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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.

NEW URBAN LEVERS TO ADDRESS HOMELESSNESS CRISIS

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

AUSTRALIAN COAL TRANSITIONS: ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL PERSPECTIVES

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...

SOCIAL SUSTAINABILITY

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

AUSTRALIAN BUSHFIRE PREVENTION

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

INTERNATIONAL CLIMATE NEGOTIATIONS

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

VISIONS + PATHWAYS 2040

Scenarios and pathways for a low carbon and resilient built environment in Australia...

HABITAT III

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

SOUTHERN CITIES RESEARCH CENTRE

multi-institutional, multi-disciplinary centre to improve future urban outcomes in cities in the southern hemisphere...

AUSTRALIAN STOCKS & FLOWS FRAMEWORK

The ASFF research capability is a combined database and simulation system for analysing the sustainability of the Australian economy.