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

Tiebei Li

Tiebei Li

Co-Convener of Planning and Transport in City Regions

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Associate Professor Andrew Butt

Associate Professor Andrew Butt

Co-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

Co-Convener of Climate Change and Resilience 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, Urban Futures Enabling Capability Platform

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Dr Cecily Maller

Dr Cecily Maller

Co-Convener of People, Nature, Place Program

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Dr Ian McShane

Dr Ian McShane

CUR 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

Co-Convener of Climate Change and Resilience Program

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Associate Professor Wendy Steele

Associate Professor Wendy Steele

Co-Convener of Critical Urban Governance Program

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Professor Libby Porter

Professor Libby Porter

Co-Convener of Critical Urban Governance Program

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People

Professor Scott Valentine

Professor Scott Valentine

Associate Dean of the Sustain and Urban Planning Program

Prof Gavin Turrell

Prof Gavin Turrell

Professor

Blanche Verlie

Blanche Verlie

Associate Lecturer

Dr Alan Both

Dr Alan Both

Mr Will Moore

Mr Will Moore

Program Coordinator

Ani Landau-Ward

Ani Landau-Ward

Research Officer

Joana Correia

Joana Correia

Project Development

Dr Annette Kroen

Dr Annette Kroen

Research Fellow

Ms Julianna Rozek

Ms Julianna Rozek

Research Officer

Dr Holly Kirk

Dr Holly Kirk

Endeavour Post-doctoral Fellow

Mr Thami Croeser

Mr Thami Croeser

Research Officer

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

Ms Cathryn Kriewaldt

Ms Cathryn Kriewaldt

Lecturer, Global, Urban and Social Studies

Dr Briony Towers

Dr Briony Towers

Research Fellow, Global, Urban and Social Studies

Ms Judy Boyce

Ms Judy Boyce

Personal Assistant/Research Administrator - Healthy Liveable Cities Group

Ms Clover Maitland

Ms Clover Maitland

Project Coordinator

Dr Fumiko Noguchi

Dr Fumiko Noguchi

Researcher

Dr Blythe McLennan

Dr Blythe McLennan

Research Fellow, School of Global, Urban and Social Studies

Dr Tarn Kruger

Dr Tarn Kruger

Research Fellow, School of Global, Urban and Social Studies

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

Dr Claire Boulange

Dr Claire Boulange

Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Professor Michael Buxton

Professor Michael Buxton

Professor

Dr Melek Cigdem

Dr Melek Cigdem

Research Fellow

Dr Brian Coffey

Dr Brian Coffey

Lecturer, School of Global, Urban and Social Studies

Dr Benjamin Cooke

Dr Benjamin Cooke

Co-Convener of People, Nature, Place Program

Associate Professor Ashton De Silva

Associate Professor Ashton De Silva

Convener of Housing and Urban Economics Program

Dr Melanie Davern

Dr Melanie Davern

Senior Research Fellow

Associate Professor Karien Dekker

Associate Professor Karien Dekker

Associate Professor

Dr Benno Engels

Dr Benno Engels

Program Manager, School of Global, Urban and Social Studies

Dr Leila Mahmoudi Farahani

Dr Leila Mahmoudi Farahani

Research Fellow

Dr Sarah Foster

Dr Sarah Foster

Vice-Chancellor’s Research Fellowship

Dr Georgia Garrard

Dr Georgia Garrard

Research Fellow

Professor Robin Goodman

Professor Robin Goodman

Professor, 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

Carl Higgs

Carl Higgs

Research Officer

Professor Jean Hillier

Professor Jean Hillier

Professor, School of Global, Urban and Social Studies

Associate Professor Joe Hurley

Associate Professor Joe Hurley

Joe Hurley is an Associate Professor with the Sustainability and Urban Planning program, and a member of the Centre for Urban.

Professor Ralph Horne

Professor Ralph Horne

Deputy PVC, Research and Innovation

Dr Luis Mata

Dr Luis Mata

Research Fellow – National Environmental Science Programme – Clean Air and Urban Landscapes Hub

Dr Bhavna Middha

Dr Bhavna Middha

Research Fellow

Dr Susie Moloney

Dr Susie Moloney

Lecturer and Senior Research Fellow, School of Global, Urban and Social Studies

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, School of Global, Urban and Social Studies

Michael Nolan

Michael Nolan

Chair of the Global Compact Cities Programme

Mr Alan Pears AM

Mr Alan Pears AM

Senior Industry Fellow, School of Global, Urban and Social Studies

Rebecca Roberts

Rebecca Roberts

GIS Analyst

Sarah Robertson

Sarah Robertson

Research Fellow

Dr Stephen Rowley

Dr Stephen Rowley

Lecturer, School of Global, Urban and Social Studies

Ms Helen Scott

Ms Helen Scott

Researcher

Dr Sarah Sinclair

Dr Sarah Sinclair

Lecturer, School of Economics, Finance and Marketing

Maria Sortino

Maria Sortino

Team Coordinator

Dr Joan Staples

Dr Joan Staples

Associate

Honorary Associate Professor Ian Thomas

Honorary Associate Professor Ian Thomas

Honorary Associate Professor, School of Global, Urban and Social Studies

Dr Nooshin Torabi

Dr Nooshin Torabi

Researcher

Mittul Vahanvati

Mittul Vahanvati

Research Fellow

Dr Karen Villanueva

Dr Karen Villanueva

Research Fellow

Professor Gavin Wood

Professor Gavin Wood

Emeritus Professor