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  1. 18 August 2021 - Design

    Building stronger connections between schools and communities

    Some schools are developing partnerships and sharing spaces to become local hubs and building school-community connections, say University of Melbourne experts.

  2. 31 March 2021 - Engineering & Technology

    It’s critical we update flood guidance

    There’s been progress integrating climate change in engineering design; University of Melbourne experts say flood guidance must align with our changing climate.

  3. 21 October 2020 - Design

    The future of offices in post-COVID Melbourne

    As we work to get the economy and employment back on track, to what extent will workers return to offices post COVID-19, ask University of Melbourne experts

  4. 28 February 2020 - Design

    Disasters, planning and Australian tourism

    Australia’s bushfires have cost our tourism industry billions; University of Melbourne experts say in future, tourism and disaster resilience must be integrated

  5. 2 February 2020 - Design

    A not so silent night

    Understanding our cities after dark is crucial to sustainability, but a University of Melbourne experts says we also need to value the night-time economy.

  6. 6 November 2019 - Engineering & Technology

    Engineering a smart city

    The technology to transform our burgeoning city transport systems into intelligent networks for everyone is already here, University of Melbourne research shows

  7. 29 September 2019 - Health & Wellbeing

    Making Australia’s most liveable city more inclusive

    Melbourne is a great city to live in, but University of Melbourne research finds it needs to do better for people with a disability by making it more accessible

  8. 7 February 2019 - Design

    Black Saturday: Urban sprawl and climate change remain key dangers

    Our response to bushfires has improved, but risk factors like urban sprawl and climate change are being ignored says a University of Melbourne expert.

  9. 5 February 2019 - Design

    Black Saturday: Bushfire planning as our population grows

    Bushfire planning around Australia's expanding urban environments is crucial for our increasing bushfire risk, according to a University of Melbourne expert.

  10. 27 November 2018 - Design

    Building cities for a changing climate

    Our cities are responsible for most of the world’s greenhouse gas emissions; University of Melbourne research identifies the barriers to building sustainably.