New ARC grant to Dr Karen McNamara to study population mobility and climate change in the Pacific Islands
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New ARC grant to Dr Karen McNamara to study population mobility and climate change in the Pacific Islands

Transformative human mobilities in a changing climate This project aims to investigate the potential for diverse forms of human mobility, particularly relocation and migration, with climate change adaptation across the Pacific Islands region. The project aims to utilise policy analysis and in-depth case study research, conducted across five countries, to inform the creation of a … Continue reading

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Radio debate with UQ|UP team: Should we be scared of a Big Australia?

UQ demographer Dr Elin Charles-Edwards and UQ urban planner Laurel Johnson joined a lively panel of four experts to consider the future of south east Queensland in a ‘Big Australia’. Topics included the nature and location of population growth, sharing space, transport, social disadvantage, jobs, decentralisation and others. Listen to the podcast on ABC radio’s … Continue reading

New paper on residential mobility in Australia and the United States coauthored by Dr Aude Bernard
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New paper on residential mobility in Australia and the United States coauthored by Dr Aude Bernard

Abstract Background: Levels of internal migration vary significantly between countries. Australia and the United States consistently record among the highest levels of migration anywhere in the world. Very little is known, however, about the factors underlying mobility differentials. We argue that this is because existing evidence is almost exclusively based on period measures applied to cross-sectional … Continue reading