Author Archives: ejoughin

AURIN in The Age – 4 million, 5 million, 8 million: How big is too big for liveable Melbourne?

AURIN contributed data and mapping to this article in The Age by Royce Millar and Ben Schneiders. The article explores Melbourne unprecedented growth and the impact on our livability. Dr Georgia Garrard and her team from the Centre for Urban Research at RMIT University (CUR) worked with AURIN to access demographic data and produce the urban growth […]

Healthy, Liveable Cities PhD scholarship opportunities

    Through the Urban Futures Enabling Capability Platform at RMIT University, the Healthy, Liveable Cities group is delighted to be offering two PhD scholarships:  A PhD Scholarship in Urban Futures Social Inequities investigating whether those who reside in more liveable neighbourhoods, but are of lower socioeconomic position, experience a ‘pulling up’ effect on their mental health […]

NCRIS Symposium – Greater Impact through Environmental Infrastructure

The Greater Impact through Environmental Infrastructure Symposium will be held at the National Library of Australia in May.  This symposium celebrates the collaborative impact of 10 years of investment into environmental infrastructure, and provides a platform to foster new collaborations and shape future innovations to enable future impact. With Plenary talks from Professor Suzanne Miller, Queensland Chief […]

Case Study: Teaching Urban Analysis

Outline of the Research Urban Planning Research is an undergraduate course delivered to planning students at RMIT. The course is designed to develop an in-depth understanding of applied social research skills specific to the discipline of urban planning. Students who take the course develop the research skills needed to implement a range of common methods […]

AURIN Booth at PIA Congress 2017

As our towns and cities face the challenges of growing sustainably, urban experts must consider a range of issues. Urban systems are complex and understanding how they function is critical for their future development. The outreach team here at AURIN will be exhibiting how AURIN can help with spatial research and decision making for all facets of planning […]