04 March 2016
Melbourne’s population is expected to almost double by mid-century, overtaking Sydney as Australia’s biggest city.
Combining water and architecture for sustainable living
03 March 2016
Improved public transport has long been a high priority among Victorian voters however; the recent announcement of the $1.6 billion project to remove nine level crossings between Caulfield and Dandenong has not been met with the expected enthusiasm.
The Canterbury earthquakes of 2010-11 required a momentous recovery undertaking by the City of Christchurch in New Zealand. Five years on, what insight can we glean from the fallout?
26 February 2016
There is much confusion about the effects of Labor’s tax proposals with respect to investors in rental housing.
25 February 2016
The Australian tax debate has placed negative gearing under scrutiny.
23 February 2016
Tensions are rising in Melbourne over plans to use elevated rail to remove suburban level crossings.
15 February 2016
How can we lock liveability into our cities in coming decades? That is one of the questions posed for this week’s Australian Urban Thinkers Campus at RMIT University.
11 February 2016
The recession that transformed into a total global financial and economic crisis in September 2008 continues to have far-reaching consequences on the welfare and livelihoods of millions of Europeans.
08 February 2016
Summer brings out the heliophobe in many of us. It’s manageable if you live in a house that stays cool when shut up tight. It helps if you’re physically capable of crossing to the shadier side of a hot street.
27 January 2016
Globally, there is intense discussion about the future of urban life through the World Urban Campaign.
22 January 2016
Japan’s experience makes it an interesting example to learn from in the area of aged care.
15 January 2016
RMIT researchers have been recognised at the State of Australian Cities Conference (SOAC) for their work exploring problems faced by people living on the urban fringe.
18 December 2015
Failing to tap the rich local knowledge and diverse expertise of groups with an interest in planning the places most meaningful to them risks a failure of democracy.
09 December 2015
Residents of Australian cities are needed to take part in RMIT University research to better understand residential car parking habits, wants and needs.
26 November 2015
For Australian cities to be competitive, productive and economically sustainable, they need to attract the best human talent, Lucy Turnbull has told a conference at RMIT.
12 October 2015
RMIT’s academic green team is working to make the University’s ambitious sustainability vision a reality through teaching and research.
28 September 2015
The Centre for Urban Research (CUR) at RMIT University seeks highly capable scholars to undertake PhD studies on urban issues.
16 September 2015
RMIT’s Urban Futures Competition showcased the ideas of Victorian High School students surrounding the development of vibrant, liveable cities.
20 August 2015
A community resilience model developed by RMIT researchers has exposed an invisible layer of socially vulnerable and disadvantaged people that will be hit hard by climate change.
13 July 2015
RMIT University has been awarded more than $1.8million in Australian Research Council (ARC) Linkage Project Grants.
15 June 2015
The Centre for Urban Research at RMIT University seeks highly capable and motivated applicants for a post-doctoral position in Urban Research based at RMIT Europe in Barcelona, Spain.
01 May 2015
Ecological gems have been uncovered in Melbourne’s parks during a campaign that involved “citizen scientists” capturing and recording the city’s biodiversity.
25 March 2015
The Victorian free public WiFi initiative is an unknown commodity but the potential benefits could be great for all Victorians, according to RMIT researchers.