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Public lecture in Jakarta by Sonia Roitman and Peter Walters
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Public lecture in Jakarta by Sonia Roitman and Peter Walters

As part of our research collaboration between UQ, Universitas Indonesia (UI) and BRIN (Badan Riset dan Inovasi – National Research and Innovation Agency), we will be doing a public lecture at UI. The lecture is titled: ‘Contemporary urban inequalities in the Global South: Reflection on Social Justice, Housing and Planning’. It will be delivered by … Continue reading

New paper on scooter ridership in Journal of Transport Geography, by UQ|UP team
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New paper on scooter ridership in Journal of Transport Geography, by UQ|UP team

Weather, climate, and daily human mobility patterns are inextricably linked, and so quantifying and examining these patterns is essential for smarter urban policy and design that are tailored to support our daily mobility needs and foreground urban sustainability. This study provides an empirical approach to better understanding the interface between weather, climate, and daily human … Continue reading

Welcome Reyad!
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Welcome Reyad!

Our newest PhD student, Md Amjad Hossain Reyad, just joined UQ|UP from Bangladesh. In his research project, he will explore the barriers that women face in the city – under the supervision of Drs Dorina Pojani and Sara Alidoust. Rey will be in Chamberlain – say hi and make him feel welcome. Continue reading

New paper on ‘tree shade inequality’ in Australian Planner, co-authored by Dorina Pojani
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New paper on ‘tree shade inequality’ in Australian Planner, co-authored by Dorina Pojani

This pilot study, set in Brisbane, Australia, provides answers to the following research questions: (1) Is there inter- or intra-suburb inequality in street tree provision, in particular along routes that lead to public transport stops? (2) Are further investments in street trees justifiable on heatwave harm reduction alone? The pilot targets three suburbs away from … Continue reading

New paper on green space access in European Planning studies, co-authored by Dorina Pojani
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New paper on green space access in European Planning studies, co-authored by Dorina Pojani

In the current era of climate breakdown, access to green space is not optional – it is vital. This study investigates the current disparities in urban green space access in five medium-sized European cities: Birmingham, Brussels, Milan, Prague and Stockholm. Through a GIS-based network analysis, we explore whether disparities in urban green space access (1) … Continue reading

Listen to Dorina Pojani on the Oblique Life podcast talking about mobility in the Global South
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Listen to Dorina Pojani on the Oblique Life podcast talking about mobility in the Global South

Urban mobility must tackle an over-reliance on automobiles, which has led to both sprawl and inequity of access to amenities and opportunities, if it is to re-invent itself. Citizens, particularly in the Global South, are already spending on informal, often unregulated private transport. To learn about this and more, listen to: The Oblique Life Global … Continue reading