The University of Technology, Sydney is developing strong long term relationships with a selection of overseas universities. TheseKey Technology Partnerships aim to strengthen ties, increase the number of inbound students and establish mutually beneficial research relationships. The Institute is involved in two of these KTP relationships.
Over the past 15 years, the scientific community has increasingly invoked the idea of ‘ecosystem services’ to convince policy makers to take action to conserve nature based on the “value” of biodiversity and ecosystems to humans.
Sustainability Victoria has just released the DANCE model recently developed by Institute researchers. The Dynamic Avoidable Network Cost Evaluation model consists of time series maps that highlight value hotspots in both time and space where decentralized energy (DE) resources could potentially be applied most cost-effectively by deferring network investment.
Following a very successful recruitment round we are pleased to welcome several new staff to the Institute. A large number of candidates with impressive qualifications and experience applied for each of the advertised positions.