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A community-led, interdisciplinary program bringing together expertise from around the world

RISE is part of the prestigious Wellcome Trust's Our Planet, Our Health funding program, with support from the Asian Development Bank’s Future Cities program.

Led by the Monash Sustainable Development Institute, RISE brings together global expertise from five Monash University faculties (Art, Design and Architecture, Business and Economics, Engineering, Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences, and Science), Monash University Malaysia, CRC for Water Sensitive Cities, Stanford University, Emory University, The University of Melbourne, University of Cambridge, Fiji National University, Hasanuddin University, The University of the South Pacific, United Nations University, Melbourne Water, South East Water, Oxfam, WaterAid, and Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute.