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Professor Barbara Norman is the Foundation Chair of Urban and Regional Planning and Director of Canberra Urban and Regional Futures (CURF) at the University of Canberra. Professor Norman is Chair of the ACT Climate Change Council and a Visiting Fellow at the Australian National University. Barbara is a Life Fellow and past national president of the Planning Institute of Australia and a Life Honorary Member of the Royal Town Planning Institute (UK). Barbara’s qualifications include a Bachelor of Town & Regional Planning, Masters of Environmental Law and a PhD on sustainable coastal planning. She also has a substantial professional background having worked at all levels of government and run her own practice. Her current research and teaching interests include sustainable cities and regions, coastal planning, climate change adaptation and urban governance. Barbara was a contributing author to IPCC 5 WG 2 report on Impacts 2013. Professor Norman advises the public and private sector in Australia and has strong international linkages within Asia, Europe and the United States. Barbara was awarded an Australian Centenary Medal for her contribution to the community through urban and regional planning.
PhD, Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology University
Award Date: 30 Mar 2010
Master, Australian National University
Award Date: 30 Nov 1996
Bachelor, University of Melbourne
Award Date: 30 Mar 1979
Chair, ACT Climate Change Council, ACT Government2012 → …
Visiting Research Fellow, Australian National University2012 → …
1/07/13 → 31/10/21
Research for National consultation on the new Global Covenant of Mayors framework for local government climate action in Australia
Norman, B., Mummery, J., Alexandra, J., Gilmour , C. & Flannery, D.
1/03/19 → 30/06/19
Norman, B., 18 Jun 2020, Urbanisation at Risk in the Pacific and Asia: Disasters, Climate Change and Resilience in the Built Environment. Sanderson, D. & Bruce, L. (eds.). United Kingdom: Routledge, p. 141-151 10 p.
Research output: A Conference proceeding or a Chapter in Book › Chapter › peer-review
The City as a forest: integrating living infrastructure, climate conditioning and urban forestry in Canberra, AustraliaAlexandra, J. & Norman, B., 23 Jul 2020, In: Sustainable Earth. 3, 10, p. 1-11 11 p.
Research output: Contribution to journal › Review article › peer-reviewOpen AccessFile7 Downloads (Pure)
Norman, B., 1 Dec 2018, In: Nature Communications. 9, 1, p. 1-3 3 p., 8230.
Research output: Contribution to journal › Comment/debate › peer-reviewOpen AccessFile6 Citations (Scopus)9 Downloads (Pure)
Norman, B., Ryan, C., Schandl, H., Steffen, W., Tapper, N. & Thomson, G., 1 Feb 2018, In: Ambio. 47, 1, p. 57-77 21 p.
Research output: Contribution to journal › Article › peer-reviewOpen AccessFile47 Citations (Scopus)7 Downloads (Pure)
NORMAN, B., O'Brien, P. & TANTON, R., 2017, In: Policy Studies. 38, 5, p. 418-431 14 p.
Research output: Contribution to journal › Article › peer-review