News archive - May 2012

Thursday, May 31, 2012

Atlas launch at Canadian Association of Geographers (CAG) 2012

Markus Moos giving a presentation.

The Atlas of Suburbanisms officially launched to a full house at a lunch time session as part of the 2012 CAG Annual Meeting. Read more to see photos of the session and tweets about the launch.

Thursday, May 31, 2012

Suburban Growth in Ontario – Martin Prosperity Institute

Exhibit 1b: Density maps – Kitchener and London.

A recent Insight report “Boomtown in the Backyard – Suburban Growth in Ontario” from the Martin Prosperity Institute features the work of School of Planning scholars in examining the growth patterns of what many would consider traditional suburbs. Alongside the written analysis is the use of dot-density maps to visually represent population distribution across Ontario’s cities.

Tuesday, May 29, 2012

Atlas of Suburbanisms: Introduction

Welcome to the Atlas of Suburbanisms! For an introductory video explaining the project, see the YouTube presentation by Markus Moos, then head on over to the about page to see what the Atlas of Suburbanisms is all about.

Friday, May 18, 2012

Guest lecture: Robert Shipley (School of Planning), PLAN 675 - May 18, 2012

Robert Shipley giving a lecture.

Robert Shipley, associate professor in the School of Planning, brought the editor’s perspective to continued discussions of how academic publishing actually works in the second guest lecture in PLAN 675.

Wednesday, May 16, 2012

Guest lecture: Pablo Mendez (University of British Columbia), PLAN 675 - May 16, 2012

Pablo Mendez giving a lecture.

Pablo Mendez, post-doctoral associate visiting from University of British Columbia (UBC), offers his insight on the finer points of academic publishing in the first of several guest lectures lined up for the PLAN 675 working papers class.

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