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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

New article on public space privatisation in the Journal of Urbanism, co-authored by Dorina Pojani
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New article on public space privatisation in the Journal of Urbanism, co-authored by Dorina Pojani

Academics have decried the erosion of public space under the neoliberal practices that have taken root since the 1980s in cities around the world. However, it is unclear whether users are concerned about the ownership of the urban spaces they use. To find out, this study surveyed users and observed their behaviour in three types … 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

New encyclopedia entry on children’s active school travel, by UQ|UP team
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New encyclopedia entry on children’s active school travel, by UQ|UP team

This article reviews the available literature on children’s active school travel (walking and cycling) around the world. Rates of active travel to school vary substantially by setting but, cycling is much less popular than walking nearly everywhere. Active school travel is more consistently associated with (1) socio-economic and demographic variables including lower socio-economic background of … Continue reading