Current postgraduate scholars

Housing Postgraduate Scholarship Top-up recipients

The following postgraduate scholars have been awarded Housing Postgraduate Scholarship Top-ups to assist in their housing and urban research.  Top-ups are only available to students of AHURI's National Housing Research Program partner universities.

Tanya Babaeff, Curtin University
Participatory approaches to governance and community engagement for the creation of sustainable residential precincts

Deb Batterham, Swinburne University
Exploring the role of mobility, poverty and labour market attachment in explaining the relationship between structural factors and aggregate rates of homelessness in Australia

Katia Defendi, University of Western Australia
Dwelling, natural resources, and human health: through urban metabolism

Sukanya Rupa Ganguli, UNSW Built Environment
How has the changing profile of overseas migration affected housing demand in Sydney: 2006 - 2016?

Catherine Gilbert, University of Sydney
Planning systems, policy change and housing market outcomes

Tamlin Gorter, University of Tasmania
How social theory has informed the development of housing studies, and the usefulness of this contribution for framing contemporary housing problems

Salvin Gounder, University of Tasmania
An exploration of the financial problems faced by state housing authorities in managing their stock and the strategies to address these problems, including stock transfer to the community-housing sector

Alexandra Gower, RMIT University Centre for Urban Research
Analysing design quality evaluation of apartments for policy and practice

Paula Hansen, Curtin University
Uptake of a Shared Solar Storage Innovation: Dynamics and Dimensions

Laura Hodgson, University of South Australia
Airbnb and housing: The governance of alternative economic behaviour in Australia’s cities and regions

Leanne Hodyl, RMIT University
Understanding the psychological and social impacts of high-rise apartment living

Shae Hunter, Swinburne University , Centre for Urban Transitions
How do structures and practices in the Australian private rental sector contribute to the livability and environmental performance of properties?

Alexandra Kleeman, RMIT University Centre for Urban Research
Connections in the compact community: Examining the impact of high density residential building design and local neighbourhood characteristics on residents’ interpersonal relationships

Martin Larbi, University of Adelaide
Green Urbanism: Towards an operational framework and application to cities

Rachel Maguire, Swinburne University , Centre for Urban Transitions
Understanding public housing provision in Melbourne: a comparative perspective

Armin Mehdipour, University of Adelaide
Achieving the sustainable development of brownfield sites

Johanna Mitchell, Curtin University
Exploring innovative public land andfinance arrangements that have promise for increasing the supply of affordable, urban housing in Australia.

Christopher Phelps, Curtin University
Within-City Housing Price Dynamics and the Gentrification of Australian Neighbourhoods

Jessica Porter, University of South Australia
Governance of affordable housing in non-metropolitan Australia

Philip Soos, Swinburne University , Centre for Urban Transitions
Market inefficiency; Inquiry 2017D: Housing and system disruptions

Paul Stolz, Swinburne University
An investigation of overcrowding as a ‘risk of homelessness’ or a ‘form of homelessness’

Laura Wynne, University of Tasmania
Understanding the potential for new affordable housing models to reduce social exclusion and stigmatisation for tenants