IJURR forum for HDR students: ‘Becoming an Urban Researcher During a Pandemic’
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IJURR forum for HDR students: ‘Becoming an Urban Researcher During a Pandemic’

UQ|UP HDR students are invited to join peers from around the world to reflect on their experiences doing (or attempting to do) field research during a global, but geographically uneven, pandemic. The discussion will build on the International Journal of Urban and Regional Research’s (IJURR) recently published Spotlight on Becoming an Urban Research During a … Continue reading

Dorina Pojani at ACRN’s ‘Speaking Out Series 1’: Inspiring women in urban research
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Dorina Pojani at ACRN’s ‘Speaking Out Series 1’: Inspiring women in urban research

The Australian Cities Research Network is convening the first webinar panel for the new ACRN ‘Speaking Out’ series which focuses on how the urban research community can contribute to addressing issues of gender inequity. Specifically, the ways in which urban research can work to: inform urban policy / practice; contribute to public debate / social movements; … Continue reading

EDI-C seminar on working parents in academia
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EDI-C seminar on working parents in academia

Successful child raising requires attention, time, effort, energy and goodwill. The responsibility for raising the next generation of citizens is under-valued and falls disproportionately to women. This responsibility impedes women’s progress and success in the workplace, including in universities. This seminar will provide the opportunity to explore how the imbalances inherent in sexist attitudes to … Continue reading

Seminar on systems theory and sustainability by David Wadley
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Seminar on systems theory and sustainability by David Wadley

Systems thinking, involving tipping points, phase shifts and entropy, usefully underpins investigation of anthropogenic interaction with the natural milieu. Since the stakes in environmental management are no longer local or regional but global, analysis must move beyond the natural sciences’ cataloguing of the symptoms to probe the causes of the cumulating disruptions gripping the world. … Continue reading

Seminar by David Wadley on project management and successful thesis completion
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Seminar by David Wadley on project management and successful thesis completion

UQ|UP’s David Wadley presented an interactive seminar, quite informal and highly pragmatic. It offered some new angles from project management which can help those who are intending to write, or are currently completing, a research thesis. Emphasis was placed on initial aspects (project scope, initiation and risk management) which can condition the entire thesis exercise. … Continue reading

Seminar on recovery after forced urban relocation by Gillian Cornish
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Seminar on recovery after forced urban relocation by Gillian Cornish

Forced relocation is the process of intentionally displacing people and moving them to a new location. People affected by forced relocation experience heightened impoverishment risks and severe and long-lasting economic, psycho-socio-cultural impacts and spatial marginalisation. The documentation of these impacts is underreported in urban contexts, where the forced movement of people are more likely to … Continue reading