New article by UQ|UP team on migrant assimilation on Applied Geography
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New article by UQ|UP team on migrant assimilation on Applied Geography

Understanding the dynamics of settlement by migrant group is complex, with a number of processes affecting outcomes ranging from assimilation to segregation. While both the assimilation and segregation are idealised models, the ‘segmented assimilation’ model provides a middle-ground explanation which fits more with actual outcomes whereby socio-economic position is affected by the class status of … Continue reading

New Conversation article on bikesharing by Dorina Pojani and Jonathan Corcoran
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New Conversation article on bikesharing by Dorina Pojani and Jonathan Corcoran

Many remedies have been put in place to cope with population increase – one of which is encouraging more people to commute using bicycles. Urban planners might hope, when adopting a bike-sharing scheme, that cycling will replace (at least some) car-based commuting in their city. If a bicycle is made available for rent nearby, people … Continue reading

UQ|UP staff pitches at Sparks 1: Igniting Ideas
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UQ|UP staff pitches at Sparks 1: Igniting Ideas

Date: Thursday, 28 June 2018 Time: 4.30-6.30pm Location: Planning Studio (Room 314/315), Steele Building (3) Schedule 4.30pm: Open & Welcome (Prof Gordon Southam) 4.30-5.00pm: Socialising over food and drinks 5.00-5.50pm: 5 minute presentations Dr Amelia Wenger – “The accidental Sherlock Holmes: looking for evidence of management success” Dr Andy Christy – “Green rust: a green … Continue reading

New Conversation article by Dorina Pojani and Jonathan Corcoran on dockless bikesharing
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New Conversation article by Dorina Pojani and Jonathan Corcoran on dockless bikesharing

The yellow oBikes are set to leave Melbourne, with the Singaporean company reportedly breaking the news to Melbourne City Council on Tuesday morning. The decision came around two weeks after the Environmental Protection Authority issued new rules and fines around stranded bikes. But while oBike crashed quickly (less than a year into its operation), this … Continue reading

New article in The Conversation on weather and travel behaviour by UQ|UP team
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New article in The Conversation on weather and travel behaviour by UQ|UP team

Too wet? Too cold? Too hot? This is how weather affects the trips we make What sorts of weather lead us to change our daily travel behaviour? How do we respond to scorching heatwaves, sapping humidity, snow and frost, strong winds, or torrential rain? International research shows weather is important in shaping our everyday movements. … Continue reading

The Conversation: new article by UQ|UP team on non-motorized transport in Australian cities
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The Conversation: new article by UQ|UP team on non-motorized transport in Australian cities

To understand why Australian cities are far from being meccas for walking and cycling, follow the money. Our research has collated data for all the states and territories and our three biggest cities. We found that cycling and walking receive a tiny fraction of overall transport infrastructure funding. Read the full story in The Conversation. … Continue reading