Sara Alidoust and Dorina Pojani awarded Promoting Women Fellowships
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Sara Alidoust and Dorina Pojani awarded Promoting Women Fellowships

Promoting Women Fellowships, valued at $12,500 each, are sponsored by the UQ Gender Steering Committee. They provide recipients with funding to undertake activities which  enable them to propel themselves towards promotion. Sara will use her fellowship to study informal housing approaches in South East Queensland. Dorina will use hers to study corruption in the planning … Continue reading

UQ|UP team wins BEL Connect Grant
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UQ|UP team wins BEL Connect Grant

Our application for a BEL Connect Grant for the project “We Don’t Know Where to Go or How to Get There: Mapping out the Mobility Needs for Tourists in Urban Destinations”, has been successful to the value of $18,500. A wonderful Chrismas present. Congratulations to the team: Richard Buning (UQ Business School) Anne Hardy (University … Continue reading

UQ|UP team wins Faculty of Science COVID Research Recovery Funding
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UQ|UP team wins Faculty of Science COVID Research Recovery Funding

Congratulations to the planning team! In awarding this fund (nearly $50,000), the Faculty noted that our application clearly showed UQ|UP’s commitment to high-quality teaching during the difficult and unexpected circumstances associated with the COVID-19 pandemic, our willingness to take on additional duties to achieve this, the impact this had on our research, and the potential … Continue reading

UQ|UP team wins AURIN grant to study bikeability in Australian cities
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UQ|UP team wins AURIN grant to study bikeability in Australian cities

Bikeability for Transportation: Tools and Data for Research and Practice. This project will develop a new bikeability assessment tool, making it possible to assess and monitor planning, design, infrastructure and policy interventions over time. Combined with AURIN’s existing walkability tool, objective and accessible bikeability measures will support multi‐modal transportation planning with a strong active transportation … Continue reading

New SSHRC grant to Thomas Sigler to study Airbnb and short term rentals
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New SSHRC grant to Thomas Sigler to study Airbnb and short term rentals

Along with international collaborators from McGill University, University of Toronto, and Leeds University, UQ Senior Lecturer Dr Thomas Sigler has been awarded a grant from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada. The project is titled ” Cities, Short-term Rentals and the Sharing Economy: Housing Impacts, Social Dynamics, and Policy Options”, and will … Continue reading

UQ planning group wins Myer Foundation project on placemaking
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UQ planning group wins Myer Foundation project on placemaking

The UQ Planning group is part of the wining project PLACEMAKING SANDBOX: A collaborative and living laboratory approach to create inclusive, engaging and resilient cities awarded by the Myer Foundation. Dr. Sébastien Darchen, Professor Neil Sipe (team leaders), Laurel Johnson, Warren Rowe and Michael Dickson (UQ Architecture) are part of the winning project “PLACEMAKING SANDBOX: … Continue reading