Professor Gary Moore

BArch(Hons, Calif; MA (DevelPsychol, Clark); PhD (EnvironPsychol, Clark) RAIA PIA FAPA.

G04 - Wilkinson Building
The University of Sydney

Telephone +61 2 9351 8071
Fax +61 2 9351 5665

Biographical details

Born in Canada, educated in Canada and the United States, and since 1997 a permanent resident of Australia, Professor Gary Moore is Emeritus Professor of Environment-Behaviour Studies at the University of Sydney, and a coach educator for Football Federation Australia.

From 1997 until 2006, he was Professor and Dean of the Faculty of Architecture at the University of Sydney where among other things he chaired the Task Force that established the University of Sydney Institute for Sustainability. In 2003 he was appointed the Australasian foundation Professor of Environment-Behaviour Studies. From 2005-08, he served as Editor-in-Chief of Architectural Science Review, and from 2007-2010 was Guest Professor at Tongji University, Shanghai.

He is also a professional football coach and educator, serving among other positions, coach for Sydney University SFC in the FNSW Women’s Premier League, coach for the Metro East NSW State Titles team, football development coach at Newington College, guest coach at Hurlstone Park Wanderers FC and coach educator for Football Federation Australia.

Previously he was Professor of Architecture, Chair of the PhD Program and Director of the Centre for Architecture and Urban Planning Research at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and Founding Director of the NASA Wisconsin Space Grant Consortium. Prior to that, he held positions as head of the Environment-Behavior Studies Program, director of the Environment-Behavior Studies Institute and research director for the social sciences of the Graduate School at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. He has also held visiting posts at a number of universities including Clark and Oregon in the USA, Sydney and New South Wales in Australia, Victoria in New Zealand, and Gadjah Mada in Indonesia, and recently has been a regular visitor to and lecturer at several Chinese universities including Tongji and Tsinghua.

Professor Moore attended primary and secondary school in Canada, and holds degrees in architecture (BArch [Hons] University of California, Berkeley 1968), developmental psychology (MA Clark University 1973) and environmental psychology (PhD Clark University 1982).

Selected grants

2004

  • Consolidating International Collaborative Relationships with China; Qin Y, Wu Z, Moore G; University of Sydney/International Development Fund.

2001

  • Parent: 3612 //CRC 2000 - Construction Innovation//; Maher M, Roberts S, Moore G, Mitchell R, Hirst T, Yoong J, Hebron J, O'Connor R.

2000

  • Comparative Assessment of Housing Evaluation Methods: Evaluating the Economic, Health and Social Impacts of Housing; Moore G; Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute Ltd/AHURI Project Grants.
  • Psychometric testing of scales of the physical environment of child care centres, preschools, and other early childhood education environments; Moore G; Australian Research Council (ARC)/Large Research Grants (LRG).
  • Comparative Assesment of Housing Evaluation Methods:Evaluating the economic,heath and social impacts of housing; Winter I, Moore G; AHURI/BLO Project.

Selected publications

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Book Chapters

  • Sugiyama, T., Lulham, R., Moore, G. (2007). Evaluation informing Change: The Wilkinson Architecture Building. In J, Nasar, W, Preiser, T. Fisher (Eds.), Designing for Designer: Lessons Learned from Schools of Architecture, (pp. 218-230). New York: Fairchild Publications, INC.
  • Moore, G. (2002). Designed Environments for Young Children: Empirical Findings and Implications for Planning and Design. In Megan Gollop and Jaleh McCormack (Eds.), Children and Young Peoples Environments, (pp. 53-63). Dunedin, New Zealand: The Children's Issues Centre.

Journals

  • Sugiyama, T., Okely, A., Masters, J., Moore, G. (2012). Attributes of Child Care Centers and Outdoor Play Areas Associated with Preschoolers' Physical Activity and Sedentary Behavior. Environment and Behavior, 44(3), 334-349.
  • Moore, G. (2007). Emerging Modes of Inquiry for Research on Environment, Behaviour and Society. Jianzhu Xuebao (Architectural Journal), 2(2007), 14-16.
  • Moore, G., Sugiyama, T. (2007). The Children's Physical Environment Rating Scale (CPERS): Reliability and Validity for Assessing the Physical Environment of Early Childhood Educational Facilities. Children, Youth and Environments, 17(4), 24-53.

Conferences

  • Hassan, A., Moore, G. (2010). The Quality of the Physical Environment of Early Childhood Development Centres in Kuala Lumpur and Sydney. Children, Youth and Environments: Asia/Pacific International Conference on Environment-Behavior Studies AicE-Bs 2010, Shah Alam, Malaysia: Universiti Teknologi.
  • Sugiyama, T., Moore, G. (2005). Content and construct validity of the early childhood physical environment rating scale (ECPERS). 36th Annual Conference of the Environmental Design Research Association EDRA36, USA: Environmental Design Research Association (EDRA).
  • Moore, G. (2004). Environment, Behaviour And Society: A Brief Look At The Field And Some Current EBS Research At The University Of Sydney. 6th International Symposium for Environment-Behavior Studies. Baihua Literature and Art Publishing House.
  • Moore, G. (2003). Recommendations for the parity of creative, artistic and professional work with traditional forms of research and scholarship. Design + Research : Project Based Reearch in Architecture (AASA 2003), Melbourne: Association of Architecture Schools of Australasia.
  • Moore, G., Sugiyama, T., O'Donnell, L. (2003). The Children’s Physical Environments Rating Scale. Australian Early Childhood Association (AECA) 2003 Biennial Conference, Sydney, NSW: Australian Early Childhood Association Inc.

2012

  • Sugiyama, T., Okely, A., Masters, J., Moore, G. (2012). Attributes of Child Care Centers and Outdoor Play Areas Associated with Preschoolers' Physical Activity and Sedentary Behavior. Environment and Behavior, 44(3), 334-349.

2010

  • Hassan, A., Moore, G. (2010). The Quality of the Physical Environment of Early Childhood Development Centres in Kuala Lumpur and Sydney. Children, Youth and Environments: Asia/Pacific International Conference on Environment-Behavior Studies AicE-Bs 2010, Shah Alam, Malaysia: Universiti Teknologi.

2007

  • Moore, G. (2007). Emerging Modes of Inquiry for Research on Environment, Behaviour and Society. Jianzhu Xuebao (Architectural Journal), 2(2007), 14-16.
  • Sugiyama, T., Lulham, R., Moore, G. (2007). Evaluation informing Change: The Wilkinson Architecture Building. In J, Nasar, W, Preiser, T. Fisher (Eds.), Designing for Designer: Lessons Learned from Schools of Architecture, (pp. 218-230). New York: Fairchild Publications, INC.
  • Moore, G., Sugiyama, T. (2007). The Children's Physical Environment Rating Scale (CPERS): Reliability and Validity for Assessing the Physical Environment of Early Childhood Educational Facilities. Children, Youth and Environments, 17(4), 24-53.

2005

  • Sugiyama, T., Moore, G. (2005). Content and construct validity of the early childhood physical environment rating scale (ECPERS). 36th Annual Conference of the Environmental Design Research Association EDRA36, USA: Environmental Design Research Association (EDRA).

2004

  • Moore, G. (2004). Environment, Behaviour And Society: A Brief Look At The Field And Some Current EBS Research At The University Of Sydney. 6th International Symposium for Environment-Behavior Studies. Baihua Literature and Art Publishing House.

2003

  • Moore, G. (2003). Recommendations for the parity of creative, artistic and professional work with traditional forms of research and scholarship. Design + Research : Project Based Reearch in Architecture (AASA 2003), Melbourne: Association of Architecture Schools of Australasia.
  • Moore, G., Sugiyama, T., O'Donnell, L. (2003). The Children’s Physical Environments Rating Scale. Australian Early Childhood Association (AECA) 2003 Biennial Conference, Sydney, NSW: Australian Early Childhood Association Inc.

2002

  • Moore, G. (2002). Designed Environments for Young Children: Empirical Findings and Implications for Planning and Design. In Megan Gollop and Jaleh McCormack (Eds.), Children and Young Peoples Environments, (pp. 53-63). Dunedin, New Zealand: The Children's Issues Centre.

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