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Less than a week after our An Australian rental housing conditions research infrastructure paper was published in Nature Scientific Data, it has already been accessed 366 times. The paper also has a current Altmetrics score of 373, placing it in the top 5% of research outputs on the site. Our article has been picked up by several (46) news outlets, including SBS News, 7 News, and the West Australian. If you've missed the paper, or want to reread it, you can access it here.
The ACHR team will join Professor Andrew Beer (UniSA) on the AHURI Inquiry into population growth in Australia's smaller cities. The project will investigate what policies and programs are needed to grow Australia’s second-tier cities.
Funded by the Australian Research Council (ARC) and the Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute (AHURI), a research team led by Professor Baker has delivered Australia’s first and largest Rental Housing Conditions Dataset. The research, An Australian rental housing conditions research infrastructure , published today in Nature Scientific Data, has been conducted in partnership with colleagues from UniSA, the University of Melbourne, Curtin University, UTS, Swinburne University of Technology, and Torrens University Australia.
Dr Cynthia Isley joins us as Postdoctoral Research Fellow in 2022 on the NHMRC-funded project Evidence for action on cold, damp and mould in Australian homes.
Starting 2022 with some brilliant news, our researchers (led by Professor Emma Baker) have been awarded an ARC Linkage Infrastructure, Equipment and Facilities (LIEF) grant for their project "The Australian Rental Monitor: A Data Infrastructure". Funded until December 2024, the project will provide researchers and policy stakeholders with the essential data infrastructure on Australia’s rental housing conditions that they urgently require - a publicly accessible multi year data resource to monitor housing quality, conditions, and population in the Australian rental sector.