The Centre for Urban and Regional Studies (CURS) engages in research focused on the complex political, economic, social, cultural and environmental processes and relations that are transforming cities and regions.

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URBAN AND REGIONAL STUDIES

Research Reports

2014

Instone L, & Sweeney J (2014) Placing companion animals in the city: towards the constructive co-habitation of humans and dogs in urban areas, Project Report, Centre for Urban and Regional Studies (CURS), The University of Newcastle, Australia

2012

NCCARF Briefing paper series (2012)

Instone, L, Mee, K, Palmer, J. Williams, M, and Vaughan, N. (2012) Sustaining Rental Life – 11 videos

Instone, L, Mee, K, Palmer, J. Williams, M, and Vaughan, N. (2012) Sustaining Rental Life – Facebook site

2010

Cameron J, Gardner C  & Veenhuyzen J (2010) Social Accounting: A Practical Guide for Small Community Organisations and Enterprises,Centre for Urban and Regional Studies, The University of Newcastle

Hodge, P. (2010) Book Review, 'Rickshaw art as counter narrative: Moving Pictures of Bangladesh', Asia-Pacific Viewpoint 51 (3), pp. 319-323

Kiem AS, Askew L, Sherval M, Verdon-Kidd D, Austin E, McGuirk PM and Berry H (2010) Drought and the future of rural communities: Drought impacts and adaptation in regional Victoria, Australia. Report for the National Climate Change Adaptation Research Facility, Gold Coast, Australia', NCCARF: National Climate Change Adaptation Research Facility, pp122, NCCARF 14/10th 

McGuirk PM, Mee KJ, O'Neill P,  Blackmore K,  King R, Dimeski B,  Askew L and Webber L (2010) Indicators of Social Vulnerability: SDAP Composite Score 2006, 2007, 2008, Hunter Region Sections 1 and 2. Report written for the Department of Premier and Cabinet (Hunter Region) and the Regional Managers Network (Hunter Region). Centre for Urban and Regional Studies, The University of Newcastle and the Urban Research Centre, University of Western Sydney. Pp. 65; 3 tables.

McGuirk PM, Mee KJ, O'Neil, M,  Blackmore K,   King R, Dimeski B and Askew L (2010)
Indicators of Social Vulnerability: SDAP Composite Score 2006, 2007, 2008, Hunter Region Section 3. Report written for the Department of Premier and Cabinet (Hunter Region) and the Regional Managers Network (Hunter Region) Centre for Urban and Regional Studies, The University of Newcastle and the Urban Research Centre, University of Western Sydney.  Pp. 23 ; 21 maps

O'Neill P, McGuirk PM, Mee KJ, Blackmore K, King R and Dimeski B (2010) Indicators of Social Vulnerability: Change in SDAP Composite Score 2006-2008, Hunter Region. Report written for the Department of Premier and Cabinet (Hunter Region) and the Regional Managers Network (Hunter Region) Centre for Urban and Regional Studies, The University of Newcastle and the Urban Research Centre, University of Western Sydney. Pp 41; 11 figures; 1 table.

Mee KJ, McGuirk PM, O'Neill P, Blackmore K and King R (2010) Indicators of Social Vulnerability: Comparison of SDAP Composite Score, Hunter Region, 2008 and Census Composite Score, Hunter Region, 2006. Report written for the Department of Premier and Cabinet (Hunter Region) and the Regional Managers Network (Hunter Region) Centre for Urban and Regional Studies, The University of Newcastle and the Urban Research Centre, University of Western Sydney. Pp 16; 11 graphs.

Mee KJ, McGuirk PM, O'Neill P, Blackmore K and King R (2010) Indicators of Social Vulnerability 2006-2008, Hunter Region: Summary Report. Report written for the Department of Premier and Cabinet (Hunter Region) and the Regional Managers Network (Hunter Region) Centre for Urban and Regional Studies, The University of Newcastle and the Urban Research Centre, University of Western Sydney. Pp. 15.