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Ed Randal, Department of Public Health

Ed_Randal_profileBSc Biochemistry, Master of Environmental Studies (MEnvStud)

Research Fellow; New Zealand Centre for Sustainable Cities

PhD student

Contact details

Tel +64 4 918 6191
Fax +64 4 389 5319
Email edward.randal@otago.ac.nz

Research interests and activities

Ed is a Research Fellow at the New Zealand Centre for Sustainable Cities, working on the Resilient Urban Futures (RUF) research programme. He is currently working on the Wellington Integrated Land-use, Transport and Environment (WILUTE) model, which will characterise the interactions between internal urban processes of New Zealand’s capital city and the natural environment. He is also involved in other RUF projects, including the Activating Communities to Improve Vitality and Equality (ACTIVE) study.

As well as having an interest in sustainable urban transport, Ed is also interested in the benefits and conservation of natural capital in cities, and the development of cycling, both for transport and recreation.

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Publications

Randal, E., Shaw, C., Woodward, A., Howden-Chapman, P., Macmillan, A., Hosking, J., … Waa, A. M., & Keall, M. (2020). Fairness in transport policy: A new approach to applying distributive justice theories. Sustainability, 12, 10102. doi: 10.3390/su122310102

Blaschke, P., Chapman, R., Gyde, E., Howden-Chapman, P., Ombler, J., Pedersen Zari, M., Perry, M., & Randal, E. (2019). Green space in Wellington's central city: Current provision, and design for future wellbeing. Commissioned by Wellington City Council. Wellington, New Zealand: New Zealand Centre for Sustainable Cities. 96p. Retrieved from http://sustainablecities.org.nz/2019/12/report-green-space-in-wellingtons-central-city/

Randal, E., Keall, M., Shaw, C., & Woodward, A. (2019). Health equity, distributive justice and the transport system. Journal of Transport & Health, 14(Suppl.), (pp. S20). doi: 10.1016/j.jth.2019.100735

Rangiwhetu, L., Howden-Chapman, P., Pierse, N., Chisholm, E., Randal, E., & Short, I. (2018). Evaluating the Tamaki regeneration. Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Energy and Environment of Residential Buildings (ICEERB): Housing Sustainability in Urban Areas. (pp. 41). Retrieved from https://www.otago.ac.nz/iceerb-2018

Chapman, R., Keall, M., Howden-Chapman, P., Grams, M., Witten, K., Randal, E., & Woodward, A. (2018). A cost benefit analysis of an active travel intervention with health and carbon emission reduction benefits. International Journal of Environmental Research & Public Health, 15(5), 962. doi: 10.3390/ijerph15050962

Blaschke, P., Chapman, R., Gyde, E., Howden-Chapman, P., Ombler, J., Pedersen Zari, M., Perry, M., & Randal, E. (2019). Green space in Wellington's central city: Current provision, and design for future wellbeing. Commissioned by Wellington City Council. Wellington, New Zealand: New Zealand Centre for Sustainable Cities. 96p. Retrieved from http://sustainablecities.org.nz/2019/12/report-green-space-in-wellingtons-central-city/

Commissioned Report for External Body

Chapman, R., Dodge, N., Whitwell, K., Reid, P., Holmes, F., Severinsen, C., Preval, N., Randal, E., … Sobiecki, L. (2017). Why and how New Zealand cities could become more compact and sustainable. In P. Howden-Chapman, L. Early & J. Ombler (Eds.), Cities in New Zealand: Preferences, patterns and possibilities. (pp. 51-65). Wellington, New Zealand: Steele Roberts Aotearoa.

Chapter in Book - Research

Howden-Chapman, P., Chisholm, E., Telfar Barnard, L., Viggers, H., O'Sullivan, K., Bennett, J., Bierre, S., Preval, N., Randal, E., Tiatia, R., Ombler, J., Amore, K., Rivera-Muñoz, G., … Davies, C., Aspinall, C., Oliver, J., Baker, M., Keall, M., … Crane, J., & Pierse, N. (2017). Housing, energy and health in resilient cities. In P. Howden-Chapman, L. Early & J. Ombler (Eds.), Cities in New Zealand: Preferences, patterns and possibilities. (pp. 95-106). Wellington, New Zealand: Steele Roberts Aotearoa.

Chapter in Book - Research

Randal, E., Keall, M., Shaw, C., Russell, M., Woodward, A., Chapman, R., & Howden-Chapman, P. (2017). Why New Zealand transport policy needs to encourage walking and cycling. In P. Howden-Chapman, L. Early & J. Ombler (Eds.), Cities in New Zealand: Preferences, patterns and possibilities. (pp. 107-114). Wellington, New Zealand: Steele Roberts Aotearoa.

Chapter in Book - Research

Howden-Chapman, P., Hamer-Adams, A., Randal, E., Chapman, R., & Salmon, G. (2015). Survey of sentiment about cities. In L. Early, P. Howden-Chapman & M. Russell (Eds.), Drivers of urban change. (pp. 204-222). Wellington, New Zealand: Steele Roberts Aotearoa.

Chapter in Book - Research

Randal, E., Shaw, C., Woodward, A., Howden-Chapman, P., Macmillan, A., Hosking, J., … Waa, A. M., & Keall, M. (2020). Fairness in transport policy: A new approach to applying distributive justice theories. Sustainability, 12, 10102. doi: 10.3390/su122310102

Journal - Research Article

Chapman, R., Keall, M., Howden-Chapman, P., Grams, M., Witten, K., Randal, E., & Woodward, A. (2018). A cost benefit analysis of an active travel intervention with health and carbon emission reduction benefits. International Journal of Environmental Research & Public Health, 15(5), 962. doi: 10.3390/ijerph15050962

Journal - Research Article

Shaw, C., Randal, E., Keall, M., & Woodward, A. (2018). Health consequences of transport patterns in New Zealand’s largest cities. New Zealand Medical Journal, 131(1472), 64-72. Retrieved from https://www.nzma.org.nz/journal

Journal - Research Article

Mackenbach, J. D., Randal, E., Zhao, P., & Howden-Chapman, P. (2016). The influence of urban land-use and public transport facilities on active commuting in Wellington, New Zealand: Active transport forecasting using the WILUTE model. Sustainability, 8(3), 242. doi: 10.3390/su8030242

Journal - Research Article

Preval, N., Randal, E., Chapman, R., Moores, J., & Howden-Chapman, P. (2016). Streamlining urban housing development: Are there environmental sustainability impacts? Cities, 55, 101-112. doi: 10.1016/j.cities.2016.04.003

Journal - Research Article

Zhao, P., Chapman, R., Randal, E., & Howden-Chapman, P. (2013). Understanding resilient urban futures: A systemic modelling approach. Sustainability, 5(7), 3202-3223. doi: 10.3390/su5073202

Journal - Research Article

Randal, E., Baland, R., & Keall, M. (2018). Children cycling on footpaths. New Zealand Medical Journal, 131(1471), 86-89. Retrieved from https://www.nzma.org.nz/journal

Journal - Research Other

Randal, E., Keall, M., Shaw, C., & Woodward, A. (2019). Health equity, distributive justice and the transport system. Journal of Transport & Health, 14(Suppl.), (pp. S20). doi: 10.1016/j.jth.2019.100735

Conference Contribution - Published proceedings: Abstract

Rangiwhetu, L., Howden-Chapman, P., Pierse, N., Chisholm, E., Randal, E., & Short, I. (2018). Evaluating the Tamaki regeneration. Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Energy and Environment of Residential Buildings (ICEERB): Housing Sustainability in Urban Areas. (pp. 41). Retrieved from https://www.otago.ac.nz/iceerb-2018

Conference Contribution - Published proceedings: Abstract

Mackenbach, J., Randal, E., Zhao, P., & Howden-Chapman, P. (2015). The potential influence of urban land-use and public transport facilities on active commuting in Wellington, New Zealand: Results from the WILUTE model. Proceedings of the International Society of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity (ISBNPA) Annual Meeting. (pp. 168). Retrieved from http://eventmobi.com/isbnpa2015/documents/103270

Conference Contribution - Published proceedings: Abstract

Preval, N., Randal, E., Chapman, R., Moores, J., & Howden-Chapman, P. (2016, February). Special housing areas and sustainability: Evaluating impacts of a policy designed to address housing shortages and affordability in a New Zealand city. Verbal presentation at the Australasian Housing Researchers Conference (AHRC), Auckland, New Zealand.

Conference Contribution - Verbal presentation and other Conference outputs

Randal, E. (2014, July). What makes a commuter cyclist? A mixed methods study of behavioural antecedents and perceptions of commuter cycling in the Wellington Region. Verbal presentation at the 5th NZ Mobilities Symposium: Future mobilities and resilience, Wellington, New Zealand.

Conference Contribution - Verbal presentation and other Conference outputs

Randal, E. (2013). What makes a commuter cyclist? A mixed methods study of behavioural antecedents and perceptions of commuter cycling in the Wellington region (MEnvStud). Victoria University of Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand. Retrieved from http://hdl.handle.net/10063/3758

Awarded Masters Degree

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