Paul Burton

Professor Paul Burton, Director, Cities Research Institute, Griffith University

Paul Burton is Professor of Urban Management and Planning and Director of the Cities Research Institute at Griffith University.

His research interests are broad-ranging and include urban responses to climate change, metropolitan scale planning and governance and the theory and practice of public participation and community engagement.

In 2012 he led a research project on the role of urban agriculture in promoting greater food security in cities, especially in the light of climate variability.

Paul is a member of Regional Development Australia, Gold Coast and sits on the national Education Committee of the Planning Institute of Australia.

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