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Dorina Pojani guest lecturing on transport in Southeast Asia at the Indonesian Institute of Sciences (LIPI)
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Dorina Pojani guest lecturing on transport in Southeast Asia at the Indonesian Institute of Sciences (LIPI)

This presentation will examine issues related to policy transfer in urban transport planning in Southeast Asia. It will consider the metropolitan regions of four major capitals: Jakarta, Kuala Lumpur, Manila, and Bangkok. Who transfers policy and why, what elements of policy are transferred, in what direction and to what degree, and what barriers does transfer … Continue reading

‘Electronic Cities’: book launch coming up!
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‘Electronic Cities’: book launch coming up!

Sebastien Darchen (UQ) and John Willsteed (QUT) will discuss their new book “Electronic Cities” published by Palgrave Mc-Millan. The whole UQ|UP community is invited! When: Wednesday 14 July, starting at 6:30pm Where: on Zoom (link to be sent upon registration) or in person (Avid Reader book store, West End) Register: avidreader.com.au/events/s%C3%A9bastien-darchen-and-john-willsteed-electronic-cities Buy book: Amazon AU … Continue reading

New article on post-Covid urban futures in Journal of Urbanism, by Dorina Pojani and Sara Alidoust
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New article on post-Covid urban futures in Journal of Urbanism, by Dorina Pojani and Sara Alidoust

This article recounts a study of media predictions on the future of cities, post-pandemic. From a theoretical perspective, we consider discourse and storytelling (written, oral, or visual) as crucial public policy and planning tools. The study is based on a qualitative analysis of more than 110 media articles from more than 60 sources, which appeared … Continue reading

Planning Institute of Australia Queensland Student Academic Prize Ceremony 2021
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Planning Institute of Australia Queensland Student Academic Prize Ceremony 2021

Students from The University of Queensland were well represented at the annual PIA Queensland Student Academic Prize Ceremony 2021 held on Tuesday, 22 June 2021.  It was a terrific event, recognising the academic achievements of students enrolled in accredited planning programs across Queensland.  Great to see students, friends, family members coming together with university and … Continue reading

New issue of OOPS Connect newsletter is out!
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New issue of OOPS Connect newsletter is out!

Being a small society, OOPS strives to bring the very best opportunities and advancements to its members using UQ|UP’s longstanding relationships with industry sponsors and alumni. As of 2020, OOPS began publishing its Connect Newsletter. This provides students with the opportunity to take part in a professional student publication and to work alongside the executive … Continue reading

New book chapters on urban research methods by Stephanie Wyeth and Laurel Johnson
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New book chapters on urban research methods by Stephanie Wyeth and Laurel Johnson

Two award winning UQ|UP academics make important contributions in a new book on research methods (Methods in Urban Analysis, edited by Scott Baum, Springer). Stephanie Wyeth draws on her considerable experience as an influential city shaper and urban strategist in her Communicating Urban Research chapter. Dr Laurel Johnson‘s extensive experience in applied urban research is … Continue reading