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Nom du carrefour de recherche: 

School of Urban and Regional Planning

Renseignements généraux

Type d'organisation: 
Institution/faculté/département à l’origine de sa fondation: 

School of Graduate Studies and Research, Queen’s University

Année d’établissement: 


Objectifs/pôle d'intérêt/mandat/mission: 

The Program allows students to develop the knowledge and skills they require to become leaders in the planning field and to meet the challenges of a rapidly evolving urban environment.

Associés/partenaires/autres disciplines: 

The School maintains formal connections with all levels of government as well as crown corporations through its close affiliation with the National Executive Forum on Public Property. The Forum is a non-profit organization that brings senior executives of public land holding agencies together, for the purposes of sharing experiences and advancing the art of land management. The Queen's Real Estate Forum plays a similar role in the private sector.

Domaines de spécialisation: 

Community planning;  land-use planning strategies, healthy communities; aboriginal communities; analyses of housing policy, social planning; transportation and land use; environmental networks; demographic forecasting

Chercheurs et leur domaine de recherche: 
Director: David L.A. Gordon
Professors: John Andrew, Ajay Agarwal, Patricia Collins, David Gordon, John Meligrana, Andrejs Skaburskis; Leela Viswanathan, Graham Whitelaw
Fields of Research: land use, community planning, healthy communities; aboriginal communities; gentrification, social planning; urban development, rental markets, urban sprawl, housing affordability, housing density; urban waterfront development, analyses of alternative methods for local finance, studies of planning history and planning implementation.
Students: Students intern with community-based organizations, corporations, government agencies, consulting firms, public interest groups, district health units, and planning departments of all levels of government.
Programmes offerts: 

Master of Urban and Regional Planning

Information sur les personnes-ressources

Adresse municipale: 
School of Urban and Regional Planning, Queen's University
Room 539, Robert Sutherland Hall
138 Union Street
Kingston, ON K7L 3N6
Adresse postale: 
School of Urban and Regional Planning, Queen's University
Room 539, Robert Sutherland Hall
138 Union Street
Kingston, ON K7L 3N6
Numéro de téléphone principal: 

(613) 533-2188

Numéro de télécopieur principal: 

(613) 533-6905

Adresses courriel: 

david.gordon@queensu.ca (David L.A. Gordon, Director)

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