Environmental management and sustainability

Our research covers a broad interdisciplinary area of applied environmental science, including indigenous education, waste management, and freshwater and coastal planning and management. We research social, economic and policy issues in nature conservation, wildlife management and natural resources management and sustainability.

Applied environmental science research

Our major research areas span marine and coastal policy through to environmental planning:

  • large landscape (seascape) scale
  • conservation networks – their governance and community engagement
  • marine and coastal policy, planning and management
  • environmental sustainability
  • management
  • human dimensions of wildlife
  • Indigenous environmental involvement and education
  • water policy, planning and management
  • waste policy, planning and management
  • environmental planning.

Contact us

For more info about our research, contact group facilitator Associate Professor Geoffrey Westcott.
+61 3 9251 7623

Email Associate Professor Westcott