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Senior Lecturer, BEIL Director, Faculty of Built Environment, UNSW

Dr Kate Bishop's principal area of design and research interest is children, youth and environments. She is currently Senior Lecturer in the Landscape Architecture Program; Director of the Built Environment Interdisciplinary Learning (BEIL) initiative, Faculty of Built Environment; and Convenor of the new interdisciplinary Children and Youth Research Network (CYRN) at UNSW. She has extensive experience as a design consultant with a particular interest in environments for children with special needs; the design of paediatric and adolescent health care facilities; and participatory methodologies in design and research with children and young people. She holds a PhD from the University of Sydney in Environment-Behaviour research (Topic: The role of the physical environment of hospital settings in children's well-being, from their perspectives); a BA from the University of Sydney (Major: Anthropology)and a BA (Vis) from Sydney College of the Arts (Major: Jewellery and Object Design).


  • –present
    Senior Lecturer in Landscape Architecture, UNSW