Augustin Bauchot, a UQ|UP PhD student, has just passed the first PhD milestone at UQ. Congratulations, Augustin! His PhD thesis is about urbanisation and climate change adaptation in Suva, Fiji. While Pacific Islands have become symbols of climate change vulnerability worldwide, counter-narratives valorising community resilience and Indigenous knowledge have been pushed forward in Pacific studies. … Continue reading
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Meet our new PhD student in planning, Ms Kris Tasrin. She just joined UQ|UP from Indonesia and will embark upon a four-year research project about the new capitals of Egypt and Indonesia – under the supervision of Drs Dorina Pojani and Sara Alidoust. Kris will be in Chamberlain – come by to say hi! Continue reading
Xuanbo Liu upgraded from MPhil to PhD candidate
Xuanbo joined UQ|UP from China, via the University of New South Wales. He commenced as an MPhil student and, thanks to his excellent progress, was upgraded to PhD candidate status. Xuanbo is researching the social effects of gated communities in Shanghai. His supervisors are Drs Sara Alidoust and Dorina Pojani. Continue reading
Sufian Almubarak confirmed as PhD candidate
Sufian joined UQ|UP from Imam Muhammad bin Saud University, one of the most prestigious universities in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. He has received a full scholarship to study in Australia. His research will focus on car-free lifestyles among residents of sprawling cities in Saudi Arabia and Australia. Sufian is supervised by Drs Dorina Pojani … Continue reading
Congratulations, Dr Gillian Cornish!
Congratulations to Gillian Cornish who has recently completed her PhD in Planning at UQ. The title of her thesis is ‘Settling into a New Place: Livelihood recovery and belongingness of households forced to relocate in Yangon, Myanmar‘. This thesis examines the recovery process of people who were forced to relocate from central Yangon, Myanmar, to the city’s outskirts … Continue reading
Congratulations, Dr Temi Indriati Miranda!
Dr Temi Indriati Miranda has completed her PhD degree. Well done, Temi! Her thesis is titled: ‘ Decision-making process used by middle-middle class families to access homeownership in Greater Jakarta, Indonesia‘. Eighteen percent of the Indonesian population is considered urban middle‐middle class. Using the decision‐making process framework for housing access, this research addresses the broad … Continue reading
Seminar by Nicole Garofano on plastic food and beverage packaging and sustainability
Foods and beverages packaged in plastic are manufactured in developed economies or regional manufacturing hubs and sold globally, including into small island developing states. Research has shown that for SIDS, an increasing dependence on these imported products has resulted in changing food cultures. Increased packaged F&B consumption also contributes to environmental and other human health … Continue reading