About Barbara Norman

Professor Barbara Norman is Chair and Professor of Urban & Regional Planning, University of Canberra, Australia. Professor Norman has a combined professional and academic background as a former national president of the Planning Institute of Australia and a current leader in urban and regional research. Recent international research includes "Sustainable Pathways for our Cities and Regions: planning within planetary boundaries "(Routledge, 2018); "Are autonomous cities our urban future?", comment in Nature Communications (Nature Communications, 2018) and "Apocalypse Now: Australian Bushfires and the future of Urban Settlements" (Nature Urban Sustainability). Professor Norman’s next book is "Urban Planning for Climate Change" (Routledge, 2022).
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