The Centre for Urban Research consists of a number of Centre-based researchers from across RMIT University, PhD students and honorary members, including colleagues from local, national and international institutions.

Research Coordinators

Professor Libby Porter

Professor Libby Porter

Director, Centre for Urban Research

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Professor Cecily Maller

Professor Cecily Maller

Co-Convener of People and Environment Program

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Dr Benjamin Cooke

Dr Benjamin Cooke

Convener of People and Environment Program

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Dr Megan Nethercote

Dr Megan Nethercote

Convener of Housing and Urban Economics Program

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Professor Sarah Bekessy

Professor Sarah Bekessy

Convener of ICON Science

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Professor Wendy Steele

Professor Wendy Steele

Convener of Critical Urban Governance Program

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Professor Andrew Butt

Professor Andrew Butt

Convener of Planning and Transport in City Regions

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Dr Tiebei Li

Dr Tiebei Li

Convener of Planning and Transport in City Regions

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Anahita Gangwani

Anahita Gangwani

Impact and Engagement Officer

Sapan Tiwari

Sapan Tiwari

Nita Lauren

Nita Lauren

Research Fellow, Interdisciplinary Conservation Science Group

Dr Ori Gudes

Dr Ori Gudes

Research Fellow

Lisel Thomas

Lisel Thomas

Knowledge Broker & Partnerships Development Manager

Dr Sarah Barns

Dr Sarah Barns

Vice-Chancellors Senior Research Fellow

Dr Melanie Lowe

Dr Melanie Lowe

Vice-Chancellor’s Senior Research Fellow

Dr Priya Kunjan

Dr Priya Kunjan

Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Dr Casey Visintin

Dr Casey Visintin

Alan Pears AM

Alan Pears AM

Senior Industry Fellow

Professor Ashton De Silva

Professor Ashton De Silva

Professor

Dr Benno Engels

Dr Benno Engels

Senior Lecturer

Dr Brian Coffey

Dr Brian Coffey

Vice-Chancellor's Research Fellow

Honorary Associate Professor Ian Thomas

Honorary Associate Professor Ian Thomas

Associate

Professor Jean Hillier

Professor Jean Hillier

Emeritus Professor

Professor Joe Hurley

Professor Joe Hurley

Professor

Professor Marco Amati

Professor Marco Amati

Professor

Professor Linda Williams

Professor Linda Williams

Emeritus Professor

Dr Melissa Neave

Dr Melissa Neave

Senior Lecturer

Dr Nerkez Opacin

Dr Nerkez Opacin

Research Fellow

Professor Michael Buxton

Professor Michael Buxton

Emeritus Professor

Professor Ralph Horne

Professor Ralph Horne

Deputy Pro Vice-Chancellor, Research and Innovation

Emeritus Professor Robin Goodman

Emeritus Professor Robin Goodman

Emeritus Professor, School of Global, Urban and Social Studies

Dr Sarah Sinclair

Dr Sarah Sinclair

Senior Lecturer

Dr Susie Moloney

Dr Susie Moloney

Associate Professor Sustainability and Urban Planning

Professor Gavin Wood

Professor Gavin Wood

Emeritus Professor

Ryan Turner

Ryan Turner

Associate Professor Karien Dekker

Associate Professor Karien Dekker

Associate Professor

Professor Mike Berry

Professor Mike Berry

Emeritus Professor

Professor Jago Dodson

Professor Jago Dodson

Director of the Urban Futures Enabling Impact Platform

Dr Laura Mumaw

Dr Laura Mumaw

Research associate

Dr Ascelin Gordon

Dr Ascelin Gordon

Senior Lecturer

Associate Professor Dave Mercer

Associate Professor Dave Mercer

Associate Professor

Dr Bhavna Middha

Dr Bhavna Middha

Research Fellow

Dr Mittul Vahanvati

Dr Mittul Vahanvati

Convener of Climate Change Transformations Program

Dr Matthew Selinske

Dr Matthew Selinske

Postdoctoral Research Associate

Dr Sarah Robertson

Dr Sarah Robertson

Research Fellow

Dr Ferne Edwards

Dr Ferne Edwards

Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Professor Melanie Davern

Professor Melanie Davern

Director Australian Urban Observatory

Dr Nooshin Torabi

Dr Nooshin Torabi

Lecturer

Associate Professor Sarah Foster

Associate Professor Sarah Foster

Vice-Chancellor’s Research Fellow

Dr Alexandra Kleeman

Dr Alexandra Kleeman

Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Carl Higgs

Carl Higgs

Research Fellow

Dr Keun Hee Lee (Ken)

Dr Keun Hee Lee (Ken)

Research assistant

Dr Lucy Gunn

Dr Lucy Gunn

Senior Research Fellow

Rebecca Roberts

Rebecca Roberts

GIS Analyst

Dr Chris De Gruyter

Dr Chris De Gruyter

Senior Research Fellow

Monica Trubiano

Monica Trubiano

Project Coordinator

Maria Sortino

Maria Sortino

Partnerships & Development Coordinator

Dr Freya Thomas

Dr Freya Thomas

Research Fellow

Dr Thami Croeser

Dr Thami Croeser

Research Fellow

Dr Holly Kirk

Dr Holly Kirk

Endeavour Post-doctoral Fellow

Dr Emily Gregg

Dr Emily Gregg

Research Assistant

Dr Annette Kroen

Dr Annette Kroen

Senior Research Fellow

Joana Correia

Joana Correia

Project Development

Ani Landau-Ward

Ani Landau-Ward

Research Officer

Dr Afshin Jafari

Dr Afshin Jafari

Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Dr Alan Both

Dr Alan Both

Research Fellow

Professor Gavin Turrell

Professor Gavin Turrell

Professor

Dr Louise Dorignon

Dr Louise Dorignon

Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Dr Belen Zapata-Diomedi

Dr Belen Zapata-Diomedi

Vice-Chancellor's Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Katrina Dunn

Katrina Dunn

Project Coordinator

Dr Hector Manuel Padilla Gil

Dr Hector Manuel Padilla Gil

Researcher

Dr Anthony Kent

Dr Anthony Kent

Lecturer

Associate Professor Dhirendra Singh

Associate Professor Dhirendra Singh

Senior Research Fellow

Dr Anthony Richardson

Dr Anthony Richardson

Tutor and Researcher

Oli Moraes

Oli Moraes

Research Assistant

Liam Davies

Liam Davies

Dr Jodie Boyd

Dr Jodie Boyd

Research Fellow

Dr Kaveh Deilami

Dr Kaveh Deilami

Research Fellow

Dr Madeline Mitchell

Dr Madeline Mitchell

Research Fellow

Katherine Murray

Katherine Murray

Special Projects Manager

Dr Serene Ho

Dr Serene Ho

Research Fellow

Dr David Kelly

Dr David Kelly

Research Fellow

Roland Postma

Roland Postma

Research Assistant

Dr Tayebeh Saghapour

Dr Tayebeh Saghapour

Research Fellow

Heather McListon

Heather McListon

Project Coordinator

Dr Erica Kuligowski

Dr Erica Kuligowski

Vice Chancellor Senior Research Fellowships 2020

Dr Mette Hotker

Dr Mette Hotker

Lecturer

Gemma Sou

Gemma Sou

Vice Chancellor's Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Mahsa Abdollahyar

Mahsa Abdollahyar

Research Assistant

Dr Iris Levin

Dr Iris Levin

Senior Lecturer

Dr Nicola Willand

Dr Nicola Willand

Senior Lecturer

Dr Fatemeh Roohafza

Dr Fatemeh Roohafza

Research Fellow

Dr Ellen van Holstein

Dr Ellen van Holstein

Steve Pemberton

Steve Pemberton

Research Assistant

Dr Nigel Goodman

Dr Nigel Goodman

Tara Jamalishahni

Tara Jamalishahni