Research Fellow, Monash Sustainability Institute, Monash University

Dr Philip Wallis is a Research Fellow with the Systemic Governance Research Program at the Monash Sustainability Institute. He participates in a number of research projects relating to climate change adaptation, water governance and social learning for natural resources management. In 2010 he became an inaugural Fellow of the Peter Cullen Trust.

Experience

  • 2007–present
    Research Fellow, Monash University

Education

  • 2008 
    Monash University, PhD, Chemistry
  • 2004 
    Monash University, Bachelor of Environmental Science (Hons)

Publications

  • 2012
    Institutional change in multi-scalar water governance regimes: a case from Victoria, Australia, The Journal of Water Law
  • 2011
    Mapping local-scale ecological research to aid management at landscape scales, Geographical Research
  • 2011
    Planning as performance: the Murray-Darling Basin Plan, In: Basin Futures: Water Reform in the Murray-Darling Basin, ANU ePress, pp.399-411,
  • 2011
    Appreciating institutional complexity in water governance dynamics: a case from the MDB, Australia, Water Resources Management
  • 2011
    Water governance in a climate change world: appraising systemic and adaptive effectiveness, Water Resources Management

Grants and Contracts

  • 2012
    Implementing tools to increase adaptive capacity in the community and NRM sectors
    Role:
    Primary researcher
    Funding Source:
    VCCCAR
  • 2012
    Guiding statutory and other institutional measures governing water management and carbon abatement
    Role:
    Chief Investigator
    Funding Source:
    NCCARF and ANU
  • 2011
    National Water Governance Research Initiative
    Role:
    Co-ordinator
    Funding Source:
    NCCARF
  • 2011
    Learning through action research within the Africa Food Security Initiative (AFSI) project
    Role:
    Funding Source:
    CSIRO

Research Areas

  • Environment Policy (160507)
  • Environmental Sociology (160802)

Honours

Fellow of the Peter Cullen Trust (2010)