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New article on public transport and Covid-19 in Journal of Transport & Health, co-authored by Dorina Pojani
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New article on public transport and Covid-19 in Journal of Transport & Health, co-authored by Dorina Pojani

In contrast to other cities worldwide, the pandemic has not decimated bus ridership in Hanoi. Notably, the Vietnamese capital has mostly relied on the use of face masks and hand sanitizer during travel, instead of requiring physical distancing on buses. This study examines public bus passengers’ levels of compliance with Covid-19 safety measures, and the … Continue reading

New article on construction informality in Land Use Policy, co-authored by Dorina Pojani
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New article on construction informality in Land Use Policy, co-authored by Dorina Pojani

Incumbent governments commonly increase public expenditures prior to elections in order to curry favor with voters and boost their chances of retaining office. This study, set in Albania, focuses on a non-fiscal approach to winning votes: condoning, or at least tolerating, informal construction activities in the residential sector prior to elections. We term this approach … Continue reading

Sebastien Darchen on 4zzz talking about music and cities
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Sebastien Darchen on 4zzz talking about music and cities

Sebastien Darchen was invited to talk about music and place at ‘Bartzz in the Belfry‘ a radio program by Andrew Bartlett on 4zzz on Monday 4th. He discussed with Andrew his latest edited collection Electronic Cities. Listen in: https://4zzz.org.au/program/bartzzz-in-the-belfry/2021-10-04%2000:00:00?fbclid=IwAR0Y8k519KU53VDuaufD6ItAswBERzBfZ4IQKT4VqiPltRjlRdTHEhiyzzE Continue reading

QLD Climate Youth Forum coming up
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QLD Climate Youth Forum coming up

Young Queenslanders are already shaping Queensland’s future when it comes to reducing emissions and building resilience. If you’re a Queenslander aged 25 years and under, you can have a say about current and future climate action in Queensland. Share your thoughts in an online forum—led by Linh Do—Climate Reality Leader and Director of the Leaders for … Continue reading

New Conversation article on cycling and weather, by UQ|UP team
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New Conversation article on cycling and weather, by UQ|UP team

Hopping on your bike when it’s raining, or snowing, might seem unappealing. But research by Richard Bean, Dorina Pojani, and Jonathan Corcoran, recently featured in The Conversation found that inclement weather conditions deter some cyclists more than others. In the first analysis of its kind, the UP|UP team captured eight years of data from 40 … Continue reading

Book launch coming up: Trophy cities, by Dorina Pojani
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Book launch coming up: Trophy cities, by Dorina Pojani

Trophy cities: A feminist perspective on new capitals Abstract   This seminar will present Dr Pojani’s latest book Trophy cities: A feminist perspective on new capitals (Edward Elgar, 2021). Offering a fresh perspective, this timely book analyses the socio-cultural and physical production of planned capital cities through the theoretical lens of feminism. Dr Pojani evaluates the historical, … Continue reading