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

African Urban Planning Conference
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African Urban Planning Conference

The Second International Conference on African Urban Planning took place in Lisbon last week (7-8 September 2017, University of Lisbon). The conference discussed four main themes: History of urban planning in Africa Current debate on planning in Africa Localising SDG11 and the New Urban Agenda Social and economic challenges and changes in African cities Sonia … Continue reading