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New piece on urban cycling in V, by Tmnit Hailu and Dorina Pojani
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New piece on urban cycling in V, by Tmnit Hailu and Dorina Pojani

What do cyclists want? Former UQ|UP student Tmnit Hailu together with Dorina Pojani argue in The Fifth Estate that cycling must be treated the same as other vital urban infrastructure, such as water, sanitation, and telecommunication. Read the full piece: https://thefifthestate.com.au/columns/spinifex/what-do-cyclists-want/ Continue reading

Welcome to UQ|UP, Nadia!
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Welcome to UQ|UP, Nadia!

Nadia Zaini is our newest member. She hails from Malaysia, where she is a lecturer at the Universiti Malaysia Sarawak, Faculty of Built Environment. At UQ|UP, she will study the impact of housing on women’s life choices in her home country, under the supervision of Drs Dorina Pojani and Sara Alidoust. Chamberlain community: let’s make … Continue reading

UQ|UP team on Contact Magazine writing about micromobility and e-scooters
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UQ|UP team on Contact Magazine writing about micromobility and e-scooters

Brisbane faces a variety of mobility challenges and a team of UQ|UP experts (Jonathan Corcoran, Dorina Pojani, Thomas Sigler, Frank Zou) and their colleagues are looking to the potential of micromobility – such as e-scooters and e-bikes – to help alleviate the pressure. Read the full article on UQ’s Contact Magazine: https://stories.uq.edu.au/contact-magazine/2023/why-e-scooters-are-the-public-mobility-glue-for-urban-transport/index.html Continue reading

Dorina Pojani on Streetsblog USA’s podcast Talking Headways
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Dorina Pojani on Streetsblog USA’s podcast Talking Headways

Dorina Pojani joins Jeff Woods to talk about her book, “Planning for Sustainable Transport in Southeast Asia: Policy Transfer, Diffusion, and Mobility.” They chat about how four different Southeast Asian cities are taking transportation ideas from other places and trying to deal with congestion and mobility. Listen to the full interview: https://usa.streetsblog.org/2023/01/26/talking-headways-podcast-policy-transfer-in-southeast-asia/ Continue reading

Six UQ|UP members on ScienceLink Mentoring Program
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Six UQ|UP members on ScienceLink Mentoring Program

This is a flexible career mentoring program connecting Early to Mid Career Researchers and Academics with Senior Researchers and Academics within the Faculty of Science. You can participate as a mentor, mentee, or both. We all need support throughout our careers stages. Sara Alidoust, Karen McNamara, Dorina Pojani, Jonathan Corcoran, Sonia Roitman, and Sebastien Darchen already … Continue reading

New article on teenagers’ travel choices in JTH by Dorina Pojani and Vietnamese colleagues
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New article on teenagers’ travel choices in JTH by Dorina Pojani and Vietnamese colleagues

According to Vietnamese traffic law, teenagers under 16 are not allowed to ride motorcycles. Yet, illegal motorcycle riding is rampant in Vietnamese cities. This article seeks to elucidate the factors that lead to this behaviour, and the reasons why parents permit it. The study relies on a survey of 832 parents of adolescents (16 to … Continue reading

Dorina Pojani on RGS’s podcast talking about new capitals
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Dorina Pojani on RGS’s podcast talking about new capitals

UQ|UP’s Dorina Pojani is on Ask the Geographer, the podcast of UK’s Royal Geographical Society. She talks about the challenges faced by Nusantara, Indonesia’s new capital city. The episode is titled ‘How ‘not to build a capital’. More more information and to have a listen, check the links below. Webpage: https://www.rgs.org/schools/teaching-resources/how-not-to-build-a-capital-with-dr-pojani-nusantar/ Soundcloud URL: https://soundcloud.com/rgsibg/how-not-to-build-a-capital-with-dr-pojani-nusantara-indonesia Continue reading