Exploring the Tools and Metrics Used to Finance Climate Adaptation
This project aims to explore interpretations of resilience within Australia’s finance and governance sectors.
Sustainability on Campus
Developing a sustainability strategy by putting the University's research into practice.
Carceral Climates: The Weather, Infrastructure and Abolition in Australian Prisons
How heat, cold and humidity (among other atmospheric and elemental forces) collide with carceral infrastructures.
Governing the Displacement Effects of the Global Shift to Renewables
Investigating how onshore wind, solar PV, and lithium-ion batteries global supply chains are governed.
Environmental Justice and the Making of Just Food and Energy Policy
Investigating the meaning of environmental justice and how it is best implemented and its integration into policy.
Anti-Mining Community Movements
This research will investigate how issues of environmental justice are being presently articulated by Australian communities.
Everyday Militarisms and Climate Emergency
Ways in which climate emergency becomes militarised, both in responses to crisis and in the discourses we use to address it.
The Ecology of Subtropical Reefs
How complex marine ecosystems can be sustainably maintained and managed as diverse ecosystems under climate change.
Tiwi Song Culture and Loss
The interconnection between Tiwi song culture and mourning in the context of artistic creativity, cultural maintenance and community health.
Climate Justice and Problems of Scale
Exploring climate change as a social, historical, and cultural force that transforms all lives but does so in an uneven and often unequal fashion.
An exploration of how particular animals make sense of their worlds: how they understand and interact with changing environments.
The Living Archive
This multi-sited project explores the cultural, political, and ethical dimensions of biodiversity loss in the Pacific region
Capital, the State and Climate Change in Aotearoa New Zealand
Historicising agricultural capital, with a focus on the theorisation of the state and the valuation of non-human nature in production.
Eco-Epistemologies of One Tree Island
How the island is defined by science, ecological inhabitants and geological histories, and how these epistemologies are framed on the global stage.
What Trees Say
Recreating the way we think about the narratives of trees, and how they can serve as important communicators of culture and markers of time passed.
Sites of Violence
Merging artistic and academic understandings of our responses to unseen violence, so as to build our capacity to stand in its truth rather than in its denial.
Evaluating FoodLab Sydney
An in-depth analysis of food insecurity across the Sydney LGA, enabling a better understanding of who is most affected by a lack of easily accessible foods.
Community Engagement in Food Governance
Facilitating collaborative, inclusive and diverse dialogues that amplify community voice and value multiple food perspectives and identities.
Building an Understanding of Best Practice Local Food Interventions
An investigation into the shared discursive elements of the emerging municipal policy discourses on food.
Resource Management, Legacies and Impacted Communities
Examining what knowledges are produced and contested in debates over the management of natural resources, and whose knowledge counts.
Environmental Disasters and Just Governance
Investigating how disasters intersect across the following: time; scale; magnitude; jurisdiction; who it effects; and how it can be governed.
Unsettling Ecological Poetics
The interrelationships between languages, forms, places, lives, and worlds. Words, images, sounds, and stories—and the voices, histories, and desires.
Neighbourhood Heat Stress Response
Simplified extreme heat-health policy that delivers evidence-based heat-health advice based on on-going experimental studies.
Developing the Field of Multispecies Justice
Reconceptualising justice in a way that is sufficiently capacious and fluid to accommodate the vast breadth of our multispecies world.
Low Carbon Transition in the Australian Energy Sector
Helping to develop innovative policies and support best practice to assist Australia’s transition towards energy competitiveness.