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Bob Rae and MacEachen Institute

Bob Rae and MacEachen Institute

The Honourable Bob Rae was in town this week to spend a day at the MacEachen Institute of Public Policy...

Neighbourhood Change Research Partnership: Income inequality in Toronto

Neighbourhood Change Research Partnership: Income inequality in Toronto

I’m part of a research grant on neighbourhood changes in Canadian cities, the Neighbourhood Change Research Partnership, which examines the...

Planning Canada: A Case Study Approach is a CIP award winner!

Planning Canada: A Case Study Approach is a CIP award winner!

The Canadian Institute of Planners (CIP) gives annual Awards for Excellence in 13 categories, including urban design, Aboriginal community planning and...

The transition from PhD to professor has never been more difficult

The transition from PhD to professor has never been more difficult

Last September, I took a position as a Visiting Assistant Professor at the University of Oregon. Even though the position...

It’s here! It’s here! It’s here!

It’s here! It’s here! It’s here!

If you ordered your copy of Planning Canada: A Case Study Approach, it should be in your mailbox this week!...

Working with a municipal partner: the Sustainable City Year Program

Working with a municipal partner: the Sustainable City Year Program

As most of you know, I’m currently a Visiting Professor at the University of Oregon at the Department of Planning,...

Little changes mean big things for academic publishing

Little changes mean big things for academic publishing

Academic publishers have had a stranglehold on university libraries, faculty members and graduate students for decades: though many have high...

The International Seminar on TOD in The Netherlands: the sites

The International Seminar on TOD in The Netherlands: the sites

I’m live blogging again from the seminar and today we’ve had a tour of the redevelopment of Arnhem Centraal Station, and...

The International Seminar on TOD in The Netherlands

The International Seminar on TOD in The Netherlands

I’m live blogging today from an international seminar organized by GO-SPOOR, a community of research and practice that brings together...

The problems with academic publishing: Part 3

The problems with academic publishing: Part 3

My last two posts have presented some of the problems with the peer-reviewed publishing process that young researchers in urban...

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