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Join us on Zoom at 10.30am (ACDT) on Monday 18 October to hear ACHR members Professor Rebecca Bentley and Professor Emma Baker talk about the ways the NHMRC Centre of Research Excellence for Healthy Housing is undertaking research to drive the national agenda around healthy housing.
Professor Baker et al.'s recent submission to the Parliamentary Inquiry into Housing Affordability and Supply in Australia has been highlighted in Alan Kohler's recent article about Australian housing affordability.
Centre members Professor Emma Baker, Professor Rebecca Bentley, and Professor Chris Leishman recently put forward a submission for the Parliamentary Inquiry into housing affordability and supply in Australia, along with Professor Andrew Beer, Professor Rachel Ong ViforJ, and Professor Robyn Dowling. The Inquiry is being headed by the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Tax and Revenue, and will report on the contribution of tax and regulation on housing affordability and supply in Australia.
The Australian Centre for Housing Research (ACHR) headed by Professor Emma Baker will be formally launched in November 2021. The Centre represents an amazing opportunity for researchers across many different disciplines within the University to discuss, collaborate and showcase housing and urban research. If you are interested in joining or being a friend of the Centre, please register your interest by contacting Dr. Lyrian Daniel (email@example.com) for an online Information Session on Tuesday 5 October 11am-11:30am.
Lyrian Daniel, Emma Baker and Rehnuma Parveen, are undertaking a project to investigate temperature conditions in homes in winter. If you would like to be part of the study or have any further questions, please contact Rehnuma Parveen: 08 8313 3499 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The events of 2020, particularly the COVID-19 pandemic, have highlighted the vital role many workers play in the functioning of cities and their resilience in times of crisis. New AHURI research has found that many essential workers are struggling to access housing in Australia’s most expensive cities - Sydney and Melbourne.
Covid-19 has changed the way we look at how and where we work, study, move and live.
The NHRP 2022 Funding Round is now open. The Funding Round is open from Tuesday 4 May to Thursday 1 July 2021 at 12 noon AEST. More information, including the Research Agenda and Funding Round documents are now available on the AHURI website
The Centre of Research Excellence for Healthy Housing will be officially launched on Wednesday 28 April 2021. The Centre is a national and international collaboration that aims to drive better housing and provide Australia with excellent new research. To officially launch the Centre, we're bringing together leading housing researchers to imagine a future where housing and health sit in the same policy room; where everyone can access affordable, warm, dry, safe and stable accommodation.
Professor Emma Baker will be involved in a new national research translation centre to improve health outcomes for Australians with mental illness and reduce the individual, social and economic inequalities associated with current care. The centre will establish a national Academy of LIVed-Experience (ALIVE), ensuring members with experience of mental ill health are at the forefront of research to co-design and transform the mental health care system.