Professor Lars Coenen

City of Melbourne Chair in Resilient Cities


Professor Lars Coenen joined the Melbourne Sustainable Society Institute at the University of Melbourne in January 2017 as the inaugural ‘City of Melbourne Chair of Resilient Cities’, an initiative between the City of Melbourne and University of Melbourne aimed at improving the city’s resilience to sustainability challenges. Professor Coenen is well-known internationally for his work in economic geography on regional and urban innovation and, more recently, sustainability transitions.


Urban Planning

Research Hub, Centre or Institute

Research directions

Future Cities

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