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Douglas Bardsley

Associate professor, University of Adelaide

Douglas Bardsley is an Associate Professor 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 20 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, Indonesia and the European Union. Over the last few years he has been researching climate change adaptation in the Adelaide-Mt Lofty Ranges and examining opportunities for sustainable development in the uplands of Indonesia and Nepal.


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