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The OpenSpace Research Centre generates a collective research culture, facilitated by regular discussions and events, including a seminar series with internal and visiting scholars, opportunities to workshop research in progress, and reading groups. Our emphasis is on support, inclusivity, and the exchange of ideas. As a result we have ongoing and sustained conversations across a range of research topics, focusing on common concerns such as the theorisation of space, nature, culture, agency and politics.
Learn how our diverse research projects intersect and compliment each other:

Space and Power
Research in this theme investigates how power relationships can be experienced and observed through a spatial analysis.
Culture and Practice

This research theme works to understand the changing spaces and spatialities of social life and cultural practice.

Environment and politics
Work in this theme looks at questions of environmental policy and justice, focusing on a variety of contemporary challenges, including climate change, ecological resilience and biosecurity.