Environmental Management Research Projects

Research projects in Environmental Management are listed below. The availability of each project for Undergraduate/Study Abroad (UG/SA), Honours (Hons), Masters (MSc), and Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) modes of study are shown.

Supervisor(s)ProjectUG/SAHonsMScPhD
Dr Amy DiedrichCommunity based natural resource management in Mission Beach, Queensland 
Sustainable aquaculture for livelihoods in the Pacific and SE Asia 
Marine-based ecotourism for livelihoods in the Pacific and SE Asia 
Community based marine conservation and fisheries management in rural communities in the tropics 
Dr Colin MacGregorRefining and trialling farm-gate nutrient budgets for cane farms in FNQ
Zsuzsa Banhalmi-ZakarCarbon/climate change disclosure practices in Australian financial institutions
Corporate uptake of environmental impact assessment and strategic environmental assessment
Financing mechanisms for climate change adaptation
Adaptation standards for green bonds
Prof Jon NottTropical cyclones – long-term trends and impact on society
Coastal erosion – trends and impacts
Coastal Policies, Legislation and risk from extreme events
Riverine flooding - modelling extreme events
Riverine flooding – long-term trends and impacts
Dr Silvia TavaresExploring the potential and constraints of promoting both efficient green infrastructure and urbanity in urban centres
Investigating relationships between urban comfort, microclimate, and urban economy
Exploring roles of social spaces and urban comfort on post-disaster recovery
Relationships between urban design, urban comfort, and public health
Urban comfort, urban types of spaces, and social limits of adaptation to climate change
A/Prof Lisa LawUrban design for tropical towns and cities
Public space: its creation, use and management
Resilience to disasters in Southeast Asia
Migration and development in Southeast Asia
Prof Jeffrey SayerDeveloping methodologies for integrated landscape approaches to integrating conservation and development
Political ecology of spatial development initiatives in Indonesia and Cambodia
Assessing the effectiveness of landscape approaches to integrating conservation and development
Reconciling agricultural development with environmental conservation in tropical forests regions
Hierarchical incompetence and coherence in international forest policy processes
Dr Agni BoedhihartonoUsing simulation models as a tool to support landscape approaches to integrating conservation and development
Use of visual techniques in support of environmental negotiations
Developing 360 degree auditing techniques for forest landscapes in Indonesia
Hierarchical incompetence and policy coherence in inter-governmental policy processes
A/Prof David KingSocial impact and evaluation in planning
Natural hazard vulnerability
Climate change adaptation and resilience
Disaster mitigation and recovery
Social impact of mining projects
Development projects
Urban design