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Joanna Ross

Lecturer

School of People, Environment and Planning

Jo teaches professional practice to the Resource and Environmental Planning students, and also supervises postgraduate research on a number of topics related to planning practice, for example, public particiaption, urban growth, and urban design.  Her own research interest relates to residential environments, in particular the debate between the compact city and urban sprawl.  Jo is a full member of the NewZealand Planning Institute.

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Research Expertise

Research Interests

  • Sustainable residential environments
  • Legitimacy of planning
  • Social policy and planning nexus
  • Affordable housing and planning policy
  • Public participation in planning
  • Food systems planning / Urban agriculture

Thematics

21st Century Citizenship, Resource Development and Management, Future Food Systems

Area of Expertise

Field of research codes
Built Environment And Design (120000): Community Planning (120501): History and Theory of the Built Environment (excl. Architecture) (120502): Housing Markets, Development, Management (120503): Land Use and Environmental Planning (120504): Regional Analysis and Development (120505): Urban Analysis and Development (120507): Urban and Regional Planning (120500): Urban Design (120508)

Research Projects

Summary of Research Projects

Position Current Completed
Project Leader 0 1

Research Outputs

Thesis

Ross, JM. (2010). The challenge of planning for urban residential environments under the Resource Management Act 1991. (Master's Thesis)
[Masters Thesis]Authored by: Ross, J.Edited by: Miller, C.

Conference

Ross, JM., McNeill, JK., & Cheyne, C. (2017). Justice and the compact city: Auckland’s hidden discourse. TBC. : State of Australian Cities National Conference 2017
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Cheyne, C., McNeill, J., Ross, J.
Ross, JM., McNeill, J., & Cheyne, C.Revisiting the role of social justice in planning: New Zealand’s neo-liberal market experience of planning for housing. . Queens University, Belfast
[Conference Paper]Authored by: Cheyne, C., McNeill, J., Ross, J.
Ross, J., & Cheyne, C. (2012). Using the campus as a living laboratory for research projects. In A. Butt, & M. Kennedy (Eds.) Proceedings of the Australia and New Zealand Association of Planning Schools Conference. (pp. 188 - 195). Australia: Australia and New Zealand Association of Planning Schools Conference [ANZAPS 2012]
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Cheyne, C., Ross, J.
Ross, J., & Cheyne, C. (2012). Using the campus as a living laboratory for research projects. In A. Butt, & M. Kennedy (Eds.): Australia and New Zealand Association of Planning Schools Conference [ANZAPS 2012]
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Cheyne, C., Ross, J.

Other

Henry, MG., Ross, J., & Harold, J. (2013, April). Barriers to Sustainable Housing in Palmerston North. In Massey University Living Lab.
[Oral Presentation]Authored by: Henry, M., Ross, J.

Supervision and Teaching

Teaching

Jo Ross is a Lecturer in the Resource & Environmental Planning in the School of People, Environment and Planning. Jo joined the Planning Programme staff after working as a planner for a number of years for a multi-disciplinary consultancy firm. She has also worked for local government in both New Zealand and the UK, and for a Non-Governmental Organisation (in the UK).

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