1st IFAU Forum on Architecture and Urbanism takes place in Tirana
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1st IFAU Forum on Architecture and Urbanism takes place in Tirana

The 1st IFAU Forum on Architecture and Urbanism took place in Tirana, Albania (14-16 Dec). Dr Dorina Pojani served on the scientific committee and attended the conference. The main topic of the conference was Cities in Transition. The conference was attended by 150y researchers from the Southern European region. Prof Paolo Giordano of University of … Continue reading

Roja Gholamhosseini is awarded her PhD
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Roja Gholamhosseini is awarded her PhD

Roja Gholamhosseini was awarded her PhD in urban planning. Congratulations Dr Gholamhosseini! The thesis examined the role of public space in the lives of Middle Eastern women migrants in Australia. Her advisors were Dr Dorina Pojani and Dr Derlie Mateo-Babiano. Abstract International migrants must undergo a difficult process of acculturation, during which new attachments are … Continue reading

Greg Brown named one of the world’s most impactful scientific researchers
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Greg Brown named one of the world’s most impactful scientific researchers

Prof Greg Brown, UQ|UP honorary professor, currently Head of Cal Poly’s Natural Resources Management and Environmental Sciences Department (USA), has been named to the 2017 list of Highly Cited Researchers. He was included on the annual list produced by Clarivate Analytics, which recognizes the most frequently cited researchers spanning the globe in 21 fields of … Continue reading

Dorina Pojani interviewed by RBC media
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Dorina Pojani interviewed by RBC media

The RBC Group (Russian: РБК) is a large Russian media group headquartered in Moscow. An article on urban sustainability appeared on RBC today, which compared six major cities, including Brisbane, and their transport systems. UQ|UP’s Dorina Pojani gave an interview during which she discussed issues related to urban form and public transit provision in Brisbane. … Continue reading

New article on urban design in hybrid regimes by Dorina Pojani
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New article on urban design in hybrid regimes by Dorina Pojani

Title: Cities as story: Redevelopment projects in authoritarian and hybrid regimes Author: Dorina Pojani Abstract: In the past decade, so-called hybrid regimes—authoritarian regimes in the guise of democracy—have emerged in Europe. Similar to the authoritarian or totalitarian regimes of 20th-century Europe, the association between urban design and politics is evident in the capital cities of … Continue reading