Confirmation seminar: Transfer of Sustainable Transport Policies within the Commonwealth
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Confirmation seminar: Transfer of Sustainable Transport Policies within the Commonwealth

This thesis will explore transport policy development and transfer processes among the Commonwealth nations. The Commonwealth of Nations is one of the largest groups of nations bound together to achieve common objective of an all-round development. Candidate: Sachin Goel Date: Friday 20 October, 2017 Time: 2:30 pm Location: Room 411, Chamberlain Building Advisory Team: Dorina … Continue reading

Confirmation seminar: Understanding the impact of the regional social-ecological system on human longevity in China
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Confirmation seminar: Understanding the impact of the regional social-ecological system on human longevity in China

Aging is a global challenge due to its substantial socio-economic implications. China, as the largest developing country with the largest elderly population in the world, will be experiencing more pressure against the aging society in the coming decades.  Regional longevity level has been evolving since ancient periods. It is influenced by a multitude of factors … Continue reading

Confirmation seminar: Climate friendly urban design: A comparison between Australia and India
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Confirmation seminar: Climate friendly urban design: A comparison between Australia and India

Urban design is concerned with the arrangement, appearance and function of suburbs, towns and cities. It is both a process and an outcome of creating localities in which people live & engage with each other, and the physical place around them. In the past, the buildings were built in harmony with nature, with an interaction … Continue reading

Confirmation seminar: Does what you know get you places? The mediating influence of social capital on transport disadvantage
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Confirmation seminar: Does what you know get you places? The mediating influence of social capital on transport disadvantage

Confirmation seminar by Laurel Johnson: The relationship between transport disadvantage and social disadvantage has been the subject of much research activity in recent years. The relationship between them is clear, though it is complex. Social capital theory and particularly the role of social capital as a mediating factor in the relationship is an emergent theoretical … Continue reading

Confirmation seminar: Urban consolidation in Brisbane and the constraints of property boundaries
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Confirmation seminar: Urban consolidation in Brisbane and the constraints of property boundaries

On 23 August, Rachel Long presented her MPhil confirmation seminar on urban consolidation in Brisbane, and the constraints of property boundaries. All Australian cities have polices of urban consolidation, which aim to confine urban growth to within the existing urban footprint. The practical implementation of urban consolidation is, however, largely constrained by urban morphology – … Continue reading