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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, .Reflexively teaching professional planning practice: using food systems planning to ‘cater’ for a diversity of learning needs. . Tasmania, New Zealand
[Conference Paper]Authored by: Ross, J.
Ross, JM., McNeill, JK., & Cheyne, C. (2017). Justice and the compact city: Auckland’s hidden discourse. SOAC Conference Abstracts. (pp. 10 - 10). : 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 planning for social justice. . Queens University, Belfast, Ireland
[Conference Paper]Authored by: Cheyne, C., McNeill, J., Ross, J.
Ross, JM. (2017). A critical analysis of the NPS-UDC and its discourse of conviction that land supply equates to affordable housing. In C. Miller (Ed.) The Proceedings of the 2017 Rodney Davies Symposium. (pp. 74 - 86). : New Zealand Planning Conference (Rodney Davies Symposium)
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Ross, J.Edited by: Miller, C.
Ross, JM. (2015). The legitimacy of urban containment and planned residential intensification in the market state. The Proceedings from the Rodney Davies Research Symposium. (pp. 31 - 43). : Rodney Davies Symposium, NZPI Conference 2015: Back to the Future
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Ross, J.
Ross, JM., & Summers, R. (2014). Infill development: Planning for a sustainable suburbia. UHPH_14: Landscapes and ecologies of urban and planning history. (pp. 683 - 698). Wellington, NZ: 12th Australasian Urban History/Planning History Conference (UHPH)
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: 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

Ross, JM. (2018, March). Quantitatively exploring land use zoning and population distribution. In Central North Island Branch of the New Zealand Planning Institute.
[Oral Presentation]Authored by: Ross, J.
Ross, JM. (2017). Recipient of the College of Humanities and Social Sciences - Teaching Excellence Awards 2016 (Individual Award Category).
[Other]Authored by: Ross, J.
Ross, JM. (2016, December). The National Policy Statement on Urban Development Capacity: What's in a word ... or 5000?. In The Central North Island Branch of the New Zealand Planning Institute.
[Oral Presentation]Authored by: Ross, J.
Ross, JM. (2016, September). Challenging how we think about and plan for the compact city. In University of the Third Age (U3A).
[Oral Presentation]Authored by: Ross, J.
Ross, JM. (2014). Confirmation Report: The legitimacy of planned residential intensification and urban containment in the market state.
[Working Paper]Authored by: Ross, J.
Ross, JM. (2014, September). PhD Confirmation Seminar: The legitimacy of planned residential intensification and urban containment in the market state.
[Oral Presentation]Authored by: Ross, J.
Imran, M. (2014). Proceedings of the Australia and New Zealand association of planning schools conference. (pp. 1 - 158). Massey University Resource and Environmental Planning Programme
[Other]Contributed to by: Ross, J.Edited by: Muhammad, I., Ross, J.
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.
Ross, JM. (2011, September). Oral Presentation - Environmental Issues and Debates: Massey Talks Sustainability, Palmerston North City Library, PN, NZ..
[Oral Presentation]Authored by: 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).

Courses Coordinated

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