Vice-Chancellor’s Research Fellow in Urban Futures at RMIT University
Serene Ho is a Vice-Chancellor’s Research Fellow in Urban Futures at RMIT University. Her interdisciplinary research is focused on the urban poor, where she investigates land rights, trustworthy land information systems, social innovation, gender and climate resilience. She is currently investigating the use of disruptive technologies used to map land rights in urban informal settlements in Odisha, India, and how this impacts trust in formal land tenure information systems, one of the most corrupt public institutions globally. Serene is also currently engaged in a UNFCCC funded, multidisciplinary project led by Prof. Darryn McEvoy and involving a broad team at RMIT, which investigates climate resilience in Honiara, Solomon Islands. She leads the community profiling and gender-related work packages in the project.