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  1. 29 August 2022 - Design

    Planning a sense of place

    An informal settlement in Iran provides an insight into the politics of place in cities for the most marginalised people, says University of Melbourne expert.

  2. 10 August 2022 - Design

    Seeing the invisible vulnerable in our cities

    The Global South’s urban poor are often displaced and excluded from the processes and places which determine their lives, say University of Melbourne experts.

  3. 5 July 2022 - Design

    Australian cities failing on walkability

    International study shows Australian cities designed around cars not walking, hampering bid to boost physical activity, says University of Melbourne researcher

  4. 29 October 2021 - Design

    Despairing about climate change?

    Education plays a key role in inspiring cities and communities to create more resilient places for our climate future, say University of Melbourne experts.

  5. 28 October 2021 - Science Matters

    The future of our cities is Indigenous

    Australia’s unceded cities are part of Country – if we care for them they will care for us as we face the climate challenge, says University of Melbourne expert

  6. 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.

  7. 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.

  8. 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.

  9. 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.

  10. 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