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Researcher: Harwood, A (Dr Andrew Harwood)

Fields of Research

Social and Cultural Geography
Regional Analysis and Development
Land Use and Environmental Planning
Sociology
Natural Resource Management
Environment Policy
Invertebrate Biology
Farm Management, Rural Management and Agribusiness
Applied Sociology, Program Evaluation and Social Impact Assessment
Urban and Regional Planning
Conservation and Biodiversity
Environmental Science and Management
Public Policy
Farming Systems Research

Research Objectives

Ecosystem Assessment and Management at Regional or Larger Scales
Climate Change Adaptation Measures
Expanding Knowledge through Studies of Human Society
Cultural Understanding
Community Service (excl. Work)
Pedagogy
Teacher and Instructor Development
Government and Politics
Expanding Knowledge in Psychology and Cognitive Sciences
Syllabus and Curriculum Development
Environmental and Natural Resource Evaluation
Control of Pests, Diseases and Exotic Species
Technological and Organisational Innovation
Management and Productivity
Public Services Policy Advice and Analysis
Environmental Management Systems
Institutional Arrangements for Environmental Protection
Teaching and Instruction Technologies

Career Best Publications

Charting the emergence of a 'knowing system' for climate change adaptation in Australian regional natural resource management; Geoforum
Envisioning the Archipelago; Island Studies Journal
Insurance as Catastrophe: A geography of house and contents insurance in bushfire-prone places; Geoforum
Place influences in framing and understanding climate change adaptation challenges; Local Environment
The Political Constitution of Islandness
What's the problem in adaptation pathways planning? The potential of a diagnostic problem-structuring approach; Environmental Science and Policy

Research Publications

Adaptation Pathways: a playbook for developing options for climate change adaptation in Natural Resource Management
Baseline survey of current experiential learning practice in Australian and New Zealand planning schools; Australian Planner
Book review: Spaces of Hope
Chapter 20. The quality of Australian regional NRM plans; The Routledge Handbook of Australian Urban and Regional Planning
Charting the emergence of a 'knowing system' for climate change adaptation in Australian regional natural resource management; Geoforum
Community Conversations: Good governance on small islands; 15th Islands of the World Conference 2017
Creating regional Australia’s future: development of a community entrepreneurship development (CED) framework
Creating regional Australia’s future: development of CED framework; 29th Annual SEAANZ Conference
Developing adaptation pathways for NRM in Southern Australia: a research-practice collaboration; 6th International Conference on Climate Change: Impacts and Responses
Enhancing experiential learning in planning education through an online toolkit of resources; Australia & New Zealand Association of Planning Schools Conference: Planning, Politics and People
Envisioning the Archipelago; Island Studies Journal
Evaluation of the Salvation Army (Tasmania) Alcohol and Other Drug Rehabilitation Programs
Evaluation of The Salvation Army Tasmania Doorways to Parenting Program
Expanding experiential learning in Australian planning schools; 49th International Society of City and Regional Planners Congress
Experiential learning in planning education: Resources and tools for good practice
Experiential learning in planning schools, toolkits and training; Australia & New Zealand Association of Planning Schools Conference
Extent of invasion of Tasmanian native vegetation by the exotic bumblebee Bombus terrestris (Apoidea: Apidae); Austral Ecology
Feral Travel and the Transport Field: Some Observations on the Politics of Regulating Skating in Tasmania; Urban Policy and Research
How tree professionals perceive trees and conflicts about trees in Australia's urban forests; Landscape and Urban Planning
Insurance as Catastrophe: A geography of house and contents insurance in bushfire-prone places; Geoforum
Keynote: Visioning the Archipelago: Settling for a new meta-geography; 2nd Island Dynamics Conference
Place influences in framing and understanding climate change adaptation challenges; Local Environment
Policy brief: Barossa Yorke & Mid-North Regional Profile
Policy brief: Darling Down and South West Regional Profile
Policy brief: EVAD framework
Policy brief: Innovation in Regions
Policy brief: Murraylands and Riverland Regional Profile
Policy brief: Northern Inland Regional Profile
Policy brief: Policy Opportunities
Policy brief: Regional Comparisons of Drivers and Constraints
Southern slopes information portal report: climate change adaptation information for natural resource planning and implementation
Strengthening engagement and collaboration for impact in the ERS theme
Supporting evidence-based adaptation decision-making in Tasmania: a synthesis of climate change adaptation research; National Climate Change Adaptation Research Facility
The benefits of embedding experiential learning in the education of planners; Planning Practice and Research
The influence of experiential learning in preparing future planners to be flexible, responsive and innovative; Association of European Schools of Planning Annual Conference 2014 (AESOP)
The Political Constitution of Islandness
The political rationalities of island geography: Preliminary thoughts on the ideological freight of island metaphor; 15th Islands of the World Conference 2017
The Salvation Army (Tasmania) Alcohol and Other Drugs Throughcare Program Evaluation (2014)
What's the problem in adaptation pathways planning? The potential of a diagnostic problem-structuring approach; Environmental Science and Policy
When Disaster Strikes: Why so many Australians are inadequately insured; TASA Conference 2015

Research Projects

Climate Change Impacts and Adaptation Planning for the Southern Slopes NRM Region - Southern Slopes Cluster; Department of Environment and Energy (Cwth) (DoEE)
CONSORT: Consumer Energy Systems Providing Cost-Effective Grid Support; Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA)
Experiential Learning in Planning Education: Resources and Tools for Good Practice; Office for Learning & Teaching (OLT)
Rapid assessments of regional primary industry competitiveness; AgriFutures (AgFut)

Research Candidate Supervision