Dr Michael Smith


Michael has been a Research Fellow or Adjunct Fellow at ANU since 2006 at the ANU Fenner School of Environment and Society and the ANU Climate Change Institute. Michael also co-founded and was Research Director of the award winning Natural Edge Project (TNEP) (2002-2009) (website - https://research.qut.edu.au/tnep/) working with Dr Charlie Hargoves, Associate Professor Cheryl Desha, Dr Peter Stasinopoulos, who are co-authors of many of the works featured below. Michael is lead-co-author or co-author of 200+ co-authored publications, education and training resources and Government web portals on sustainable development, green growth, sustainable design, corporate sustainability, sustainable engineering, climate change mitigation & adaptation, sustainable cities, water sensitive urban design, & industry sector sustainability strategies. (Publications free from @https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Michael_Smith119) He has co-developed numerous online education and training resources over the last decade which are designed to help both busy educators update their curricula and also provide additional adult self directed learning for students and practitioners. As a result of this, he has an H-Index of 17, an i10 Index of 18, a ResearchGate Score of >18 (with over 85,000 reads), and has > 2000 citations (Google Scholar). He is also ranked in the top 1% on the Academia.Edu platform. He has made a contribution for over 20 years as recognised by the fact that he and his TNEP colleagues (Dr Hargroves, Assoc. Prof Desha, Dr Stasinopoulos, Nick Palousis) won the Prime Minister's Banksia Award for Leadership in Sustainability Education and Training in 2005. In 2001 he also helped co-found the Australian Campuses Towards Sustainability Network. In addition, he has served on numerous education for sustainability and capacity building initiatives, panels, taskforces and projects. His full co-authored works are available from ResearchGate (https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Michael_Smith119) and Academia.Edu (https://anu-au.academia.edu/DrMichaelSmith). He also shares globally these co-authored works with 40,000+ high level decision makers/educators to ensure they are widely utilised and have high impact via LinkedIn, (https://www.linkedin.com/in/drmichaelharrisonsmith/), Twitter (https://twitter.com/DrMHSmith) and finally via a professional Facebook Sustainability/Climate Change Educational Resources/News page @ (https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=619439338).

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