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Researcher: Jones, PJ (Dr Penelope Jones)

Fields of Research

Environmental and Occupational Health and Safety
Archaeological Science
Fine Arts (incl. Sculpture and Painting)
Archaeology of Asia, Africa and the Americas
Environmental Monitoring
Public Health and Health Services
Natural Hazards
Health Economics
Infectious Diseases
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Archaeology
Urban and Regional Planning
Conservation and Biodiversity
Respiratory Diseases
Population, Ecological and Evolutionary Genetics
Environmental Science and Management
Landscape Ecology
Natural Resource Management
Microbial Ecology

Research Objectives

Environmental Health
Understanding Past Societies
Expanding Knowledge in History and Archaeology
Immune System and Allergy
Respiratory System and Diseases (incl. Asthma)
Social Impacts of Climate Change and Variability
Forest and Woodlands Flora, Fauna and Biodiversity
Public Health (excl. Specific Population Health)
Application Tools and System Utilities
The Creative Arts (incl. Graphics and Craft)
Infectious Diseases
Ahuatanga Maori (Maori Tradition)
Urban and Industrial Flora, Fauna and Biodiversity
Conserving Natural Heritage
Urban and Industrial Air Quality

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

''Waiting for Water': An art and science collaboration about water in three regions of Australia; The International Journal of Social, Political and Community Agendas in the Arts
A World of C4 Pathways: On the Use of δ13C Values to Identify the Consumption of C4 Plants in the Archaeological Record; Far from the Hearth: Essays in Honour of Martin K. Jones
Adaptation to variable environments, resilience to climate change: Investigating land, water and settlement in Indus Northwest India; Current Anthropology
AirRater Tasmania: Using smartphone technology to understand local environmental drivers of symptoms in people with asthma and allergic rhinitis; Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology
Australian airborne pollen and spore monitoring network interim standard and protocols
Climate change, water stress and agriculture in the Indus Civilisation, 3000-1500 BC
Evaluating the risk of epidemic thunderstorm asthma: Lessons from Australia; International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health
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
Living in the hinterland: survey and excavations at Lohari Ragho 2015-2017; Puratattva
Long-term environmental change in eastern Tasmania: vegetation, climate and fire at Stoney Lagoon; Holocene
Mapping Tasmania's cultural landscapes: using habitat suitability modelling of archaeological sites as a landscape history tool; Journal of Biogeography
Quality control of pollen identification and quantification exercise for the AusPollen Aerobiology Collaboration Network: a pilot study; Aerobiologia
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

Anthropogenic impacts on environmental microbiomes; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
EOI 5 Community Impacts of Smoke; Bushfire and Natural Hazard CRC (BNHCRC)
Healthy Future Environments and People; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Human health and the aerial microbiome: uncovering interactions across Australia; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Towards integrated forecasts of pollen and smoke exposure: a Tasmanian pilot of the CSIRO CTM; Centre for Air Quality and Health Research Evaluation (CAR)
What is the economic impact of allergic respiratory disease in Tasmania?; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Which pollen types matter? Towards better allergy diagnosis in Tasmania; Tasmanian Community Fund (TasCF)
AirRater Darwin app
Deakin Pollen Recount
Evaluation of AirRater
How well can we track population exposure to smoke in southwest WA using the AirRaterSmoke smartphone app?
OzAirRater: Evaluation of AirRater as a public health surveillance system
OzAirRater: Investigating smoke, pollen and meteorological hazards in ACT
VICTAPS Network Pollen Training
VICTAPS Network Pollen Training
Victoria Pollen training

Research Candidate Supervision