Past Projects

The rise of ethical consumption in Australia: from the margins to the mainstream

2013–2015

This nationwide project is the first of its kind to examine the rise and impact of ethical consumption in Australia.

Past Projects

Horsham Catalyst Housing Evaluation

2013–2015

The Victorian Government’s Department of Human Services has engaged the Beyond Behaviour Change research team to undertake an evaluation of a sustainable housing project in Horsham .

Past Projects

Changing demand: the flexibility of energy practices in larger households with dependent children

2014

Researchers from the Beyond Behaviour Change research team investigated changing household energy demand.

Past Projects

EPA approaches to behaviour change

2013

In partnership with BehaviourWorks at Monash University, Beyond Behaviour Change researchers conducted interviews and site visits with EPA field officers.

Past Projects

Kildonan Uniting Care: Sustainable Families Project

2010–2012

RMIT’s Beyond Behaviour Change group assisted Kildonan Uniting Care in developing a social practices approach to project design and evaluation.

Past Projects

The globalisation of comfort practices: A study of international students

2012

This project sought to understand the carriage, (dis)integration and transferral of international students’ comfort practices on arrival to Australia.

Past Projects

Lifestyle audit

2012

As part of the Australian Government's Smart Grid, Smart City demonstration project, Ausgrid engaged the Beyond Behaviour Change team to develop a home energy audit for households.

Past Projects

Co-managing home energy demand

2012

This project investigated a range of issues concerning home energy demand.

Past Projects

Lower effort energy demand reduction, Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council

2012

This UK based interdisciplinary project integrated energy monitoring with design and social anthropological understanding of household energy use.

Past Projects

Assessing resilient urban systems to support long term adaptation to climate change

2010–2011

The Resilient Urban Systems project aimed to assess the capacity of community-level urban energy and water systems to support long term adaptation to climate change.

Past Projects

Adapting aspirations & expectations on the coastal suburban & regional fringe

2011

This Think Tank established a dialogue between local and state government, academic experts and the housing sector.

Past Projects

Towards Carbon Neutral Communities: Making the Transition

2006–2010

This project focused on the role of behaviour change initiatives and other non-technical interventions in transitioning towards carbon neutrality.

Past Projects

Exploring the influence of cultural background on first and second generation migrants’ use of energy and water in the home

2010

This project explored how established migrant families in Melbourne and Sydney conceptualise waste, energy and water consumption in the context of their everyday lives.