Research Associates


Professor John Black
John has research expertise in the fields of: sustainable urban transport; land use, transport, environment and public health; climate change and infrastructure risk; urban planning; transport policy.


Professor Ed Blakely
Ed is one of the world's leading scholars and practitioners of urban policy. He has research expertise in the local economic development planning, urban management and disaster recovery, coastal planning and sea change communities, and residential development.


Dr Richard Hu
Richard has research expertise and specialisation in the social and economic transformation of central business districts, specifically Sydney and San Francisco, and in the economic drivers of sea change and the impacts of rapidly developing coastal areas in Australia.


Professor Peter Phibbs (UWS)
Peter is an urban planner with an international reputation in the area of housing studies. His research expertise is in two main areas: the non-shelter outcomes of housing and the broad area of affordable housing.


Support Staff


John Elliot
Marketing Manager, Faculty of Architecture, Design and Planning


Sue Lalor
Professional Education Co-ordinator, Faculty of Architecture, Design and Planning