EDI-C seminar on disability, neurodiversity and special needs
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EDI-C seminar on disability, neurodiversity and special needs

This seminar is an opportunity to gain an understanding of the experiences of how people with disabilities navigate a world of imbalances and challenges presented by frameworks designed for non-disabled people. Hear about personal experiences from people with disability in academia and their pathway to success. Title: Disability and the Diverse Pathway to Success Speakers: … Continue reading

Join UQ’s MaaS scheme
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Join UQ’s MaaS scheme

A Mobility as a Service (MaaS) scheme will be launched at UQ in mid-2021. A MaaS scheme is defined as the integration of transport services through a single access point with a common interface. This UQ scheme will provide users with access to a range of unlimited or discounted transport options for a fixed monthly … Continue reading

Dorina Pojani guest lecturing on transport in Southeast Asia at the Indonesian Institute of Sciences (LIPI)
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Dorina Pojani guest lecturing on transport in Southeast Asia at the Indonesian Institute of Sciences (LIPI)

This presentation will examine issues related to policy transfer in urban transport planning in Southeast Asia. It will consider the metropolitan regions of four major capitals: Jakarta, Kuala Lumpur, Manila, and Bangkok. Who transfers policy and why, what elements of policy are transferred, in what direction and to what degree, and what barriers does transfer … Continue reading

Join INTBAU’s Architecture Challenge!
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Join INTBAU’s Architecture Challenge!

The Architecture Challenge is a competition for low-carbon, no-carbon, and carbon-negative designs for resilient and adaptable houses. Proposals must advance local traditions, be low-cost and easy to build, and respond to a real location anywhere in the world that is affected by one or more of: lack of houses that are affordable, sustainable, and appropriate … Continue reading

‘Electronic Cities’: book launch coming up!
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‘Electronic Cities’: book launch coming up!

Sebastien Darchen (UQ) and John Willsteed (QUT) will discuss their new book “Electronic Cities” published by Palgrave Mc-Millan. The whole UQ|UP community is invited! When: Wednesday 14 July, starting at 6:30pm Where: on Zoom (link to be sent upon registration) or in person (Avid Reader book store, West End) Register: avidreader.com.au/events/s%C3%A9bastien-darchen-and-john-willsteed-electronic-cities Buy book: Amazon AU … Continue reading

Planning Institute of Australia Queensland Student Academic Prize Ceremony 2021
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Planning Institute of Australia Queensland Student Academic Prize Ceremony 2021

Students from The University of Queensland were well represented at the annual PIA Queensland Student Academic Prize Ceremony 2021 held on Tuesday, 22 June 2021.  It was a terrific event, recognising the academic achievements of students enrolled in accredited planning programs across Queensland.  Great to see students, friends, family members coming together with university and … Continue reading

New issue of OOPS Connect newsletter is out!
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New issue of OOPS Connect newsletter is out!

Being a small society, OOPS strives to bring the very best opportunities and advancements to its members using UQ|UP’s longstanding relationships with industry sponsors and alumni. As of 2020, OOPS began publishing its Connect Newsletter. This provides students with the opportunity to take part in a professional student publication and to work alongside the executive … Continue reading

New book chapters on urban research methods by Stephanie Wyeth and Laurel Johnson
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New book chapters on urban research methods by Stephanie Wyeth and Laurel Johnson

Two award winning UQ|UP academics make important contributions in a new book on research methods (Methods in Urban Analysis, edited by Scott Baum, Springer). Stephanie Wyeth draws on her considerable experience as an influential city shaper and urban strategist in her Communicating Urban Research chapter. Dr Laurel Johnson‘s extensive experience in applied urban research is … Continue reading

Join the Urban Design Challenge
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Join the Urban Design Challenge

The Urban Design Challenge Winter School challenges multidisciplinary teams of planners, architects, engineers and others, to create new urban developments that are more liveable, sustainable, resilient and resource efficient. The challenge takes place over 5 days, comprising information sessions on water, energy, planning, and urban design. In a fast-paced competitive environment, eight teams of four … Continue reading

IJURR forum for HDR students: ‘Becoming an Urban Researcher During a Pandemic’
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IJURR forum for HDR students: ‘Becoming an Urban Researcher During a Pandemic’

UQ|UP HDR students are invited to join peers from around the world to reflect on their experiences doing (or attempting to do) field research during a global, but geographically uneven, pandemic. The discussion will build on the International Journal of Urban and Regional Research’s (IJURR) recently published Spotlight on Becoming an Urban Research During a … Continue reading

Australasian Transport Research Forum (ATRF) is back in Brisbane!
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Australasian Transport Research Forum (ATRF) is back in Brisbane!

The 42nd Australasian Transport Research Forum (ATRF) will take place in Brisbane, between the 8th and 10th December 2021. The conference will use the EasyChair system (https://www.easychair.org/my/conference?conf=atrf2021) and additional information will be made available on the ATRF website (http://atrf.info/) in due course. More information is provided in the Call for Papers below. The transport planning … Continue reading

UQ|UP team wins Faculty of Science COVID Research Recovery Funding
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UQ|UP team wins Faculty of Science COVID Research Recovery Funding

Congratulations to the planning team! In awarding this fund (nearly $50,000), the Faculty noted that our application clearly showed UQ|UP’s commitment to high-quality teaching during the difficult and unexpected circumstances associated with the COVID-19 pandemic, our willingness to take on additional duties to achieve this, the impact this had on our research, and the potential … Continue reading