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 Scott Valentine

Professor Scott Valentine

Associate Dean of the Sustain and Urban Planning Program

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Dr Tiebei Li

Dr Tiebei Li

Convener of Planning and Transport in City Regions

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Associate Professor Andrew Butt

Associate Professor Andrew Butt

Convener of Planning and Transport in City Regions

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Professor Sarah Bekessy

Professor Sarah Bekessy

Convener of ICON Science

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Dr Karyn Bosomworth

Dr Karyn Bosomworth

Convener of Climate Change and Resilience Program

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Dr Benjamin Cooke

Dr Benjamin Cooke

Convener of People, Nature, Place Program

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Professor Jago Dodson

Professor Jago Dodson

Director of the Centre for Urban Research

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Distinguished Professor Billie Giles-Corti

Distinguished Professor Billie Giles-Corti

Director of Urban Futures Enabling Capability Platform & Convener of the Healthy Liveable Cities Group

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Dr Cecily Maller

Dr Cecily Maller

Convener of People, Nature, Place Program

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Dr Ian McShane

Dr Ian McShane

Deputy Director & Convenor of Urban Cultures and Technologies Program

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Dr Megan Nethercote

Dr Megan Nethercote

Convener of Housing and Urban Economics Program

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Associate Professor Lauren Rickards

Associate Professor Lauren Rickards

Convener of Climate Change and Resilience Program

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Associate Professor Wendy Steele

Associate Professor Wendy Steele

Convener of Critical Urban Governance Program

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Professor Libby Porter

Professor Libby Porter

Convener of Critical Urban Governance Program

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People

Monica Trubiano

Monica Trubiano

Enabling Capability Platform (ECP) Project Support

Katrina Dunn

Katrina Dunn

Project Coordinator

Dr Belen Zapata-Diomedi

Dr Belen Zapata-Diomedi

Vice-Chancellor's Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Louise Dorignon

Louise Dorignon

Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Professor Gavin Turrell

Professor Gavin Turrell

Professor

Blanche Verlie

Blanche Verlie

Associate Lecturer

Dr Alan Both

Dr Alan Both

Senior Research Fellow

Will Moore

Will Moore

Program Coordinator

Ani Landau-Ward

Ani Landau-Ward

Research Officer

Joana Correia

Joana Correia

Project Development

Paula Arcari

Paula Arcari

Research Officer

Dr Annette Kroen

Dr Annette Kroen

Research Fellow

Julianna Rozek

Julianna Rozek

Research Officer

Dr Holly Kirk

Dr Holly Kirk

Endeavour Post-doctoral Fellow

Dr Liang Ma

Dr Liang Ma

Vice-Chancellor's Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Dr Freya Thomas

Dr Freya Thomas

Research Fellow

Dr Chris De Gruyter

Dr Chris De Gruyter

Vice-Chancellor's Research Fellow

Cathryn Kriewaldt

Cathryn Kriewaldt

Lecturer,

Dr Briony Towers

Dr Briony Towers

Research Fellow

Judy Boyce

Judy Boyce

Executive Assistant & Research Project Administrator

Dr Blythe McLennan

Dr Blythe McLennan

Research Fellow

Dr Tarn Kruger

Dr Tarn Kruger

Research Fellow

Associate Professor Marco Amati

Associate Professor Marco Amati

Associate Professor

Associate Professor Hannah Badland

Associate Professor Hannah Badland

Vice-Chancellor's Senior Research Fellow

Chanel Bearder

Chanel Bearder

Public Engagement and Communications Officer

Professor Mike Berry

Professor Mike Berry

Emeritus Professor

Professor Michael Buxton

Professor Michael Buxton

Emeritus Professor

Dr Melek Cigdem

Dr Melek Cigdem

Research Fellow

Dr Brian Coffey

Dr Brian Coffey

Lecturer

Associate Professor Ashton De Silva

Associate Professor Ashton De Silva

Associate Professor

Dr Melanie Davern

Dr Melanie Davern

Senior Research Fellow

Associate Professor Karien Dekker

Associate Professor Karien Dekker

Associate Professor

Dr Ferne Edwards

Dr Ferne Edwards

Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Dr Benno Engels

Dr Benno Engels

Senior Lecturer

Dr Sarah Foster

Dr Sarah Foster

Vice-Chancellor’s Research Fellow

Dr Georgia Garrard

Dr Georgia Garrard

Research Fellow

Professor Robin Goodman

Professor Robin Goodman

Dean, School of Global, Urban and Social Studies

Dr Ascelin Gordon

Dr Ascelin Gordon

Vice-Chancellor’s Senior Research Fellow

Dr Lucy Gunn

Dr Lucy Gunn

Research Fellow

Sarrah Hartridge

Sarrah Hartridge

PhD Student

Carl Higgs

Carl Higgs

Research Officer

Professor Jean Hillier

Professor Jean Hillier

Emeritus Professor

Associate Professor Joe Hurley

Associate Professor Joe Hurley

Associate Professor

Professor Ralph Horne

Professor Ralph Horne

Deputy Pro Vice-Chancellor, Research and Innovation

Dr Alex Kusmanoff

Dr Alex Kusmanoff

Research Officer

Dr Luis Mata

Dr Luis Mata

Research Fellow

Associate Professor Dave Mercer

Associate Professor Dave Mercer

Associate Professor

Dr Bhavna Middha

Dr Bhavna Middha

Research Fellow

Dr Susie Moloney

Dr Susie Moloney

Lecturer and Senior Research Fellow

Associate Professor Martin Mulligan

Associate Professor Martin Mulligan

Associate Professor, School of Global, Urban and Social Studies

Dr Laura Mumaw

Dr Laura Mumaw

Vice-Chancellor's Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Dr Melissa Neave

Dr Melissa Neave

Senior Lecturer

Michael Nolan

Michael Nolan

Chair of the Global Compact Cities Programme

Alan Pears AM

Alan Pears AM

Senior Industry Fellow

Rebecca Roberts

Rebecca Roberts

GIS Analyst

Dr Sarah Robertson

Dr Sarah Robertson

Research Fellow

Dr Stephen Rowley

Dr Stephen Rowley

Lecturer

Dr Sarah Sinclair

Dr Sarah Sinclair

Senior Lecturer

Maria Sortino

Maria Sortino

Team Coordinator

Dr Joan Staples

Dr Joan Staples

Associate

Honorary Associate Professor Ian Thomas

Honorary Associate Professor Ian Thomas

Associate

Dr Nooshin Torabi

Dr Nooshin Torabi

Researcher

Dr Mittul Vahanvati

Dr Mittul Vahanvati

Lecturer

Dr Karen Villanueva

Dr Karen Villanueva

Research Fellow

Professor Gavin Wood

Professor Gavin Wood

Emeritus Professor