Postgraduate research projects

Postgraduate research students in the School of Global, Urban and Social Studies undertake projects across diverse social science areas.

Our research students and projects

These projects respond to the needs of our time and engage with communities.

Bagas Dwipantara Putra

Community participation in shaping green environments in 'urban kampung'.

Cael Leskovec

The historical development of certainty in Melbourne metropolitan planning.

Christian Roggenbuck

Community as ‘learnt capacity’ amongst residents with a culturally diverse background in Masterplanned Estates.

Jane Daly

Sustainable diets and everyday food practices: interrogating emerging governance strategies for reducing meat consumption.

Kristen Bell

Priorities for public transport planning.

Lisa de Kleyn

Environmental justice in Australia and its application to native forest logging.

Mariana Dias Baptista

Rainfall interception by urban trees.

Raven Marie Cretney

The post disaster city: urban democracy, participation and social change in community led earthquake recovery.


Sarah Robertson

Urban placemaking and ecological responsiveness: a study of ecologically motivated placemaking projects.

About Sarah's research

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Acknowledgement of country

RMIT University acknowledges the people of the Woi wurrung and Boon wurrung language groups of the eastern Kulin Nation on whose unceded lands we conduct the business of the University. RMIT University respectfully acknowledges their Ancestors and Elders, past and present. RMIT also acknowledges the Traditional Custodians and their Ancestors of the lands and waters across Australia where we conduct our business - Artwork 'Luwaytini' by Mark Cleaver, Palawa.

aboriginal flag
torres strait flag

Acknowledgement of country

RMIT University acknowledges the people of the Woi wurrung and Boon wurrung language groups of the eastern Kulin Nation on whose unceded lands we conduct the business of the University. RMIT University respectfully acknowledges their Ancestors and Elders, past and present. RMIT also acknowledges the Traditional Custodians and their Ancestors of the lands and waters across Australia where we conduct our business.