Izzy Zhu-Maguire is nominated for Green Gown Award
Congratulations to Izzy Zhu-Maguire, who has been nominated for a Green Gown Award as a Student Sustainability Champion for her achievements in her passion project founding the Sustainable Universities Network (SUN).
MSDI partners with the prestigious SDG Academy to put behavioural science on the map for sustainable development
Monash Sustainable Development Institute (MSDI) is partnering with the prestigious SDG Academy to deliver the first course on behaviour change for achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The SDG Academy is the flagship education platform
New report: 'Just Transitions' outlines how Australia can move toward a low-carbon future in the face of climate change
A new report, from Monash University and Royal Holloway University researchers, has outlined how Australia can move equitably towards zero carbon emissions by overcoming socio-economic, location, scale and technology challenges.
Five minute yarn with kate harriden, MSDI Water’s Research Fellow – Indigenous Water
As we settled into our ‘working from home’ spaces or offices, placed on different First Nations’ lands, we had the opportunity to meet an MSDI Water Research Fellow for Indigenous Water, kate harriden.
How intensive use of water resources may stimulate water stress in freshwater ecosystems
Increasing human activities, like land-use change and population growth, are likely to further exacerbate human-driven water stress on freshwater ecosystems. If left unmanaged, the effects could potentially compromise human health and economic
Why the technical efficacy of green infrastructure alone is not enough to promote its widespread uptake to manage urban floods
Urban flooding due to unsustainable stormwater management infrastructure is one of the most pressing challenges being faced today. It is mainly caused by increased stormwater runoff from impervious surfaces which, in turn, is a consequence of rapid
Sustainable Development Goals failing to have meaningful impact research warns
A recent study - co-authored by Deputy Director (Research) of MSDI, Professor Rob Raven, along with contributing author, Chair of MSDI and Climateworks, Professor John Thwaites AM - has found that the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals
Indigenous knowledge at the heart of planetary health
National NAIDOC week (July 3-10) is an opportunity for all Australians to learn about First Nations cultures and histories and participate in celebrations of the oldest, continuous living cultures on earth. It is this spirit that underpins the work