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  1. Podcast20 October 2017 - Up Close

    What are the keys to a successful urban innovation district?

    Urban thinker Julie Wagner on how city innovation districts grow, and how their reliance on the physical and the local serves to foster creative industries.

  2. 1 March 2017 - Inside Business

    Greater density or urban sprawl – solving the housing challenge

    What is the solution for Melbourne's property demands? Can we successfully negotiate the trade-offs between location and dwelling type?

  3. 24 February 2017 - Design

    Bushfires: have you treated your risks?

    Taking simple precautions can make all the difference when it comes to bushfire resilience.

  4. Podcast18 November 2016 - Up Close

    Designing cities with health in mind

    Public health specialist Professor Mark Stevenson from the University of Melbourne on the need to prioritise physical wellbeing in our urban planning.

  5. 25 October 2016 - Engineering & Technology

    Making Big Data deliver

    Australia’s AURIN platform is a unique computing resource tmaking sense of the masses of data researchers are increasingly dealing with to solve problems.

  6. 13 October 2016 - Design

    Building a sustainable world depends on our cities

    A once-in-twenty year opportunity to drive the world’s urban agenda is happening this October at the UN’s Habitat III conference. Will Australia have its say?

  7. 25 September 2016 - Health & Wellbeing

    Cities for healthier lives

    Cities are making us sick but research led by the University of Melbourne and presented to the UN sets out a blueprint for making our cities healthier.

  8. 5 August 2016 - Design

    The precarious potential of megacities

    As more and more of the world's population is urbanised, the potential of megacities is being scrutinised.

  9. 28 July 2016 - Design

    Taking a city’s pulse: Touch-ons, transactions and tweets

    Tweets, transactions and transport card ‘touch-ons’ could give urban planners the big data they need to better plan our cities.

  10. 24 March 2016 - Inside Business

    Boom town busts affordability

    Australia’s long boom in property prices has run into an affordability crisis and raised urgent policy questions in what is an election year.