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Assoc Prof Michael Howes

Assoc Prof

Michael Howes

Discipline Head
School of Environment and Science - Environmental Planning and Management
+61 (0)7 5552 7264 (Work)
G31 3.03, Gold Coast Campus

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BIO

Associate Professor Michael Howes is the Head of the Environmental Planning and Management Discipline within the School of Environment and Science at Griffith University. He is also an adaptation science researcher with the Cities Research Institute and is the Program Director for the new Master of Climate Change Adaptation. Michael’s work explores how governments try to make society more sustainable and resilient, with specific projects on climate change, sustainable development, water management, environment protection, public environmental reporting, and ecological modernisation. Before becoming an academic Michael worked for several years as an industrial chemist and technical manager in the manufacturing sector. He has also been a member of the Queensland Conservation Council board and chaired a Technical Advisory Panel for the Australian Government’s National Pollutant Inventory.

GRIFFITH UNIVERSITY APPOINTMENTS

  • Member
    Cities Research Institute2004

ACADEMIC POSITIONS

  • Head of Discipline, Environmental Planning and Management
    Griffith University, School of Environment and Science, Gold Coast, Australia1 Jan 2018
  • Program Director for the Master of Climate Change Adaptation
    Griffith University, Australia2020
  • Program Director for the Master of Environment
    Griffith University, School of Environment and Science, Gold Coast, Australia2018 - 2019
  • Program Advisor for the Geography major in the Bachelor of Science
    Griffith University, School of Environment and Science, Gold Coast, Australia2018 - 2019

DEGREES

  • Doctor Of Philosophy
    University of Adelaide
  • Bachelor Of Arts With Honours
    University of Adelaide
  • Graduate Diploma of Environmental Studies
    University of Adelaide
  • BSc Bachelor of Science
    University of Adelaide

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