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
Encore: Unexpected outcome in bagging area
Environmental psychologist Wouter Portinga visited the University of Melbourne to discuss how the plastic bag tax in the UK radically changed consumer habits.
Creating a world that works for young and old
As our population ages, are the places in which we live serving us as well as they could?
Merchant Builders: Celebrating a fifty-year legacy
The fifty-year legacy of one of Australia's most influential project house-building companies has become the focus of a research project and exhibition.
Now we know: Why we stand in queues
Queueing is an everyday social norm, governed by unspoken rules promoting efficiency and equality – and why queue jumpers make us really angry.