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  1. 20 April 2021 - Design

    City climate leadership a model for sustainability

    The UN’s Sustainable Development Goals are a global blueprint, but University of Melbourne experts say our cities have a key role in transformative change.

  2. 12 March 2021 - Design

    How our cities should respond to the biodiversity extinction crisis

    Globally, many governments have declared a climate emergency, but University of Melbourne research finds cities have a key role in conserving our biodiversity.

  3. 28 January 2021 - Science Matters

    Five green ways to help keep your cool this summer

    Greener cities can help us beat the heat this summer –researchers, including some from the University of Melbourne, have these five plant-based tips to help.

  4. 30 October 2020 - Design

    Without sustainable cities, global development goals will fail

    Australian cities are applying the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals, using local action to drive global sustainability, show University of Melbourne experts.

  5. 30 September 2020 - Design

    The time is now for Indigenous design equity

    Indigenous Australians have long been architects, engineers and land managers; a University of Melbourne expert says that wisdom must help tackle climate change

  6. 10 September 2020 - Design

    New foreign relations bill puts ‘city diplomacy’ at risk

    Proposed legislation to veto international city agreements if inconsistent with foreign policy puts city diplomacy at risk say University of Melbourne experts.

  7. 25 June 2020 - Design

    Identifying the ‘Paris-End’ of town

    Good urban design can help enhance our health; new University of Melbourne research uses ‘big data’ to explore how Australian cities compare globally.

  8. 19 June 2020 - Science Matters

    Where have all the stars gone?

    We see far fewer stars now than our ancestors or rural friends, now a citizen science initiative, including University of Melbourne, is mapping light pollution.

  9. 13 February 2020 - Public Affairs

    Asia’s most eligible cities

    City alliances are important for diplomacy but University of Melbourne experts say Australian cities have overlooked some Asian metropolises. Here's their top 5

  10. 2 February 2020 - Design

    A not so silent night

    Understanding our cities after dark is crucial to sustainability, but a University of Melbourne experts says we also need to value the night-time economy.