MSDI's research seminar series aims to foster interdisciplinary conversations on the grand sustainable development challenges of our time. Through engaging speakers and topics, the series hopes to spark dialogue and collaboration across Monash University’s research community for a sustainable future.
3 July 2019
In this presentation, Dr Shirin Malekpour will unpack robust transformative planning as a process for developing infrastructure strategies that are path-breaking, and at the same time can cope with changing circumstances.
Social Systems Evidence webinar: Top ten insights into expanding Social Systems Evidence to cover environmental factors
20 June 2019
This webinar will present an overview of how the Social Systems Evidence database will support policymakers, stakeholders and researchers who are working to achieve the SDGs in the areas of climate change, energy, the environment, and natural resources.
6 June 2019
Dialogue, 27-29 Little Lonsdale St Melbourne
Research Fellow Fraser Tull joins host Geoff Paine to conduct some live behavioural experiments.
Jeremy Hall will be in Melbourne on 20 May 2019 for a special presentation entitled "Putting evidence into practice – Measuring and changing norms of evidence use in policy". Jeremy will explore how an organisation's culture shapes the way it makes decisions.
20 March 2019
Dialogue - Gorman Room, 50 Lonsdale Street
ClimateWorks Australia is delighted to invite you to a discussion with Ben Caldecott, Director of the Oxford Sustainable Finance Programme at the University of Oxford on the role of finance in limiting climate change to well below 2 degrees and new tools for investors to manage the risks and opportunities.
14 March 2019
Dialogue Event Centre, 27-29 Little Lonsdale Street
This year, there's even more laughs and more learnings.
8 February 2019
The Dome,Birrarung Marr, Melbourne
What’s the best game plan for large scale rapid change?
14 December 2018
Sofitel Melbourne on Collins, 25 Collins Street, Melbourne
How can business leaders and policy-makers work together to achieve economic growth that is both smart and inclusive? Can we rethink the relationship between the public and private sectors to develop economic policy that is more dynamic, long-term and led by innovation?
13 December 2018
The Wheeler Centre, 176 Little Lonsdale Street, Melbourne
How do we make economic growth innovative, inclusive and sustainable? And what role should government and the public sector play in creating real value in the economy?
22 November 2018
Plaza Ballroom, 191 Collins Street, Melbourne
Join Geoff Paine and Breanna Wright in our final Change Room for the year, as we bring behavioural insights and interventions to topics like #Metoo, family violence, social exclusion and the dark ends of the internet.
15 October 2018
Plaza Ballroom, 191 Collins Street, Melbourne
Monash Sustainable Development Institute, in partnership with SDSN Australia, New Zealand & Pacific, is delighted to present world-renowned professor of economics and leader in sustainable development, Professor Jeffrey Sachs in Melbourne.
16 August 2018
Dialogue Event Centre, 27-29 Little Lonsdale St, Melbourne (enter from Madame Brussells lane)
Comedy can get our attention and make us see things differently, but is it effective when it comes to behaviour change?
18 July 2018
The Hotel Windsor - Bourke Room, 111 Spring Street, Melbourne
Governments are expanding their toolkit on ways to influence our behaviour in positive but subtle ways.
17 May 2018
Dialogue, 27-29 Little Lonsdale St, Melbourne
The Change Room is a new series of live events presented by BehaviourWorks Australia where we share quirky truths from the behavioural sciences to give you, the audience, a better understanding of why people behave the way they do.
Melbourne Development Circle - Applying behavioural science for development presented by Dr Stefan Kaufman
8 May 2018
City of Melbourne Bowls Club, Dudley Street, Melbourne
Nearly all development outcomes depend on changing human behaviour, and yet the recent behavioural science ‘revolution’ in public good work is only just beginning to influence the development sector.
11 April 2018
Engineers Australia - Level 31, 600 Bourke Street, Melbourne
This mini symposium and panel discussion will explore the unique synergy between each of the three critical asset areas.
9 April 2018
Powder Room, Melbourne Town Hall
BehaviourWorks Australia presents Smart Phones Dumb People.
19 March 2018
The Hotel Windsor, Melbourne
In partnership with Grameen Australia, Monash University is delighted to host Nobel laureate Professor Muhammad Yunus for the launch of his new book – A World of Three Zeroes.
9-11 February 2018
Birrarung Marr, Melbourne
Visit the MSDI stand at the Sustainable Living Festival's Big Weekend.
9 February 2018
The Dome, Birrarung Marr, Melbourne
Anna Skarbek, CEO of ClimateWorks Australia will be taking part in the Sustainable Living Festival's Great Debate for 2018.
10 May 2016
Swanston Room, Melbourne Town Hall
Today, 50% of the world’s 7 billion people live in cities; by 2050, this will rise to 70%.
19 October 2015
Federation Square, Melbourne
Over 350 people gathered at Federation Square on Monday19 October for a free public seminar on the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals and why they matter for Australia.