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Rebekah Brown

Water-sensitive innovations to transform health of slums and environment

Polluted water and inadequate water supply, sanitation and hygiene cause around 80 per cent of diseases and one in four deaths in developing countries. The world is recognising that existing strategies simply aren’t working.

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Monash University recognised as Passive House pioneer

Monash University has been recognised for leading the charge in sustainable building design. The transformation of the original 1960s warehouse at 30 Research Way into energy efficient, vibrant and comfortable open office space, close to achieving

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30 Research Way

Monash University recognised as passive house pioneer

Monash University is leading the charge in passive house design, after being nominated in three separate building sustainability awards for the transformation of a 1960s warehouse on the Clayton campus.

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Professor Michael Fuhrer

Monash tackles global energy challenges with new ARC Centre of Excellence

Monash University has been awarded $33.4 million by the Australian Research Council (ARC) for the establishment of The ARC Centre of Excellence in Future Low-Energy Electronics Technologies.

Research
Professor Brown introduced the Water Sensitive Cities approach and how it improves the liveability and resilience of cities facing challenges such as climate change and rapid population growth.

MSI Director presents Sir John Monash Lecture

Director of the Monash Sustainability Institute, Professor Rebekah Brown, has delivered the prestigious Sir John Monash Lecture at the Monash University Malaysia campus. The Sir John Monash Lecture Series aims...

Peter Bragge

Container deposit schemes work: so why is industry still opposed?

Australians are serial wasters. For every 1,000 square metres (or about four tennis courts), Australians litter about 49 pieces of rubbish. The biggest culprits are drink containers, making up five...

Peter Bragge

Container deposit schemes work: so why is industry still opposed?

Australians are serial wasters. For every 1,000 square metres (or about four tennis courts), Australians litter about 49 pieces of rubbish. The biggest culprits are drink containers, making up five...

The award recognises Professor Thwaites enormous contribution to the planning industry and the state of Victoria.

Sustainability Institute Chair receives planning award

Chair of Monash Sustainability Institute and Consultant with Maddocks Solicitors, Professor John Thwaites, was recently awarded the 2016 Richard J Evans Award from the Victorian Planning and Environment Association (VPELA)....