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  1. Collaborative ecology in public spaces – shared learnings

    Collaborative research projects in urban ecology and biodiversity were the focus of a March workshop led by GIRG’s Nick Williams with Prof Alexander Felson (Faculty of …


  2. Recent Publications

    JULY 2020 Biochar source material matters Joerg Werdin and colleagues tested the wood of 18 eucalyptus species and found that biochar made from lower density wood …


  3. Bringing nature back to cities: Streetscape Biodiversity Case Study

    The City of Melbourne has released a comprehensive case study of their biodiversity streetscape research project. The project has illustrated how diversifying streetscape plants can have …


  4. Roadmap for Greener Cities

    Green Roof At Skypart

    GIRG researchers Nicholas Williams, Kate Lee, John Rayner and Rachael Bathgate have worked with our industry, government and research partners to develop the Roadmap for Green …


  5. Putting Melbourne’s Green Plans into Practice

    Dr Claire Farrell took part in a lively panel discussion on urban greening as part of an MPavilion event “Living Melbourne: A Practitioner’s Toolkit to Improve …


  6. Global Exchanges – Sweden and China

    Amy Hahs joins the China-Australia Young Scientist Exchange Program Dr Amy Hahs recently visited China as one of 16 Australian Scientists selected to participate in the …


  7. Professor Terry Hartig: Nature Experience, Psychological Restoration and Health

    Prof. Kathryn Williams and Assoc. Prof. Katherine Johnson received funding from the University of Melbourne Brotherton fellowship to host a visit from Professor Terry Hartig (Uppsala …


  8. New Publications

    Read about our latest research on stormwater for urban trees, citizen greening, biochar and more.


  9. Project news: Grants, awards and collaborations

    Our researchers and students are collaborating with urban managers and communities to make cities greener and cooler


  10. Your Perceptions of Green Roofs

    We invite you to participate in 10 min online survey about what people think about different types of green roofs.


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