Professor Jon Kellett
|Position||Professor of Planning & Property|
|Org Unit||School of Architecture & Built Environment|
|Telephone||+61 8 8313 0683|
Jon is an urban planner with research interests in urban sustainability, energy and climate change. He was awarded his PhD at Sheffield Hallam University in 1983 and his Masters of Civic Design (Urban & Regional Planning) at the University of Liverpool in 1978. His first degree is in Archaeology and Ancient History from the University of Sheffield. From 1985-2005 Jon taught urban planning, property and environmental subjects at Sheffield Hallam University. During that period he developed a strong research interest in renewable energy and worked on projects for a variety of organisations including the UK Building Research Establishment, Greenpeace and the European Commission. He was also responsible for the development of a novel Masters Program in Energy and Environment and won a major funding grant to deliver this in distance learning format. In 2005 he moved to the University of South Australia and in 2007 assumed the leadership of the urban & regional planning discipline. He was Associate Professor of Urban & Regional planning at UniSA until moving to the University of Adelaide in 2014.
Jon is the Program Co-ordinator for the Master of Planning and the Master of Planning (Urban Design). He is currently teaching courses in Planning Theory and Practice, Planning Policy & Regulation and Development & Construction.
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He is also Program Co-ordinator for the new Master of Property which commences in 2015.
Over the period 2006 - present Jon has been Chief Investigator on three Australian Research Council Linkage funded projects looking at Carbon Neutral Communities, the Life Cycle Affordability of Housing and the Integrated Assessment of Urban Sustainability. He has also worked on a number of research projects relating to climate change adaptation namely Learning from Regional Climate Analogues and Quantifying the Cost of Climate Change Impacts on Local Government Assets, both commissioned by the National Climate Change Adaptation Research Facility. He has recently been involved in researching policy response mechanisms to sea level rise via a Department of Climate Change and Energy Efficiency funded project on Climate Change Decision Support Framework and Software for Local Councils.
Balston, J, Western, M, Kellett, J, Li, S, Wells, G, Gray, A (2012), Climate change decision support framework and software for coast councils, Department of Climate Change and Energy Efficiency, Canberra. https://www.lga.sa.gov.au/webdata/resources/files/FINAL%20CADSP%20Report%20Published%2013%20May%202013-1.pdf
Kellett J, Hamilton C, Ness D, & Pullen S Leditschke A (2011) Learning from Regional Analogues-Part 1, Final Report, NCCARF Synthesis & Integrative Program, National Climate Change Adaptation Research Facility, Gold Coast.
Balston, J, Iankov, I, Li S, Wells, G, Kellett, J & Gray, A (2012) Quantifying the cost of climate change impacts on local government assets, National Climate Change Adaptation Research Facility, Gold Coast.
Ahsan R, Kellett J & Karuppannan S (2016) Climate Migration and Urban Changes in Bangladesh in Shaw R, Rahman A, Surjan A, Parvin GA (Eds) Urban Disasters and Resilience in Asia, Butterworth-Heinemann Elsevier, Oxford pp 293-316
Hamilton C and Kellett J (2013) Urban Renewable Energy in Australia in Michalena E and Hills J (Eds) Renewable Energy Governance, Springer pp 63-79.
Hutchings A and Kellett J (2013) Urban Development and Planning, in Spoehr J (Ed) The State of South Australia, Wakefield Press, pp 371-386.
Morrissey, J, Horne, R, Kellett, J, (2012), Urban Locational Efficiency: Long term energy and affordability implication of residential location decisions in Cavalcanti E F S and Barbosa M R (Eds) Energy Efficiency: Methods, Limitations and Challenges. New York, Nova Science Publishers, pp119-133.
Kellett J & Rofe M (2011) Urban Open Space and Health in Roetman P & Daniels C (Eds) Creating Sustainable Communities, Crawford House Publishing , pp199-206.
Kellett J & Hamnett S (2011) Responding to a Changing Climate in Roetman P & Daniels C (Eds) Creating Sustainable Communities, Crawford House Publishing , pp13-20.
Kellett J & McBeath T (2010) In Home Solutions, in Daniels C (Ed) Adelaide: Water of a City, Wakefield Press, pp531-541
Kellett J, Hamilton C, Ness D and Pullen S (2015) Testing the Limits of Regional Climate Analogue Studies: An Australian example, Land Use Policy 44, pp 54-61.
Ahsan R, Kellett J & Karuppannan S (2014) Climate Induced Migration: Lessons from Bangladesh, The International Journal of Climate Change: Impacts and Responses, 5 ,2, pp1-15. http://ijc.cgpublisher.com/product/pub.185/prod.230/m.2
Kellett J (2014) Planning Reform in South Australia, Australian Planner, 51, 2, pp163-169. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/07293682.2013.877510
Kellett J Balston J and Western M (2014) Sea Level Rise: Retrospect and Prospect, Australian Planner 51, 3, pp203-211. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/07293682.2013.808681
Kellett J & Pullen S, (2012), Prospects for Energy Efficiency in Australian Buildings: A review of current opportunities, Architectural Science Review, 55, 2, pp92-101.
Davidson K, Kellett J, Wilson L and Pullen S (2012) Assessing Urban Sustainability from a Social Democratic Perspective: A Thematic Approach, Local Environment, 17 ,1, pp57-73
Ahsan R, Karuppannan S & Kellett J (2011) Climate Migration and the Urban Planning System: A Study of Bangladesh, Environmental Justice 4,3, pp 163-170.
Kellett J (2011) The Australian Quarter Acre Block: The End of a Dream? Town Planning Review, 82, 3, pp 263-285
Kellett J (2011) More than a Roof over our Head: Can Planning Safeguard Rooftop Resources? Urban Policy and Research, 29, 1, pp 23-36
Kellett J & Hamilton C (2009) Carbon Reduction at the Local Level, International Journal of Social, Economic, Cultural and Environmental Sustainability, 5, 1, pp. 115-126
Xueliang Yuan, Kellett J, & Lijun Ren (2008) Can Industrial Restructuring Lead to a Sustainable Future? A Critical Environmental Risk Assessment of Industrial Policy in Shandong Province, Human and Ecological Risk Assessment, 14, 3 pp 593-609
Yuan X, Kellett J & Ma C , (2008) Conflicts Between State Planning, Market Development and Environmental Sustainability: A Case Study of the Electric Power Industry in Shandong Province, International Journal of Sustainable Development and World Ecology 15, 5, pp430-439
Kellett J, Morrissey J and Karuppannan S (2015) Drive till you Qualify: An alternative view of housing affordability, State of Australian Cities Conference, Gold Coast, 8-11 December.
Hamilton C & Kellett J, (2015) Exploring infrastructure provision issues in greenfield and urban infill residential developments, State of Australian Cities Conference, Gold Coast, 8-11 December.
Kellett J, Balston J, Li S, Wells G & Western M (2013) Decision Making in the Face of the Rising Tide, State of Australian Cities Conference, Sydney, 26-29 November.
Middle G, Clarke B, Kellett J, Morrison-Saunders A (2013) Reducing Green Tape or Rolling Back IA in Australia, 33rd IAIA Annual Conference of the Institute of Environmental Impact Assessment, Impact assessment the next generation, Calgary, 13-16 May.
Clarke B, Middle G, Brown L, Franks D, Harris, E Kellett J, Morrison-Saunders A (2013), Approaches to Teaching IA in Australian Universities, , 33rd IAIA Annual Conference of the Institute of Environmental Impact Assessment, Impact assessment the next generation, Calgary, 13-16 May.
Kellett J, Balston, J, Li, S Wells, G, & Western M (2012) Responding to Rising Sea Levels: The Australian Experience, International Conference on Built Environment in Developing Countries, Adelaide, 4-5 December.
Ahsan R, Karuppannan S and Kellett J (2012) Addressing the Impacts of Climate Induced Migration: A Study of Bangladesh, International Conference on Built Environment in Developing Countries, Adelaide, 4-5 December.
Kellett J, Morrissey J & Karuppannan S (2012) Locational and Housing Affordability, Australian Housing Researchers Conference, Adelaide, 8-10 February.
Jowsey E & Kellett J (2012) The Contribution of Housing to Carbon Emissions and the Potential for Reduction : A UK-Australia Comparison, Pacific Rim Real Estate Conference, Adelaide January 16-18.
Kellett J, Iankov, I, Balston J, & Vogiatzis, N (2011) Local Council infrastructure and Climate Change, State of Australian Cities Conference, Melbourne, Nov 30- Dec 2.
Kellett J, Ness D, Hamilton C, Pullen S and Leditschke A, Learning from Regional Analogues (2011) World Planning School Conference, Perth, July 4-8.
Ahsan R, Kellett J, & Karuppannan S, (2011) A Theoretical Framework for Analysing Climate Change Impact, World Planning School Conference, Perth, July 4-8.
Ahsan R, Karuppannan S & Kellett J (2010) Climate Migration and Change of Urban land uses in Bangladesh,
International Conference on Built Environment in Developing Countries, Penang, Malaysia, December (Best paper in Conference award)
Kellett J (2010) Adelaide: The Garden City on Steroids, International Planning History Society Conference, Istanbul, Turkey, 11-14 July
Kellett J & Hamilton C (2009) Decarbonising the Local Economy: Planning for Renewable Energy in Urban Areas, Fourth State of Australian Cities Conference, University of Western Australia, Perth
Hamilton C, Kellett J and Moore T, Resourcing a Low Carbon Future, (2008) International Solar Energy Society Conference, Sydney 24 November
Ness D, Kellett J, Wilson L, Pullen S, Karuppannan S, Sivam A, Tisato P & Davidson K, (2008) Sustainable Infrastructure Systems: More Services with Less Resource Use, Less Environmental Impact and Less Cost, Sustainable Buildings SB08 Conference, Melbourne, September
Horne, R, Morrissey, J, O'Leary, T, Berry, M, Hamnett, S, Kellett, J, Irvine, S., (2008) Lifetime Affordable Housing in Australia - Assessing Lifecycle Costs, 3rd Australian Housing Researchers Conference, Melbourne, June 18-19.
Hamilton C, Kellett J , & Yuan X (2008) Carbon Profiling: An Analysis of Methods for Establishing the Local Emissions Baseline, 3rd International Solar Energy Society Conference, Adelaide, February
Hamilton C & Kellett J (2008) Low Carbon Futures: Renewable Energy Potential in Playford, Australian Institute of Building Surveyors SA Branch Conference, Barossa Valley, February (Keynote address), March
Jon is a corporate member of the Planning Institute of Australia.
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