Dr Joe Hurley is Deputy Dean - Sustainability and Urban Planning (acting) at RMIT University, and a member of the Centre for Urban Research.
Dr Joe Hurley is Deputy Dean - Sustainability and Urban Planning (acting) at RMIT University, and a member of the Centre for Urban Research. His research focuses on urban sustainability, urban planning governance and systems, and historical urban analysis. He is deputy leader, Urban Systems theme, in the Clean Air and Urban Landscapes Hub, an $8.8 million dollar program of research under the National Environmental Science program. In 2016, he received the RMIT School of Global, Urban and Social Studies Research Excellence Award.
- Deputy Dean - Sustainability and Urban Planning (acting)
- Member, Centre for Urban Research
- Deputy Leader, Urban Systems theme, Clean Air and Urban Landscapes research hub
- Committee Member, Planning Institute of Australia (Vic Division)
- Recent teaching: Urban Planning Research; Myanmar Global Study Tour
- Doctor of Philosophy, RMIT University, 2011. Thesis title: "Sustainability and Master Planned Estates: from principles to practice"
- Grad Cert Tertiary Teaching and Learning, RMIT University, 2010
- B Eng (Civil) (Hons), University of Melbourne, 1999
Committee Member, Planning Institute of Australia (Vic Division)
Collaborative research and teaching with government and industry partners including: EPA Victoria; Melbourne City Council; City West Water; the Department of Environment, Water, Land and Planning; Commonwealth Department of Environment; Planning Institute of Australia; Municipal Association of Victoria; Council Alliance for Sustainable Built Environment.
Collaborative research with scholars at the University of Melbourne, the University of Western Australia; the University of Wollongong, Swinburne University, and Reading University (UK).
- Hurley, J.,Wood, G.,Groenhart, L. (2017). Long run urban analysis using property records: A methodological case study of land use change In: Urban Studies, , 1 - 16
- Hurley, J.,Taylor, E.,Phelan, K. (2017). Collaboration with Caveats: Research-Practice Exchange in Planning In: Planning Practice and Research, , 1 - 16
- Hurley, J.,Taylor, E.,Dodson, J. (2017). Getting Dense: Why Has Urban Consolidation Been So Difficult? In: The Routledge Handbook of Australian Urban and Regional Planning, Routledge, New York, United States
- Moore, T.,Moloney, S.,Hurley, J.,Doyon, A. (2017). Implementing sustainability in the built environment: An analysis of the role and effectiveness of the building and planning system in delivering sustainable cities In: Australian Communities Foundation Melbourne, Australia
- Taylor, E.,Hurley, J. (2016). "Not a lot of people read the stuff": Australian urban research in planning practice In: Urban Policy and Research, 34, 116 - 131
- Hurley, J.,Taylor, E. (2016). Australian early career planning researchers and the barriers to research-practice exchange In: Australian Planner, 53, 5 - 14
- Taylor, E.,Cook, N.,Hurley, J. (2016). Do objections count? Estimating the influence of residents on housing development assessment in Melbourne In: Urban Policy and Research, 34, 269 - 283
- Hurley, J.,Lamker, C.,Taylor, E. (2016). Exchange between researchers and practitioners in urban planning: achievable objective or a bridge too far? In: Planning Theory and Practice, 17, 447 - 453
- Rowley, S.,Hurley, J. (2015). Impact of monetary costs on citizen appeals of planning decisions In: Proceedings of the State of Australian Cities National Conference 2015, Gold Coast, Australia, 9-11 December 2015
- Buxton, M.,Phelan, K.,Hurley, J. (2015). Strategic land use capacity in Melbourne In: Proceedings of the State of Australian Cities National Conference 2015, Gold Coast, Queensland, 9-11 December 2015
- Enabling active travel in Australian cities by mapping shadeways. Funded by: Smart Cities and Suburbs Program - Round 1 2017 from (2017 to 2019)
- Implementing Sustainability in the Built Environment. Funded by: Australian Communities Foundation Grant 2016 from (2016 to 2017)
- Improved Urban Systems for Liveability (Administrated by University of Melbourne).. Funded by: National Environmental Science Programme Grant 2015 from (2014 to 2021)
- Top Up Scholarship - Simon Colman (AHURI). Funded by: AHURI National Housing Research Program Grants 2014 from (2014 to 2017)
- Resident third party objections and appeals against planning application: implications for medium density and social housing. Funded by: AHURI National Housing Research Program Grants pre-2014 from (2011 to 2012)
1 PhD Completions2 PhD Current Supervisions and 1 Masters by Research Current Supervisions