I have recent and ongoing collaborations with:

  • Jon Barnett, Department of Resource Management and Geography, University of Melbourne
  • Max Boykoff, Center for Science and Technology Policy Research, University of Colorado-Boulder
  • Sonia Graham, Department of Resource Management and Geography, University of Melbourne
  • John Handmer, School of Mathematical and Geospatial Sciences, RMIT University
  • Mike Hulme, Department of Geography, Kings College London.
  • Yoshihisa Kashima, School of Psychological Sciences, University of Melbourne
  • Simon Niemeyer, College of Arts and Social Sciences, Australian National University
  • Mike Schäfer, IPMZ, Institute of Mass Communication and Media Research, University of Zurich
  • Lorraine Whitmarsh, School of Psychology, University of Cardiff

I lead Geography Department’s Environment and Sustainability Research Group. Please click on seperate tab for information about this group.

I work(ed) with the following PhD researchers and post-docs:

  • Katherine Lee: ESRC +3 award, from 2017, Psychology, University of Bath Katherine will start her PhD in Spring 2017. Her topic is: ‘Children’s Conceptualisations of Climate Change: Prevalent Discourses and Potential for Action’. Co-supervised with Julie Barnett, Psychology, University of Bath.
  • Chris Manktelow: ESRC 1+3 award, 2016-present, Geography, University of Exeter Chris’ PhD topic is: ‘Following the Forecast: Risk, Uncertainty and the Life of Seasonal Weather Forecasts’. Co-supervised with Karen Bickerstaff, Geography, University of Exeter; and Rich Betts, Met Office and Geography, University of Exeter.
  • Niall McLoughlin: ESRC 1+3 award, 2016-present, Psychology, University of Bath Niall’s PhD topic is: ‘Encouraging Pro-Environmental and Adaptive Behaviour Change through Tailored Framing Appeals’. Co-supervised with Ian Walker, Psychology, University of Bath.
  • Dr Bouke Wiersma: ESRC +3 PhD award, 2012-2016, Geography, University of Exeter. Bouke’s PhD topic was: ‘Public Acceptability of Offshore Renewable Energy in Guernsey: Using Visual Methods to Investigate Local Energy Deliberations’. Co-supervised with Patrick Devine-Wright Geography, University of Exeter and Alan Lewis, Psychology, University of Bath. Bouke is now a transport policy advisor in the Dutch government.
  • Dr Colette Mortreux: Australian Postgraduate Award (APA) PhD award, 2009-2014, Department of Resource Management and Geography, University of Melbourne. Colette’s PhD topic was: ‘Understanding Adaptation: Households and Bushfire Risk in Mount Dandenong’. Co-supervised with Jon Barnett, Geography, University of Melbourne. Colette is now a Post-doc in Geography at the University of Exeter.
  • Dr Sophie Guy: PhD 2009-2014, Melbourne School of Psychological Sciences, University of Melbourne. Sophie’s PhD topic was: ‘Building Climate Change Knowledge: Effects of Analogical Reasoning and Cognitive Elaboration on Beliefs and Policy Support’. Co-supervised with Yoshihisa Kashima , Psychology, University of Melbourne and Iain Walker, CSIRO. Sophie is now a Post-doc in Population Health, University of Adelaide.
  • Dr Phil Johnstone: Post-doc 2012, Geography, University of Exeter. Phil was a researcher on the Visualising Climate Change project. He is now a post-doc at SPRU, University of Sussex.