We’re investigating how to make energy transitions just and inclusive, for all people and living beings, everywhere
Areas of focus
- Creative writing and fine arts
- Education and student engagement
- Media representations and analysis
- Social transformation
- Social, environmental, climate and energy justice
- Urban planning, sustainability and cultural landscapes
Impacts and outcomes
- Development of Just Transition credential program and a seminar series in partnership with the Just Transition Lab
- Generation of public awareness of and interest in energy transitions through engaging showcases such as the John Curtin Gallery Energaia exhibition
- Transformational approach to energy transition, offering new and innovative perspectives on the ethical and lifestyle choices necessary for a fair and effective transition
Research groups, facilities and centres
The Sustainable Futures Platform supports research, learning and engagement activities within the faculty in areas including sustainable cities, urban and regional planning and design, climate policy, circular economy, environmental and energy humanities, localisation of the SDGs, and sustainability in education.
The Global Futures Platform applies rigorous thinking to the world’s most pressing challenges in international and intercultural relations, and pursues effective ways to create a safer, more just, globally connected world.
The Indigenous Futures Platform aims to ensure Australia’s Indigenous futures across the nation’s culture and economy are supported and considered in the faculty’s research, learning and partnership activities.
The Learning Futures Capabilities Platform examines and explores issues related to human and organisational learning and teaching. It create spaces where education practitioners, industry, policy makers, parents, caregivers, students, researchers, and teachers can come together to share insights, ideas and innovation.