Confirmation seminar: Transfer of Sustainable Transport Policies within the Commonwealth
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Confirmation seminar: Transfer of Sustainable Transport Policies within the Commonwealth

This thesis will explore transport policy development and transfer processes among the Commonwealth nations. The Commonwealth of Nations is one of the largest groups of nations bound together to achieve common objective of an all-round development. Candidate: Sachin Goel Date: Friday 20 October, 2017 Time: 2:30 pm Location: Room 411, Chamberlain Building Advisory Team: Dorina … Continue reading

Forthcoming book on parking by UQ|UP team
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Forthcoming book on parking by UQ|UP team

Parking: An International Perspective (Elsevier, 2020) At first sight, parking may seem like a somewhat ‘pedestrian’ topic (pun intended). However, parking is arguably a key component of urban transport and land use systems worldwide. This book (available in 2020) will include parking case studies from more than 20 countries. They will draw together international best … 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

Awards for ‘Planning Excellence 2017’, Planning Institute of Australia
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Awards for ‘Planning Excellence 2017’, Planning Institute of Australia

The Minister’s Town Planning Prizes were presented today (23/05/17) by the Honourable Jackie Trad MP, Deputy Premier, Minister for Transport and Minister for Infrastructure and Planning. These prizes have been presented each year since 1989 to Queensland university students whose thesis or major final year research study is considered to contribute significantly to the advancement … Continue reading

UQ|UP research impacts State housing policy
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UQ|UP research impacts State housing policy

The Queensland Minister for Housing and Public Works recently launched the Building Housing Options report at Parliament House. The report is the product of a UQ|UP group research consultancy led by Laurel Johnson and Neil Sipe that included a survey of over 150 Logan public housing tenants by 10 of our talented urban planning students. … Continue reading