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Researcher: Jones, PJ (Dr Penelope Jones)

Fields of Research

Environmental and Occupational Health and Safety
Archaeological Science
Epidemiology
Allergy
Public Health and Health Services
Palaeoecology
Environmental Monitoring
Archaeology of Asia, Africa and the Americas
Fine Arts (incl. Sculpture and Painting)
Ecology
Natural Hazards
Population, Ecological and Evolutionary Genetics
Environmental Science and Management
Landscape Ecology
Natural Resource Management

Research Objectives

Environmental Health
Understanding Past Societies
Immune System and Allergy
Social Impacts of Climate Change and Variability
Forest and Woodlands Flora, Fauna and Biodiversity
Public Health (excl. Specific Population Health)
Expanding Knowledge in History and Archaeology
Ahuatanga Maori (Maori Tradition)
Application Tools and System Utilities
Conserving Natural Heritage

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

Adaptation to variable environments, resilience to climate change: Investigating land, water and settlement in Indus Northwest India; Current Anthropology
Australian airborne pollen and spore monitoring network interim standard and protocols
Climate change, water stress and agriculture in the Indus Civilisation, 3000-1500 BC
From ecological opportunism to multi-cropping: Mapping food globalisation in prehistory; Quaternary Science Reviews
Journey to the east: Diverse routes and variable flowering times for wheat and barley en route to prehistoric China; PLoS One
Long-term environmental change in eastern Tasmania: vegetation, climate and fire at Stoney Lagoon; Holocene
RE: Australian state forecasts deadly thunderstorm asthma; Science
The virtues of small grain size: Potential pathways to a distinguishing feature of Asian wheats; Quaternary International
Using smartphone technology to reduce health impacts from atmospheric environmental hazards; Environmental Research Letters
Waiting for Water: Exhibition Catalogue, 4-26 August, Nan Giese Gallery (Darwin), Watch this Space (Alice Springs) and Pumphouse Point (Tasmania)

Research Projects

EOI 5 Community Impacts of Smoke; Bushfire and Natural Hazard CRC (BNHCRC)
Which pollen types matter? Towards better allergy diagnosis in Tasmania; Tasmanian Community Fund (TasCF)
AirRater Darwin app
Deakin Pollen Recount
Evaluation of AirRater
VICTAPS Network Pollen Training
Victoria Pollen training

Research Candidate Supervision