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Prof

Jon Barnett

Arc Laureate Fellow
science & technology
life sciences & biomedicine
environmental sciences & ecology
environmental sciences
environmental studies
social sciences
physical sciences
geography
meteorology & atmospheric sciences
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Prof

Jon Barnett

 
Division
Science
 
Primary Interest
Geography
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Prof

Jon Barnett

 

Jon is Professor and Australian Research Council Laureate Fellow in the School of Geography at Melbourne University. He is a political geographer whose research investigates social impacts and responses to environmental change.

He has twenty years of experience conducting field-based research in several Pacific Island Countries, and in Australia, China and Timor-Leste. Jon's research has helped explain the impacts of climate change on cultures, food security, inequality, instability, migration, and water security, and ways in which adaptation can promote social justice and peace. He was a Lead Author of the chapter on Human Security in the IPCC Fifth Assessment Report, and he co-edits the journal Global Environmental Change.

Projects

Displaying the 20 most recent projects by Jon Barnett.

20

Projects

Project Types


9

Research Grant


8

Research Contracts


3

Internal Research Grant


Scholarly Works

Displaying the 166 most recent scholarly works by Jon Barnett.

Honours, Awards and Fellowships

2019

Australian Research Council

2014

Planning Institute of Australia, Victorian Division Award for Cutting Edge Research

2014

Al-Moumin Environmental Peacebuilding Award

2013

The University of Melbourne Vice Chancellor’s Engagement Award

2012

Australian Research Council

2005

Research Fellow

Australian Research Council

2000

New Zealand Science and Technology Postdoctoral Fellowship

Foundation for Research, Science & Technology

2018

British Academy Visiting Fellow


2016

FASSA - Fellow of the Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia


2012

Australian Research Council Future Fellow


2005

Australian Research Council Senior Research Fellow


2001

Visiting fellow, Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research


12

Awards

Credentials

Positions


Arc Laureate Fellow

Geography

Member

Environmental Peacebuilding Association

Member

Institute of Australian geographers

Education


Doctor of Philosophy

The Australian National University

Master of Arts (Preliminary) Geography

University of Melbourne

Bachelor of Planning and Design

University of Melbourne