New OOPS Awards Night launched!
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New OOPS Awards Night launched!

For the first time ever, OOPS is hosting an OOPS Awards Night! From 2022 on, this event will be held annually to recognise the achievements of UQ|UP students and staff. These awards are inclusive of all planning-related degrees in both undergraduate and postgraduate divisions. The awards are branched into three categories which include Academic Awards, … Continue reading

Congratulations, Tmnit!
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Congratulations, Tmnit!

Tmnit Halefom was just awarded her MPhil degree. Sincere congratulations on this major accomplishment! Tmnit’s thesis research focused on active transport, in particular the traffic stress that cyclists experience in Brisbane. Her next stop is Melbourne, where she is embarking on PhD journey – fully funded by the University of Swinburne. At UQ|UP, we are … Continue reading

UQ|UP HDR students invited to join AECURN
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UQ|UP HDR students invited to join AECURN

The Australasian Early Career Urban Research Network has been created to connect like-minded researchers and academics. Over the years, it has conducted several symposiums as platforms for Early Career Researchers or HDR students. It is a great place for UQ|UP students to liaise with their peers from other universities and exchange information, regardless of research stage. In addition, AECURN … Continue reading

Upcoming Women in Planning event hosted by OOPS
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Upcoming Women in Planning event hosted by OOPS

Join UQ OOPS on International Women’s Day to celebrate influential female leaders in the planning industry! This exciting event will provide an insight into the roles women play in the planning industry. Women in Planning will showcase several female professionals, in which they will share their Gaines knowledge and valuable experiences from the planning workforce, … Continue reading

New article on international studio courses in Journal of Planning Education and Research, by Sonia Roitman and Indonesian colleagues
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New article on international studio courses in Journal of Planning Education and Research, by Sonia Roitman and Indonesian colleagues

This article analyses a fieldtrip studio course in Indonesia, organised jointly by The University of Queensland (Australia), the University of Gadjah Mada (Indonesia), and other stakeholders including an Indonesian NGO called Arkom Indonesia and a community-based organisation called Kalijawi. The article examines how the course contributes to the development of the skills and knowledge required … Continue reading

Ideas competition to re-imagine the Australian Dream
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Ideas competition to re-imagine the Australian Dream

The Australian Urban Design Research Centre has launched an ideas competition looking for a future Australian city “that embodies a new Australian Dream for the 21st century.” The Business as (Un)usual competition is open to students and recent graduates. There is a prize pool of $10,000 on offer. More info: https://architectureau.com/articles/business-as-unusual/?utm_source=ArchitectureAU Go UQ|UP students! Unleash … Continue reading