News: urban environment
Research from the University of Adelaide has shown that neighbourhood characteristics – from the location of medical services and how much green space there is, to the number of people involved in volunteer activities - can have a significant impact on older people’s ability to age successfully at home.
Urban megaprojects tend to be the antithesis of good urban planning. They have a negative impact on local water systems, deprive local communities of water-related human rights, and their funders and sponsors have little accountability for their impact.
University of Adelaide researchers at the Waite campus have surveyed soil health across the Adelaide region to uncover the potential for food crops to be grown in an urban environment.