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University of Melbourne

Conference paper

Beyond ‘mobility reductionism’: striking new paradigms for the wellbeing of Wheeled Mobility Device (WMD) users in the public realm

This presented paper is an exercise in reforming policy planning on disability and ensuring the participation of WMD users in communities. It is critical of the conventional placemaking approaches that focus solely on meeting mobility needs and are ‘mobility reductionist’.
Conference paper

COVID-19 infection outbreaks in Melbourne: what is the role of the built environment?

This ongoing research examined the effects of the built environment attributes on COVID-19 infections, using metropolitan Melbourne as a case study. This study explores the intracity dynamics of Melbourne neighbourhoods using postcode-level data and analysis across three different outbreaks.
Conference paper

Experience of high-rise apartment living in Australia: a case study of Southbank, Melbourne

This research explored how high-rise residents experience Southbank, their sense of place and how they live there. Two key questions are: What are Southbank residents’ sense of place within the high-rise building in which they live? and What are Southbank residents’ sense of place within...
Conference paper

Closing the gap: decolonisation, ANT and a bridge between practitioners and academics

In order to make the decolonisation of planning a fact, rather than an aspiration, this paper asks: How do we build a bridge between: (a) the researchers on decolonisation, and their network, in their role as “critics and conscience of society” and (b) the practitioners...
Conference paper

Developing an urban resilience framework for application in local government: a research-practice collaboration

This paper explores a partnership between university researchers and the City of Melbourne which sought to clarify the concept of urban resilience and make it applicable to the multi-sectoral work of local government.

Affiliated entities

Agreements, Treaties and Negotiated Settlements Project
Asia Education Foundation
Asia Institute (University of Melbourne)
Asia Pacific Social Impact Centre
Asian Law Centre
Australian Population Association
Centre for Applied Philosophy and Public Ethics
Centre for Energy-Efficient Telecommunications
Centre for Public Policy (UniMelb)
Centre for Research on Education Systems (UniMelb)
Centre for the Study of Higher Education
Centre for Women's Health, Gender and Society
Centre for Workplace Leadership
Centre of Research Excellence in Disability and Health
Connected Cities Lab
Earth Policy Centre
Electoral Regulation Research Network
Faculty of Architecture, Building and Planning (UniMelb)
Faculty of Medicine Dentistry and Health Sciences (Unimelb)
Health Policy and Health Finance Knowledge Hub
Institute for a Broadband-Enabled Society
Intellectual Property Research Institute of Australia
McCaughey VicHealth Community Wellbeing Unit
Melbourne Centre for the Study of Higher Education
Melbourne Disability Institute
Melbourne Education Research Institute
Melbourne Energy Institute
Melbourne Institute
Melbourne Law School
Melbourne School of Design
Melbourne School of Government
Melbourne Social Equity Institute
Melbourne Sustainable Society Institute
Melbourne University Publishing
National Music Therapy Research Centre
National Strategic Review of Mathematical Sciences Research in Australia
Networked Society Institute
Nossal Institute for Global Health
Onemda VicHealth Koori Health Unit
Research Unit in Public Cultures
School of Social and Political Sciences (UniMelb)
The Policy Lab
Victorian Eco Innovation Lab
Youth Research Centre