UQ|UP members receive UQ seed funding to study Nusantara’s social impact
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UQ|UP members receive UQ seed funding to study Nusantara’s social impact

Dr Sonia Roitman (UQ|UP), Dr Peter Walters (Social Science) and Fino Varisti (UQ|UP HDR student) will be working with Indonesian colleagues Dr Rusli Cahayadi (BRIN, Bada Riset dan Inovasi Nasional, and SEES graduate) and Dr Imam Ardhianto (Universitas Indonesia) on a project undertaking a social impact assessment of the relocation of Indonesia’s new capital city … Continue reading

Sign up for Sonia Roitman’s forthcoming lecture on bottom-up gender planning at Universitas Diponegoro, Indonesia
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Sign up for Sonia Roitman’s forthcoming lecture on bottom-up gender planning at Universitas Diponegoro, Indonesia

UQ|UP’s Sonia Roitman will be presenting at the International Public Lecture on Bottom-up gender planning, organised by the University of Diponegoro, in Semarang, Indonesia on 24 March 2022, 4pm Brisbane time (1pm, Semarang time). The lecture will be a conceptual and empirical discussion on the contribution of community-based female organisations to planning processes in Indonesia. … 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

Upcoming webinar on sustainable urbanization in Indonesia
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Upcoming webinar on sustainable urbanization in Indonesia

Next week, UQ and Universitas Indonesia (UI) will jointly host a new webinar as part of the UQ-UI Bilateral Research Forum. This webinar is entitled Sustainable Urbanisation and Sustainable Development Goals in Indonesian Cities. Our overall aim is to foster conversations between UQ and UI researchers working on sustainable cities in Indonesia.   The webinar will start with … Continue reading

Planning Institute of Australia Queensland Student Academic Prize Ceremony 2021
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Planning Institute of Australia Queensland Student Academic Prize Ceremony 2021

Students from The University of Queensland were well represented at the annual PIA Queensland Student Academic Prize Ceremony 2021 held on Tuesday, 22 June 2021.  It was a terrific event, recognising the academic achievements of students enrolled in accredited planning programs across Queensland.  Great to see students, friends, family members coming together with university and … Continue reading