Our research programs
Our research is transdisciplinary — encompassing urban technology, design and communication, computer and data science, health and psychology, and social science — and always includes at least one external partner.
Insights and analysis
A ‘smart city’ uses information and communication technology to provide innovative and efficient services, raising the standard of living for all while promoting sustainability and reducing human impact on the environment. It also introduces opportunities for citizens to participate in design decisions that directly affect them. Read the latest insights and analysis in this space from our team.
‘Self-driving’ cars are still a long way off. Here are three reasons why
Three key barriers must be overcome before they can be safely introduced to the market: technology, regulations and public acceptance. Analysis for The Conversation by Professor Hussein Dia, Swinburne University of Technology.Thursday 22 April 2021
West Gate Tunnel delays show risks of mega-projectsMega-projects display risk of being locked in delays and extra costs.Tuesday 18 February 2020
Human-centred design for future mobilityDr Jo Kuys says human behaviours need to be considered throughout the entire design process of a sustainable public transport systemThursday 13 February 2020
High-tech shortages loom as coronavirus shutdowns hit manufacturersManufacturers face high-tech shortages following coronavirus shutdownsThursday 13 February 2020
Coronavirus recovery: public transport is key to avoid repeating old and unsustainable mistakesProfessor of Future Urban Mobility, Hussein Dia examines the challenges and opportunities facing public transport following the COVID-19 lockdownRead more (Coronavirus recovery: public transport is key to avoid repeating old and unsustainable mistakes)Tuesday 26 May 2020
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