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  1. 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

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. 3 October 2018 - Science Matters

    Protecting our thirsty urban trees from more harsh summers

    Urban forests keep our cities cool and healthy, but University of Melbourne research finds as temperatures go up, we're going to have to be wiser with our water

  6. 3 October 2018 - Inside Business

    Keeping our cities working

    Making our biggest cities more efficient will raise the living standards for everyone, but it will require some compromise says a University of Melbourne expert

  7. 25 September 2018 - Design

    Stuck in the past: Overhauling the governance of Australia’s cities

    Australia needs fresh metropolitan governance to tackle complex issues, but a University of Melbourne expert says that's already happening in cities overseas.

  8. 7 September 2018 - Design

    An Australian place to call home

    As Melbourne's population hits 5 million, a University of Melbourne reports looks at Victoria's need to use land wisely to meet the need for affordable housing.

  9. 14 August 2018 - Science Matters

    Making cities work for every urban-dweller

    With the urban age upon us, planners need to consider all the species that live in our cities, not just humans, a University of Melbourne expert argues.

  10. 12 April 2018 - Engineering & Technology

    New fixes for old traffic problems

    University of Melbourne research is bringing transport systems into the 21st century, connecting everything from vehicles and traffic lights, to pavements.