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  • Smart Cities, Healthy Cities

    (08-08-18) On 8 August, RISE Indonesia joined a number of government, NGO and community stakeholders for a Makassar Smart City Forum, held by the Makassar City Government with the United Nations International Organisation for Migration (IOM). The forum was held to increase cross-sector participation and cooperation in creating a smart, healthy city.

  • RISE hosts SIWW 'Hot Issues' workshop

    (20-07-18) This month, Professor Tony Wong (RISE/ CRCWSC), Kerrie Burge (RISE/ CRCWSC), Jane Wardani (RISE), Mere Naulumatua (ADB), Andi Hadijah Iriani (Makassar City Planning and Development Board), and Professor Rob Skinner (Monash Water Sensitive Cities) headed to Singapore International Water Week (SIWW). As part of the program, the RISE team hosted a half-day Hot Issues Workshop titled Strengthening Delivery of WaSH to Urban Informal Settlements in the Asia-Pacific.

  • Inaugural CEC Workshop held in Suva

    (09-06-18) On Saturday 9 June, RISE Fiji hosted a workshop for Community Engagement Council (CEC) representatives from the 13 RISE settlements across Suva, Fiji. Bringing the CECs together for the first time is a key milestone in the RISE Community Mobilisation Strategy.

  • Kato Katz training in Parasitologi Lab at UNHAS

    (04-05-18) Last week, the RISE Makassar Lab Team undertook Kato Katz training in the Parasitologi Laboratory at Hasanuddin University (UNHAS), led by RISE UNHAS Focal Point, Professor Ancha Ansariadi and Asni, Laboran of Parasitologi Laboratory in the UNHAS Faculty of Medicine.

  • Field training and baseline survey piloting completed in Suva

    (03-05-18) During April, RISE Objective 4 (Well-being) Leader, Professor David Johnston and RISE researchers, Dr Joanne O’Toole, Dr Fiona Barker, Dr Rohan Sweeney and Karinna Saxby conducted human health and well-being lab and field training, and baseline survey piloting with the RISE team in Suva.

  • Melbourne Water delivers training in Suva for RISE

    (29-03-18) This month, RISE partner, Melbourne Water delivered essential Integrated Water Management (IWM) training to the RISE team, local partners and government counterparts in Suva, Fiji.

  • RISE Makassar communities gather on World Water Day

    (22-03-18) On World Water Day, RISE hosted a workshop for community representatives – Kelompok Pengelola Lingkungan (KePoLink) – from the 13 RISE settlements across Makassar, Indonesia.

  • Monash partners with three prominent Asia Pacific universities for RISE

    (20-03-18) Monash has signed partnership agreements with three of the Asia Pacific’s most highly regarded universities - Hasanuddin University (UNHAS) in Indonesia; and, Fiji National University (FNU) and The University of the South Pacific (USP) in Fiji - for RISE.

  • Monash formalises partnership with Wellcome Sanger Institute for RISE

    (26-02-18) Monash has just signed a five-year research collaboration agreement with world-leading centre in genomic discovery and understanding, the Wellcome Sanger Institute for RISE.

  • MSDI partners with United Nations University for RISE

    (27-11-17) MSDI is thrilled to announce its official partnership with the United Nations University – International Institute for Global Health (UNU-IIGH) as part of the RISE program.

  • Children given a voice through RISE Dreaming activity in Fiji

    (20-11-17) RISE Research Fellow, Dr Michaela Prescott explains how the RISE co-design workshop involved a range of participatory tools developed and adapted for different groups within the community, such as children.

  • Informal settlement communities in Fiji and Indonesia co-design water-sensitive upgrading plans under RISE

    (04-10-17) A team from Monash Art Design and Architecture (MADA), led by Professor Diego Ramirez-Lovering, has just returned from Suva, Fiji after implementing the first RISE co-design workshop.