From urban planning to the architecture of the built environment, the structure and function of our surroundings can influence all aspects of human life.
Australia given serious health warning on climate change
Research monitoring the health impacts of climate change highlights the global emergency and the threat to Australians, warn University of Melbourne experts.
From ‘nice to have’ to ‘must-have’ in the post-COVID workplace
The experiences of workers pre and post-pandemic offer five lessons for organisations to reimagine workplaces and practices say University of Melbourne experts.
Protecting older Australian women from homelessness
A University of Melbourne expert says older Australian women are the fastest growing group experiencing homelessness and more access to social housing will help
Liveable Melbourne a blessing amid weary lockdowns
Melburnians are weary of COVID-19 lockdowns, but they can be grateful for, and protective of their highly liveable city says University of Melbourne researcher
Building stronger connections between schools and communities
Some schools are developing partnerships and sharing spaces to become local hubs and building school-community connections, say University of Melbourne experts.
Get ready for a shift in the COVID blame game
The term 'Living with COVID’ may see blame for illness, deaths and economic damage shift from Government to the individual says a University of Melbourne expert
Protecting Melbourne’s Green Wedges while we still can
University of Melbourne research argues that the natural areas of Melbourne are under threat as there is growing evidence of their importance for human survival
How our housing can make it feel like a Russian winter
Australia’s housing isn’t geared to deal efficiently with our Southern winters – we need learn from the Northern Hemisphere, says University of Melbourne expert
This lockdown is different – in a good way
There is good reason to be optimistic about Victoria’s latest COVID-19 lockdown because we know what works and do it better says University of Melbourne expert