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UTSpeaks - Australia's New Energy Ecosystem

Join leading energy thinkers on Thursday 17 August for a vital discussion about the path to a modern, clean, fair and resilient energy ecosystem.

Cohousing - a new option for older people?

New research shows that older people can lead independent and socially fulfilling lives in cohousing communities, at an affordable cost.

PhD Scholarship: Vulnerability, Health and Environmental Risk

We're seeking a PhD student to investigate how vulnerable populations deal with environmental risk. 

Sydney's Food Futures

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We all take for granted having fresh produce within easy reach, but what would you do if local food was under threat?  

Food grown locally provides employment and economic activity. It means less waste and food miles while retaining green space.

However competing needs for urban land are pushing food production out of the fertile Sydney Basin.

Find out more at sydneyfoodfutures.net


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If you will be in Stockholm for World Water Week, we'd love to see you at our sessions on gender equality and inclusion in WASH.
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Systems thinking is an approach that can help us address underlying causes of social, environmental and economic injustice.
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The world's largest lithium ion battery: enabling better integration of renewable energy into the grid and providing frequency support.

Creating change towards sustainable futures

What we do

We conduct project-based research for government, industry and community clients in Australia and internationally. 


Our researchers publish widely in academic journals, conference proceedings and elsewhere. 

Postgraduate program

Our award-winning postgraduate program for Masters and Doctoral research students is integral to our path to a better future.


Our achievements are the result of the collective efforts of everyone we work with - staff, HDR students, clients and partners. Find out how we can work together to achieve change.

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We work with industry, government and the community to create change towards sustainable futures through research and consultancy.

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Whether you have a problem that needs support or an idea for change, our innovative and solutions-focused approach can help you achieve it.

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