New article on cycling in European Transport co-authored by Dorina Pojani
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New article on cycling in European Transport co-authored by Dorina Pojani

In theory, Australian cities are ideal for cycling. In view of their high potential, this study seeks to answer “why Australia is not a cycling mecca.” This is an issue of importance in the current era of grave concern about climate change. The authors have sought input from professionals working in government and non-government organisations across five … Continue reading

New book chapters on planning policy transfer by Dominic Stead and Dorina Pojani
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New book chapters on planning policy transfer by Dominic Stead and Dorina Pojani

The new book “Knowledge, Policymaking and Learning for European Cities and Regions From Research to Practice” (Edward Elgar Pub., 2018, N. Dotti, ed.), provides theories, experiences, reflections and future directions for social scientists who wish to engage with policy-oriented research in cities and regions. The ‘policy learning’ perspective is comprehensively discussed, focusing on actors promoting … Continue reading

Inquiry into the Australian Government’s role in development of cities
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Inquiry into the Australian Government’s role in development of cities

The Federal Government is now conducting an ‘Inquiry into the Australian Government’s role in development of cities’. In recent weeks, members of the Committee on Infrastructure, Transport and Cities conducting the Inquiry have been holding public hearings in major Australian cities, meeting with individuals and organisations that made an effort to participate in the Inquiry. … 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