Field trip course in Indonesia
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Field trip course in Indonesia

Thirty two UQ students from Planning, Environmental Management, Social Science and Geography at UQ recently spent 10 days in Yogyakarta, Indonesia undertaking a field course. The course is done in partnership with Gadjah Mada University (UGM) in Yogyakarta and allowed 18 Planning students from UGM to join the course. The course is called ‘Understanding development … Continue reading

Redento Recio PhD conferral
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Redento Recio PhD conferral

Congrtulations Dr Recio! Who Governs the ‘Ungovernable’? Examining Governing Relations in Urban Informality Synopsis: The thesis examines an interface that emerges between formal (state-backed) systems and informal mechanisms in the context of a vulnerable condition of thousands of street vendors in Metro Manila’s Baclaran district. Analyzing this interface is critical for urban planners and policy-makers … Continue reading

UQ Chancellor in conversation with UQ|UP development planning students
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UQ Chancellor in conversation with UQ|UP development planning students

Mr Peter Varghese, the Chancellor of The University of Queensland (2016-present), shared his extensive experience in development planning with UQ|UP students in a course on international development in developing countries taught by Dr Sonia Roitman. Mr Varghese’s career in public service spans 40 years and includes senior positions in foreign affairs, trade policy and intelligence. … Continue reading

‘Renters @Home’ final seminar
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‘Renters @Home’ final seminar

Many people and organisations supported the ‘Renters @ Home’ research. Now that the PhD thesis resulting from this research is submitted, stakeholders, participants and researchers are invited to a final seminar. We will take a deep dive into some data and findings to explore what challenges and what supports renters to be ‘at home’ as … Continue reading