Category Archives: Case Study

AURIN Investment for Impact: The Park Life Project

AURIN has funded new critical eInfrastructure for open space research, generating new, nationally consistent, data and improving existing analysis and visualisation tools. This will enable Australia’s research community to address complex urban and regional planning issues in Australia and find solutions that create positive impacts for our towns, cities and communities. Public open spaces are […]

In Progress: Adding Built Environments to Climate Models

Three maps, each showing a quality (e.g. vegetation, building coverage) over latitude and longitude

Maps of Sydney according to various descriptors | Image supplied. With data made available through AURIN, researchers at the University of New South Wales (UNSW) are working to incorporate more detailed features of the built environment into existing climate models. This will provide a basis for a better understanding of how urban areas both impact […]

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 […]

Case Study: Hepatitis B Treatment Access

Outline of the Research Chronic hepatitis B infection (CHB) affects approximately 1% of the Australian population, with the burden of infection disproportionately borne by migrants and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders – groups with distinctive spatial settlement and migration characteristics. In addition to CHB infection risk, these populations experience well-documented challenges in accessing health services […]

Case Study: Analysing Housing Affordability

Outline of the Research Housing affordability in Australia has become a critical concern for young would-be homeowners and policy-makers alike. It has been the focus of a large body of research in Australia, and as house prices increase rapidly, has increasingly become a contentious political concern. Yet, despite the rhetoric emerging from various groups around […]

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