CfP: Special Issue on precarious housing in Global Discourse, guest edited by UQ Architecture staff
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CfP: Special Issue on precarious housing in Global Discourse, guest edited by UQ Architecture staff

Housing is amongst the most fundamental of human needs.  Housing is enshrined as one of the universal rights to which all humans are entitled, and is correlated with the standards of residents’ health, education, mobility, safety, social connection and overall wellbeing. Nonetheless, housing has reduced in quality, affordability and availability over recent decades enabling a crisis … Continue reading

Public forum and symposium: Designing Healthy Liveable Cities
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Public forum and symposium: Designing Healthy Liveable Cities

Creating healthy liveable cities is an international priority for health and the environment. RMIT’s NHMRC Centre for Research Excellence in Healthy, Liveable Communities is hosting healthy and active living events in Brisbane with international leaders in their field including Professor James (Jim) Sallis, Professor Billie Giles-Corti and Professor Gavin Turrell. Other speakers from the NHMRC … 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