You will have seen all the activity on campus in preparation for Open Day and the fantastic Luminocity exhibit taking shape outside the Red Centre, a great collaboration between students and HASSELL in this Work integrated Learning Project.

UNSW BE Smart City Solutions

BE global: Experts met in London to explore Smart City Solutions. How do cities form across the planet and how do we face the challenges of rapid urbanisation? How can data-driven decision making help city managers, government workers, and policy makers create liveable and resilient cities? Our academics explored these questions with others from the Plus Alliance. Find out more.

UNSW BE Dr Fatemeh Aminpour

BE profile: Dr Fatemeh Aminpour Research Fellow. I would like to introduce some new academics. This week, Dr Fatemeh Aminpour is profiled. Many of you would know Fatemeh from her compelling PhD research on gender difference in children's play. Fatemeh’s background is in architecture (B.Arch and M.Arch) with a PhD in Environment–Behaviour research. Find out more.

The President’s Awards are back in 2018: nominations are now open until 10 September. All staff have the opportunity to recognise and celebrate an individual or teams who inspires us by actively demonstrating the values in action, our UNSW Behaviours: embraces diversity, displays respect, builds collaboration, demonstrates excellence or drives innovation. Please nominate a colleague or a team here.

The UNSW City Futures Research Centre Sydney GreenWay

BE in the media: A new City Futures Research Centre project presents important data on how the community is taking to a major piece of expanding infrastructure. Find out more.

UNSW BE Dr. Phil Oldfield What would a heat proof city look like? Guardian

BE in the media: Also in the Guardian, a series of articles on ‘over-heating cities’ is worth reading. As part of this series, Dr. Phil Oldfield, wrote “What would a heat proof city look like?” Find out more.

BE grant success: Dr Mari Ramirez from Industrial Design and Project Leader of 'South-to-South: Activating Australian-Latin-American Co-operation through Sustainable Design Education' is among the 15 recipients of the COALAR Grants Program 2018-2019 recently announced. Congratulations Mari. Find out more.

UNSW BE students

BE involved: We are seeking new student and academic members for key Faculty Governance Committee. Get involved. Have your say. Please email your EOI to Ellen Clapin by close of business 5 September.

UNSW Women in Leadership program

BE opportunities: UNSW Women in Leadership programs are designed for talented academic and professional women with some experience in leading people to further their leadership skills and career at UNSW. I encourage you to apply. Applications are open for submission until 10 September. Find out more.

UNSW BE Rachel Neeson

BE Professor of Practice: Rachel Neeson will present the annual address on Tuesday 4 September. The topic is "The house in the city, the child in the sports hall". Not to be missed. Find out more.

BE sure to visit the 2018 Luminocity Exhibition: open until 6 September. Four UNSW Built Environment students were selected to work with renowned design practice HASSELL to design, fabricate and install this exhibition as a part of a three-month professional placement. Find out more.

We look forward to the reopening of the revitalised Red Centre Gallery in mid-September.
Until the next edition,
All the best,