Keynote speakers and papers

Read about the keynote speakers from our conference and access our AHRC 2016 ePaper repository.

Professor Ken Gibb

Ken Gibb is a professor of Housing Economics in the School of Social and Political Sciences and director of Policy Scotland at the University of Glasgow. Ken has researched housing finance, economics and policy for more than 25 years. Recent research has been funded by the Economic and Social Research Council, the Joseph Rowntree Foundation, the Scottish Government, AHURI and the Wheatley Group. Ken is leading a new international housing knowledge exchange project with colleagues and practitioners in the UK, Canada and Australia. Ken is a former head of department and associate dean at the University of Glasgow. He also spent 10 years as managing editor of the Urban Studies journal. Ken has also been actively involved with Sanctuary Housing Association in Scotland and at UK board level and advised the Scottish Parliament’s infrastructure and capital investment committee.
Further details on publications can be found here

Professor Nicole Gurran

Nicole Gurran is a Professor of Urban and Regional Planning at the University of Sydney, where she directs the University’s AHURI (Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute) research centre. She also leads Urban Housing Lab@Sydney, a research ‘incubator’ funded in 2015 by the Henry Halloran Trust. Nicole’s research focuses on the interface between urban planning and the housing system, and has been funded by AHURI, the Australian Research Council, and state and local governments. Her book Australian Urban Land Use Planning; Principles, Systems and Practice, now in its second edition (SUP, 2011) explains and compares planning systems and policies in Australia, including detailed coverage of planning approaches for delivering diverse and affordable housing supply. Forthcoming publications include Politics, Planning and Housing Supply (Routledge, with Nick Gallent and Rebecca Chiu) and Urban planning and the housing market: international perspectives for policy and practice (Palgrave Macmillan, with Glen Bramley). Prior to joining the University of Sydney in 2001, Nicole worked for the NSW state government as a housing analyst and urban planner.

AHRC conference papers

This ePaper repository is for papers presented at the AHRC2016 conference. It is an Open Access repository, aiming to make the material available to the widest possible audience. This ePapers repository contains material that has not been through a formal peer-review process. Copyright remains with the author/s.

Findings from the BRANZ 2015 New House Owners’ Satisfaction Survey

Presenter: Anne Duncan  

A Policy of Cynical Neglect: The slow demise of the Accommodation Supplement

Presenter: Alan Johnson

Large Housing in New Zealand: Are bedroom and room standards still good definitions of New Zealand house size?

Presenters: Iman Khajehzadeh and Brenda Vale

Ideas, Interests and Institutions in Affordable Housing: A case study of the Brisbane Housing Company

Presenter: John Minnery  

Construction Quality in New Housing

Presenter: Ian Page  

The Environmental Impact of the Way Residential Parking Facilities are used in New Zealand

Presenters: Brenda Vale and Iman Khajehzadeh  

Time Use and Resource Use in Private Open Space in New Zealand

Presenters: Brenda Vale and Iman Khajehzadeh  

AHRC 2016 handbook  

AHRC 2016 delegate list  

Published papers