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Collaboration needed to avoid urban white elephants: expert

16 February 2015

An international planning expert has called for academics to engage more deeply with planning practitioners to help improve major urban projects such as Melbourne’s Docklands.

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Feral o’clock: why families struggle to shift their energy use

21 January 2015

Research with parents reveals that many household routines are unlikely to shift in response to cost-reflective tariffs such as time-of-use (TOU).

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RMIT researchers win funding for public WiFi security project

19 January 2015

RMIT researchers will study public WiFi data security and legal risks for consumers in Australia following a recent grant success.

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Energy firms are waging a price war they might be unable to win

12 January 2015

We are seeing oil prices tumble, dipping to less than US$50 a barrel, half the price of a year ago.

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Urban researcher in profile: Dr Crystal Legacy

25 November 2014

Community concern can be ignored when government considers transport planning, but one RMIT researcher is delving deeper into the issue.

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Pop-up parks provide more than a patch of grass

17 November 2014

Temporary pop-up parks and green spaces have long been considered the playthings of the inner-city hipster.

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RMIT wins $6.37m in ARC research funding

10 November 2014

RMIT researchers have been awarded $6.37 million in funding, in the latest round of Australian Research Council (ARC) funding schemes.

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Inaugural Paul Mees Debate draws bumper crowd

07 November 2014

Politicians are indispensable when it comes to public transport planning, according to the audience at the Inaugural Paul Mees Debate.

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Ethiopian urban research delegation visits RMIT

08 October 2014

A visiting delegation has told of the great urban challenges Ethiopia faces due to rapid population growth, during a presentation at RMIT.

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Study examines electricity use in family life

01 October 2014

Families around Australia are needed to take part in RMIT research to better understand how electricity is used in households with children.

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Super investment pathway could close rental supply gap

15 April 2014

A ground-breaking report by RMIT researchers outlines a new investment pathway to lift the supply of affordable rental housing.

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New home for urban research

09 April 2014

RMIT University has launched a new inter-disciplinary research centre focusing on critical urban issues and sustainable city living.

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Assessing the creativity of cities

28 February 2014

Dr Ian McShane knows what makes creative cities tick - and he's putting that knowledge to good use for UNESCO.