Melanie Lowe

Melanie is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow within the Healthy Liveable Cities Group at RMIT University.

Her research spans the urban planning and public health fields, examining how policy and planning can support the creation of healthier urban environments.

Melanie has published work on integrated planning, community-level liveability indicators, translating research into practice, and policy options with co-benefits for mitigating obesity and climate change.

Melanie completed her PhD at The University of Melbourne, and from 2014-15 she was a founding National Co-chair of the Australasian Early Career Urban Research Network (AECURN).

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(Re)constituting urban research in a neoliberal planning climate

Legacy, C, Lowe, M and Cole-Hawthorne, R 2016, '(Re)constituting urban research in a neoliberal planning climate', Australian Planner, vol. 53, no. 1, pp. 1-4.

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