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Kirsten Davies   Davies

Lecturer
Dept of Environmental Sciences & Law School
Macquarie University (Australia)

About
Dr Kirsten Davies is an Australian social researcher whose work is recognised internationally. She holds a Master’s Degree (USyd) and PhD (USyd) in Sustainable Management and is undertaking a second PhD in Law (MQU) and Coupled Human and Nature Systems. Kirsten was awarded a Winston Churchill Fellowship to conduct research in USA, UK and Japan (2002) and was the recipient of the University of Sydney Agri-Management Scholarship for post graduate research (2005). Kirsten was awarded an Australian Government, Australia Award - Research Fellowship to undertake post-doctoral sustainability research in Vanuatu (2009). She was appointed as an expert adviser to the global Intergovernmental Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) in 2014. Kirsten is widely published and has authored and presented papers at many conferences . She is the architect of Intergenerational Democracy, a method of whole-of-community engagement and capacity building, the subject of her (2012) book, Intergenerational Democracy, rethinking sustainable development. Her research has focused on community engagement which has led to many projects (e.g. 2014 EPA air quality community study) and the online course she has developed with the Australian Research Institute of Environmental Sustainability.
Specialities
Discipline(s)
Sociology
Environmental sciences
Geographic administrative areas
Geographic places
Australia (area)
Melanesia
Vanuatu
New South Wales
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