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Seminar: Un-neighbourliness – The neighbourhood context of problems and disputes between neighbours
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Seminar: Un-neighbourliness – The neighbourhood context of problems and disputes between neighbours

In academic research, neighbour relationships are generally viewed as either absent – having gradually been eroded by processes of mobility and privatisation – or as positive in the way they engender greater levels of community resilience, neighbourhood attachment and reduced fear of crime. Yet, despite anecdotal accounts that the incidence of neighbour problems is increasing, … Continue reading

Development Practice annual lecture: Feminist and queer strategies for imagining and enacting other possible worlds
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Development Practice annual lecture: Feminist and queer strategies for imagining and enacting other possible worlds

In the current context of anthropogenic climate change, growing global inequality and widespread loss of confidence in ‘business as usual’, it would seem that never has the time been riper for women to ‘take back the economy’ and re-centre it upon care for people and other species and repair of the planet. In this lecture … Continue reading

New Colombo Plan Scholarship: Applications open!
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New Colombo Plan Scholarship: Applications open!

Applications are now open for the New Colombo Plan (NCP) Scholarship, a prestigious program that funds high achieving undergraduate students to undertake study, language training and internships in 40 countries across the Indo-Pacific region. The New Colombo Plan is a signature initiative of the Australian Government that aims to lift knowledge of the Indo-Pacific in … Continue reading

We are hiring!
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We are hiring!

SEES is currently recruiting a new Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Environmental and Planning Regulation and Policy. Follow the link below for details on this position: jobs.uq.edu.au/caw/en/job/504245/lecturersenior-lecturer-in-environmental-and-planning-regulation-and-policy Closing date for applications: 07 May 2018 (11:55 PM) E. Australia Standard Time   Continue reading

New article on urban transport in the Global South by Dr Dorina Pojani
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New article on urban transport in the Global South by Dr Dorina Pojani

Policy design for sustainable urban transport in the Global South. Authors: Dr Dorina Pojani (UQ) A/Prof Dominic Stead (TU Delft) Many urban areas, both in the Global North and South, are becoming increasingly automobile-dominated and less sustainable. The need to take action is well recognized but all too often governance arrangements and the symbolism attached … Continue reading

OOPS/GEMS Employability Night
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OOPS/GEMS Employability Night

Two SEES student clubs – GEMS and OOPS – are hosting a night to help students focus and refine their skills for finding employment. Industry professionals and alumni will be speaking on the night about how to achieve this. What are the dos and don’ts of becoming a professional? When: Tuesday 17/4, 6-8.00 pm Where: … Continue reading