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The Institute for Sustainable Futures (ISF) is a university research institute that creates change towards sustainable futures by conducting independent project based research for Australian and international clients.

There are several ways we can work together with you to create change towards sustainable futures.

We draw on a range of methods and tools from different disciplines, creating practical solutions to real world problems. Our research spans ten broad research areas and we have been involved in several large groundbreaking research projects.

The Institute supports PhD and Masters postgraduate study by research that addresses complex societal problems and the challenges of creating change towards a sustainable future.

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Sustainable Transport Program

The Institute hosts short courses and presentations for practitioners from any background wishing to broaden their skills in sustainable transport practice methods.
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Institute researchers have produced a number ground breaking publications that support communities, governments and businesses seeking to create change towards sustainable futures.
The operators of Australia’s electricity networks are advised to prepare for the future by recognising and rewarding local energy, or risk disruptive change as the country’s energy system undergoes an unprecedented transformation, argues the Institute for Sustainable Futures in a new issues paper.
Several of our researchers have recently been recognized for both the quality of their work and their personal dedication to creating change towards a sustainable future. Nicky Ison was nominated in the Young Leader category of the Australian Financial Review and Westpac 100 Women of Influence awards.
What do you do when you go shopping for electrical appliances or hardware? Do you think about energy efficiency or sustainability when you choose what to buy? What influences your choices?
From Shostakovich to Midnight Oil, music and musicians have historically played an important role in instigating social change and pushing progressive agendas. Their harmonies and lyrics have inspired action and infuriated politicians for several centuries – and continue to do so today.


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e: isf@uts.edu.au

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PO Box 123
Broadway NSW 2007

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