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OOPS webinar series launch
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OOPS webinar series launch

The OOPS Webinar Series event is now up and running. The first three webinars will be occurring over the next three weeks. These will be open to everyone regardless of whether they are OOPS members or not. Webinar 1: Planning Disciplines, 22nd September (Week 8) Webinar 2: Planning Career, 29th September (Mid-Sem) Webinar 3: Planning … Continue reading

Dorina Pojani delivers plenary speech on TOD design at ISUF2020
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Dorina Pojani delivers plenary speech on TOD design at ISUF2020

ISUF2020 is the annual urban form conference of the International Seminar of Urban Form (www.urbanform.org/). This organisation comprises geographers, architects and historians who study urban morphology. This year’s conference host was the College of Architecture and Planning at the University of Utah. Dorina’s speech was part of the New Voices plennary session, which featured up … Continue reading

Congratulations, Dr Laurel Johnson!
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Congratulations, Dr Laurel Johnson!

On Friday, UQ|UP’s Laurel Johnson will be conferred her PhD degree from The University of Queensland. Heartfelt congratulations to Dr Johnson from the whole UQ|UP community. Laurel is an urban and social planner with over 25 years of experience as a practitioner and an educator/researcher. As well as being a full-time academic at UQ|UP, Laurel … Continue reading

Seminar on recovery after forced urban relocation by Gillian Cornish
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Seminar on recovery after forced urban relocation by Gillian Cornish

Forced relocation is the process of intentionally displacing people and moving them to a new location. People affected by forced relocation experience heightened impoverishment risks and severe and long-lasting economic, psycho-socio-cultural impacts and spatial marginalisation. The documentation of these impacts is underreported in urban contexts, where the forced movement of people are more likely to … Continue reading

UQ|UP Research Paper no. 7 on representative democracy in spatial planning
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UQ|UP Research Paper no. 7 on representative democracy in spatial planning

New research from another award winning UQ|UP student, Sirena Kwok. Sirena recently graduated from our MURP program. Her research compares two high profile Australian planning cases and finds that local voices are often overwhelmed in the politicised planning system. Download the full text of UQ|UP Research Paper no. 7 below. Continue reading

Launch of UQ|UP Advisory Board
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Launch of UQ|UP Advisory Board

2020 is a big year for the UQ Planning Program. The BRTP celebrates 50 years, our international community has grown and moved online for learning and collaboration, and we have launched the Planning Education Advisory Board. Wow, what a great conversation. Thanks to Paul Low for chairing and championing this engagement with some of the profession’s smartest … Continue reading