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Researcher: Kelly, R (Dr Rachel Kelly)

Fields of Research

Conservation and biodiversity
Environmental management
Other environmental sciences
Ecological impacts of climate change and ecological adaptation
Natural resource management
Fisheries sciences
Social geography
Other Indigenous studies
Aquaculture and fisheries stock assessment
Research, science and technology policy
Marine and estuarine ecology (incl. marine ichthyology)
Applied sociology, program evaluation and social impact assessment
Sociology and social studies of science and technology
Environmental sociology

Research Objectives

Social impacts of climate change and variability
Expanding knowledge in the environmental sciences
Communication
Assessment and management of coastal and estuarine ecosystems
Fisheries - recreational freshwater
Environmental education and awareness
Expanding knowledge in human society
The media
Marine biodiversity
Other environmental policy, climate change and natural hazards
Environmentally sustainable commercial services and tourism
Fisheries - wild caught
Fisheries - aquaculture
Rehabilitation or conservation of marine environments
Wild caught fin fish (excl. tuna)
Learner and learning
Marine systems and management
Expanding knowledge in the biological sciences
Assessment and management of terrestrial ecosystems

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

A cross-scale framework to support a mechanistic understanding and modelling of marine climate-driven species redistribution, from individuals to communities; Ecography
A decade of incorporating social sciences in the Integrated Marine Biosphere Research Project (IMBeR): much done, much to do?; Frontiers in Marine Science
A framework for incorporating sense of place into the management of marine systems; Ecology and Society
Building trust among marine protected area managers and community members through scientific research: insights from the Ningaloo Marine Park, Australia; Marine Policy
Citizen science and marine conservation: a global review; Philosophical Transactions B
Citizen science and social licence: improving perceptions and connecting marine user groups; Ocean and Coastal Management
Connecting to the oceans: supporting ocean literacy and public engagement; Reviews in Fish Biology and Fisheries
Engaging more effectively with visitors to coastal regions for improved management outcomes: insights from the Ningaloo Coast, Australia; Frontiers in Marine Science
Letís talk about climate change: Developing effective conversations between scientists and communities; One Earth
Oceans and society: feedbacks between ocean and human health; Reviews in Fish Biology and Fisheries
Progress in integrating natural and social science in marine ecosystem-based management research; Marine and Freshwater Research
Responsible research and innovation and social licence to operate: aligning concepts for advancing marine innovation and development governance; Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability
Social licence for marine conservation science; Frontiers in Marine Science
Social licence in the marine sector: A review of understanding and application; Marine Policy
Social license through citizen science: a tool for marine conservation; Ecology and Society
Ten tips for developing interdisciplinary socio-ecological researchers; Socio-Ecological Practice Research
The emergence of social licence necessitates reforms in environmental regulation; Ecology and Society
The quilt of sustainable ocean governance: patterns for practitioners; Frontiers in Marine Science

Research Projects

Can citizen science help build social license for the recreational fishing sector?; Department of Primary Industries NSW (DPINSW)
Seaweed Aquaculture: Greening Blue Growth in Australia

Research Candidate Supervision