Rebecca Ford is a Research Fellow concerned with social dimensions of forest and fire policy and management. She draws on psychological and interdisciplinary frameworks to study people and their interactions with forests and forest and fire management by observing aspects such as values, experience, social acceptability, institutions and decision-making.
Building on an earlier career in forest policy, her research is based in long term engagement with environmental managers, especially government agencies. Rebecca teaches in areas that reflect these research interests: communities and ecosystem management; social research methods and human behaviour and environment. Rebecca is a member of the Environmental Social Sciences Group in the School of Ecosystem and Forest Sciences, and is on the editorial panel for the journal, Australian Forestry.
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Ifer Supp - Incorporating Values Of The Public Data (Community Values) Into Regional Fores..
Learning through practice? Learning from the REDD plus demonstration project, Kalimantan F..
Ifer Socio-Economic Core - Incorporating Values In Bushfire Risk Decision Making: Further ..
Community Values For Public Land – Testing And Application Of The Methodology Statewide
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Psychological values and cues as a basis for developing socially relevant criteria and indicators for forest management
RM Ford, NM Anderson, C Nitschke, LT Bennett, KJH Williams
Journal article | 2017 | Forest Policy and Economics
Criteria and indicators (C & I) have proven an essential tool for managers implementing sustainable forest management, but have be..
Guinea pig or pioneer: Translating global environmental objectives through to local actions in Central Kalimantan, Indonesia's REDD plus pilot province
Anna JP Sanders, Hakon da Silva Hyldmo, Rut Dini H Prasti, Rebecca M Ford, Anne M Larson, Rodney J Keenan
Journal article | 2017 | Global Environmental Change
Senior Research Fellow (Values & Bushfire Risk)
Ecosystem And Forest Sciences
Institute of Foresters of Australia
Doctor of Philosophy
University of Melbourne - Burnley
Bachelor of Arts
University of Melbourne
Graduate Diploma of Computing
Bachelor of Forest Science
University of Melbourne