Australian Urban Observatory
The Australian Urban Observatory (AUO) is a new digital liveability planning tool, developed by our team from RMIT’s Centre for Urban Research, which has been specifically designed to support decision makers prioritise actions to promote health and wellbeing in their communities.
Creating Liveable Cities in Australia
Creating Liveable Cities in Australia is the first “baseline” measure of liveability in Australia’s state and territory capitals.
City Partnerships Challenge
The City Partnerships Challenge is a United Nations Global Compact contribution to the Multi-Partner Implementation Facility for Sustainable Urban Development (IFSUD) to catalyse effective, coordinated and results based implementation of integrated sustainable urban development solutions.
Climate action plans for five informal settlements in Honiara, Solomon Islands
This project involves participatory action research and close collaboration with five informal settlements to identify climate vulnerabilities, their priority needs, and then to co-design potential climate actions with local stakeholders (including the identification of local implementation partners).
Willum Warrain Gathering Place: Connecting Country, culture and community
The Willum Warrain Aboriginal Gathering Place offers a space, in Hastings, south-east of Melbourne, where Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people can come together to explore their goals, ideas and identity.
Ethnic diversity, socio-economic disadvantage and sense of belonging on Islamophobia locally and nationally
The impact of ethnic diversity, socio-economic disadvantage and sense of belonging on Islamophobia and social cohesion locally and nationally: a mixed-method, longitudinal analysis.
Globalization, Populism and Humanitarian Sensibility in Australia
This project was commissioned by the Australian Red Cross to inquire into the nature of humanitarianism in Australian society.
POPS4public, toward more accessible and inclusive public spaces
Pops4public is a social enterprise project aiming to improve the access and inclusiveness of Privately-Owned Public Spaces (POPS).
Investigating the potential of International Landcare
Landcare, a grassroots community-led approach to sustainable land management, began in Australia in 1986.
Improving the methods and impacts of agricultural extension in Western Mindanao, Philippines
This ACIAR project aims to use community-based extension to improve farmers livelihoods in western Mindanao (Philippines).
Measuring, monitoring, and translating urban liveability in Bangkok
RMIT urban health scholars are partnering with the Bangkok Metropolitan Administration to develop and test a suite of open source 'urban liveability' indicators aligned to the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
Victorian Public Housing Renewal Program
The purpose of this research project is to provide a critical policy analysis of the Victorian Public Housing Renewal Program (PHRP).
Land Tenure and Climate Vulnerability
This research project examines the inter-relationships between land tenure and climate vulnerability.
Beyond Monetary Benefits of Restoring Sight in Vietnam
This project focuses on visual impairment and blindness from cataracts in Vietnam and a holistic assessment of the benefits of restoring sight from their removal.