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Researcher: Lyth, A (Dr Anna Lyth)

Fields of Research

Social and Cultural Geography
Environmental Management
Urban and Regional Studies (excl. Planning)
Transport Planning
Urban Policy
Land Use and Environmental Planning
Environment Policy
Environmental Education and Extension
Health Policy
Environmental Science and Management
Natural Hazards
Education Policy
Palaeoclimatology
Environmental Impact Assessment
Natural Resource Management
Ecological Impacts of Climate Change
Environmental and Occupational Health and Safety
Environmental and Natural Resources Law
Aged Health Care
Interdisciplinary Engineering
Sustainable Agricultural Development

Research Objectives

Climate Change Adaptation Measures
Social Impacts of Climate Change and Variability
Road Passenger Movements (excl. Public Transport)
Environmentally Sustainable Transport
Environmental Health
Environmental Policy, Legislation and Standards
Sustainability Indicators
Climate Change Mitigation Strategies
Health Education and Promotion
Urban and Industrial Flora, Fauna and Biodiversity
Cultural Understanding
Urban Land Policy
Multimodal Transport
Equity and Access to Education
Environmentally Sustainable Information and Communication Services
Expanding Knowledge in the Environmental Sciences
Evaluation of Health Outcomes
Natural Hazards in Coastal and Estuarine Environments
Environmental Education and Awareness
Natural Hazards in Urban and Industrial Environments

Career Best Publications

A Gender perspective on urban car use: A qualitative case study; Urban Policy and Research: An Australian and New Zealand Guide to Urban Affairs
Assessing an indirect health implication of a changing climate: Ross River Virus in a temperate island state; Climate Risk Management
Building Resilience in East African Cities: The Spirit of 'Harambee': Adaptive Capacity: The Nexus Between Sustainability and Climate Change Response; Values in Sustainable Development
Climate, urbanisation and vulnerability to vector-borne disease in subtropical coastal Australia: Sustainable policy for a changing environment; Global Environmental Change Part B: Environmental Hazards
Exploring the future of car use for an ageing society: Preliminary results from a Sydney study; Road and Transport Research
Place influences in framing and understanding climate change adaptation challenges; Local Environment

Research Publications

A Gender perspective on urban car use: A qualitative case study; Urban Policy and Research: An Australian and New Zealand Guide to Urban Affairs
A real sustainable transport strategy: integrating operations and facilities planning with academic endeavors and community relevance; 14th International Australasian Campuses Towards Sustainability (ACTS) Conference
Accessibility and urban environment sustainability in Sydney (1991-2001); Environmental Health Risk III
Assessing an indirect health implication of a changing climate: Ross River Virus in a temperate island state; Climate Risk Management
Building Resilience in East African Cities: The Spirit of 'Harambee': Adaptive Capacity: The Nexus Between Sustainability and Climate Change Response; Values in Sustainable Development
Climate proofing Australian urban planning: Working towards successful adaptation; Australian Planner
Climate, urbanisation and vulnerability to vector-borne disease in subtropical coastal Australia: Sustainable policy for a changing environment; Global Environmental Change Part B: Environmental Hazards
Community health risk perceptions on planned burning: bolstering the risk management and communication evidence base; Public Health Congress 2015
Community resilience and environmental transitions
Cutting edge research and teaching award
Education for climate change adaptation - enhancing the contemporary relevance of planning education for a range of wicked problems; Journal for Education in the Built Environment
Evidence base for university sustainable transport planning; 14th International Australasian Campuses Towards Sustainability (ACTS) Conference
Exploring the future of car use for an ageing society: Preliminary results from a Sydney study; Road and Transport Research
Exploring the future of car use for an ageing society: preliminary results from a Sydney study
Exploring the Future of Car Use for an Ageing Society: preliminary results from a Sydney study'; 27th Australasian Transport Research Forum
Exploring the Health Effects of a Subtly Changing Climate: risk and vulnerability to Ross River Virus in Tasmania, Australia; Fifth International Conference on Climate Change: Impacts and Responses
Fertile Ground Or Barren Soil? Lessons from Corporate Ecological Responsiveness for Workplace Travel Management; The 30th Australasian Transport Research Forum (ATRF07)
Group 4: livelihood and disadvantage; Climate change challenges to health: risks and opportunities - recommendations from the 2014 Theo Murphy High Flyers Think Tank
Implications of Household Form, Gender & Parenting Cultures on Car Use & Urban Transport Policy: a Sydney Study; 25th Australasian Transport Research Forum Incorporating the BTRE Transport Policy Colloquium
Improving Planning Processes and Practices for the University of Tasmania Sustainable Transport Strategy 2010-2016
Interrogating resilience: toward a typology to improve its operationalization; Ecology and Society
Place influences in framing and understanding climate change adaptation challenges; Local Environment
Reframing water: contesting H2O within the European Union; Geoforum
Ross Rover Virus in Tasmania in a changing climate: a vulnerability assessment
Shifting towards sustainability: Education for climate change adaptation in the built environment sector; Australian Research Institute in Education for Sustainability (ARIES)
Shifting towards sustainability: Education for climate change adaptation in the built environment sector; Australian Planner
Smoke impacts of community health: social perceptions; Victorian Department of Environment & Primary Industries (DEPI), Bushfire Science Forum
Smoke impacts on community health and social perceptions; 10th Bushfire CRC Annual Conference
Social sustainability in passenger transport; Australasian Environmental Engineering Conference
Supporting evidence-based adaptation decision-making in Tasmania: a synthesis of climate change adaptation research; National Climate Change Adaptation Research Facility
To sprawl or not to sprawl; Australian Planner
University of Tasmania 2013 Travel Behaviour Survey: Summary of Findings
Urban Sustainability Issues in Contemporary Bangkok; Geography Teachers Association of New South Wales. Geography Bulletin
Urban wildscapes and green spaces in Mombasa and their potential contribution to climate change adaptation and mitigation; Environment and Urbanization
Valuing third sector sustainability organisations - qualitative contributions to systemic social transformation; Local Environment
Vector borne disease in urban subtropical coastal zones: planning perspectives for an emerging natural hazard; Planning for Natural Hazards: How Can We Mitigate Impacts? A Symposium

Research Projects

Climate change adaptation and water governance: reconciling food security, renewable energy and the provision of multiple ecosystem services (CADWAGO); European Union (EU)
Fiscal Sustainability and urban form in Tasmania; University of the Sunshine Coast (USC)
Smoke impacts on community health and social perceptions; Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning Victoria (DELWP)
Supporting evidence-based adaptation decision-making in Tasmania - the state of adaptation research; Department of Climate Change and Energy Efficiency (DCCEE)
University of Sunshine Coast Research Futures Project; Department of Industry and Science (DoIS)
Valuing third sector sustainability organisations; University of the Sunshine Coast (USC)
Vector Borne Disease in Tasmania under Climate Change: Developing Scenarios of Risk and Vulnerability and Strategies for Building Adaptive Capacity; Tasmanian Climate Change Office (TCCO)

Research Candidate Supervision