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Fully Funded PhD Study in Improving Thermal Comfort of Housing for Older People

The School of Architecture and Built Environment, in collaboration with the School of Public Health, The University of Adelaide, is seeking a qualified candidate to conduct a 3-year PhD research project in relevant areas for improving thermal comfort of housing for older people. It will link to a large research project funded by the Australian […]

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Finding a Suitable Home for Older South Australians

An emerging group of older South Australians (the majority of whom are women) are living in insecure private rental housing and outlaying rent that comprises unsustainably high portions of their incomes.  For many of these people, homeless is a real possibility.   There are many services in South Australia working hard to help this group of […]

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New Healthy Cities publication > Lessons from Hippocrates for Contemporary Urban Health Challenges

New Healthy Cities publication > Lessons from Hippocrates for Contemporary Urban Health Challenges:by Adjunct Professor – Professor Roderick Lawrence.

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Article on Committee for Economics Development of Australia (CEDA) – 1 Sep

This week CEDA (Council for Economic Development of Australia) released its major report Housing Australia. Here’s the link to the media release, and the report with a chapter in Housing Demand from A/Prof Emma Baker.      

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Article on the Conversation: Forget heatwaves, our cold houses are much more likely to kill us.

Article on the Conversation: Forget heatwaves, our cold houses are much more likely to kill us from A/Prof Emma Baker and Dr Lyrian Daniel (ARC Research Associate).  

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