Public events & engagement

Read about events and community engagement in 2021 that reflect our commitment to protecting Country and the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.

Public lectures in 2021

Throughout 2021, VU held dozens of public events, often online due to the restrictions during Covid-19. Of note was the Melbourne Economic Forum, which brings together economic policy thinkers from the University of Melbourne and Victoria University, and public and private institutions including the Productivity Commission, the Grattan Institute and the Mitchell Institute, in discussion and debate to encourage sound government policy making.

Read about other public events following.

Research presentations

Research talk series 2021

Victoria University's public research talks in 2021 included:

  • COVID-19 vaccine
  • Net Zero by 2050 – what does it mean for Australian industry and job of the future
  • Exercise and Dementia
  • Greening VU’s campuses
  • Energy – Key findings of the analysis of the impact of charging solar homes to export electricity to the grid
  • Co-creating Community to Break Cycles of Social Disadvantage – Funded by Paul Ramsey Foundation in partnership with Griffith University
  • Community resilience - working from the inside out to understand the role of community strengths and capabilities

Upcoming events

To find out more about events at VU: