Institute for Land, Water and Society

  • Australia

Organization profile

Organisation profile

The Institute for Land, Water and Society (ILWS) undertakes internationally recognised integrated environmental, social and economic research for rural and regional areas. Formed in 2005, it combines research strengths in biophysical, social and economic research and has well-established partnerships with state and federal government departments, agencies and other tertiary institutions in Australia and overseas. Since inception ILWS has facilitated integration of environmental, social and economic research aims and practices. Our focus on facilitating systematic research has positioned ILWS to address issues that arise when managing social ecological systems that are characterised by uncertainty and complexity. Our researchers are involved in collaborative and commissioned work around Australia and the world, providing opportunities to influence local, regional, national and academic communities. Research is undertaken within four thematic (not mutually exclusive) areas: • Biodiversity Conservation • Environmental Water • Rural and Regional Communities • Sustainable Development (International)

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    Research Output

    Absence of rigorous evidence undermines cultural safety reforms

    Lock, M., Burmeister, O., McMillan, F. & Whiteford, G., 27 Feb 2020, In : Australian Journal of Rural Health. 28, 1, p. 4-5 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

  • A citizen science state of the world’s wetlands survey

    McInnes, R. J., Davidson, N. C., Rostron, C. P., Simpson, M. & Finlayson, C. M., 25 Jan 2020, In : Wetlands.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • Prizes

    2015 Vice-Chancellor's Awards for Excellence (Research Excellence)

    Watts, Robyn (Recipient), James Abell (Recipient), Allan, Catherine (Recipient), Carmen Amos (Recipient), Bellio, Mariagrazia (Recipient), Bradley K. Clarke-Wood (Recipient), Finlayson, Max (Recipient), Tamsin Greenwood (Recipient), Hall, Andrew (Recipient), Howitt, Julia (Recipient), Humphries, Paul (Recipient), Jenkins, Kim (Recipient), Kopf, Keller (Recipient), McCasker, Nicole (Recipient), Robinson, Wayne (Recipient), Veronique Janel (Recipient), Wassens, Skye (Recipient), Wolfenden, Ben (Recipient) & Zander, Alek (Recipient), 05 Aug 2015

    Prize: Award

  • Academia Award

    Zheng, Lihong (Recipient), 07 Mar 2019

    Prize: Award

  • Activities

    Orange Rainbow Festival

    Olive Lockett (Speaker), & Cliff Lewis (Speaker)

    Jan 2020

    Activity: Participating in or organising an eventPublic lecture/debate/seminar/presentationCommunity

    Aged care project, Wagga

    Maree Bernoth (Participant)

    27 Jan 202010 Feb 2020

    Activity: Participating in or organising an eventWorkshop/course/forumCommunity

    Women in Trades - Ministerial Visit - International Women's Day event

    Donna Bridges (Organiser), , Elizabeth Wulff (Organiser), & Branka Krivokapic-Skoko (Organiser)

    03 Feb 2020

    Activity: Participating in or organising an eventPublic eventGovernment

    Impacts

    Blue Mountains Bushfire Plan - Hansard mention

    Trish Doyle (Presenter), Sarah Redshaw (Creator), Valerie Ingham (Creator), Kath Harrison (Creator), Toni Quigley (Creator), MaryLou Keating (Creator) & Jenny Bigelow (Creator)

    Impact: Economic Impacts, Public policy Impacts, Social Impacts, Public policy Impacts