The Melbourne Sustainable Society Institute (MSSI), aims to facilitate and enable research linkages, projects and conversations leading to increased understanding of sustainability and resilience trends, challenges and solutions. The MSSI approach includes a particular emphasis on the contribution of the social sciences and humanities to understanding and addressing sustainability and resilience challenges. MSSI is hosted by the Faculty of Architecture, Building & Planning, at the University of Melbourne.
Goals: To enable and support
- University of Melbourne, Australian and international research linkages and partnerships
- Development and implementation of interdisciplinary research projects
- Production and dissemination of high impact publications and research findings
- Post graduate research and learning
- Public engagement and debate
While MSSI maintains a strong commitment to working with researchers across the full spectrum of sustainability related research disciplines and issues, the Institute work program over the next two years will be focused on the following research clusters:
- Future Cities
- Climate Transformations
- Sustainability in the Anthropocene
For more information see here.
- Guest seminar 19 Oct: Big geo-data for urbanized China: Methods and applications
- MCDS Seminar Series special event jointly hosted by AURIN
- Please participate: UniMelb Wi-Fi Location Data Acceptability Survey
- Seminar: “From movement data to understanding indoor and outdoor human mobility” by Dr Katarzyna Sila-Nowicka, University of Auckland
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