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Province of North Holland launches Maak Plaats!

Province of North Holland launches Maak Plaats!

Planning transportation and land use at a regional level is something that very few urban areas have done well. It’s...

Helping out typhoon victims in the Philippines

Helping out typhoon victims in the Philippines

As most of you know, my Ph.D. research was with the Filipino community in Toronto, and I developed close ties...

Big City Mayor’s Caucus targets affordable housing

Big City Mayor’s Caucus targets affordable housing

“Canada’s housing challenges are too big and too complex for any single order of government to solve on its own....

The Province series on racism in Canada

The Province series on racism in Canada

Vancouver newspaper The Province is running a 15-day series on racism in Canada starting today: Monday, October 7th. As a researcher interested...

Canadian postdocs: highly skilled workers with few benefits

Canadian postdocs: highly skilled workers with few benefits

The Canadian Association of Postdoctoral Scholars has recently published a report on the state of the estimated 9,000 postdocs in...

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...

The problems with academic publishing: Part 2

The problems with academic publishing: Part 2

In my last post, I discussed some of the problems with the North American publishing model as it applies to...

The problems with academic publishing: Part 1

The problems with academic publishing: Part 1

The main purpose of a scholarly journal is to report on original research or experimentation in order to make such...

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