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Housing design for older South Aussies under the spotlight

University of Adelaide researchers will investigate the quality of housing for older South Australians to improve their wellbeing and resilience to extreme weather. People at least 65 years old and who live independently in the Charles Sturt, Playford, Salisbury, Port Adelaide Enfield and Murray Bridge council areas are invited to take part in the study. […]

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Come and see us at the Royal Adelaide Show!

The current climate crisis makes us aware of the need to be resilient to ensure self-sustainment of the global economy and supply chain, particularly our food supply chain. To demonstrate this to the public, the School of Chemical Engineering and Advanced Materials and the School of Architecture and Built Environment at the University of Adelaide […]

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Event: Miyawaki Mini Forests & Smart Green Networks Symposium – 6-7 June

Small community forest patches are being planted in cities around the world to address the global biodiversity and climate crises and to bring people together to celebrate human-nature connections. Many of these have been inspired by a Japanese concept known as the Miyawaki Method of forestry or Miyawaki Miniforests. A two-day symposium will be held […]

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ARC Success for Environment Institute

Congratulations to our Environment Institute members who have been awarded over $2.8M across five ARC Discovery Projects and two ARC LIEF Project. The 2022 Australian Research Council (ARC) Discovery Projects awarded to Environment Institute members include: Professor Bronwyn Gillanders, School of Biological Sciences, will investigate how to enhance population stability of fish despite volatile environmental conditions. $509,000. […]

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Megaproject threaten water justice for local communities

Urban megaprojects tend to be the antithesis of good urban planning. They have a negative impact on local water systems, deprive local communities of water-related human rights, and their funders and sponsors have little accountability for their impact. These are the findings of the Environment Institute’s Dr Scott Hawken from the School of Architecture and […]

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Publication from the Heat and Habitat in Cities Symposium features Professor Veronica Soebarto

The Environment Institute was proud to support the Heat and Habitat in Cities Symposium late in 2019. The event was held at the National Wine Centre on the 9 – 10 December, 2019 and hosted by the School of Architecture and Built Environment at the University of Adelaide. The Heat and Habitat in Cities Symposium brought together international and […]

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Online Event: Research Day – School of Architecture and Built Environment research community

Professor Bob Hill and Dr Veronica Soebarto join the SABE Research Day as guest panelists. Research Day 2020 of the School of Architecture and Built Environment (SABE) research community will facilitate a discussion about the impact of research in the built environment, both now and into the future, post pandemic. This will be of particular […]

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