UQ|UP Research Paper 2 on housing vulnerability for older women
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UQ|UP Research Paper 2 on housing vulnerability for older women

The second UQ|UP Research Paper is now published. This research explores the reasons for the housing vulnerability of older women in Australia. These reasons resonate in International communities, particularly in the Global North. To investigate the housing constraints, aspirations and preferences of older women, the researcher reviews literature and current trends and the results of … Continue reading

Seminar on female-driven change in informal settlements in Indonesia, by Sonia Roitman
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Seminar on female-driven change in informal settlements in Indonesia, by Sonia Roitman

This presentation examines the positive and fast change created by Kalijawi, a community-based organisation formed by women who live in informal settlements in Yogyakarta, Indonesia since its creation in 2012. These women (and their families) are ‘deprived’ (Marcuse, 2009) and marginalised citizens who live in urban areas prone to floods that lack basic services and … Continue reading

OOPS seminar ‘Women in planning’
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OOPS seminar ‘Women in planning’

The Organization of Planning Students at UQ (OOPS) held a seminar and panel discussion to honor International Women’s Day. Title: Women in Planning Speaker: Dr Dorina Pojani, Senior Lecturer, UQ|UP, Lecture title ‘Sexism and the City’ Panel discussion members: Jenny Roughan, Director at Ethos Urban Olivia Nesbitt, Student planner, Cardno Leanne Chan, Planner, Brisbane City … Continue reading