Hugh Millward

Full Professor
Faculty of Arts
Geography and Environmental Studies

Faculty Member Information

Education

Ph.D., Geography, University of Western Ontario, 1975
M.A., Geography, University of Western Ontario, 1972
B.A., Modern Studies (Hons.), Lanchester Polytechnic (now Coventry University), 1970

Academic Work Experience

2016 - Present, Adjunct Professor, Dept. of Civil and Resource Engineering, Dalhousie University
2012 - Present, Professor (cross-appointed), Bachelor of Environmental Studies Programme
1997 - 1997, Sessional instructor, Saint Mary’s University Extension Programme
1993 - 2000, Visiting Scholar, Hokkaido University of Education
1991 - 1991, Faculty Exchange Scholar, Atlantic Canada and Hokkaido Comparative Studies Project, Hokkaido University of Education
1987 - Present, Professor, Department of Geography, Saint Mary's University
1979 - 1987, Associate Professor, Department of Geography, Saint Mary's University
1975 - 1979, Assistant Professor, Department of Geography, Saint Mary's University
1974 - 1974, Summer School Instructor , Department of Geography, Wilfrid Laurier University
1972 - 1972, Research Assistant, Department of Town and Country PlanningPlanning, Liverpool Polytechnic
1971 - 1975, Teaching Assistant, Department of Geography, University of Western Ontario

Membership

2015 - Present, International Society for Digital Earth
2015 - Present, Canadian Association of Geographers, & CAG Rural Geography Study Group
2015 - Present, Royal Canadian Geographical Society
2015 - Present, National Geographic Society

Honours

Stuart Semple Award for Contributions to Geographic Education Atlantic Canada Division, Canadian Association of Geographers - 2016
Award for Service to the Profession of Geography Canadian Association of Geographers - 2012
Elected as a Fellow of the Royal Canadian Geographical Society Royal Canadian Geographical Society - 2009
President’s Award for Excellence in Research Saint Mary’s University - 2007
Graduate Fellowship in Urban and Regional Affairs Central Mortgage and Housing Corporation - 1975
J. Gordon McIntosh Scholarship in Geography (outstanding Master's thesis) University of Western Ontario - 1972

Scholarly Contributions

Book Reviews

Millward Hugh. (2009)"The Limits of Boundaries: Why City-Regions Cannot be Self-Governing", The Limits of Boundaries: Why City-Regions Cannot be Self-Governing (Andrew Sancton), Canadian Public Policy 3:35, 385-7
Millward Hugh. (1993)"Canadian Cities in Transition, 1st ed.", Canadian Cities in Transition, 1st ed. (Trudi Bunting and Pierre Filion), The Canadian Geographer 37, 90-91
Millward Hugh. (1987)"Gentrification of the City", Gentrification of the City (Neil Smith and Peter Williams), Plan Canada 27, 249-250
Millward Hugh. (1987)"Beyond the Neighborhood Unit: Residential Environments and Public Policy", Beyond the Neighborhood Unit: Residential Environments and Public Policy (Tridib Banerjee and William Baer), Environments 3:18, 131-133

Book

Millward Hugh, Beesley Kenneth, Ilbery Brian, Harrington Lisa. "Agricultural and Environmental Sustainability in the New Countryside" (Spring - 2000)

Journal Articles

Millward Hugh, Spinney Jamie, Scott Darren. "Durations and Domains of Daily Aerobic Activity: Evidence from the 2010 Canadian Time-Use Survey", Journal of Physical Activity and Health 11:5 (Spring - 2014), 895-902
Spinney Jamie, Millward Hugh. "Active Living among Older Canadians: A Time-Use Perspective over Three Decades", Journal of Aging and Physical Activity 22 (Spring - 2014), 103-113
Millward Hugh, Spinney Jamie. "Urban-Rural Variation in Satisfaction with Life: Demographic, Health, and Geographic Predictors in Halifax, Canada", Applied Research in Quality of Life 8 :3 (Spring - 2013), 279-297
Millward Hugh, Spinney Jamie, Scott Darren. "Active-Transport Walking Behavior: Destinations, Durations, Distances", Journal of Transport Geography 28 (Spring - 2013), 101-110
Spinney Jamie, Millward Hugh. "Investigating Travel Thresholds for Sports and Recreation Activities", Environment and Planning B: Planning & Design 40:3 (Spring - 2013), 474-488
Millward Hugh. "Satisfaction with Life along the Rural-urban Continuum: Key Indicators in the Halifax Region of Canada", Journal of Rural and Community Development 8:3 (Spring - 2013), 263-278
Wilson J, Spinney Jamie, Millward Hugh, Scott D, Hayden A, Tyedmers P. "Blame the Exurbs, not the Suburbs: Exploring the Distribution of Greenhouse Gas Emissions within a City Region", Energy Policy 62 (Spring - 2013), 1329-1335
Spinney Jamie, Millward Hugh, Scott Darren. "Walking for Transport versus Recreation: A Comparison of Participants, Timing, and Locations", Journal of Physical Activity and Health 9:2 (Spring - 2012), 153-162
Millward Hugh, Spinney Jamie. "Time Use, Travel Behavior, and the Rural-Urban Continuum: Results from the Halifax STAR Project", Journal of Transport Geography 19 (Spring - 2011), 51-58
Spinney Jamie, Millward Hugh, Scott Darren. "Measuring Active Living in Canada: a Time-Use Perspective", Social Science Research 40 (Spring - 2011), 685-694
Millward Hugh, Spinney Jamie. "'Active Living' Related to the Rural-Urban Continuum: a Time-Use Perspective", Journal of Rural Health 27 (Spring - 2011), 141-150
Spinney Jamie, Millward Hugh. "School Travel Mode Choice and Characteristics of the Children, School and Neighborhood", Children, Youth and Environments 21:2 (Spring - 2011), 57-76
Spinney Jamie, Millward Hugh. "Weather Impacts on Leisure Activities in Halifax, Nova Scotia", International Journal of Biometeorology 55 (Spring - 2011), 133-145
Spinney Jamie, Millward Hugh. "Time and Money: a New Look at Poverty and the Barriers to Physical Activity in Canada", Social Indicators Research 99 (Spring - 2010), 341-356
Spinney Jamie, Kanaroglou Pavlos, Millward Hugh. "Improving Access to Land Price Data: A Spatial Decision Support System for Cleansing Land Registry Data", Canadian Journal of Regional Science 33 :2 (Spring - 2010), 57-72
Millward Hugh. "Population Density", Encyclopedia of Geography (Thousand Oaks, Cal.: Sage) 5 (Spring - 2010), 2238-2240
Millward Hugh, Spinney Jamie. "Time Use and Rurality - Canada 2005", International Journal of Time Use Research 6 (Spring - 2009), 109-129
Millward Hugh, Bunting Trudi. "Patterning in Urban Population Densities: a Spatiotemporal Model compared with Toronto 1971-2001", Environment and Planning A 40 (Spring - 2008), 283-302
Millward Hugh. "Evolution of Population Densities: Five Canadian Cities, 1971-2001", Urban Geography 29 (Spring - 2008), 616-638
French Austin, Millward Hugh. "The 2006 Halifax Regional Plan: Process and Overview", Plan Canada 47:1 (Spring - 2007), 40-43
Millward Hugh, French Austin. "Balancing Development and Environmental Protection in a Rural Commuter Belt: the 2006 Halifax Regional Plan", Journal of Rural and Community Development 2 (Spring - 2007), 1-16
Millward Hugh. "Metropolis in the Wilderness: Regional Land Planning for Halifax, Canada", Progress in Sustainable Rural Development (Armidale, NSW: University of New England, Division of Geography and Planning) (Spring - 2007), 204-209
Millward Hugh, Xue Guang. "Local Urban Form Measures Related to Land-use and Development Period: a Case-study for Halifax, Nova Scotia", Canadian Journal of Urban Research 16:2 (Spring - 2007), 53-72
Millward Hugh. "Urban Containment Strategies: a Case-study Appraisal of Plans and Policies in Japanese, British, and Canadian Cities", Land Use Policy 23 (Spring - 2006), 473-485
Millward Hugh. "Rural Population Change in Nova Scotia, 1991-2001: Bivariate and Multivariate Analysis of Key Drivers", The Canadian Geographer 49 (Spring - 2005), 180-197
Millward Hugh. "Control versus Encouragement of Peri-urban Development: Lessons from Japan, Britain, and Canada", Land Use and Rural Sustainability (Aberdeen: IGU Commission on Sustainability of Rural Systems) Alexander Mather (Spring - 2005), 96-101
Millward Hugh. "A Vector-GIS Extension for Generalization of Binary Polygon Patterns", Cartographica 39:4 (Spring - 2004), 55-64
Millward Hugh. "Peri-urban Residential Development in the Halifax Region, 1960-2000: Magnets, Constraints, and Planning Policies", Canadian Geographer 46 (Spring - 2002), 33-47
Millward Hugh. "The Spread of Commuter Development in the Eastern Shore Zone of Halifax, Nova Scotia, 1920-1988", Urban History Review 29 (Spring - 2000), 21-32
Millward Hugh. "Countryside Recreational Access in West Europe and Anglo-America: A Comparison of Supply", The Great Lakes Geographer 7 (Spring - 2000), 38-52
Millward Hugh, Bunting Trudi. "A Tale of Two CBDs II: The Internal Retail Dynamics of Downtown Halifax nd Downtown Kitchener", Canadian Journal of Urban Research 8 (Spring - 1999), 1-27
Bunting Trudi, Millward Hugh. "A Tale of Two CBDs I: The Decline and Revival (?) of Downtown Retailing in Halifax and Kitchener", Canadian Journal of Urban Research 7 (Spring - 1998), 139-166

Presentation

Neatt Kevin, Millward Hugh. "Are the most walked-in neighbourhoods of Halifax truly walkable?", Atlantic Division, Canadian Association of Geographers (Spring - 2014)
Millward Hugh, Spinney Jamie. "Satisfaction with life in Halifax: variations and predictors at individual, zonal, and census-tract scales", Atlantic Division, Canadian Association of Geographers (Spring - 2013)
Millward Hugh. "Walking for Transport in the Halifax Region", Halifax Regional Trails Association (Winter - 2013)
Millward Hugh. "Predictors of satisfaction with life: urban-rural variations in Halifax, Nova Scotia", Canadian Association of Geographers (Spring - 2012)
Millward Hugh. "Walking for Active Transport: Destinations, Durations, and Distances from the Halifax STAR Survey", Association of American Geographers (Spring - 2011)
Millward Hugh. "Satisfaction with Life along the Rural-Urban Continuum: Key Indicators in the Halifax Region of Canada", The 7th Quadrennial Conference of British, Canadian, and American Rural Geographers (Summer - 2011)
Millward Hugh. "Back to the Future: Can we Apply Futurist Techniques to Long-Range Planning for Halifax?", Imagine: Your World, Your City in 100 Years, Planning Conference (Spring - 2011)
Millward Hugh, Spinney Jamie. "Subjective quality of life within the Halifax region: demography, health, and geography", Atlantic Division, Canadian Association of Geographers (Spring - 2011)
Spinney Jamie, Millward Hugh. "Weather impacts on leisure activities in Halifax, Nova Scotia", Atlantic Division, Canadian Association of Geographers (Spring - 2011)
Millward Hugh, Spinney Jamie. "Variations in 'Active Living' along the Rural-Urban Continuum: Evidence from Halifax, Canada", International Association of Time Use Research, Sciences Po (Summer - 2010)
Millward Hugh. "Natural Systems of Halifax Regional Municality, Related to Development and Planning", The Ecology Action Centre’s Conversations on Environment in HRM, Workshop no. 2 (Spring - 2010)
Millward Hugh, Spinney Jamie. "A Time-use Perspective on Physical Activity along the Rural-Urban Continuum: Evidence from the Halifax Region", Annual Meeting, Canadian Association of Geographers (Spring - 2010)
Millward Hugh. "Walking for Transport: Destinations, Durations, and Distances from the Halifax STAR Project", Annual Meeting, Atlantic Division, Canadian Association of Geographers (Spring - 2010)
Millward Hugh. "Halifax Space-Time Activity Research: Data and Opportunities", Halifax Regional Municipality, Community Development Dept. Worskshop (Summer - 2010)
Millward Hugh. "Time Use and Travel Behaviour along the Rural-urban Continuum: Results from the Halifax STAR Project", Annual Meeting, Canadian Association of Geographers (Spring - 2009)
Millward Hugh. "The Travel Behavior of Resource versus Non-resource Workers, related to 'Urban' and 'Rural' Home Locations", Annual Meeting, Canadian Association of Geographers (Spring - 2008)
Millward Hugh. "Growth Management Strategies in the 2006 Halifax Regional Plan", Canadian Association of Geographers (Spring - 2007)
Millward Hugh. "Rural-urban Contrasts in Space-time Activity Patterns: Evidence from the 2005 Canadian Time-use Survey", The 6th Quadrennial Conference of British, Canadian, and American Rural Geographers (Summer - 2007)
Millward Hugh. "Travel by Activity and Mode in the Halifax Region: Preliminary Results from the STAR Project", The 19th Annual Meeting, Atlantic Division , Canadian Association of Geographers (Fall - 2007)
Millward Hugh. "Rural-urban Contrasts in Activities and Travel Behavior: Preliminary Results from the Halifax STAR Project", Annual Meeting, International Association of Time Use Research (Fall - 2007)
Millward Hugh. "Pattern evolution in population densities: five Canadian cities compared to a generic model, 1971-2001", Canadian Association of Geographers (Spring - 2006)
Millward Hugh. "Metropolis in the wilderness: regional land use planning for Halifax, Canada, 1960-2006", Joint Commissions Conference on Sustainable Local Development, International Geographical Union (Summer - 2006)
Millward Hugh. "Rural Population Change in Nova Scotia 1991-2001: Regression and Multiple Regression of Key Drivers", Canadian Association of Geographers (Spring - 2005)
Millward Hugh. "Control versus Encouragement of Peri-urban Development: Lessons from Japan, Britain and Canada", IGU Conference on Land Use and Rural Sustainability (Summer - 2005)
Millward Hugh. "Strategies for Metropolitan Containment: a Model Compared to 6 Case Studies", Canadian Association of Geographers (Spring - 2005)
Yule Ian, Millward Hugh, Bunting Trudi. "Spatial Autocorrelation in Urban Population Densities: a Model of Spatial and Temporal Progressions", Canadian Association of Geographers (Spring - 2005)
Millward Hugh. "The History and Accomplishments of the Department of Geography at Saint Mary's University", Canadian Association of Geographers (Spring - 2005)
Millward Hugh, Daoust Tyson. "Spatial patterning in urban population densities: the case of Toronto 1971-2001", Atlantic Division, Canadian Association of Geographers (Fall - 2005)
Millward Hugh. "Built-up Areas by Building Proximity Levels: Examples from Japan and Britain", Atlantic Division, Canadian Association of Geographers (Summer - 2003)
Millward Hugh. "Rural Population Decline in Nova Scotia: Causes and Consequences", Workshop on Change in Rural Canada, Association of Canadian University Planning Programmes (Summer - 2003)
Millward Hugh. "Population Change in Rural Nova Scotia: Resource-dependency, Isolation, and Urban Labour Markets", 5th British-American-Canadian Rural Geography Conference (Summer - 2003)
Millward Hugh, Murai Nobuko. "Relationships between Building Density, Building Proximity, and Building Coverage: the Case of Halifax, Canada", Regional Conference of the International Geographical Union (Summer - 2002)
Millward Hugh. "Current Patterns of Population Change in Nova Scotia: an Appraisal", Atlantic Division, Canadian Association of Geographers (Summer - 2002)
Millward Hugh. "Population Dynamics in Nova Scotia: the Depopulation Issue", Nova Scotia Voluntary Planning, AGM (Fall - 2002)
Millward Hugh, McCalla R. "The Employment of Saint Mary's University Geography Graduates: A Comparison of 1989 and 1999 Surveys", Canadian Association of Geographers (Spring - 2001)
Millward Hugh. "Delineation of Built-up Areas by Building Proximity: An Exploratory Analysis", International Geographical Union, Land Use and Land Cover Change Study Group (Summer - 2001)
Millward Hugh. "Country Residential Development as Indicated by Building Counts: A Case Study for Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada", Land Use and Land Cover Change Study Group, International Geographical Union (Summer - 2000)
Millward Hugh. "Peri-Urban Residential Development in the Halifax Region, 1960-2000: Magnets, Constraints, and Policies", Atlantic Division, Canadian Association of Geographers (Fall - 2000)
Millward Hugh. "Minimum Area and Minimum Width Routines for Polygon Generalization", Canadian Association of Geographers (Spring - 2000)

Conference Proceedings

Millward Hugh, Werle Dirk, van Proosdij Danika. "9th Symposium of the International Society for Digital Earth, 2015 ", IOP Conference Series: Earth and Environmental Science, 34(1) (2016 - 2016)
Neatt Kevin, Millward Hugh, Spinney Jamie. "Aggregation and spatial analysis of walking activity in an urban area: results from the Halifax space-time activity survey. ", IOP Conference Series: Earth and Environmental Science 34(1) (2016 - 2016)
Millward Hugh, Spinney Jamie. "A Time-use Perspective on Physical Activity along the Rural-Urban Continuum: Evidence from the Halifax Region", Proceedings of the Prairie Summit (Regina: Dept. of Geography, University of Regina, 2010) (2010 - 2010)
Millward Hugh. "Factors Affecting Growth in Rural Commuter Housing: A Case Study East of Halifax, Nova Scotia", Proceedings, New England--St. Lawrence Valley Geographical Society (2000 - 2000)

Editorial Work

Millward Hugh, Morrison James. (Ed.) (1997) Japan at Century's End: Changes, Challenges, Choices. Halifax, NS: Fernwood
Millward Hugh, Morrison James. (Ed.) (1997) Japan at Century's End: Changes, Challenges, Choices. Halifax, NS: Fernwood

Other Publications

Millward Hugh, McCalla R. "The Employment of Saint Mary's University Geography Graduates: A Comparison of Surveys in 1989, 1999, and 2010"
Occasional Papers in Geography (Fall - 2011)
Millward Hugh, Conrad Cathy. "The Geographer's Art"
You are Here: Peter Dykhuis (Halifax: Saint Mary's University Art Gallery, Exhibition Catalogue, 2007) (Spring - 2007)

Service: Institutional Committees

Member, Senate Academic Appeals Committee, 2012/03 - None (Member)
Member, Board of Directors, Gorsebrook Institute for Atlantic Canada Studies, 2011/03 - None (Member)
Member, Faculty of Arts Executive Committee, 2010/01 - 2010/01 (Member)
Member, Executive Committee, 2008/03 - None (124)
Geography Department Representative, Asian Studies Committee, 1993/03 - None (Geography Department Representative)
Geography Department Representative, Atlantic Canada Studies Committee, 1982/03 - None (Geography Department Representative)

Service: Professional or Disciplinary

Visiting Member, Executive Committee, International Society for Digital Earth 2013/03 - Present
Chairperson, Local Organizing Committee for "Digital Earth 2015" (the 9th Symposium of the International Society for Digital Earth), Halifax Regional Municipality 2013/01 - Present
Chairperson, Halifax Bid Committee for the 9th Symposium of the International Society for Digital Earth, Halifax Regional Municipality 2012/03 - 2013/01
Invited Panelist, Concluding Panel Discussion, ''Imagine: Your World, Your City in 100 Years,'' Planning Conference, 2010/02 - 2010/02
Chairperson, Capital Funding Committee, Halifax Regional Trails Association 2008/03 - 2010/03
Member, Board of Directors, Halifax Regional Trails Association 2006/02 - 2010/03
Member, Editorial Board, Journal of Rural and Community Development 2004/03 - Present
Member, Awards Committee, Royal Canadian Geographical Society 1998/03 - 2009/03