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New article presenting insights from the Geodesign Sydney 2050 workshop in Environment and Planning B, co-authored by Scott N. Lieske
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New article presenting insights from the Geodesign Sydney 2050 workshop in Environment and Planning B, co-authored by Scott N. Lieske

One of the challenges in creating plans for sustainable urban futures is the ability to work across government agencies and to break down traditional barriers to truly collaborative planning. Typically, metropolitan planning has been carried out by different agencies that are separate in their mandate and planning strategies. This siloed approach to city planning means … Continue reading

New UQ|UP article on urban planning and public health in Journal of Planning History
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New UQ|UP article on urban planning and public health in Journal of Planning History

Modern urban planning is intricately linked to public health concerns, with early twentieth-century planners segregating land uses and regulating development to help improve public health. Over time, this segregation created sprawling cities, now associated with poor health outcomes. This research explores how “ideas, interests, and institutions” (the 3Is) related to public health and planning have … Continue reading

New article on cycling in Policy Design and Practice, co-authored by Dorina Pojani
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New article on cycling in Policy Design and Practice, co-authored by Dorina Pojani

In Singapore, cycling serves only two percent of daily commuter trips. Whenever cycling is discussed in relation to tropical settings, weather and climate are cited as major barriers to success. Commentators based in temperate climate zones assume that stifling heat, humidity, monsoon rains, and severe thunderstorms preclude the adoption of cycling in the tropics. Drawing … Continue reading

Vacancy: Lecturer in Environmental and Planning Regulation and Policy
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Vacancy: Lecturer in Environmental and Planning Regulation and Policy

The School of Earth and Environmental Sciences is advertising for a new Lecturer in Environmental and Planning Regulation and Policy. The application closing date is Monday 14 October 2019, 11:00pm. We invite interested candidates to apply through the link below below: UQ Jobs – http://search.jobs.uq.edu.au/caw/en/job/508366/lecturer-in-environmental-and-planning-regulation-and-policy Continue reading

Communities fighting against evictions in Delhi
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Communities fighting against evictions in Delhi

RC21-IJURR Doctoral School (coordinated by Claire Colomb (UCL), Sonia Roitman (UQ|UP) and Liza Weinstein (Northeastern University): On Saturday, we were invited into three “bastis” (communities) across Delhi that have been struggling against their eviction and displacement. Thank you to housing rights activist Shakeel Abdul, who made our visits possible and introduced us to these inspiring … Continue reading