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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.

Join us at ISF!

ISF is currently recruiting for two Research Consultants in the fields of International Development and Water, Sanitation and Hygiene. Applications close Thursday 27 July. Apply here!

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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The world's largest lithium ion battery: enabling better integration of renewable energy into the grid and providing frequency support.
Circular Quay Sydney
Register now at early bird rates for our 2 day short courses: travel planning in August and integrated transport and land use in September.
Launch of Climate Launch Pad
The ClimateLaunchpad is open to anyone with an innovative green idea, whether it's fully fledged or sketched onto a napkin. Applications close 10 August.

Creating change towards sustainable futures


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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The Wrap is our popular monthly newsletter featuring news about our most recent research, upcoming events and profiles of our researchers.