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Professor Carey Curtis

BSc (Hons) Geog; MSc Rural Planning; DipTP Urban Planning; Postgrad Cert. Teaching in Higher Education (SEDA UK); PhD

Position Professor
Faculty Faculty of Humanities
School School of Built Environment
Department Department of Planning and Geography
Campus Bentley Campus
Location 201
Phone 08 9266 2061
Fax 08 9266 2711
Email C.Curtis@curtin.edu.au

Brief Summary

Carey Curtis is Professor of City Planning and Transport and Director of the research network Urbanet - see http:/urbanet.curtin.edu.au for details about research projects and activities.

Professor Curtis is an active national and international researcher. She has won five Australian Research Council research grants and played key leadership roles in two major international research centres (Australasian Centre for the Governance and Management of Urban Transport; OMEGA Centre at University College, London) and a European Union Concerted Research Action: TU1002 ‘Accessibility Instruments for Planning Practice in Europe’.  Carey was awarded Curtin University’s Researcher awards in 2007, 2009 and 2013. In 2011 she was awarded ‘best research paper’ by the Faculty of Humanities. She has published over 60 papers, book chapters and books. Her book, co-authored with Prof Nicholas Low - Institutional Barriers to Sustainable Transport - was awarded by the Planning Institute Australia (WA) in 2013.

Carey is Chair of the International Editorial Board of the Journal ‘Urban Policy and Research’ and a research articles Editor.  Carey is a member of the Planning Institute Australia and the UK Royal Town Planning Institute.  Carey was elected to the inaugural Board of the World Society of Transport and Land Use Research in 2011.

Professor Curtis served as Commissioner on the Western Australian Planning Commission for seven years (2003-2010) and also on its Sustainable Transport Committee. She played a key role in the State government planning initiative ‘Dialogue with the City' and her research contributions led to the development of the concepts with the Network City Spatial Planning Framework for metropolitan Perth. She also advised on the planning aspects of the new Perth-Mandurah railway within the Perth CBD. Research on accessibility planning has informed the State's Metropolitan Planning Strategy - Directions 2031 - and the Perth Public Transport Plan 2031.

Memberships, Awards and Training

Memberships

Awards

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Teaching

Teaching - Undergraduate

Transport & Society; Transport Planning; Planning Research Methods; Planning Dissertation

Teaching - Postgraduate

Transport Planning, Planning Research Methods, Planning Dissertation

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Research Fields

Built Environment and Design

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Research Interests

Research Interests

Carey's research interests cover land use planning and transport planning, including a focus on city form and structure, transit oriented development, personal travel behaviour, accessibility planning, institutional barriers to sustainable transport, governance and transport policy.

Research Projects

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Publications

2017

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2016

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2015

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2014

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2013

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2012

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2011

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2010

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2009

Books (Research)

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2008

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2007

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2006

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2005

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2004

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2003

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2001

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1999

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1998

Books (Research)

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1997

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1996

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Additional publication categories

2017

Journal Articles (Scholarly/Professional)

  • Legacy, C., C. Curtis, and J. Scheurer. 2017.“Planning transport infrastructure: examining the politics of transport planning in Melbourne, Sydney and Perth.”Urban Policy and Research. In press.

2014

Book Chapters - Other

  • Brommelstroet, M., C. Curtis, A. Larsson, and D. Milakis. 2014. “Chapter 5. Conclusion and Discussion.” In Assessing Usability of Accessibility Instruments, The Netherlands: COST, ed. M.te Brömmelstroet, C. Silva, L. Bertolini, Nikola Stalevski, 1-219. Amstherdam: Off Page, Amstherdam, Netherlands.
  • Curtis, C., J. Scheurer, and O. Thomson. 2014. “Chapter 3.1 : SNAMUTS for metropolitan strategic planning: Adelaide 2040.” In Assessing Usability of Accessibility Instruments, The Netherlands: COST, ed. Brömmelstroet, C. Silva, L. Bertolini and Nikola Stalevski, 1-219. Amsterdam Netherland: Off Page.
  • Larsson, A., and C. Curtis. 2014. “Chapter 3: Local Workshop Reports.” In Assessing Usability of Accessibility Instruments, The Netherlands: COST, ed. Brömmelstroet, C. Silva, L. Bertolini and Nikola Stalevski, 1-219. Amstherdam, Netherlands: Off Page.

2009

Book Chapters - Other

  • Curtis, C., L. Bertolini, and J. L. Renne. 2009. “The Context for Transit Oriented Development - Introduction.” In Transit Oriented Development: Making it Happen, ed. Carey Curtis, John L. Reene, Luca Bertolini, 3-12. Farnham, England: Ashgate.

2007

Journal Articles (Scholarly/Professional)

  • Balducci, A., L. Bertolini, C. Curtis, A. Hull, and L. Vasconcelos. 2007.“Reflecting on practice or reflecting with practice?.”Planning Theory and Practice 8 (4): 532-555.

2003

Book Chapters - Other

  • Gleeson, B., C. Curtis, and L. Nicholas. 2003. “Barriers to Sustainable Transport in Australia.” In Making Urban Transport Sustainable, ed. Nicolas Low, 201-220. New York: Palgrave MacMillan.

2000

Books (Research) - Other

  • Erm Mitchell Mccotter Pty Ltd, ., . Ttm Consulting Pty Ltd, . Roberts Day Group Pty Ltd, and C. Curtis. 2000. Liveable Neighbourhoods. 2nd ed. Albert Facey House, 469 Wellington Street, Perth WA: Western Australian Planning Commission.
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