Laurel Johnson and Neil Sipe give expert speeches at “Meet the candidates” event in South Brisbane
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Laurel Johnson and Neil Sipe give expert speeches at “Meet the candidates” event in South Brisbane

State Election Forum – South Brisbane. With state election coming up on 24 November, this forum was an opportunity for residents to meet the candidates and discuss important local issues such as: transport and mobility, density and affordable housing, and green and open space. UQ|UP team members Laurel Johnson and Neil Sipe gave expert speeches … Continue reading

New book chapter on mobilities and the child-friendly city by Laurel Johnson
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New book chapter on mobilities and the child-friendly city by Laurel Johnson

Dialogues in Urban and Regional Planning 6 | The Right to the City Edited by Christopher Silver, Robert Freestone, Christophe Demaziere Chapter 9: “Putting Children in the Place on Public Transit: Managing Mobilities in the Child-Friendly City” by Deanna Grant-Smith, Peter Edwards and Laurel Johnson The Dialogues in Urban and Regional Planning series offers a … 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

Confirmation seminar: Does what you know get you places? The mediating influence of social capital on transport disadvantage
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Confirmation seminar: Does what you know get you places? The mediating influence of social capital on transport disadvantage

Confirmation seminar by Laurel Johnson: The relationship between transport disadvantage and social disadvantage has been the subject of much research activity in recent years. The relationship between them is clear, though it is complex. Social capital theory and particularly the role of social capital as a mediating factor in the relationship is an emergent theoretical … Continue reading