Dr John Meadows - University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia

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Dr John Meadows

PhD, Qld., M.Sc., Qld, B.Sc, S.Cross, Assoc. Dip, Qld

  • Research Fellow
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+61 7 5456 3710 / +61 437 536 865
Office location
B-G.03B
Campus
Sunshine Coast
Dr John Meadows

Dr John Meadows is a Research Fellow with the Tropical Forests and People Research Centre at USC.

John is a forester and social scientist with expertise in forest management, revegetation, restoration ecology, agroforestry, rural socio-ecological change, NRM extension and incentive programs, small-scale biomass energy systems, indigenous land-use/livelihoods including indigenous protected area management, qualitative research, editing, and project management.

John has a PhD in small-scale forestry / social science and has published in leading scholarly journals.

Advance Queensland Innovation Partnerships (AQIP) project ‘Indigenous employment, forestry livelihoods, mining’.

Forest & Wood Products Australia (FWPA) project ‘Indigenous commercial forestry opportunities: East Arnhem, northern Australia’.

Ongoing project work for The Nature Conservancy (TNC) and Aluminium Stewardship Initiative (ASI).

Research areas

  • Forestry
  • Small-scale forestry
  • Agroforestry
  • Farm forestry
  • Urbanisation of rural land
  • Forest restoration
  • Environmental management
  • Indigenous forest livelihoods
  • Bioenergy

John is a forester and social scientist with expertise in forest management, revegetation, restoration ecology, agroforestry, rural socio-ecological change, NRM extension and incentive programs, small-scale biomass energy systems, Indigenous land-use/livelihoods including Indigenous Protected Area management, qualitative research, editing, and project management.

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