June 2010

Close-contact infectious diseases in NZ

Trends and ethnic inequalities in hospitalisations, 1989 to 2008

Posted in health and research on 30 June 2010 – 11:21 am

Do our cities work for children?

See the videos of presentations from this seminar on ‘Children’s changing worlds: Do our cities work for children?’ held at the Wellington School of Medicine: Prof Claire Freeman, Barbara Lambourn of UNICEF, and Dr Adrian Field.

Posted in housing & building and NZ policy issues and urban design and video & audio on 20 June 2010 – 9:50 am

Managing urban growth in a transforming China

Managing urban growth in the current rapid urbanization process has become a key issue for land use policy in transformation China. This paper by Pengjun Zhao of the Centre for Sustainable Cities maps and assesses the performance of urban containment strategies in China, looking at the case of Beijing over a 19-year period (1990–2009).

Posted in research and urban governance on 18 June 2010 – 8:40 am