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Upcoming EDI Seminar on Spanish-speaking migrants in Brisbane
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Upcoming EDI Seminar on Spanish-speaking migrants in Brisbane

Perceived discrimination (PD) in the field of Discourse Analysis is the study of discourse that focuses on the perspectives of the victims of discrimination, exploring what they say and how they say it. This seminar will present the results of a PD study of twelve Spanish speaking immigrants to Brisbane, during semi-structured, co-constructed interviews. Data … Continue reading

UQ|UP team wins Faculty of Science COVID Research Recovery Funding
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UQ|UP team wins Faculty of Science COVID Research Recovery Funding

Congratulations to the planning team! In awarding this fund (nearly $50,000), the Faculty noted that our application clearly showed UQ|UP’s commitment to high-quality teaching during the difficult and unexpected circumstances associated with the COVID-19 pandemic, our willingness to take on additional duties to achieve this, the impact this had on our research, and the potential … Continue reading

Caroline Milne receives Town Planning Thesis Prize 2020
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Caroline Milne receives Town Planning Thesis Prize 2020

Many congratulations to UQ|UP honour’s student Caroline Milne for receiving the Town Planning Thesis prize 2020 on the basis of highest marks in exposition or thesis. This prize ($400) is funded by a donor, UQ|UP Adjunct Prof. John Brannock. The award will be noted on Caroline’s official academic transcript. Thesis title: The Implications of Participatory … Continue reading

UQ|UP staff receive Dean’s Commendation for Excellent Teaching
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UQ|UP staff receive Dean’s Commendation for Excellent Teaching

Each semester, the Faculty of Science asks our full-time students who achieved a GPA of 6.6 or greater in the previous semester to nominate their most effective teacher. These nominations allow the Faculty to celebrate the outstanding efforts of UQ|UP and other staff to support students through effective teaching. UQ|UP lecturers Stephanie Wyeth and Dorina Pojani … Continue reading

Dorina Pojani at ACRN’s ‘Speaking Out Series 1’: Inspiring women in urban research
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Dorina Pojani at ACRN’s ‘Speaking Out Series 1’: Inspiring women in urban research

The Australian Cities Research Network is convening the first webinar panel for the new ACRN ‘Speaking Out’ series which focuses on how the urban research community can contribute to addressing issues of gender inequity. Specifically, the ways in which urban research can work to: inform urban policy / practice; contribute to public debate / social movements; … Continue reading

New article on transport poverty in Sustainability, by UQ|UP team
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New article on transport poverty in Sustainability, by UQ|UP team

The widening income gap in post-reform China has given rise to social inequality. Among those, transport poverty and inequality have significantly affected the daily life of low-income groups. While important, this is an under-researched topic in China. This gap in the academic literature is glaring given the country’s urbanization rates, sprawling cities and income differentials. … Continue reading

Sebastien Darchen joins ACRN Committee
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Sebastien Darchen joins ACRN Committee

The Australasian Cities Research Network (ACRN) was established in the early 2000s with the aim of promoting, fostering, championing, and disseminating research relevant to Australian cities and regions. This is achieved via the State of Australian Cities (SOAC) Conference which has been running since 2003. Membership of the ACRN is open to all those engaged … Continue reading