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Welcome Dr Dr Sara Alidoust
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Welcome Dr Dr Sara Alidoust

At UQ|UP, we are delighted to announce that a new team member, Dr Sara Alidoust, has joined us. Sara holds a PhD in planning from Griffith University. Prior to joining the University of Queensland as a Lecturer, she worked as a researcher, educator, and practitioner (in both the public and private sectors) in Australia and … Continue reading

Special issue on land-use, mobility, and parking transitions in Land Use Policy, guest-edited by UQ|UP team
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Special issue on land-use, mobility, and parking transitions in Land Use Policy, guest-edited by UQ|UP team

Worldwide, urban areas dedicate huge amounts of land to accommodate vehicles, both moving and parked. While parking has its benefits for motorists, it also has deleterious effects on urban liveability and environment. Despite growing interest in parking issues, including the recent publication of Parking: An International Perspective, this remains an under-researched field. Given major research … Continue reading

Dorina Pojani interviewed by Brisbane Times on passive design features in subtropical climates
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Dorina Pojani interviewed by Brisbane Times on passive design features in subtropical climates

UQ|UP expert Dorina Pojani said with the effects of climate change beginning to be felt, urban planners needed to ensure new buildings could adapt in the most efficient way. Read the full story: http://www.brisbanetimes.com.au/national/queensland/brisbane-needs-breathing-buildings-to-adapt-to-climate-change-20200116-p53s65.html Continue reading

Dorina Pojani on the Courier Mail discussing townhouse development in Brisbane
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Dorina Pojani on the Courier Mail discussing townhouse development in Brisbane

Brisbane residents resist townhouses. There has been an outcry at plans for additional townhouse development in Griffin yet Dr Pojani argues that there ought to be more of this ‘missing middle’ housing typology. Read the full story: http://www.couriermail.com.au/questnews/north-lakes-times/griffin-residents-voice-townhouse-discontent-as-poor-design-chokes-liveability/news-story/ee928e3f13378cf39e41cd880007b130 Continue reading

Obituary: Professor Greg G. Brown
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Obituary: Professor Greg G. Brown

Very sad news. Our former colleague Greg Brown passed away on 2 January 2020 in California. He was part of the UQ Planning program from 2011 to 2016 when he moved back to the US to become Professor and Head of the Department of Natural Resources Management & Environmental Sciences at California Polytechnic State University. … Continue reading