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Dorina Pojani on the media discussing Covid-19 and transport
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Dorina Pojani on the media discussing Covid-19 and transport

With thousands of people turning to cycling and walking to get around during the pandemic, how long will the change last – forever, or just until “normal life” resumes? Read Dorina Pojani’s interviews on: Brisbane Times: http://www.brisbanetimes.com.au/national/queensland/how-cycling-and-walking-could-change-in-brisbane-post-pandemic-20200514-p54sx8.html iMove: imoveaustralia.com/thoughtpiece/dorina-pojani-covid-19-transport/ Continue reading

New book chapters on public space by UQ|UP team
Research Papers

New book chapters on public space by UQ|UP team

The Companion to Public Space (Routledge), edited by Vikas Mehta and Danilo Palazzo, draws together an outstanding multidisciplinary collection of specially commissioned chapters that offer the state of the art in the intellectual discourse, scholarship, research, and principles of understanding in the construction of public space. UQ|UP team members have contributed two chapters: Chapter 14: … Continue reading

OOPS Connect Newsletter launched
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OOPS Connect Newsletter launched

The Organisation of Planning Students (OOPS) at UQ is excited to launch its first newsletter. OOPS Connect highlights issues and projects that are important within the UQ|UP community and showcases the work of those within OOPS. The newsletter also provides updates on recent and upcoming OOPS events. The first issue is available at the following … Continue reading

New paper on parking narratives in Journal of Urbanism, by UQ|UP team
Research Papers

New paper on parking narratives in Journal of Urbanism, by UQ|UP team

Public views and perceptions surrounding parking demand and supply in Australian cities remain underexplored in the academic literature. In this exploratory study, we draw on written and oral qualitative data to set forth popular narratives and sentiments on parking supply and demand. We reveal two competing storylines. The first and more traditional one casts (free) … Continue reading

New article in UPR on master planned communities and aging, by Sara Alidoust
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New article in UPR on master planned communities and aging, by Sara Alidoust

Applying a qualitative methodology, this research suggested that Master Planned Community (MPC) developments play a core role, as a place, in creating opportunities to establish social ties for older people, whereas social life in conventional suburbs is interest-based. The research found that safety and community in MPCs were initially delivered as pre-fabricated commodities, as a … Continue reading

New article in Habitat International on rural culture in China, coauthored by Laurel Johnson
Research Papers

New article in Habitat International on rural culture in China, coauthored by Laurel Johnson

Rapid urbanization, especially in many developing countries, is accompanied by the decline of rural populations and rural culture. Tangwan village in Shanghai in China is a typical case. Based on the theory of production of space, this article presents spatial production of rural culture from three dimensions: ideological space, superficial space and everyday life space, … Continue reading