New paper in JUD on gender mainstreaming of public transit, by UQ|UP team
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New paper in JUD on gender mainstreaming of public transit, by UQ|UP team

In this novel study, a gender audit was conducted to assess how the Seoul (Metro) and Jakarta (MRT) subway systems respond to women’s needs. The audit revealed that both Seoul Metro and MRT Jakarta have made significant efforts to accommodate the needs of all passengers, including women. This is commendable because a public transit system … Continue reading

Dorina Pojani with Griffith University film students talking about the housing crisis
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Dorina Pojani with Griffith University film students talking about the housing crisis

A group of very talented Griffith Film School students are currently producing a skit-based television show titled ‘States of Chaos’.  One of their in-studio segments – Deep Dives – is an expert interview on a topical socio-political issue. Tonight’s special guest was UQ|UP’s Dorina Pojani who discussed the housing crisis in Brisbane. Check out Episode 2 on … Continue reading

New book chapter on TOD evaluation methods, by Weichang Kong and Dorina Pojani
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New book chapter on TOD evaluation methods, by Weichang Kong and Dorina Pojani

This chapter – part of The Routledge Handbook of Urban Design Research Methods – summarises the research methods applied in studies to evaluate, ex post facto, the design of transit-oriented development (TOD) precincts. The purpose is to assist future researchers in this space with a menu of pre-tested methods that can be employed in new … Continue reading

Draft of the new SEQ plan released – read Dorina Pojani’s expert opinion on ABC News
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Draft of the new SEQ plan released – read Dorina Pojani’s expert opinion on ABC News

The Queensland government plans to build nearly 900,000 new homes in the region to accomodate a projected population of 6 million in the next two decades. What form should the new housing take? Dorina Pojani says that Australia must overcome its “pathological fear of density” and embrace vertical living. Read the full story on ABC News: … Continue reading

UQ|UP at PIA student award ceremony
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UQ|UP at PIA student award ceremony

Each year PIA Queensland awards prizes for the best performance by students enrolled in planning courses. This is an important, visible way for PIA to recognise the importance of academic achievement and research. On Monday 31 July 2023, planning students, practitioners, and academics came together to celebrate and support the next generation of planners at … Continue reading

UQ|UP receives seed funding from School of ADP
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UQ|UP receives seed funding from School of ADP

Congratulations to all Architecture, Design and Planning recipients of the 2023 School of Architecture, Design and Planning EMCR Seed Funding Grant: Karla Straker, Cathy Keys, Dorina Pojani, Sara Alidoust, Cara Wrigley, Sebastien Darchen, Andrew Wilson, Nicole Sully, Stephanie Wyeth, Kelly Greenop, Maram Shaweesh and Tim O’Rourke. We will be working on a range of super interesting projects … Continue reading

UQ|UP at TSExpo
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UQ|UP at TSExpo

The Tertiary Studies Expo is an annual event where young people (and their parents) interrogate university staff and students on the learning opportunities and job prospects in their chosen field of studies. These young people are savvy shoppers and worked the room to better understand the experiences offered by different universities in SEQ and beyond. … Continue reading