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New Conversation article on bikesharing by Dorina Pojani and Jonathan Corcoran
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New Conversation article on bikesharing by Dorina Pojani and Jonathan Corcoran

Many remedies have been put in place to cope with population increase – one of which is encouraging more people to commute using bicycles. Urban planners might hope, when adopting a bike-sharing scheme, that cycling will replace (at least some) car-based commuting in their city. If a bicycle is made available for rent nearby, people … Continue reading

UQ|UP staff pitches at Sparks 1: Igniting Ideas
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UQ|UP staff pitches at Sparks 1: Igniting Ideas

Date: Thursday, 28 June 2018 Time: 4.30-6.30pm Location: Planning Studio (Room 314/315), Steele Building (3) Schedule 4.30pm: Open & Welcome (Prof Gordon Southam) 4.30-5.00pm: Socialising over food and drinks 5.00-5.50pm: 5 minute presentations Dr Amelia Wenger – “The accidental Sherlock Holmes: looking for evidence of management success” Dr Andy Christy – “Green rust: a green … Continue reading

New TR-F article co-authored by Dorina Pojani on car symbolism in post-socialist contexts
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New TR-F article co-authored by Dorina Pojani on car symbolism in post-socialist contexts

This article discusses the mobility intentions of adolescents in Tirana, Albania – one of the least studied areas of Central and Eastern Europe. The main research question – explored through Structural Equation Modelling (SEM) – is whether now, nearly three decades after the demise of state socialism, cars are still considered as a necessity and/or … Continue reading

UQ|UP students presenting at SEES HDR conference on Friday
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UQ|UP students presenting at SEES HDR conference on Friday

The list of planning and human geography students presenting at the conference follows below: Poster session – 12:30-1:30pm Ayodeji Adeniyi (Human Geography) What determines where and when Brisbane residents will move? Fahimeh Khalaj (Planning) Why are cities still building highways? Jasmine Pearson (Human Geography) Pacific Islanders’ knowledge of mangrove ecosystems, Vanua Levu, Fiji: A basis … Continue reading