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.
Liveable Melbourne a blessing amid weary lockdowns
Melburnians are weary of COVID-19 lockdowns, but they can be grateful for, and protective of their highly liveable city says University of Melbourne researcher
University of Melbourne research finds culturally inclusive urban design can help shape our everyday public spaces and encourage vibrant multicultural interplay
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.
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
The NGV Triennial explores the necessity of continuity in understanding place and forces us to rethink our urbanity, says a University of Melbourne expert.
The importance of Australia’s Big Things
What’s the point of Big Things like the Big Banana or the Big Prawn? Well, University of Melbourne experts say they’re kitsch fun but they also connect us.
Modelling Victoria’s escape from COVID-19
Dynamic policy models can help Victoria think through how we get to ‘COVID-normal’. Here University of Melbourne experts explain their new modelling
Identifying the ‘Paris-End’ of town
Good urban design can help enhance our health; new University of Melbourne research uses ‘big data’ to explore how Australian cities compare globally.