Category Archives: Urban Development

Why the City of Melbourne is a big data partner

‘We’re sharing our urban intelligence, and you should too’ Research and evidence-based planning is the key to Melbourne’s current accolade of ‘world’s most liveable city’ and improving its liveability into the future while managing the pressures of population growth, changing business mixes and weather extremes. In 2015, Melbourne was named the world’s most liveable city […]

Building cities with data; Building business with data – AURIN in the media

A new Minister for Cities, the innovation statement and conferences focusing on cities, health and urban issues: urban planning and data analytics are gaining traction as hot topics. Consequently, AURIN has been in the news in two recent media stories. The Guardian With the rise of big data, Australia’s future cities could be safer, more […]

AURIN Lecture – ‘Future Cities: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly’

How do urban system models, smart cities and big data can help shape our urban future? AURIN recently hosted a Lecture and Panel Discussion featuring world-renowned British urban planner and geographer Professor Mike Batty and a panel of Australian experts to discuss this question. Professor Michael Batty—winner of geography’s equivalent of a Nobel, the Vautrin Lud Prize—discussed how […]

Lecture: The Science of Cities

Defining size, shape, scale and performance using percolation theory In November, AURIN proudly presented a seminar for researchers and urban planners by world-renowned British urban planner and geographer Mike Batty (Professor of Planning, University College London). His visit to Melbourne was made possible through a partnership between AURIN and CSIRO. In this talk, Professor Mike Batty explored how […]

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