Ward Lyles, assistant professor of Urban Planning will present his current and future research directions at Red Hot Research, a program of The Commons on Friday, April 11, at 4:00 pm at The Commons. The program is part of the university’s Research Sharing Sessions.
In his four slide six minute presentation he’ll define urban planning, review his prior research on stakeholder networks and plan quality. After introducing the concept of “slow violence” and its relevance to sprawling development patterns. He’ll draw connections between development patterns, slow violence, and urban heat island effects as one form of climate change impacts.