Switching meat and milk for plant-based copies misses vital nutrients
University of Melbourne computer modelling shows that swapping meat and milk for plant-based alternatives isn’t a simple switch when it comes to our health.
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
Building social value into affordable housing
Victoria's big investment in social and affordable housing is an opportunity for design innovation to create social value, say University of Melbourne experts
We need to stop flushing opportunity down the toilet
A new technology that converts human urine into fertiliser onsite could enable a sustainable expansion of urban farming says a University of Melbourne expert.
Keeping supply chains ethical and sustainable amid COVID-19
Pressure on global supply chains from COVID-19 means we need to be watchful that ethics and sustainability aren't sacrificed say University of Melbourne experts
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.
One (wo)man’s trash...
A community-led group, enabled by social media, are rescuing hard waste and building a more connected society, writes a University of Melbourne anthropologist.
Designing liveable cities for our future climate
The Climate Imaginary exhibit explores works from designers including University of Melbourne to envision better and creative climate futures for our cities
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.
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.