Projects

Below you will find a list of the current projects being undertaken by Urban and Regional Research Program researchers.


NSW Built Environment Practitioners' Perspectives on Place-making Opportunities that Delver Health and Wellbeing Outcomes

Lead Investigator: Professor Nicky Morrison (opens in a new window)
Co-researchers: Ryan Van Den Nouwelant, (opens in a new window) Jeeva, Sajan (WSU); Susan Thompson, Greg Paine (UNSW); Jennie Pry, Alison Dunshea (SWLHD)

Project Funded by Maridulu Budyari Gumal Healthy Urban Environments  (HUE) (opens in a new window) (awarded: $22,000)


Review of the Boarding Houses Act 2012

Project funded by Newtown Neighbourhood Centre, (opens in a new window)on behalf of the NSW Government


Review of Boarding Houses in Parramatta

Project funded by Parramatta City Council (opens in a new window)


From Street to Home: Rough Sleepers in Parramatta

Project funded by Parramatta Mission (opens in a new window)


Tracing modes of infrastructure financing and their effects on cities

Project funded by the Australian Research Council (opens in a new window) (ACRG)

Contact: Professor Phillip O'Neill (opens in a new window)


Developing criteria to help solve Australia's urban infrastructure crisis

Project funded by the Australian Research Council (opens in a new window) (ACRG)

Contact: Professor Phillip O'Neill (opens in a new window)


Residents' Voices: Advantage, Disadvantage, Community and Place

Project funded by the Australian Research CouncilOpens in a new window (ACRG), St Vincent de Paul Society, Opens in a new window Loyola University Chicago, Opens in a new window Flinders University, Opens in a new window Tenants' Union of NSWOpens in a new window


Ethnic discrimination in the private rental housing market

Project funded by the Australian Research CouncilOpens in a new window (ACRG)

Contacts: Professor Kevin Dunn (opens in a new window) and Dr Rae Dufty-Jones (opens in a new window)


An exploration of the frequency, outcomes, enablers and constraints of bystander anti-racism

Project funded by the Australian Research CouncilOpens in a new window (ACRG)

Contact: Professor Kevin Dunn (opens in a new window)


Citizenship, concentrations of disadvantage and the manipulated mobility of the urban poor: The role of urban and social policy

Project funded by the Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute (opens in a new window)(non ACRG)


Queering disasters in the Antipodes: investigating the experiences of LGBTI people in natural disasters

Project funded by the Australian Research Council (opens in a new window) (ACRG)

Contact: Dr Andrew Gorman-Murray (opens in a new window)


Determining the financial barriers in moving from welfare to work

Project funded by Pacific Link Housing Limited (opens in a new window)


Evaluation of the WorkFast Pilot Program

Project funded by Neami National (opens in a new window)


The opportunity of residential property investment vehicles in enhancing affordable rental housing supply

Project funded by the Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute (opens in a new window)


The politics and practice of Chinese direct foreign investment into Australian housing

Project funded by a University Internal Research Grant


Agonistic community engagement in planning: Understanding community knowledge, community demand and structural constraints

Project funded by the Henry Halloran Trust

Contacts: Dr Dallas Rogers, Dr Laura Schatz,   Dr Awais Piracha (opens in a new window)and Dr Cameron McAuliffe (opens in a new window)

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