Whether its Mumbai or Moorabbin, the place of home in the wellbeing and survival of communities is central. Issues surrounding homelessness, housing affordability, social and sustainable housing are a global occupation for researchers.
Over the summer holiday season the following University of Adelaide researchers are available to comment on their areas of expertise.
Expert economists from the University of Adelaide will share their solutions to the current housing affordability crises during a series of presentations at a free workshop this September.
Houses made from hemp grown in South Australia could be the next sustainable solution to the nation’s building supplies crisis.
Three University of Adelaide Professors are participating in the 2022 Vinnies CEO Sleepout on the streets of Adelaide. They are three of the many leaders from business, community and government who are sleeping outside without shelter on one of the longest nights of the year.
Researchers at the University of Adelaide have developed a guide for older South Australians to help them to keep the temperature in their homes comfortable during summer and winter.
Vice-Chancellor and President Professor Peter Høj AC will join other South Australian community and business leaders at the Vinnies CEO Sleepout, to raise funds for and awareness of homelessness in the community.
Australia’s housing has proven to be an invaluable public health asset during the pandemic. It has enabled many of us to isolate, work and school our children in relative comfort, free from the risk of viral exposure.
Australian renters have been disproportionately affected by COVID-19 facing income loss, the inability to pay rent, tenure insecurity and eviction risk and a new AHURI publication provides a stark analysis of the impacts of these unprecedented challenges.
New economic modelling on the impacts of the coronavirus pandemic shows that once COVID-19 government support interventions end, total unemployment in 2021 could peak at 1.752 million under the most severe of three scenarios modelled.