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.
Lost in transit?
Commuting times in Australia cities have jumped significantly since 2002, but the University of Melbourne’s 2019 HILDA Survey suggests travel times have peaked.
One million urban trees
Trees are critical for urban sustainability and liveability, but so is planting the right things in the right places, says a University of Melbourne expert.
How commuting is transforming our cities
A new book, Transit Life, by a University of Melbourne academic explores how the experience of our daily commute are transforming life in our cities.
The threatened species in our urban jungle
With almost 380 threatened species living with us in our cities, a University of Melbourne expert says we can help conserve those species in our neighbourhoods
What could sustainable Australian cities look like in 2040?
Australian cities must reduce their emissions to avoid climate change; research led by the University of Melbourne finds two paths toward a sustainable future.
Can cities save us all?
Experts from universities in Chicago, London and Melbourne discuss the world's rapid urbanisation on the University of Melbourne's Policy Shop podcast.
The stories of a city
Writer Christos Tsiolkas, photographer Zoe Ali and historian Andrew May explore life on a single city block in Melbourne in the exhibition called City Songs.
Superdiversity: Policy challenges in an age of unprecedented migration
Migration researcher Professor Jenny Phillimore on how superdiversity is challenging policy makers to rethink housing and healthcare.
Cities and nature working together for clean air
Clean air is a crucial cog in the complex urban machine. The air quality of our future depends on what we are building now.