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Dorina Pojani’s new book on masterplanned capital cities is out!
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Dorina Pojani’s new book on masterplanned capital cities is out!

Offering a fresh perspective, this timely book analyzes the socio-cultural and physical production of planned capital cities through the theoretical lens of feminism. Dorina Pojani evaluates the historical, spatial and symbolic manifestations of new capital cities, as well as the everyday experiences of those living there, to shed light on planning processes, outcomes and contemporary … Continue reading

Jim Walker presenting at ‘Indigenous knowledges in the Academy’
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Jim Walker presenting at ‘Indigenous knowledges in the Academy’

Last Friday, UQ|UP participated in a symposium organised by UQ Indigenous Engagement. The purpose of the symposium was to reflect and showcase how Indigenous knowledges are embedded in the teaching curriculum. Jim Walker, from the School of Earth and Environmental Sciences, and member of UQ|UP presented the work he has been leading at the Faculty … Continue reading

Community forum on housing injustice – coming up in West End
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Community forum on housing injustice – coming up in West End

Housing Justice in Unjust Cities on Friday 24th September, 5:30PM, AHEPA Hall in West End, Brisbane.  The forum intends to explore different angles and perspectives on housing, with a particular emphasis on the perspectives of marginalised people, including First Nations peoples, disabled people, and refugees, and will look at tenant’s rights and anti-eviction movements. Contributors include … Continue reading

Minister’s Planning Awards – nominations closing soon!
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Minister’s Planning Awards – nominations closing soon!

The QLD Department of State Development, Infrastructure, Local Government and Planning is committed to shaping Queensland’s future — and that means investing in tomorrow’s planners by giving them an opportunity to put their skills, knowledge, and ideas to practice in real-life scenarios. The Minister’s Planning Awards give planning students the opportunity to submit applications to … Continue reading

New article on Covid-19 and children’s travel in Journal of Transport Geography, co-authored by Dorina Pojani
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New article on Covid-19 and children’s travel in Journal of Transport Geography, co-authored by Dorina Pojani

This is among the first studies to provide empirical evidence on active school travel rates and determinants before and after the first Covid-19 lockdown in spring 2020. We have collected and analyzed primary survey data on the school travel patterns of 472 school-age children in Hanoi, Vietnam. The findings show that the Covid-19 pandemic has … Continue reading

UQ|UP visiting Ipswich
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UQ|UP visiting Ipswich

Ipswich City Council (ICC) is working to transform the Ipswich CBD. Ipswich is located in South East Queensland, 40 kilometres west of Brisbane and has a population of 232,000 inhabitants. It is a heritage city. The local government has started a very ambitious project of renovating the CBD, creating a new precinct to attract new … Continue reading