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Ryan van den Nouwelant

Senior Lecturer City Planning, UNSW Sydney

Ryan's research focuses on the intersection of housing markets, planning regulations and infrastructure delivery, with particular focus on social equity outcomes. With a background in social and design sciences, Ryan studied and worked in Southeast Asian natural resource management before becoming a local government planner. Ryan has previously taught urban management and planning at Western Sydney University and worked as Senior Research Officer at UNSW’s City Futures Research Centre.


  • 2021–present
    Senior lecturer, City Planning, UNSW Sydney
  • 2018–2021
    Lecturer, Urban management and planning, Western Sydney University
  • 2011–2018
    Senior Research Officer - City Futures Research Centre, UNSW Sydney

Research Areas

  • Human Geography (1604)
  • Urban And Regional Planning (1205)