Michael Poulsen

Mike Poulsen has throughout his academic career focused on quantitative methods of information extraction from spatial data.  His research focus has been on quantitative, statistical, computing and GIS skills. Environment is defined as the problem context, where we have both a localised space-time environment and  a wider space-time environment. As a result different methods for acquiring information from spatial data have been developed, with the application area that of ethnic concentrations. Over the last decade he has worked on this research project with Professor Johnston (University of Bristol) and Associate Professor Jim Forrest (Macquarie University), publishing approximately 50 papers.
Journal article

The Housing Resettlement Experience of Refugee Immigrants to Australia

There is relatively little research into the housing experience of refugee immigrants to Australia as a category or into variations in their housing careers according to cultural backgrounds.
Conference paper

Multiculturalism and the spatial assimilation of migrant groups: the Melbourne and Sydney experience

The later 1960s and early 1970s was a period of significant change in official attitudes towards immigration and the absorption of migrant groups coming into Australia. This period marked the end of the White Australia policy and, by 1973, new regulations to permit entry based...