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  1. News July 4

    NEW PUBLICATIONS A Green Factor Tool for Enhanced Greening in Melbourne’s Urban Areas. As cities increase in size and density, the ecosystem services supplied by urban …


  2. Latest Publications

    While some of us are still working remotely we continue to collaborate in research partnerships, engage with industry and foster student projects. Read about some of …



    Hands touching tree

    An immersive short course to better understand and create nature experiences for health and wellbeing. POSTPONED – New date to be advised Burnley Campus, University of …


  4. Global Knowledge Exchange in Urban Ecology

    CURT conference logo

    GIRG recently joined German colleagues and students for the inaugural Comparative Urban ecology Research Training (CURT) conference (18-19th May). Dr Amy Hahs, Prof Nick Williams and …


  5. Green it Up: Revitalising Australia’s CBDs in a pandemic

    Claire Farrell was interviewed as part of a study commissioned by the Property Council of Australia looking at how to re-engergise central business districts (CBDs) across …


  6. New solutions for cooling urban landscapes

    PhD candidate Pui Kwan (Paul) Cheung and A/Prof Stephen Livesley are working on a novel project looking at the use of misting to cool urban landscapes. …


  7. Online workshop: Green Roof Maintenance

    Find link to recording here In this free online1.5-hour workshop, research experts and practitioners in green roof design and maintenance outlined the key maintenance requirements for …


  8. Royal Park Direct Seeding Project

    In late April, almost a million seeds of native meadow species were sown across a 1,300m2 area under eucalypts in Royal Park. The Royal Park Direct …


  9. Moving on to new biodiversity ventures

    Caragh Threlfall is leaving GIRG for University of Sydney, having received a Commonwealth Discovery Early Career Researcher Award (ARC DECRA) for the project Success and the …


  10. PhD News

    Researcher in park

    JULY 2020 Image: PhD candidate Katherine Horsfall at her grassland research plots in Royal Park Road verges provide ecosystem benefits plus new projects in urban grasslands, …


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