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Call for papers: Special Issue in TR-A on transport and gender (Dorina Pojani, guest editor)
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Call for papers: Special Issue in TR-A on transport and gender (Dorina Pojani, guest editor)

Special Issue: Transportation Research: Part A (TR-A) Transport, Gender, Culture Research on gender issues in urban transportation planning is paramount because more than half of the world’s population now lives in cities, women make up half of the general population, and gender crosscuts all other ‘vulnerable group’ considerations. Issues of transport equity, inclusion, and justice … Continue reading

UQ|UP contributing to community policy forum in West End
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UQ|UP contributing to community policy forum in West End

West End’s Montague Rd is heavily congested, but there’s disagreement among residents about how it should be fixed. Currently, council’s long-term plan is to widen the whole of Montague to four lanes, but this would cost millions of dollars, will make the neighbourhood less pedestrian-friendly, and will probably encourage even more people to drive. Cr … Continue reading

New encyclopedia entry on informal settlers by Sonia Rothman
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New encyclopedia entry on informal settlers by Sonia Rothman

The Wiley Blackwell Encyclopedia of Urban and Regional Studies has finally been published. It includes over 450 entries on the most important topics and from a range of theoretical perspectives. It is a collective work with contributions from over 300 researchers worldwide. This Encyclopedia is a major reference in urban studies. Sonia Roitman (UQ|UP) and … Continue reading

UQ Chancellor Q&A with postgraduate planning students
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UQ Chancellor Q&A with postgraduate planning students

UQ Chancellor Mr Peter Varghese was a guest speaker this week in PLAN7612 (Global South Cities), coordinated by Sonia Roitman. Mr Varghese participated for a second year in a Q&A session on International Development and shared his personal view on international development, international relations and the role of Australia with postgraduate students from Urban Planning, … Continue reading

OOPS presents: Women in Planning 2019
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OOPS presents: Women in Planning 2019

Forty UQ|UP students and staff joined the Organisation of Planning Students (OOPS) for a night of insight into the various roles women play in planning and its related industries. Across the built environment industry, women play a vital role in our planning system. This evening involved speakers discussing personal career journeys and development, as well … Continue reading