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  • Cheney, Helen; Campbell, Sally; Wilson, Erin (Institute for Sustainable Futures, UTS, 2003-08)
    Rural communities are experiencing difficulties recruiting and retaining general practitioners. This discussion paper, based on contemporary research, invites local government and community service organisations to consider ...
  • Fane, Simon. (Institute for Sustainable Futures, UTS, 2009-10-02)
    The proposed Tillegra Dam would be a significant source of greenhouse gas (GHG). The claims that the dam would be carbon neutral cannot be sustained and the environmental assessment report (EAR) for the Tillegra project ...
  • Giurco, Damien.; McLellan, Ben.; Schmidt, Paul. (2008-11)
    The Australian Life Cycle Initiative (AusLCI) is being developed by CSIRO and the Australian Life Cycle Assessment Society (ALCAS). Its aim is to: "provide a national, publicly-accessible database with easy access to ...
  • Atherton, Alison.; Rutovitz, Jay. (Institute for Sustainable Futures, 2009-09-14)
    Greenpeace International and the European Renewable Energy Council published a global energy scenario, Energy [R]evolution, that sets out a vision for low-carbon global energy supply and compares it to the energy projection ...
  • Panuwatwanich, K.; Willis, R.; Stewart, R. A.; Giurco, D.; Capati, B. (Hallmark Editions, 2009-09)
    This paper presents the preliminary findings of the Gold Coast Watersaver End Use Project which was conducted in winter 2008, for 151 homes on the Gold Coast, Australia. Specifically, the paper includes a break down of ...
  • McLellan, B. C.; Corder, G. D.; Green, S.; Giurco, D. (Elsevier, 2009)
    This paper reviews the tools and methodologies used for incorporating sustainability considerations into the design of mineral processing operations. It was found that while there is a range of tools and methodologies that ...
  • Mitchell, Cynthia; Willetts, Juliet (2006-12-06)
    This paper utilises a ‘community of practice’ model to reflect on the post-graduate research program at the Institute for Sustainable Futures, UTS. Our work at the Institute involves resolution of complex problems in today’s ...
  • Cooper, Carlia; Franks, Daniel; Mason, Leah; Giurco, Damien; Evans, Geoff (Institute for Sustainable Futures, 2009-10-27)
    Minerals and metals will continue to play an important role in underpinning the future prosperity of our society. However, to confront the challenge of sustainability, the way in which resources are currently used, and ...
  • Cooper, Carlia; Franks, Daniel; Mason, Leah; Giurco, Damien; Evans, Geoff (Institute for Sustainable Futures, 2009-10-27)
    Minerals and metals will continue to play an important role in underpinning the future prosperity of our society. However, to confront the challenge of sustainability, the way in which resources are currently used, and ...
  • Giurco, Damien.; Cooper, Carlia. (2009-07)
    As part of global systems of mineral production and consumption, the Australian minerals sector is facing sustainability challenges across technological, social, ecological, economic and governance domains, as well as ...
  • Willetts, Juliet; Mitchell, Cynthia (Institute for Sustainable Futures, 2009-09)
    Disciplinary, multi‐disciplinary, inter‐disciplinary (ID) and trans‐disciplinary (TD) research are all essential if we are to make headway on the defining challenges of our time: adapting to and mitigating the effects of ...
  • Mitchell, Cynthia (Institute for Sustainable Futures, 2009-09)
    This document contains a collection of ideas for supervisors and students for activities and research approaches that will facilitate high quality outcomes from inter- and trans-disciplinary postgraduate research. Each ...
  • Mitchell, Cynthia (Institute for Sustainable Futures, 2009-09)
    This workshop is the primary dissemination outcome of a Fellowship from the Australian Learning and Teaching Council awarded to Cynthia Mitchell in 2006 entitled ‘Zen and the art of transdisciplinary postgraduate research’. It ...
  • Deen, Amir.; Giurco, Damien.; Martin, Jason.; Fane, Simon.; Kazaglis, Alex.; Snelling, Caroline.; White, Stuart.; Campbell, David. (2007-08-06)
    This report was commissioned by the NSW Cabinet Office to review the Metropolitan Water Plan 2004 (DIPNR, 2004a), and was undertaken by the Institute for Sustainable Futures at the University of Technology, Sydney and ...
  • Herriman, Jade.; Chong, Jo.; Campbell, David.; White, Stuart. (Institute for Sustainable Futures, 2009)
    The NWI Parties Review of Water Restrictions delivers on the jurisdictions' commitments under the National Water Initiative (NWI) to review water restrictions. The NWI required the parties to review: * the ...
  • Giurco, Damien.; Atherton, Alison. (2009-09)
    Implementing environmental sustainability programs across university campuses presents both opportunities and challenges. The University of Technology Sydney (UTS) launched a coordinated approach to sustainability in 2008. ...
  • Abeysuriya, Kumi.; White, Stuart.; Turner, Andrea.; Retamal, Monique.; Glassmire, John. (Institute for Sustainable Futures, UTS, 2009-05)
    This report describes the results of a collaborative research project undertaken by the Institute for Sustainable Futures, at the University of Technology Sydney, for CSIRO, as part of the Water for a Healthy Country ...
  • Mitchell, Cynthia (Institute for Sustainable Futures, UTS, 2009-09)
    Increasingly, researchers and research students are engaged in problems that require approaches that transcend disciplines, at least in part because problems of society are increasingly complex and interdependent and ...