Professor Pauline McGuirk
‘Reconfiguring the value of mangrove ecosystems. The social and cultural value of mangroves in Australia and Brazil in a blue carbon context’.
Supervisors: Dr Jenny Atchison and Prof. Gordon Waitt
‘The embodied dimensions of endurance cycling and the formation of gendered cycling identities’.
Supervisors: Prof. Gordon Waitt and Dr Chris Brennan-Horley
‘Food and kitchens as gendered household sustainability practice in Pacific Island migrant households’.
Supervisors Prof. Gordon Waitt and Dr Nicholas Gill
‘Exploring the lived experiences and aspirations of Aboriginal women’s participation in cultural burning practices in NSW’.
Supervisors: A/Prof. Michael Adams and Dr Laura Hammersley
‘Emotional Experiences of Coral Reefs – Can Embodied and Mediated Coral Reef Experiences have Conservation Outcomes? The Case of Ningaloo Reef’.
Supervisors: A/Prof. Michael Adams and Dr Jenny Atchison.
‘Thinking care through assemblage: the corporeal politics of volunteering with refugees’.
Supervisors: Prof. Gordon Waitt & Prof. Ian Buchanan.
‘Growing cultures: cultivating culturally diverse ecological knowledge’.
Supervisors: Prof. Lesley Head and Dr Natascha Klocker
‘Australian agricultural restructuring and farmers’ responses: a case study of the Illawarra region, New South Wales’.
Supervisors: A/Prof. Nicholas Gill and Dr Andrew Warren
‘Children’s play encounters: materiality and more-than-human theory’.
Supervisors: Dr Leah Gibbs and Dr Natascha Klocker
‘Living with children in apartments: sharing, materials and space’.
Supervisors: Dr Natascha Klocker and Prof. Chris Gibson
Shefali Juneja Lakhina
‘Resilient together: engaging the knowledge and capacities of refugees for a disaster resilient Illawarra’.
Supervisors: Dr Christine Eriksen, Prof. Noel Castree and A/Prof. Nicholas Gill
'An Examination of the Relationships that the People of Rarotonga have with Native and Non-Native Species; in order to Inform Conservation Strategy on the Island'.
Supervisors: Dr Jenny Atchison and A/Prof. Nicholas Gill
'Making things, producing culture, housing people? Competing visions of industrial land use in the contemporary city'.
Supervisors: Prof. Chris Gibson and Prof. Pauline McGuirk
M. Abdul Malak
'Exploring the climatic and anthropogenic challenges to build livelihood vulnerability and resilience of Tanguar Haor in Bangladesh'.
Supervisors: Dr Jenny Atchison and Prof. Noel Castree.
'Material Geographies of the Tiny House: Downsizing the 'Great Australian Dream' for Sustainability'.
Supervisors: Prof. Gordon Waitt and Prof. Pauline McGuirk
‘Low-carbon retrofit for community housing and household resilience’.
Supervisors: Dr Leah Gibbs, Prof. Gordon Waitt and Prof. Paul Cooper
‘The highs and lows of the airport: volunteering in an intensely mobile space’.
Supervisors: Dr Thomas Birtchnell and Prof. Peter Caputi
‘Sharing Cities: new strategies for communal sharing’.
Supervisors: Prof. Pauline McGuirk and Prof. Chris Gibson
'From experimentations to collaborative governance: The role and implications of experimentations in shaping Australian smart cities'.
Supervisors: Prof. Pauline McGuirk and Dr Nicole Cook
'Managing Waste in Indigenous Communities Through a 3D Printing Centric Circular Economy'.
Supervisors: Dr Thomas Birtchnell and Dr Tillman Boehme
‘Urban Green Infrastructure in the Global South: adapting slums to climate change in Dhaka, Bangladesh’.
Supervisors: Dr Thomas Birtchnell and A/Prof. Nicholas Gill
‘Climate change adaptation in culturally-diverse Australian households’.
Supervisors: Dr Natascha Klocker and Prof. Lesley Head
‘Responding to crisis: creative practices in volatile spaces’.
Supervisors: Prof. Chris Gibson and Dr Anja Kanngieser
‘Saving water for a rainy day: thinking through the materiality, agency and assemblage of water tanks and tank water in a changing climate’.
Supervisors: Dr Leah Gibbs and Prof. Gordon Waitt
'Enhanced Humans, Robotics and the Future of Work'
Supervisors: Dr Thomas Birtchnell and Dr Tillman Boehme
Recently completed HDR Students
‘Maintenance and repair beyond the perimeter of the plant: materials, skills and household life in the industrial city’.
Supervisors: Prof. Chris Gibson and Prof. Lesley Head
‘Walking together: child and parent pedestrian mobilities in Wollongong City centre’.
Supervisors: Gordon Waitt and Ian Buchanan
Management, agency and belonging: exploring invasive plant management in high amenity rural areas’.
Supervisors: A/Prof. Nicholas Gill and Dr Jenny Atchison
‘Privilege and marginalization in Australia’s national imaginary: constructions of mining and sex worker identities through technologies of power’.
Supervisors: Prof. Chris Gibson and Dr Leah Gibbs
'Making space: young people’s routines of consumption and implications for the cultural economy of sustainability’.
Supervisors: Prof. Chris Gibson and Dr Natascha Klocker
‘Contesting the urban myth of ethnic segregation’.
Supervisors: Dr Natascha Klocker, Dr Chris Brennan-Horley and Prof. Chris Gibson
‘Houses built on sand: rethinking homemaking, materiality, and cultures of nature in a coastal master-planned estate’.
Supervisors: Dr Leah Gibbs and Prof. Chris Gibson
Ellen van Holstein
‘Community and Ownership: a relational study of community gardens’.
Supervisors: Prof. Lesley Head and Dr Leah Gibbs
‘More-than-human knowing, showing, and sharing in human/landscape fire relationships’.
Supervisors: A/Prof. Nicholas Gill and Prof. Ross Bradstock
‘A phenomenological study of gardening practices and invasive plant management in the Sydney Basin’.
Supervisors: A/Prof. Nicholas Gill and Prof. Noel Castree
‘Engagements between Indigenous Australians and environmental NGOs’.
Supervisors: Prof. Lesley Head, A/Prof. Michael Adams and Dr Jack Baker