Western Sydney University (WSU)
Wicked Urban Challenges in Western Sydney: Researchers Respond
25 October 2021, 10.00am-12.00pm
Western Sydney is at a pivotal moment, experiencing unprecedented investment and transformational growth at a time when the global pandemic has laid bare the fundamental challenges that the region faces. Research is vital. Western Sydney University multi-disciplinary researchers are engaging across Western Sydney councils, demonstrating collaborative partnerships with government and industry, and reaching multi spaces and communities.
Join this online forum that brings together WSU researchers, government and industry to challenge conventional policy thinking and offer new ways to solve four of Western Sydney’s wicked urban challenges:
- job/housing imbalances and inadequate infrastructure investment,
- declining housing affordability,
- cultural infrastructure disparities, and
- extreme urban heat.