Edgar is a Senior Research Fellow at the Faculty of Arts, Design and Architecture's City Futures Research Centre (0.4FTE). He first joined City Futures in April 2009 soon after completing his PhD in cultural geography (also at the University of New South Wales). His research primarily focuses on assessing the effectiveness of public housing estate regeneration in Australia; multigenerational family housing; ageing in place; and concepts of community and place. Since July 2021, Edgar is also a Senior Research Fellow (0.6 FTE) at the Sydney Partnership for Health, Education, Research and Enterprise's Healthy Urban Environments Collaboratory, a partnership between UNSW, UTS, WSU and two NSW Health Local Health Districts.
In the media
Frontiers in Sustainable Cities, Urban Energy End-Use section [2020-present, Associate Editor]
Ageing & Society [2018-20, International Editorial Advisor; 2022- Editorial board]
Australasian Early Career Urban Research Network (AECURN) [2014-15, Secretary]
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