Creating digital twins to save our cities
Digital technologies that allow experts to recreate and predict future city environments are key to sustainable urban design, say University of Melbourne expert
Upholding the human rights of Manila’s urban poor
University of Melbourne researchers and grassroots networks in Manila are supporting the health and livelihood of the ‘urban poor’ for a post-pandemic recovery
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.
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.
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
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.
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
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.
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.
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.