Douglas Bardsley

Senior Lecturer, Geography, Environment and Population, University of Adelaide

Douglas Bardsley is a Senior Lecturer in Geography, Environment and Population within the School of Social Sciences at Adelaide University.

Trained as a social geographer, an educator and an agricultural scientist his research interests over the last 18 years have focused on environmental and agro-ecological risk management, links between conservation and development, and education for sustainable development. His research has been undertaken while working for the South Australian Government and while based in universities in Australia and the UK, and involved fieldwork in different contexts in Australia, Thailand, Turkey, Switzerland, Nepal and the European Union. Over the last few years he has been researching climate change adaptation in the Adelaide-Mt Lofty Ranges and Alinytjara Wilurara regions of South Australia, and planning for bushfire risk mitigation within the Mediterranean biome.

Experience

  • –present
    Senior Lecturer, Geography, Environment and Population, University of Adelaide