Principal Research Associate
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Centre for Urban and Regional Development Studies (CURDS)
University of Newcastle
Newcastle upon Tyne
Ranald is Principal Research Associate in CURDS, he is also Director for Society in SiDE (Social Inclusion through the Digital Economy)a £12m EPSRC-funded Digital Hub based at Newcastle University. Currently he is also a Beacon Fellow for Engagement. Ranald's research interests relate to societal and spatial implications of developments in information and communication technologies for corporate organisation, work, employment and social inclusion.
ICTs and social inclusion
- Gaye L, Tanaka A, Richardson R, Jo K. Social inclusion through the digital economy: Digital creative engagement and youth-led innovation. In: 9th International Conference on Interaction Design and Children (IDC). 2010, Barcelona, Spain: ACM Press.
- Richardson RGW, Gillespie AE. The call of the wild: Call centres and economic development in rural areas. Growth and Change 2003, 34(1), 87-108.
- Richardson RGW, Belt V. Saved by the bell?: Call centres and economic development in less favoured regions. Economic and Industrial Democracy 2001, 22(1), 67-98.
- Marshall JN, Lewis PR, Belt V, Richardson RGW, Parkinson A. The impact of organisational and technological change on women's employment in the civil service. Service Industries Journal 2001, 21(2), 137-158.
- Richardson RGW, Gillespie AE. Call centre periphery: Teleservices and economic development in rural Scotland. Géocarrefour 2000, 75(1), 79-85.
- Willis RM, Marshall JN, Richardson RGW. Is there a future for the branch network?. In: The changing nature of building society distribution strategies. London: Building Societies Association, 2000.
- Cornford JR, Gillespie AE, Richardson RGW. Regional development in the information society. In: Ducatel, K.; Webster, J.; Herrmann, W, ed. The information society in Europe: work and life in an age of globalization. Lanham, Md: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2000, pp.21-44.
- Richardson RGW, Belt V, Marshall JN. Taking calls to Newcastle: The regional implications of the growth in call centres. Regional Studies 2000, 34(4), 357-369.
- Gillespie AE, Richardson RGW. Telematics innovation and the development of non-metropolitan areas: lessons from policy experience. In: Batten DF; Bertuglia CS; Martellato D; Occelli S, ed. Learning, innovation and urban evolution. Boston, Mass: Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2000, pp.255-270.
- Gillespie AE, Richardson RGW. Teleworking and the city: Myths of workplace transcendence and travel reduction. In: Wheeler, J.O.; Aoyama, Y.; Warf, B, ed. Cities in the telecommunications age: The fracturing of geographies. New York: Routledge, 2000, pp.228-245.
- Richardson RGW, Gillespie AE. The economic development of peripheral rural areas in the information age. In: Wilson, M.I.; Corey, K, ed. Information tectonics: space, place and technology in an electronic age. Chichester: Wiley, 2000, pp.199-217.
- Belt V, Richardson RGW, Webster J. Women's work in the information economy: The case of telephone call centres. Information, Communication & Society 2000, 3(3), 366-385.
- Richardson RGW. Call centres and the prospects for export-oriented work in the developing world: evidence from Western Europe. In: Mitter, S.; Bastos, M-I, ed. Europe and developing countries in the globalised information economy: employment and distance education. London: Routledge, 1999, pp.74-94.
- Richardson RGW, Bradley DP, Jones I, Benneworth P. Employment location in North East England, Conference on Employment in the North East of England. In: Town and Country Planning Association seminar series "The People: Where Will They Work?". 1999, Newcastle upon Tyne: Town and Country Planning Association.
- Richardson RGW, Marshall JN. Teleservices, call centres and urban and regional development. Service Industries Journal 1999, 19(1), 96-116.
- Marshall JN, Richardson RGW, Hopkins J. The employment implications of civil service reform in the United Kingdom: National and regional evidence from the North East of England. Environment and Planning A 1999, 31(5), 803-817.
- Richardson RGW, Gillespie AE. The impact of remote work on employment location and work processes. In: Dutton WH; Peltu M, ed. Society on the line: the information and communication revolution. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1999, pp.165-167.
- Richardson RGW, Bradley DP, Jones I, Benneworth P. The North East. In: Breheny M, ed. The people: where will they work? Report of TCPA research into the changing geography of employment. London: Town & Country Planning Association, 1999, pp.145-167.
- Richardson RGW, Belt V, Marshall JN. Taking calls to Newcastle: Call centres and economic development in the North East of England. Northern Economic Review 1998, 28, 15-34.