Happy World Town Planning Day!
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Happy World Town Planning Day!

“World Town Planning Day,” also known as “World Urbanism Day,”  was instituted in 1949 by Professor Carlos Maria della Paolera (University of Buenos Aires) to advance public and professional interest in planning. It is celebrated in more than 30 countries on four continents on 8 November. It is a special day to recognise and promote … Continue reading

Upcoming Keeble Lecture
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Upcoming Keeble Lecture

PIA will host the 2017 Keeble Lecture, which is proudly sponsored by The University of Queensland. We are thrilled to announce that the chair of the the 2017 Keeble Lecture is Warren Rowe, the UQ|UP planner in residence. The inaugural Keeble Lecture was held in 1997, and since then PIA has been fortunate to have … Continue reading

UQ|UP team at ANZAPS conference in Hobart
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UQ|UP team at ANZAPS conference in Hobart

The Australia and New Zealand Association of Planning Schools (ANZAPS) is a scholarly society formed by the urban planning schools and programs at Australian universities (including UQ) and New Zealand universities, as well as planning educators and individuals concerned with urban and regional planning education and research. ANZAPS is recognised as representing the planning schools … Continue reading

‘Renters @Home’ final seminar
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‘Renters @Home’ final seminar

Many people and organisations supported the ‘Renters @ Home’ research. Now that the PhD thesis resulting from this research is submitted, stakeholders, participants and researchers are invited to a final seminar. We will take a deep dive into some data and findings to explore what challenges and what supports renters to be ‘at home’ as … Continue reading

Dorina Pojani attends Cultural Diversity and Innovation panel discussion
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Dorina Pojani attends Cultural Diversity and Innovation panel discussion

The Leadership Council on Cultural Diversity organized a panel discussion and networking event on Cultural Diversity and Innovation. Respect for cultural diversity and innovation is crucial for Australian planners, who are serving an increasingly international population base. Moreover, it has been proven that diverse workforces lead to better decision-making in business and government. Also, cultural … Continue reading

Upcoming “Poster Showcase” at SEES
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Upcoming “Poster Showcase” at SEES

All PhD and MPhil planning students in SEES are invited to participate in this event, and to submit a poster showcasing their research. Poster submission is open to all students. Participation at least once during candidature is compulsory. Friday 3 November – SEES Poster Showcase Entrants will stand beside their poster from 1:30–2:00 to discuss their … Continue reading

Research Seminar: The Strength of Long Ties
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Research Seminar: The Strength of Long Ties

Humans have always formed networks through their relationships – before the internet, before the phone and before the car. But social networks are not always fair, and social network analysis can show where any problems are and how to manage the provision of life-essential services more equitably. For example, investigating how the introduction of new … Continue reading