University of Saskatchewan

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Nom du carrefour de recherche: 

Regional and Urban Planning Program (RUP)

Renseignements généraux

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

Department of Geography and Planning, College of Arts and Science, University of Saskatchewan

Année d’établissement: 

1968

Objectifs/pôle d'intérêt/mandat/mission: 
To acquaint students with the theory and practice of planning, and to provide them with professional planning education.
 
Addresses major community planning issues in Canadian urban and rural environments. RUP encompasses the relationship of urban design with trends in social thought and cultural patterns and employs data and statistical information in tackling planning problems.
 
Associés/partenaires/autres disciplines: 

An interdisciplinary program of study combining components of geography, agriculture, economics, civil engineering, sociology and political studies. There are four parent disciplines: geography, sociology, political studies and economics.

Domaines de spécialisation: 

The built environment, landscaping, natural and built heritage conservation, and urban and rural community issues

Chercheurs et leur domaine de recherche: 
Chair: Professor Robert Patrick, Department of Geography and Planning
 
Professors: Robert Patrick (Geography and Planning), Ryan Walker (Geography and Planning), Avi Akkerman (Geography and Planning), Keith Bell (Art and Art History), Loleen Berdahl (Political Studies), Michael Gertler (Sociology), Jill Gunn (Geography and Planning), Rose Olfert (Agricultural Economics), Gordon Sparks (Civil and Geological Engineering), Larry St. Louis (Economics), Glen Grismer (Geography and Planning)
 
Fields of research: watershed planning, management for the protection of public drinking water supplies, urban design, urban transportation modeling, history of geographic and planning thought, urban planning, urban geography, comparative urban Indigenous studies in Canada, New Zealand and Australia, housing studies, First Nation community planning, multi-level governance and urban policy, citizenship theory, housing for people with serious mental illness, mapping of the Canadian west for settlement, Canadian federalism and regionalism, public policy and public opinion, rural sociology, community, environmental sociology, strategic environmental assessment, cumulative effects assessment, sustainability assessment, regional and urban development, environmental management frameworks, urban quality, economics of rural areas and communities, life cycle costing framework, infrastructure development, assessment of physical and economic impacts climate change/extreme rain events on infrastructure, technology management
 
Programmes offerts: 

Bachelor of Arts Four-year with a major in Regional and Urban Planning or Bachelor of Arts Honours with a major in Regional and Urban Planning

Information sur les personnes-ressources

Adresse municipale: 
Regional and Urban Planning, College of Arts and Science, Department of Geography and Planning, University of Saskatchewan
Room 125 Kirk Hall
117 Science Place
Saskatoon, SK S7N 5C8
Adresse postale: 
Regional and Urban Planning, College of Arts and Science, Department of Geography and Planning, University of Saskatchewan
Room 125 Kirk Hall
117 Science Place
Saskatoon, SK S7N 5C8
Personne-ressource - téléphone principal: 

Andrea Eccleston, Programs Coordinator

Numéro de téléphone principal: 

(306) 966-5654

Numéro de télécopieur principal: 

(306) 966-5680

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