Dr Quentin Stevens is a full-time researcher in urban design, with a particular focus on people’s perception and behaviour in urban open spaces.
His work in recent years has been fully funded by major competitive grants from the Australian Research Council and Germany’s Alexander von Humboldt Foundation. He previously worked at University College London and the University of Queensland. He holds professional degrees in architecture and urban planning and completed his PhD in urban design in 2002.
Dr Stevens has undertaken research in Germany, Britain, the United States, Korea, France, Canada, Mexico, South Africa and Hungary and given over forty invited lectures in twelve countries, including numerous conference keynotes. He has published six books with leading international academic publisher Routledge, as well as almost fifty other refereed papers. He is on the editorial boards of the Journal of Urban Design and Urban Design International.
Australian Research Council Future Fellow 2010–2014