Hot Seat - Nicholas Low

Hot Seat - Nicholas Low

Wednesday, 1 July 2015 - 11:00am to 12:00pm

Professor Nicholas Low is the author or editor of ten books, two of which have won national and international prizes. He is known for his contributions to the study of the politics of planning and transport, and for his international research on urban sustainability published in numerous international journal articles. He convened the 1997 conference at the University of Melbourne on Environmental Justice. His book (with Brendan Gleeson) Justice, Society and Nature won the Harold and Margaret Sprout Prize of the International Studies Association 1998 for the best book published on ecological politics in that year. He won a major grant from the Volvo Foundations to create the Australasian Centre for Governance and Management of Urban Transport (GAMUT) which he directed from 2006 to 2011.

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