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Researcher: Byrne, JA (Professor Jason Byrne)

Fields of Research

Land Use and Environmental Planning
Social and Cultural Geography
Human Geography
Transport Planning
Impacts of Tourism
Urban and Regional Studies (excl. Planning)
Environmental Management
Environmental Politics
Agriculture, Land and Farm Management
Recreation, Leisure and Tourism Geography
Urban Policy
Population Trends and Policies
Urban Design
Ecological Applications
Studies in Human Society
Physical Geography and Environmental Geoscience
Social Change
Psychology
Environmental Sociology
History and Theory of the Built Environment (excl. Architecture)

Research Objectives

Expanding Knowledge through Studies of Human Society
Social Impacts of Climate Change and Variability
Expanding Knowledge in the Environmental Sciences
Expanding Knowledge in Built Environment and Design
Environmental Policy, Legislation and Standards
Urban Planning
Environmental Education and Awareness
Urban Land Evaluation
Ecosystem Assessment and Management of Urban and Industrial Environments
Expanding Knowledge in the Agricultural and Veterinary Sciences
Urban and Industrial Land Management
Cultural Understanding
Environmentally Sustainable Commercial Services and Tourism
Urban Land Policy
Climate Change Adaptation Measures
Tourism
Recreational Services
Expanding Knowledge in Psychology and Cognitive Sciences
Urban and Industrial Flora, Fauna and Biodiversity
Environmentally Sustainable Construction
Expanding Knowledge in Education
Public Services Policy Advice and Analysis

Career Best Publications

Nature, race, and parks: past research and future directions for geographic research; Progress in Human Geography
Reconceptualizing green infrastructure for climate change adaptation: barriers to adaption and drivers for uptake by spatial planners; Landscape and Urban Planning
Urban green space, public health, and environmental justice: the challenge of making cities 'just green enough'; Landscape and Urban Planning
When green is white: the cultural politics of race, nature and social exclusion in a Los Angeles urban national park; Geoforum

Research Publications

'It's real, not fake like a park': residents' perception and use of informal urban green-space in Brisbane, Australia and Sapporo, Japan; Landscape and Urban Planning
'Seeing red' in national parks: how visitors' values affect perceptions and park experiences; Geoforum
A political ecology of community gardens in Australia: form local issues to global lessons; Global Urban Agriculture
A systematic quantitative review of urban tree benefits, costs, and assessment methods across cities in different climatic zones; Urban Forestry and Urban Greening
A systematic review of the efficacy of equine-assisted interventions on psychological outcomes; European Journal of Psychotherapy & Counselling
Adapting ecological modernisation to the Australian context; Journal of Integrative Environmental Sciences
Australian environmental planning: challenges and future prospects; Routledge
Bordering on neglect: 'environmental justice' in Australian planning; Australian Planner
Can urban greenspace combat climate change? Towards a subtropical cities research agenda; Australian Planner
Climate change, energy policy and justice: a systematic review; Analyse and Kritik: Zeitschrift Fuer Sozialtheorie
Climate cosmopolitics and the possibilities for urban planning; Nature and Culture
Color me healthy: food diversity in school community gardens in two rapidly urbanising Australian cities; Health and Place
Could urban greening mitigate suburban thermal inequity?: the role of residents dispositions and household practices; Environmental Research Letters
Development, reliability, and validity of an urban trail use survey; American Journal of Health Promotion
Don't forget buses: six rules for improving city bus services
Farmers' rights in Australia: community gardens may be a way in which a developed country complies with its international obligations; Griffith Journal of Law and Human Dignity
Green around the gills? The challenge of density for urban greenspace planning in SEQ; Australian Planner
Greener growing: assessing the influence of gardening practices on the ecological viability of community gardens in South East Queensland, Australia; Journal of Environmental Planning and Management
Greenspace after petroleum: from freeways to greenways; Planning after petroleum: preparing cities for the age beyond oil
Growth pains and gridlock come to Hobart, and building more roads is not the best way out
How climate change perception is reshaping attitudes attitudes towards th functional benefits of urban trees and green space: lessons from Hong Kong; Urban Forestry and Urban Greening
Informal urban green-space: comparison of quantity and characteristics in Brisbane, Australia and Sapporo, Japan; PLoS One
Informal urban greenspace: a typology and trilingual systematic review of its role for urban residents and trends in the literature; Urban Forestry and Urban Greening
Is extermination to be the legacy of Mary Gilbert's cat?; Organization
Memories of vacant lots: how and why residents used informal urban green space as children and teenagers in Brisbane, Australia, and Sapporo, Japan; Children's Geographies
Nature, race, and parks: past research and future directions for geographic research; Progress in Human Geography
NGO partnerships in using ecotourism for conservation: systematic review and meta-analysis; PLoS One
Not in our park! Local community perceptions of recreational activities in peri-urban national parks; Australasian Journal of Environmental Management
Past results and future directions in urban community gardens research; Urban Forestry and Urban Greening
Planning for environmental justice in an urban national park; Journal of Environmental Planning and Management
Planning the climate-just city; International Planning Studies
Proximity and perceived safety as determinants of urban trail use: findings from a three-city study; Environment and Planning A
Publishing not perishing: how research students transition from novice to knowledgeable using systematic quantitative literature reviews; Studies in Higher Education
Reasons for urban trail use predict levels of trail-related physical activity; Journal of Physical Activity and Health
Reconceptualizing green infrastructure for climate change adaptation: barriers to adaption and drivers for uptake by spatial planners; Landscape and Urban Planning
Residents' understanding of the role of green infrastructure for climate change adaptation in Hangzhou, China; Landscape and Urban Planning
Selective memories, sanitised futures: constructing visions of future place in inner Sydney; Urban Policy and Research
Talking Point: Stay on track for the sake of Tasmanians' health
Tempering growth: planning for the challenges of climate change and growth management in SEQ; Australian Planner
The 'hollow-middle': why positive community perceptions do not translate into pro-conservation behaviour in El Vizcaíno Biosphere Reserve, Mexico; International Journal of Biodiversity Science, Ecosystem Services & Management
The benefits of publishing systematic quantitative literature reviews for PhD candidates and other early-career researchers; Higher Education Research and Development
The ecotourism-extraction nexus and its implications for the long-term sustainability of protected area: what is being sustained and who decides?; Journal of Political Ecology
The park made of oil: towards a historical political ecology of the Kenneth Hahn state recreation area; Local Environment
Trial characteristics as correlates of urban trail use; American Journal of Health Promotion
Urban green space, public health, and environmental justice: the challenge of making cities 'just green enough'; Landscape and Urban Planning
When green is white: the cultural politics of race, nature and social exclusion in a Los Angeles urban national park; Geoforum
Whiter Justice? An Analysis of Local Climate Change Response From South East Queensland, Australia; Dialogues in Urban and Regional Planning 6: The Right to the City
Whither justice? An analysis of local climate change responses from South East Queensland, Australia; Environment and Planning C: Government and Policy

Research Projects

Enabling Social Innovation for Local Climate Adaptability
Farming4Care: Using nature to cultivate resilience in young people

Research Candidate Supervision