The following research projects have been specifically aligned to Sustainable Development Goal 14 and the aim to conserve and sustainably use the oceans, seas and marine resources for sustainable development. These projects and initiatives are examples of the University’s contribution to the SDGs.
Evaluating interactions of beachgoers and their dogs with local wildlife in Philip Island
This research is part of a wider-reaching, longer term examination of the extent to which the community (local and visitor) understands the protection measures for local wildlife on beaches on Philip Island.
The Litter Trackers: Reducing Littering by Education
The Litter Trackers program will be the first study of its kind in Victoria to deploy GPS-tracked litter at 20 sites within Port Phillip Bay catchments to demonstrate the life of litter once it leaves a person's hand and reaches our waterways.
Aquatic Pollution Prevention Partnership
This research partnership between Melbourne Water and RMIT is to undertake dedicated, timely and relevant research to identify and manage pollutants in waterways and bays.