Barbara Norman

University of Canberra
Professor Urban and Regional Planning

"Professor Barbara Norman is Chair and Professor of Urban & Regional Planning, University of Canberra and a Visiting Fellow at the Australian National University. Professor Norman has a combined professional and academic background as a former national president of the Planning Institute of Australia and a current leader in urban and regional research. Recent international research includes Sustainable Pathways for our Cities and Regions: planning within planetary boundaries (Routledge, 2018); Are autonomous cities our urban future? Comment in Nature Communications (Nature Communications, 2018) and Apocalypse Now: Australian Bushfires and the future of Urban Settlements (Nature Urban Sustainability). Professor Norman’s next book is Urban Planning for Climate Change (Routledge, 2022).