Associate Professor Kate Bishop
Associate Professor

Associate Professor Kate Bishop

Doctor of Philosophy (University of Sydney)

Bachelor of Visual Arts (Sydney College of the Arts)

Bachelor of Arts (University of Sydney), 

Arts,Design & Architecture
School of Built Environment

Discipline Director, Landscape Architecture, School of Built Environment, UNSW Sydney

  • Convenor, Children and Youth Research Network (CYRN), UNSW
  • Co-Chair: Association of Pacific Rim Universities (APRU) CYE Working Group
  • Co-Chair: CYE Research Network, EDRA, USA

Dr Kate Bishop is Associate Professor in the School of Built Environment at the University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia. Her background in environment-behaviour research underpins her teaching and research and her particular area of interest: children, youth and environments. She specialises in the research and design of environments for children with special needs; child and youth friendly urban planning and design; and participatory methodologies with children and young people. Kate worked in private industry and government before becoming an academic. 

Mobile
0407454261
Phone
+61 407454261
Location
Red Centre, Room 4018
  • Books | 2009
    Bishop K, 2009, Through children's eyes: Experience of a hospital environment, 1st, VDM Verlag Dr Muller., Saarbrucken, Germany
  • Book Chapters | 2022
    Bishop K, 2022, 'Did Children’s Relationship with Urban Public Space Change in the Years of COVID-19?', in Routledge Handbook of Landscape Urban Research
    Book Chapters | 2022
    Bishop K; Corkery L, 2022, 'Landscape Architecture Providing a Bridge to the Future of Urban Design: Remaining Inspired, Engaged and Grounded in the Face of Global Challenges', in Routledge Handbook of Landscape Urban Research, Routledge, New York
    Book Chapters | 2022
    Bishop K; Corkery L, 2022, 'Landscape Architecture: Playing a Vital Role in a Time of Climate Crisis, Global Urbanization and Social Upheaval', in Routledge Handbook of Landscape Urban Research, Routledge, New York
    Book Chapters | 2020
    Bishop K; Marshall N, 2020, 'The Power of Cities on People-Place Relationships', in The Routledge Handbook of People and Place in the 21st Century City, Routledge, New York, pp. 1 - 6
    Book Chapters | 2020
    Bishop KG; Aminpour F, 2020, 'Knowing their place: Children, young people and cities', in The Routledge Handbook of People and Place in the 21st Century City, edn. Routledge Handbook, Routledge, New York, http://dx.doi.org/10.4324/9781351211543-11
    Book Chapters | 2020
    Corkery L; Bishop K, 2020, 'The power of process: Shaping our public domains with young people', in The Routledge Handbook of Designing Public Spaces for Young People: Processes, Practices and Policies for Youth Inclusion, pp. 150 - 163
    Book Chapters | 2020
    Corkery LF; Bishop KG, 2020, 'The Power of Process and Partnerships: Sharing the shaping of our public domain with young people.', in Fostering the Inclusion of Youth in the Public Realm, Routledge, New York
    Book Chapters | 2020
    Crommelin L, 2020, 'Making place by making things again? How artisanal makers are reshaping place in post-industrial Detroit and Newcastle', in Bishop K; Marshall N (ed.), The Routledge Handbook of People and Place in the 21st Century City, Routledge
    Book Chapters | 2020
    Easthope H; Liu E; Ho C; Buckle C, 2020, 'Diversity in density: Encouraging participation in higher density living', in Bishop K; Marshall N (ed.), The Routledge Handbook of People and Place in the 21st-Century City, Routledge, New York, pp. 79 - 87, http://dx.doi.org/10.4324/9781351211543
    Book Chapters | 2020
    Marshall N; Bishop K, 2020, 'Meeting the Demands for Change, Adaptation and Innovation in 21st Century Cities', in The Routledge Handbook of People and Place in the 21st Century City, Routledge, New York, pp. 305 - 311
    Book Chapters | 2020
    Marshall N; Cogger R, 2020, 'A Sound Understanding of Vibrant Cities', in Bishop K; Marshall N (ed.), The Routledge Handbook of People and Place in the 21st Century City, Routledge, New York, http://dx.doi.org/10.4324/9781351211543
    Book Chapters | 2020
    Marshall N; Rahmat H, 2020, 'Web 2.0 Social Media: Supporting People-Place Relationships', in Bishop K; Marshall N (ed.), The Routledge Handbook of People and Place in the 21st Century City, Routledge, New York, http://dx.doi.org/10.4324/9781351211543
    Book Chapters | 2020
    McKenzie L; Thompson S, 2020, 'Resilience in a warming climate: Public place‐making for health and well‐being in hot cities', in Bishop K; Marshall N (ed.), The Routledge Handbook of People and Place in the 21st Century City, Routledge, New York, pp. 282 - 293
    Book Chapters | 2020
    Rahmat H; Marshall N; Steinmetz C; Park M; Tietz C; Bishop K; Thompson S; Corkery L, 2020, 'The Role of Smart City Initiatives in Driving Partnerships: A Case Study of the Smart Social Spaces Project, Sydney Australia', in Designing Sustainable Cities, Springer International Publishing, pp. 143 - 159, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-54686-1_9
    Book Chapters | 2020
    Rahmat H; Marshall N; Steinmetz C; Park M; Tietz C; Bishop K; Thompson S; Corkery L, 2020, 'The Role of Smart City Initiatives in Driving Partnerships: A Case Study of the Smart Social Spaces Project, Sydney Australia', in Smart and Sustainable Cities and Buildings, Springer International Publishing, pp. 171 - 185, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-37635-2_11
    Book Chapters | 2020
    Steinmetz C; Oren H, 2020, 'Tel Aviv: Making Place Through Technology', in Marshall N; Bishop K (ed.), The Routledge Handbook of People and Place in the 21st Century City, New York, pp. 219 - 228, https://www.routledge.com/The-Routledge-Handbook-of-People-and-Place-in-the-21st-Century-City/Bishop-Marshall/p/book/9780815380948
    Book Chapters | 2020
    Tietz C, 2020, 'Overcrowding and Domestic Use of Public Space', in Bishop K; Marshall N (ed.), The Routledge Handbook of People and Place in the 21st-Century City, Routledge, Milton, http://dx.doi.org/10.4324/9781351211543-23
    Book Chapters | 2017
    Bishop K; Corkery L, 2017, 'Introduction', in Designing Cities with Children and Young People, Routledge, pp. 1 - 7, http://dx.doi.org/10.4324/9781315710044-101
    Book Chapters | 2017
    Bishop KG, 2017, 'Utilizing research for the benefit of children’s lives in cities: acknowledging barriers and embracing change.', in Designing Cities with Children and Young People: Beyond Playgrounds and Skate Parks, Routledge, New York, pp. 79 - 91
    Book Chapters | 2017
    Bishop KG; Corkery L, 2017, 'Conclusion [Designing cities with children and young people]', in Designing cities with children and young people: Beyond playgrounds and skate parks, Routledge, New York
    Book Chapters | 2017
    Bishop KG; Corkery L, 2017, 'Introduction [Designing cities with children and young people]', in Designing cities with children and young people: Beyond playgrounds and skate parks, Routledge, New York
    Book Chapters | 2017
    Bishop KG; Marshall N, 2017, 'Social interactions and the quality of public space', in Abraham M (ed.), Encyclopedia of Sustainable Technologies, Elsevier, pp. 63 - 70, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-12-409548-9.10177-0
    Book Chapters | 2017
    Corkery L; Bishop K, 2017, 'NSW parliamentary inquiries into children, young people and the built environment', in Designing Cities with Children and Young People, Routledge, pp. 161 - 173, http://dx.doi.org/10.4324/9781315710044-12
    Book Chapters | 2017
    Corkery L; Bishop K, 2017, 'NSW parliamentary inquiries into children, young people and the built environment: what are they and how did they come about?', in Designing Cities with Children and Young People: Beyond Playgrounds and Skate Parks, Routledge, New York, pp. 161 - 173, http://dx.doi.org/10.4324/9781315710044
    Book Chapters | 2017
    Sherry C, 2017, 'Accommodating children's activities in the shared spaces of high density and master-planned developments', in Bishop K; Corkery L (ed.), Designing with Children and Young People: Beyond playgrounds and skateparks, Routledge, New York, pp. 123 - 136
    Book Chapters | 2016
    Bishop KG, 2016, 'The risk of placelessness for children and young people in 21st century cities', in Freestone R; Liu E (ed.), Place and Placeslessness Revisited, Routledge, New York, pp. 138 - 149, https://www.routledge.com/Place-and-Placelessness-Revisited/Freestone-Liu/p/book/9781138937116
    Book Chapters | 2009
    Bishop KG, 2009, 'Participating in research: What’s it really like for kids?', in Involving children and young people in research. A compendium of papers and reflections from a Think Tank co‐hosted by the Australian Research Alliance for Children and Youth and the New South Wales Commission for Children and Young People on 11 November 2008., edn. 1st, ARACY and the NSW Commission for Children and Young People, Canberra, Australia
    Book Chapters | 2004
    Bishop K, 2004, 'Designing sensory play environments for children with special needs', in Clements R; Fiorentino L (ed.), The child's right to play: A global approach, edn. 1st, Praeger, USA, pp. 233 - 243
  • Edited Books | 2022
    Bishop K; Corkery L, (ed.), 2022, The Routledge Handbook of Urban Landscape Research, Routledge, New York
    Edited Books | 2020
    Bishop KG; Marshall N, (ed.), 2020, Routledge Handbook of People and Place in the 21st Century City, Routledge, New York
    Edited Books | 2017
    Bishop KG; Corkery LF, (ed.), 2017, Designing cities with children and young people: Beyond playgrounds and skate parks, Routledge, New York, http://dx.doi.org/10.4324/9781315710044
    Edited Books | 2009
    Bishop KG, (ed.), 2009, Involving Children and Young People in Research. A compendium of papers and reflections from a Think Tank co‐hosted by the Australian Research Alliance for Children and Youth and the New South Wales Commission for Children and Young People on 11 November 2008., ARACY and the NSW Commission for Children and Young People, Canberra, Australia
  • Journal articles | 2022
    Aminpour F; Bishop K; Corkery L, 2022, 'The Methodological Challenges of Using PPGIS for Understanding Micro-Scale Physical Characteristics of Children’s Liveable Streetscapes.', City, Culture and Society
    Journal articles | 2022
    Bishop K; Corkery L, 2022, 'The Impacts of COVID-19 on children, young people and their environments in Canada, the United States, New Zealand and Australia.', CYE Online
    Journal articles | 2022
    Bishop K; Marshall N; Rahmat H; Thompson S; Corkery L; Steinmetz C; Tietz C; Park M, 2022, 'Smart Social Spaces: Behaviour Mapping as a Technique for Understanding People’s use of Public Spaces.', City, Culture and Society
    Journal articles | 2022
    Kalali P; Bishop K; Davidson G, 2022, 'Planning in ethnically and culturally diverse urban districts: Challenges, opportunities, and experienced outcomes in Cabramatta, Sydney.', Planning Theory and Practice
    Journal articles | 2022
    Rahmat H; Bishop K; Steinmetz C; Marshall N; Tietz C; Park M; Corkery L; Thompson S, 2022, 'Design thinking for city dashboard development: A case study of smart assessment management', Journal of Urban Technology
    Journal articles | 2022
    Thompson S; Rahmat H; Marshall N; Bishop K; Steinmetz C; Corkery L; Park M; Tietz C, 2022, 'Merging Smart and Healthy Cities to Support Community Wellbeing: A case study of ‘Smart Social Spaces’', Cities
    Journal articles | 2022
    Wang X; Bishop K; Corkery L; Marshall N, 2022, 'Ascribing place attachment to ‘natural’ landscapes within gated communities in China', Landscape and Urban Planning
    Journal articles | 2021
    Aminpour F; Bishop K, 2021, 'Children’s Preferences on the Move: Establishing the Characteristics of Unofficial Paths and their Benefits for Children’s Physical Play in Australian Primary School Grounds', Journal of Environmental Psychology, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jenvp.2021.101599
    Journal articles | 2021
    Steinmetz C; Park M; Tietz C; Rahmat H; Marhsall N; Thompson S; Bishop K; Corkery L, 2021, 'IOT INTEGRATED SMART STREET FURNITURE: A CASE STUDY OF UNIVERSITY, INDUSTRY AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT COLLABORATION', International Journal of Engineering Science Technologies, vol. 5, pp. 43 - 53, http://dx.doi.org/10.29121/ijoest.v5.i6.2021.245
    Journal articles | 2020
    Aminpour F; Bishop K; Corkery L, 2020, 'The hidden value of in-between spaces within outdoor school environments for children's self-directed play.', Journal of Landscape and Urban Planning
    Journal articles | 2020
    Steinmetz C; Rahmat H; Marshall N; Bishop K; Thompson S; Park M; Corkery L; Tietz C, 2020, 'Liking, Tweeting and Posting: An Analysis of Community Engagement through Social Media Platforms', Urban Policy and Research, pp. 1 - 21, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/08111146.2020.1792283
    Journal articles | 2017
    Bishop K; Corkery LF, 2017, 'Children's rights to the city: Beyond playgrounds and skate parks', Human Rights Defender, vol. 26, pp. 8 - 10
    Journal articles | 2017
    Samaratunga G; Ding L; Bishop K; Prasad D; Yee K, 2017, 'Modelling and analysis of post- occupancy behaviour in residential buildings to inform BASIX sustainability assessments in NSW.', Science Direct, vol. 180, pp. 344 - 355, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.proeng.2017.04.193
    Journal articles | 2015
    Marshall N; Bishop K, 2015, 'Is there any correlation between place-making and place attachment? A Challenge for interdisciplinary research.', International Journal of Interdisciplinary Social and Community Studies, vol. 9, pp. 1 - 10, http://ijiscst.cgpublisher.com/product/pub.263/prod.88
    Journal articles | 2014
    Bishop KG, 2014, 'Challenging Research: Completing Participatory Social Research with Children and Adolescents in a Hospital Setting', Health Environments Research & Design Journal, vol. 7, pp. 76 - 91, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/193758671400700205
    Journal articles | 2014
    Bishop KG; Marshall N, 2014, 'Towards an evidence-based model for assessing urban squares as social places.', International Journal of Interdisciplinary Social and Community Studies, vol. 9, pp. 33 - 44, http://ijiscst.cgpublisher.com/product/pub.263/prod.71
    Journal articles | 2011
    Bishop K, 2011, 'Considering art in a hospital environment from children’s and young people’s perspectives', Asian Journal of Environment-Behaviour Studies, vol. 5, pp. 13 - 24, http://fspu.uitm.edu.my/cebs/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=215&Itemid=10
    Journal articles | 2011
    Bishop K; Said I, 2011, 'Reflections on the challenges of completing participatory qualitative research in a hospital setting in Malaysia and Australia', Asian Journal of Environment-Behaviour Studies, vol. 2, pp. 1 - 11
    Journal articles | 2010
    Bishop K, 2010, 'Through the eyes of children and young people: the components of a supportive hospital environment', Aust Confederation of Peadiatric and child health nurses Aust neonatal nurses assoc, vol. 13, pp. 17 - 26
    Journal articles | 2009
    Bishop KG, 2009, 'Through children’s eyes: Understanding how to create supportive healthcare environments for children and adolescents', World Health Design Journal, pp. 61 - 67
  • Working Papers | 2010
    Bishop KG; Corkery LF, 2010, BEOutThere! Discussion Paper, http://dx.doi.org
  • Reports | 2020
    Marshall N; Rahmat H; Steinmetz C; Bishop K; Thompson S; Corkery L; Park M; Tietz C, 2020, ChillOUT Hubs: Non-User Survey Report.
    Reports | 2020
    Marshall N; Rahmat H; Steinmetz C; Bishop K; Thompson S; Corkery L; Park M; Tietz C, 2020, ChillOUT Hubs: User Survey Report.
    Reports | 2020
    McKenzie L; Rahmat H; Corkery L; Marshall N; Bishop K; Thompson S; Steinmetz C; Park M; Tietz C, 2020, Heat Study for ChillOUT Hubs: Implications for Design and Use
    Reports | 2020
    Park M; Rahmat, H; Marshall N; Tietz C; Corkery L; Bishop K; Steinmetz C; Thompson S, 2020, Smart Social Spaces Product Sprint, Sydney, Australia
    Reports | 2020
    Steinmetz C; Marshall N; Rahmat H; Thompson SBE; Bishop K; Corkery L; Park M; Tietz C, 2020, Tel Aviv Smart City Leadership Report, Faculty of Built Environment, UNSW Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Conference Papers | 2020
    Wang X; Bishop K; Corkery L; Marshall N, 2020, 'Developing place attachment in high-density residential neighbourhoods in China: comparing the role of shared outdoor environments in two residential models in Qingdao', in APRU 2020 Sustainable Cities and Landscapes PhD Symposium, Auckland, presented at APRU 2020 Sustainable Cities and Landscapes PhD Symposium, Auckland, 14 December 2020 - 18 December 2020
    Reports | 2019
    Bishop K; Rahmat H; Marshall N; Corkery L; Park M; Steinmetz C; Tietz C; Thompson S, 2019, Behaviour mapping report 2: Smart social spaces, smart street furniture supporting social health
    Reports | 2019
    Bishop K; Rahmat H; Marshall N; Corkery L; Park M; Steinmetz C; Tietz C; Thompson S, 2019, Behaviour mapping report: Smart social spaces, smart street furniture supporting social health
    Reports | 2018
    Hope C; Bishop K, 2018, Canberra Nature Play Space Study
    Reports | 2018
    Hope C; Bishop K; Alston S; Fulller G; Turner B; Cleland D; Curham L, 2018, Canberra Destinations Playground Study
    Reports | 2018
    Hope C; Bishop K; Mews G; Turner B; Hoyos CM; Fuller G, 2018, City Renewal Authority Canberra Play-Based Study
    Conference Papers | 2018
    Rahmat H; Marshall N; Steinmetz C; Park M; Tietz C; Bishop K; Thompson S; Corkery L, 2018, 'Smart City Initiatives: A Catalyst for Meaningful Collaboration', in Smart City Initiatives: A Catalyst for Meaningful Collaboration, Smart and Sustainable Built Environment (SASBE) Conference, Sydney, presented at Smart and Sustainable Built Environment (SASBE) Conference, Sydney, 04 December 2018 - 07 December 2018
    Reports | 2017
    Bishop KG, 2017, Built Environment Interdisciplinary Learning (BEIL): Five year review
    Conference Papers | 2015
    Corkery L; Bishop K, 2015, 'Envisioning Urban Futures with Children and Young People', in Burton P; Shearer H (ed.), State of Australian Cities Conference 2015: Refereed Proceedings, State of Australian Cities Research Network, Gold Coast, Queensland, presented at State of Australian Citites Conference 2015, Gold Coast, Queensland, 09 December 2015 - 11 December 2015, http://soacconference.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/Corkery..pdf
    Reports | 2013
    Bishop K; Marshall N; Corkery L; Gusheh M; Bernabi R, 2013, Built Environment Interdisciplinary Learning ( BEIL) Informatioon for course development and course proposal for 2014
    Reports | 2013
    Bishop K; Marshall NG, 2013, BE Place-Centred: Towards an Evidence-based Model for Place-Making in Urban Centres, UNSW and City of Sydney, Sydney, NSW
    Other | 2013
    Bishop K; Marshall NG, 2013, Built Environment Interdisciplinary Learning (BEIL) Information for Course Development and Course Proposal for 2014., Built Environment, UNSW, Sydney, NSW
    Conference Papers | 2012
    Bishop K, 2012, 'Placemaking for Children and Young People in a Hospital Context', in Proceedings of the 43rd Annual Conference of the Environmental Design Research Association, The Environmental Design Research Association (EDRA), Vancouver, pp. 24 - 28, presented at EDRA43 Seattle, Seattle, Washington, USA, 30 May 2012 - 02 June 2012, http://www.edra.org/sites/default/files/publications/EDRA43%20Proceedings.pdf
    Reports | 2011
    Zamberlan L; Wilson S; Marshall NG; Bishop K, 2011, 1st and 3rd Year Common Experience., Built Environment, UNSW, Sydney, NSW
    Conference Papers | 2010
    Bishop K, 2010, 'The role of art in a paediatric healthcare environment from children’s and young people’s perspectives', in Abbas MY; Bajunid AF I; Azhari NF N (eds.), Proceedings AicE-Bs 2010, Universiti Teknologi Mara, Malaysia, pp. 81 - 88, presented at AicE-Bs 2010: Asia Pacific International Conference on Environment-Behaviour Studies, Kuching, Malaysia, 07 December 2010 - 09 December 2010, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.sbspro.2012.03.327
    Reports | 2010
    Bishop K; Corkery L; Marshall NG, 2010, BEOutThere! Discussion Paper., Built Environment, Sydney NSW
    Reports | 2010
    Bishop K; Corkery L; Marshall NG, 2010, BEOutThere! Discussion Paper., Built Environment, UNSW, Sydney, NSW
    Conference Papers | 2010
    Bishop K; Said I, 2010, 'The experience of completing participatory qualitative research in a paediatric setting: A cross cultural comparison', in Proceedings AicE-Bs 2010, Universiti Teknologi Mara, Malaysia, presented at AicE-Bs 2010: Asia Pacific International Conference on Environment-Behaviour Studies, Kuching, Malaysia, 07 December 2010 - 09 December 2010
    Reports | 2009
    Bishop K, 2009, Participating in Research: What's it really like for kids?, ARACY and the NSW Commission for Children and Young People, Canberra, Involving children and young people in research, 4, http://www.aracy.org.au/index.cfm?pageName=children_in_research#documents
    Theses / Dissertations | 2008
    Bishop K, 2008, From their perspectives: Children and young people's experience of a paediatric hospital environment and its relationship to their feeling of well-being, The University of Sydney, Fisher Rare Books-Theses, http://hdl.handle.net/2123/3962

2022 Digital Restart Fund as part of the Smart Places Acceleration Program

Grant Title: Smart Regional Spaces: Ready Set Go!

UNSW CIs: Dr Kate Bishop, Dr Christine Steinmetz

Project Partners: USyd and Regional NSW

Grant Value: $2.24 million

 

2021 Randwick Health Innovation Precinct

Project Title: RHIP Green Infrastructure Strategy

CIs: Dr Kate Bishop, Dr Paul Osmond, E/Prof Linda Corkery

Grant Value: $75,000

 

2021 ADA Innovation Hub/UNSW Health Translation Hub

Project Title: Moment-Us: Translating Green into Good Health

CIs: Dr Paul Osmond, Dr Kate Bishop, Dr Rebecca Green, E/Prof Linda Corkery, Dr Cathy Sherry, Dr Felicity Rawlings Sanaei

Project partner: Majed, Abu Seif

Grant Value: $8,000

 

2018 Australian Government, Department of Industry, Innovation and Science: Smart Cities and Suburbs Program.

Grant Title: ChillOUT: Smart Social Spaces Creating Connected Green Places

CIs: Georges River Council (Lead)

Project Partners:  Street Furniture Australia and UNSW: A/Prof. Nancy Marshall (lead), Dr Christian Tietz , Dr Kate Bishop, Prof. Linda Corkery, Dr Miles Park, Dr Christine Steinmetz, Prof. Susan Thompson

Grant Value: $879,338

 

2018 ACT Government: Capital Works, Transport Canberra and City Services.

Grant Title: Nature Play Space Study

CIs: Dr Cathy Hope, Canberra University (lead), Dr Kate Bishop

Grant Value: $13,403

 

2017 Australian Government, Department of Industry, Innovation and Science: Smart Cities and Suburbs Program.

Grant Title: Smart Social Spaces: Smart street furniture supporting social health.

CIs: A/Prof. Nancy Marshall, Dr Christian Tietz (leads), Dr Kate Bishop, Prof. Linda Corkery, Dr Miles Park, Dr Christine Steinmetz, Prof. Susan Thompson

Project Partners: Georges River Council, Street Furniture Australia

Grant Value: $657,742

Media: 1: http://theconversation.com/sensors-in-public-spaces-can-help-create-cities-that-are-both-smart-and-sociable-93473

           2: https://www.foreground.com.au/technology/using-smart-furniture-data-shape-public-space

 

2017 ACT Government: Land Development Agency.

Grant Title: City to the Lake Project, Canberra Play Space Study, Phase 2

CIs: Dr Cathy Hope, Canberra University (lead), Dr Kate Bishop

Grant Value: $16,816

Media: http://www.canberratimes.com.au/act-news/canberras-playgrounds-have-evolved-since-the-safetyobsessed-80s-and-90s-20180315-h0xiwb.html

  

2016 ACT Government ACT Government, Land Development Agency.

Grant Title: City to the Lake Project, Canberra Play Space Study, Phase 1

CIs: Dr Cathy Hope, Canberra University (lead), Dr Kate Bishop

Grant Value: $13,838

 

2015 Built Environment Research Start Grant:

Grant Title: Social Enterprise + Youth Connection to Place: Examining links with environmental and creative industries
CIs: Dr Kate Bishop, Dr Nancy Marshall
Grant Value: $1,500

 
2012 Built Environment Faculty Research Grant Program:

 Grant Title: BE Place Centred
CIs: Dr Nancy Marshall, Dr Kate Bishop, Prof. Jon Lang
Grant Value: $20,060

 
2012 Built Environment Research Link Grant:

Grant Title: BE Place Centred Services for MOU Partners
CIs: Dr Nancy Marshall, Dr Kate Bishop
Grant Value: $1,500

 
2011 Built Environment Research Link Grant:

Grant Title:Young people’s sense of place in urban landscapes
CI: Dr Kate Bishop
Grant Value: $2,000

2021 Australian Institute of Landscape Architecture (NSW): NSW AILA President's Award was given to the two Landscape Architecture programs in NSW

2021 National Planning Institute of Australia Awards: Best Planning Ideas Small Project: ChillOUT Hubs: Smart Social Spaces Creating Connected Green Places

2020 NSW Planning Institute Awards: Best Planning Ideas Small Project: New South Wales: ChillOUT Hubs: Smart Social Spaces Creating Connected Green Places

2019 Committee for Sydney, Smart City Awards Highly Commended: Best Cross Sectorial Collaboration Initiative; Finalist: Best Emerging Idea

2018 UNSW Faculty of Built Environment: Learning and Teaching Excellence Award 2018 for Design Excellence

2017 UNSW President's Award for People's Choice: Awarded to the Women In Research Network Executive Committee

Kate's own areas of research reflect her interests in the relationship between people and place. Drawing on the theoretical traditions of environment-behaviour research, Kate explores the relationship between the physical environment and social experience. She has a particular interest in the experience of children and young people and specialises in using participatory qualitative methods.

Additional areas of research interest include: smart social spaces, people, place and urban design, landscape urban research

Books recently released:

  • 2020: The Routledge Handbook of People and Place in the 21st Century City, co-edited with Dr Nancy Marshall, Routledge, New York
  • 2017: Designing cities with children and young people: Beyond playgrounds and skate parks, co-edited with A/Prof Linda Corkery, Routledge, New York

Contracted book projects:

  • 2022: The Routledge Handbook of Landscape Urban Research, co-edited with Professor Emeritus, Linda Corkery, Routledge New York
  • 2023: The Routledge Handbook of the Built Environments of Diverse Childhoods, co-edited with Dr Katina Dimoulias, Routledge New York

Engagement 

Current International Engagement

  • From 2020: Co-Chair: Children, Youth and Environments (CYE) Working Group: Association of the Pacific Rim Universities (APRU)
  • From 2012: Co-Chair: Children, Youth and Environments (CYE) Research Network: Environmental Design Research Association (EDRA, USA)
  • From 2012: Committee member of the CYE Research Network for the International Association People Environment Studies (IAPS)

Current Leadership and Engagement at UNSW

  • From 2019: Discipline Director, Landscape Architecture, School of Built Environment, UNSW
  • From 2017: Convenor: Children and Youth Research Network (CYRN), UNSW
  • From 2011: BE Higher Degree Research Review Committee member 

 

Kate teaches courses that draw heavily on Environmental Psychology in both the Landscape Architecture Program and the Built Environment Interdisciplinary Learning Program.