Professor Katherine Daniell


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Sustainability expert. Education expert. Time warp expert.#

Katherine is a Professor at the ANU School and Cybernetics and the ANU Fenner School of Environment and Society.

Katherine’s work focusses on collaborative approaches to policy, action and education for sustainable development. In this field, she has worked in Europe and the Asia-Pacific on projects related to international science and technology cooperation, water governance, risk management, sustainable urban development, politics and cultures of innovation, and climate change adaptation. Katherine has produced over 100 academic publications including 4 books and a diverse range of book chapters, papers, reports and edited collections. Katherine is convenor of the Master of Applied Cybernetics program and delights in the clash and novel synthesis of disciplinary cultures.

Katherine is also currently President of the Australian-French Association for Research and Innovation (AFRAN) Inc, a member of the National Committee on Water Engineering (Engineers Australia) and a Director of the Peter Cullen Water and Environment Trust. She has also worked in the ANU’s Centre for European Studies, Centre for Policy Innovation and the H.C. Coombs Policy Forum at the Crawford School of Public Policy on a range of projects, including the PACE-Net and PACE-Net+ EU projects on developing Pacific-European bi-regional dialogue on science, technology and innovation.

One does not simply do all of the above without engaging in the dark art of warping time (it’s the only logical explanation…).

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The Australian National University acknowledges, celebrates and pays our respects to the Ngunnawal and Ngambri people of the Canberra region and to all First Nations Australians on whose traditional lands we meet and work, and whose cultures are among the oldest continuing cultures in human history.

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