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Register for the Urban Design Challenge

The regional population is growing but how do we ensure new developments are more liveable, efficient, sustainable, resilient and resource-efficient? How do we integrate water and energy systems into existing infrastructure while taking advantage of the benefits distributed systems offer? Register by 24 May 2021. Total spaces are limited to 55 so early applications are … Continue reading

New encyclopedia entry on children’s active school travel, by UQ|UP team
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New encyclopedia entry on children’s active school travel, by UQ|UP team

This article reviews the available literature on children’s active school travel (walking and cycling) around the world. Rates of active travel to school vary substantially by setting but, cycling is much less popular than walking nearly everywhere. Active school travel is more consistently associated with (1) socio-economic and demographic variables including lower socio-economic background of … Continue reading

New paper on NIMBYism in JHBE co-authored by Dorina Pojani
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New paper on NIMBYism in JHBE co-authored by Dorina Pojani

We explore the participation levels of NIMBY (‘Not In My Backyard’) proponents versus other voices at public hearings San Francisco, a city with an exceptionally dire housing crisis. Once very diverse, radical, and bohemian, San Francisco has become the most expensive city in the US, which caters to a wealthy minority—heavily connected to the tech … Continue reading

IJURR forum for HDR students: ‘Becoming an Urban Researcher During a Pandemic’
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IJURR forum for HDR students: ‘Becoming an Urban Researcher During a Pandemic’

UQ|UP HDR students are invited to join peers from around the world to reflect on their experiences doing (or attempting to do) field research during a global, but geographically uneven, pandemic. The discussion will build on the International Journal of Urban and Regional Research’s (IJURR) recently published Spotlight on Becoming an Urban Research During a … Continue reading

Australasian Transport Research Forum (ATRF) is back in Brisbane!
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Australasian Transport Research Forum (ATRF) is back in Brisbane!

The 42nd Australasian Transport Research Forum (ATRF) will take place in Brisbane, between the 8th and 10th December 2021. The conference will use the EasyChair system (https://www.easychair.org/my/conference?conf=atrf2021) and additional information will be made available on the ATRF website (http://atrf.info/) in due course. More information is provided in the Call for Papers below. The transport planning … Continue reading