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HMinfo reaches 10 years of research excellence image
HMinfo reaches 10 years of research excellence
15 March 2013
The Home Modification Information Clearinghouse (HMinfo) celebrated their 10 year anniversary today - an almost unheard of achievement in the research world. UNSW Built Environment (BE) has hosted HMinfo since 1998 and congratulates Associate Professor Catherine Bridge and the HMinfo team for their hard work and significant achievements. The Hon ...
2012 Planning Institute of Australia Awards  image
2012 Planning Institute of Australia Awards
18 December 2012
The Planning Institute of Australia (NSW branch) has celebrated the contribution of CFRC’s Healthy Built Environments Program (HBEP) with the recent award of several commendations for HBEP work. Honouring her career-spanning contribution to the planning discipline and profession, HBEP Director Associate Professor Susan Thompson was elected as a Fellow of ...
Strata Community Australia (NSW) President Award image
Strata Community Australia (NSW) President Award
18 December 2012
Professor Bill Randolph and Dr Hazel Easthope were honoured to receive the Strata Community Australia (NSW) President’s Award at the 2012 Strata Community Awards for Excellence on 19 October. Presented by the NSW Board of Strata Community Australia (peak body for the sector), the award commemorated the growing canon of ...
UNSW Built Environment’s Urban and Regional Planning research is top in Australia image
UNSW Built Environment’s Urban and Regional Planning research is top in Australia
8 December 2012
UNSW Built Environment’s word-class research has been recognised in the Excellence in Research for Australia report (ERA), which evaluated research activity and quality in the country's 41 higher education institutions. The Australian Research Council analysis measured performance across eight broad discipline groups, broken down into 22 fields and 157 specific ...
Robert Freestone’s book “Urban Nation: Australia’s Planning Heritage” wins award at 15th biennial co
Robert Freestone’s book “Urban Nation: Australia’s Planning Heritage” wins award at 15th biennial conference of the International Planning History Society.
18 September 2012
UNSW BE Professor Robert Freestone’s book “ Urban Nation: Australia’s Planning Heritage” has been awarded a special book prize ‘for an outstanding publication’ at the 15th biennial conference of the International Planning History Society in Sao Paulo, Brazil. The International Planning History Society endeavours to foster the study of planning ...
Guest lecture by Dr Susan Parham on the rise of food quarters in contemporary London image
Guest lecture by Dr Susan Parham on the rise of food quarters in contemporary London
13 September 2012
Join us for a public lecture by Dr Susan Parham from the University of Hertfordshire’s Centre for Sustainable Communities at the University of NSW on Wednesday 3rd October. The lecture will start at 6pm in the Rupert Myers lecture theatre, light refreshments will be available in the Red Centre West ...
 Catherine Bridge keynote at Home Modifications: A National Perspective Conference Sept 2012 image
Catherine Bridge keynote at Home Modifications: A National Perspective Conference Sept 2012
12 September 2012
Associate Professor Catherine Bridge is a keynote speaker at the NSW Home Modification and Maintenance Services State Council's (HMMS) 2012 Home Modifications: A National Perspective Conference in Sydney 10-12 September. The conference will explore the emerging reforms and trends within the Community Care Sector and disability industries. Catherine is the ...
GWA design prize for BE students image
GWA design prize for BE students
30 June 2012
The research partner relationship between BE and GWA Kitchens & Bathrooms has developed to include participation and support for a project in the Ergonomics (IDES2201) course, course convened by lecturer Stephen Ward in the Bachelor of Industrial Design program. For the second consecutive year, an inclusive design project – to ...
Professor Patrick Troy AO, (City Futures Research Centre) to launch new book at UNSW image
Professor Patrick Troy AO, (City Futures Research Centre) to launch new book at UNSW
28 June 2012
On Wednesday, August 1 st , in a special event at UNSW, Professor Patrick Troy AO , Adjunct Professor in the City Futures Research Centre, will be launching his new book Accommodating Australians: Commonwealth Government Involvement in Housing . The book explores the way the Australian Government took stock of ...
Watch now: Feeding the Future - Part 2 Community Greengrocers image
Watch now: Feeding the Future - Part 2 Community Greengrocers
23 June 2012
Urban agriculture of the community kind is on the rise, but UNSW research suggests the health benefits go way beyond what ends up on the dinner table. Second in the"Feeding the Future" series - watch part one here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CtkNaQxIQwI