Centre for Urban Research (RMIT)

Source Details

Link to organisation: http://www.rmit.edu.au/research/urban

Owning Institution: RMIT University

Source Type: Education

Blog post
22 January 2017

In order to develop effective policies to prevent or alleviate homelessness it’s important to understand what causes people to enter homelessness and then prevents them from finding adequate...

Report
17 January 2017

Marketing materials for 'off-the-shelf' smart home control devices are analysed, including a summary of proposed benefits and lifestyle enhancements. Potential detriments and energy consumption...

Report
21 December 2016

The study analyses data from the first large scale Australian survey of public wi-fi use.

Evaluation
21 December 2016

This report evaluates a climate risk and adaptation project conducted in six Gippsland Councils. The evaluation contributes to a broader evidence base about embedding climate change impact...

Report
13 October 2016

Presents the outcomes of an architectural design studio that set out to explore the potential of elevated rail as a method for level-crossing removal in Melbourne rail corridors.

Report
13 October 2016

This document presents the outcomes of an architectural design studio that set out to explore the potential of elevated rail as a method for level-crossing removal in several Melbourne rail...

Report
19 May 2016

Community playgroups have significant social and economic benefits not just for children but also for their parents, particularly mothers, finds this report.

Report
31 December 2015

The Victorian Department of Health and Human Services commissioned this research based on a three-year evaluation of low-carbon houses in Horsham, a region noted for its climate extremes.

Report
31 October 2015

This report proposes a scenario which identifies how to match land supply to expected demand for dwellings.

Report
28 August 2015

Case studies of household experiences of involuntary disconnection of their energy supply. The complex family, health and financial circumstances are described, alongside retailer practices and...

Content Associated with Centre for Urban Research (RMIT)

Article
7 April 2017

The global focus on US President Donald Trump has largely been on his inflammatory rhetoric and relative inexperience. A less substantive body of commentary has considered his policy platform,...

Article
5 April 2017

Politicised projects that steamroll proper process are giving transport planning a bad name. It is critical that we examine the dynamics at play, and how planning serves and/or exacerbates these...

Article
3 April 2017

Key questions around critical infrastructure need to be better considered. How is it critical, when and for whom?

Article
2 February 2017

Much like Australia, the UK has a serious problem with housing affordability and supply.

Article
16 January 2017

When it comes to making your house comfortable and sustainable, prevention is better than cure.

Report
23 November 2016

Investigates how comparable international cities have developed into growing, successful cities following the decline of core industrial sectors. While focusing on Geelong, the project underscores...

Article
5 October 2016

What would it take to think about cities as spaces where Indigenous and non-Indigenous systems, knowledge and values co-exist?

Article
4 October 2016

The lack of a new strategic transport plan means there is a lack of coherent guidance on how Victoria might tackle its mobility challenges.

Report
31 July 2016

This report provides a blueprint for the next thirty years of regional rail development in Victoria, to support projected population growth. It contends that the challenges of population growth...

Report
9 May 2016

This five-year study funded by VicHealth and undertaken by RMIT Centre for Urban Research aimed to discover how design and planning of a new residential community could improve the health and...

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