About Us

Melbourne Sustainable Society Institute (MSSI) acknowledge the Wurundjeri and Boonwurrung Peoples of the Kulin Nation as the traditional owners of the unceded land on which the University stands and respectfully recognise Elders past and present.

MSSI was established in 2009 as an Interdisciplinary Research Institute at the University of Melbourne. Our approach includes an emphasis on the contribution of the social sciences to understanding and addressing sustainability and resilience challenges. We are hosted by the Faculty of Architecture, Building & Planning.

Our goals are to enable and support:

  • University of Melbourne, Australian, and international research linkages and partnerships
  • Development and implementation of interdisciplinary research projects
  • Production and dissemination of high impact publications and research findings
  • Post-graduate research and learning
  • Public engagement and debate

Melbourne Sustainable Society Institute

Melbourne Sustainable Society Institute
Level 3, Melbourne School of Design (Bldg 133)
Masson Road, The University of Melbourne
Parkville Victoria 3010
+61 (03) 9035 8235

Click here for a University of Melbourne Parkville Campus Map,  Building No. 133

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