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Research Projects

MSSI supports a diverse range of interdisciplinary research projects

THE CLIMATE REALITY PROJECT

The Climate Reality Project works to enable citizens at every level of society to become leaders of change.

THE DISABILITY INCLUSIVE CITY

Investigating the impacts of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) on Australia’s cities and urban regions.

AUSTRALIAN COAL TRANSITIONS: RESEARCH AND DIALOGUE ON THE FUTURE OF COAL

Strong global climate change mitigation will require a significant decline in coal use...

SUSTAINABLE CONSUMPTION BEYOND THE GROWTH ECONOMY

This innovative research program explores the problematic issues of our current growth-orientated economy...

NEW URBAN LEVERS TO ADDRESS HOMELESSNESS

What new urban levers can the Victorian state rapidly deploy to address Melbourne's homelessness crisis?

COLLABORATIVE GOVERNANCE UNDER AUSTERITY

The Melbourne case study focuses on the revitalisation process of Central Dandenong

IMPLEMENTING THE PARIS CLIMATE AGREEMENT

This strategic engagement program has strengthened public discussion and applied research translation on international climate negotiations issues...

AUSTRALIAN BUSHFIRE PREVENTION

This project has three broad integrated objectives that aim to reduce the occurrence of bushfire arson.

SOCIAL SUSTAINABILITY

Exploring the policy and planning links between land use, transport, environmental sustainability, social inclusion and wellbeing.

TOWARDS THE NEW URBAN AGENDA

A delegation of University of Melbourne scholars participated in Habitat III - Towards a New Urban Agenda