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