Dr Justin Lawson

STAFF PROFILE

Position

Associate Lecturer

Faculty

Faculty of Health

Department

School of Health & Soc. Dev.

Campus

Melbourne Burwood Campus

Contact

justin.lawson@deakin.edu.au
+61 3 924 43718

Research interests

Contact with nature, eco-health, spirituality and nature/environment, greening urban space, alternative technology and transport, biodiversity conservation, augmented reality

Teaching interests

Environmental studies, environmental health, environmental sociology, sustainability, climate change, food security, natural resources, renewable technology, sense of place.

Units taught

Chair:

HSH112 Local and Global Environments for Health

Taught into:

HBS107 Understanding Health

HBS108 Health Information and Data

HSH113 Social Perspectives on Population Health

HSH206 Human Development and Healthy Families

HSH306 People, Health and Place

HSH701 Principles and Practice of Public Health

HSH736 Community Consultation and Participation

SHD 201 Creating Sustainable Futures

SBS146 Working with Science

SBS350 Community Science Project

Marker:

ASS206  Medical Anthropology

ASS228 Australian People: Anthropological Insights

HME101/201 Medicine

HSH731 Minor project (MPH)

SQA/SLE201 Society and Environment

Research groups

Health, Nature and Sustainability Research Group

Awards

2013 Faculty of Health Award for Excellence - Health, Nature and Sustainability Research Group

2008 Deakin University Postgraduate Award Scholarship

Publications

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2015

Reshaping the worldview: case studies of faith groups’ approaches to a new Australian land ethic

Dr Justin Lawson, Dr Kelly Miller, A/Prof Geoffrey Wescott

(2015), pp. 273-295, The changing world religion map: sacred places, identities, practices and politics, Dordrecht, The Netherlands, B1

chapter
2012

Hope for resurrecting a functionally extinct parrot or squandered social capital? Landholder attitudes towards the Orange-bellied Parrot (Neophema chrysogaster) in Victoria, Australia

Dr Mike Weston, Dr Kelly Miller, Dr Justin Lawson, Glenn Ehmke

(2012), Vol. 10, pp. 381-385, Conservation and society, Mumbai, India, C1

journal
2011

Green revelations in a country of drought, flood and fire : a case study of Abrahamic faith communities and sustainability

Dr Justin Lawson, Dr Kelly Miller

(2011), pp. 1-15, International journal of environmental studies, Abingdon, U. K., C1

journal