Contact Sustainability Research Centre - University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia

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Contact Sustainability Research Centre

General enquiries

Tel: +61 7 5430 1283
Fax: +61 7 5456 5973

USC campus map including the Innovation Centre

Street address

Sustainability Research Centre
Innovation Centre
90 Sippy Downs Drive
Sippy Downs
Queensland  4556

Postal address

Sustainability Research Centre (ML28)
Locked Bag 4

Our people

    • Dr Kate English
      +61 7 5456 5964
    • Dr Caroline Osborne
      Postdoctoral Research Fellow (Research & Development) - Engagement
      +61 7 5456 5964                                              
  • Dr Julia Baird, Adjunct Senior Lecturer, Environmental sustainability, specialising in human dimensions of water resources and water resilience, (Brock University, Canada)
  • Dr Alexandra Bec, Adjunct Research Fellow, Economic regional community development, change management, tourism, resilience theory, heritage (City of Gold Coast)
  • Dr Marta Botta, Adjunct Research Fellow, Cultural change and sustainable futures
  • Mr Brendan Doran, Adjunct Professor, International Relations
  • Dr Michael Duggan, Adjunct Research Fellow, Education for sustainability (Orange Sky Australia)
  • Dr Pedro Fidelman, Adjunct Senior Fellow, Coastal and marine systems, climate change adaptation, natural resource management (Former Research Fellow at USC)
  • Dr George Freduah, Adjunct Research Fellow
  • Dr Eva Friman, Adjunct Professor, Ecological economics (Swedish International Centre of Education for Sustainable Development (SWEDESD))
  • Dr Takahisa Furuichi, Adjunct Senior Research Fellow, Geomorphology, hydrology and climatology and socio-economic implications (Hokkaido University, Japan)
  • Prof Ken Hughey, Adjunct Professor, Research on Tourism and Climate Change (Department of Environmental Management, Lincoln University)
  • Prof Robert Kay, Adjunct Professor, Climate change vulnerability impacts and adaptation assessment, geomorphology and coastal planning and management (ICF International)
  • Dr Christine King, Adjunct Associate Professor, Multi-stakeholder Learning and Participatory Research, Development and Extension
  • A/Prof David Kronlid, Adjunct Associate Professor, Environmental ethics, ecofeminism, holistic mobility with a focus on its existential, ethical & environmental ethical aspects. Climate change justice, mobility, & education for sustainable development (Swedish International Centre of Education for Sustainable Development (SWEDESD))
  • Dr Timothy Lee, Adjunct Associate Professor, Tourism, hospitality and leisure management, including health, food, cultural and event tourism
  • Prof Michael Lueck, Adjunct Professor, Coastal and marine systems as venues for recreation, sport and tourism (Auckland University of Technology)
  • Dr Anna Lyth, Adjunct Senior Research Fellow, Urban sustainability, integrated urban climate change strategy and resilience research (RED Sustainability Consultants)
  • Dr Evanthie Michalena, Adjunct Associate Professor
  • Prof Melissa Nursey-Bray, Adjunct Associate Professor, geography, environment and population, Indigenous resource management, coastal management, community engagement (University of Adelaide)
  • Dr Tristan Pearce, Adjunct Associate Professor, Climate change vulnerability & adaptation; traditional knowledge systems; cumulative impacts of resource development (University of Northern British Columbia)
  • Prof Gary Pickering, Adjunct Professor, Climate change and impacts, climate change adaptation, and climate change psychology, (Brock University, Canada)
  • Prof Ryan Plummer, Adjunct Professor, Resilience; Social Ecological Systems (Director of the Environmental Sustainability Research Centre [ESRC], Brock University, Canada)
  • Dr Stina Powell, Adjunct Associate Professor, Environmental governance and sustainable development (Head of the Division of Environmental Communication, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences)
  • Prof Benjamin Preston, Adjunct Professor (Oakridge National Laboratory, USA)
  • Dr Lisa Ryan, Adjunct Research Fellow (Sunshine Coast Council)
  • Prof Noel Scott, Adjunct Professor, Experience design, Technology, Tourism governance, management and marketing (Griffith University).
  • Prof Roy Sidle, Adjunct Professor, environmental science, natural hazards, catchment hydrology, hydrogeomorphic processes (Mountain Societies Research Institute)
  • Dr Laura Sinay, Adjunct Lecturer, tourism and sustainability
  • Dr Erin Smith, Adjunct Research Fellow, Rural geography, regional & environmental change management (Former Research Fellow at USC)
  • A/Prof Katherine Warner, Adjunct Associate Professor, Former Regional Senior Expert, Climate Change and Environment
  • Prof Iain White, Adjunct Professor, Environmental planning, human geography, risk, vulnerability, resilience (University of Waikato)
  • Dr Marcelle Holdaway, Adjunct Fellow in Sustainability