research
Fund or call Fund