Dr Michalis Hadjikakou

STAFF PROFILE

Position

Research Fellow

Faculty

Faculty of Sci Eng & Built Env

Department

School of Life & Env. Sciences

Campus

Melbourne Burwood Campus

Qualifications

Doctor of Philosophy, University of Surrey, 2014

Contact

m.hadjikakou@deakin.edu.au
+61 3 924 68223

Biography summary

Dr. Hadjikakou holds a BA in Geography from the University of Cambridge (UK), a Master 1 in Earth and Environmental Science from Joseph Fourier University (Grenoble), an MSc in Water Science, Policy & Management from the University of Oxford (UK), and a PhD in Environment & Sustainability from the University of Surrey (UK) from where he graduated in January 2014.

Dr. Hadjikakou was Postdoctoral (2014-2016) and later Senior Research Associate (Jan 2017 - ) in the Water Research Centre and Sustainability Assessment Program (School of Civil & Environmental Engineering) at the University of New South Wales (UNSW), prior to joining the School of Life and Environmental Sciences at Deakin as Research Fellow in August 2017.

He has a general interest in environmental sustainability with expertise in sustainability assessment & modelling, food systems, sustainable diets, and water resources management.

See also:

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Research interests

  • Sustainability Assesssment
  • Water Resources Management
  • Environmentally extended input-output analysis
  • Environmental footprints
  • Food systems and sustainable diets

Affiliations

University of New South Wales - Visiting Fellow (School of Civil & Environmental Engineering)

International Society for Ecological Economics (ISEE)

Media appearances

Articles
'Trimming the excess: how cutting down on junk food could help save the environment', published on The Conversation, 5 October 2016

Sustainable shopping: want to eat healthy? Try an eco-friendly diet, published on The Conversation, 19 January 2018

Radio
ABC Newcastle NSW – ‘Drive’, 5 October 2016
ABC Radio 702 – ‘Evenings’. 5 October 2016
2SER – ‘Sustainable diets’, 6 October 2016

2SER - ECO FRIENDLY DIETS, 21 January 2018

Projects

Major grants and awards as Chief/Principal investigator:

  • WH Gladstones Population and Environment Fund Award 2015 (PI): "Our ‘foodprint’ matters – Australian diets and their environmental, economic and health impacts", from the Australian Academy of Science ($24k, completed 2017).
  • Ian Potter Travel Grant (PI): International conference travel to present work on food systems and sustainable diets at the 'Gordon Research Conference on Industrial Ecology,' Stowe; and the 'International Society for Ecological Economics 2016' Conference, USA, 19-29 June 2016 ($2k).
  • Analysis of Alternative Water Supply Projects Compared to Direct Potable Reuse (CI), funded by the US Water Reuse Research Foundation and the Australian Water Recycling Centre of Excellence. The project delivered a novel software tool to evaluate water supply options against environmental, economic and social criteria ($350k, completed 2017).

Publications

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2019

Towards meaningful consumption-based planetary boundary indicators: the phosphorus exceedance footprint

M Li, T Wiedmann, M Hadjikakou

(2019), Vol. 54, pp. 227-238, Global environmental change, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal

The livestock sector and planetary boundaries: a 'limits to growth' perspective with dietary implications

N Bowles, S Alexander, M Hadjikakou

(2019), Vol. 160, pp. 128-136, Ecological economics, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal

A flexible framework for assessing the sustainability of alternative water supply options

M Hadjikakou, B Stanford, T Wiedmann, H Rowley, Y Kobayashi, S Ishii, J Gaitan, G Johns, S Lundie, S Khan

(2019), Vol. 671, pp. 1257-1268, Science of the total environment, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal
2018

Global warming impact of suburbanization: the case of Sydney

G Chen, M Hadjikakou, T Wiedmann, L Shi

(2018), Vol. 172, pp. 287-301, Journal of cleaner production, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal

From water-use to water-scarcity footprinting in environmentally extended input-output analysis

B Ridoutt, M Hadjikakou, B Bryan, M Nolan

(2018), pp. 6761-6770, Environmental science & technology, Washington, D.C., C1

journal
2017

Virtual laboratories and MRIO analysis-an introduction

A Geschke, M Hadjikakou

(2017), Vol. 29, pp. 143-157, Economic systems research, Abingdon, Eng., C1-1

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Trimming the excess: environmental impacts of discretionary food consumption in Australia

M Hadjikakou

(2017), Vol. 131, pp. 119-128, Ecological economics, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

journal

Urban carbon transformations: unravelling spatial and inter-sectoral linkages for key city industries based on multi-region input-output analysis

G Chen, M Hadjikakou, T Wiedmann

(2017), Vol. 163, pp. 224-240, Journal of cleaner production, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

journal

Shortcomings of a growth-driven food system

M Hadjikakou, T Wiedmann

(2017), pp. 256-276, Handbook on growth and sustainability, Cheltenham, Eng., B1-1

chapter

An integrated demand and carbon impact forecasting approach for residential precincts

N Holyoak, M Taylor, M Hadjikakou, S Percy

(2017), pp. 295-315, CUPUM 2017 : Planning support systems for resilient and smart urban futures : Proceedings of the 15th International Conference on Computers in Urban Planning and Urban Management, Adelaide, S. Aust., E1-1

conference
2016

Overconsumption of energy and excessive discretionary food intake inflates dietary greenhouse gas emissions in Australia

G Hendrie, D Baird, B Ridoutt, M Hadjikakou, M Noakes

(2016), Vol. 8, pp. 1-19, Nutrients, Basel, Switzerland, C1-1

journal

Transnational city carbon footprint networks - exploring carbon links between Australian and Chinese cities

G Chen, T Wiedmann, Y Wang, M Hadjikakou

(2016), Vol. 184, pp. 1082-1092, Applied energy, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

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City carbon footprint networks

G Chen, T Wiedmann, M Hadjikakou, H Rowley

(2016), Vol. 9, pp. 1-16, Energies, Basel, Switzerland, C1

journal
2015

A comprehensive framework for comparing water use intensity across different tourist types

M Hadjikakou, G Miller, J Chenoweth, A Druckman, C Zoumides

(2015), Vol. 23, pp. 1445-1467, Journal of sustainable tourism, Abingdon, Eng., C1-1

journal
2014

Compiling and using input-output frameworks through collaborative virtual laboratories

M Lenzen, A Geschke, T Wiedmann, J Lane, N Anderson, T Baynes, J Boland, P Daniels, C Dey, J Fry, M Hadjikakou, S Kenway, A Malik, D Moran, J Murray, S Nettleton, L Poruschi, C Reynolds, H Rowley, J Ugon, D Webb, J West

(2014), Vol. 485-486, pp. 241-251, Science of the total environment, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

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Rethinking the economic contribution of tourism: case study from a Mediterranean island

M Hadjikakou, J Chenoweth, G Miller, A Druckman, G Li

(2014), Vol. 53, pp. 610-624, Journal of travel research, London, Eng., C1-1

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Quantifying the human impact on water resources: a critical review of the water footprint concept

J Chenoweth, M Hadjikakou, C Zoumides

(2014), Vol. 18, pp. 2325-2342, Hydrology and earth system sciences, Gttingen, Germany, C1-1

journal

Policy-relevant indicators for semi-arid nations: the water footprint of crop production and supply utilization of Cyprus

C Zoumides, A Bruggeman, M Hadjikakou, T Zachariadis

(2014), Vol. 43, pp. 205-214, Ecological indicators, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

journal
2013

Estimating the direct and indirect water use of tourism in the eastern Mediterranean

M Hadjikakou, J Chenoweth, G Miller

(2013), Vol. 114, pp. 548-556, Journal of environmental management, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

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A study of the Yesilirmak River catchment in Northern Turkey: spatial patterns and temporal trends in water quality

L Jin, P Whitehead, M Hadjikakou

(2013), Vol. 04, pp. 104-120, Journal of environmental protection, Irvine, Calif., C1-1

journal

Water and tourism

M Hadjikakou, J Chenoweth, G Miller

(2013), pp. 435-446, The Routledge handbook of tourism and the environment, Abingdon, Eng., B1-1

chapter

Economic impact and water use trade-offs and synergies: a case study of the cyprus tourism sector

M Hadjikakou, J Chenoweth, G Miller, A Druckman

(2013), pp. 77-97, ECSEE 2013 : Proceedings of the European Conference on Sustainability, Energy and the Environment 2013, Brighton, Eng., E1-1

conference
2011

Modelling nitrogen in the Ye?ilirmak River catchment in Northern Turkey: impacts of future climate and environmental change and implications for nutrient management

M Hadjikakou, P Whitehead, L Jin, M Futter, P Hadjinicolaou, M Shahgedanova

(2011), Vol. 409, pp. 2404-2418, Science of the total environment, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

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Impact of climate change on the water resources of the eastern Mediterranean and Middle East region: modeled 21st century changes and implications

J Chenoweth, P Hadjinicolaou, A Bruggeman, J Lelieveld, Z Levin, M Lange, E Xoplaki, M Hadjikakou

(2011), Vol. 47, pp. 1-18, Water resources research, Chichester, Eng., C1-1

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Funded Projects at Deakin

Other Public Sector Funding

Local SDGs: A general framework for charting pathways to sustainability to future-proof local communities.

Prof Brett Bryan, A/Prof Rebecca Lester, A/Prof Euan Martin Ritchie, A/Prof Kelly Miller, Dr Robert Faggian, A/Prof Emily Nicholson, Dr Asef Nazari, Dr Don Gunasekera, Dr Timothy Neale, Dr Michalis Hadjikakou

  • 2019: $15,000

Industry and Other Funding

Local SDGs: A general framework for charting pathways to sustainability to future-proof local communities.

Prof Brett Bryan, A/Prof Rebecca Lester, A/Prof Euan Martin Ritchie, A/Prof Kelly Miller, Dr Robert Faggian, A/Prof Emily Nicholson, Dr Asef Nazari, Dr Don Gunasekera, Dr Timothy Neale, Dr Michalis Hadjikakou

  • 2019: $12,000
  • 2018: $195,000

Supervisions

No completed student supervisions to report