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Our research

  • Bioclimatic Urban Design and Planning
  • Sociotechnical Systems Thinking
  • Urban Microclimate
  • Urban Comfort
  • Urban Complexity
  • Urban Ecosystems
  • Urban Design
  • Town Planning
  • Human Factors and Ergonomics
Existing research projects
  • Current Special Issue ‘Human Factors and Ergonomics in Cities, Urban Design and Development’, in Human Factors and Ergonomics in Manufacturing & Service Industries
  • Sensing Cities Projects
    • Urban Design Solutions for Ameliorating Urban Heat Island Effect in Townsville
    • Urban Design Solutions for Ameliorating Urban Heat Island Effect in Ipswich
  • Inclusive Public Spaces and Community Infrastructure – a sensory urban design approach
  • Urban Design and Town Planning in response to COVID-19
  • Heatwave Natural Disasters – A Systems Understanding of a Complex Issue
  • Urban Design Policy Recommendations for Mitigating the Human Health Risks Associated with Heatwaves (Ryan McNeilly Smith, PhD Candidate)