Ralph Chapman

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Postgraduate Programme Director, Environmental Studies School of Geography, Environment and Earth Sciences


Teaching in 2018

Research interests

Climate change policy, environment, transport, energy, urban design, environmental health, comparative environmental policy

Research projects

  • Resilient Urban Futures: 3 major research projects (details)
  • Climate change policy
  • Housing, heating and health (the indoor environment and energy use).


  • 2014 Prime Minister’s Science Prize, Prof Ralph Chapman is a member of the research team which has been presented with the . Read more
  • PhD in Economics, University of Auckland, 1982.  Dissertation entitled To rent or to buy? Housing tenure choice in New Zealand, 1960-1980.
  • Master of Public Affairs, Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey, USA: September 1973 - May 1975.  Concentration in Economics and Public Policy.
  • Bachelor of Engineering, 1st class honours, University of Auckland: May 1973.  Field: Engineering Science (mathematical engineering).


Recent publications from 2004 - Now


Teaching in 2018