Landscapes and communities in the field        Landscapes and communities in the lab

Research Projects

  • The Assam Wellbeing Index. Funded by the Government of Assam. (Dr Udoy Saikia; Dr Jim Chalmers; A/Prof Gour Dasvarma)
  • Australian Feral Camel Project - media analysis. Funded by Ninti-One: Innovation for remote Australia (Dr Beverley Clarke)
  • Institutional and Social Barriers to Science impact, Theme 2 Socio-cultural investigation. Funded by CSIRO (Dr Beverley Clarke)
  • Community participation in Red tourism (Prof Iain Hay)
  • Plutonomy, new geographies of the middle classes and tourism futures in the second Gilded Age (Prof Iain Hay)
  • Sense of place – McLaren Vale. Funded by the Southern Knowledge Transfer Partnership (Prof Andrew Millington, Kathryn Bellette, Rob Keane)
  • Illegal (coca-cocaine) and illegal (cereal) commodity chains as drivers of land use change (Prof Andrew Millington)
  • Early land clearance and contemporary vegetation communities in savanna landscapes (Prof Andrew Millington)
  • Land use change and aquifer recharge in SE South Australia. Funded by The Goyder Institute for Water Research. (Prof Andrew Millington, Dr Nikki Harrington, Stephen Fildes)
  • Land use change and ecosystem services in South Australian rural landscapes. Funded by Flinders University (Prof Andrew Millington, Dr Harpinder Sandhu)
  • Ecosystems services in agro-ecosystems (Dr Harpinder Sandhu)
  • Identifying and Assessing Natural Assets and Ecosystem Services in the City of Onkaparinga, South Australia. Funded by SA Water and DEWNR (Prof Andrew Millington, Dr Harpinder Sandhu, Kathryn Bellette).
  • Algae for Energy and a Wastewater Solution. (Funded by CRC for High Integrity Pork). (Prof Howard Fallowfield).
  • Application of biofilters for the removal of nutrients and organic contaminants from water and wastewater. Funded by Hunan University. (Prof Howard Fallowfield, Prof Nancy Cromar)
  • Energy from Algae. Funded by the Smart Water Fund. (Prof Howard Fallowfield, Prof Nancy Cromar)
  • Obtaining a better estimate of the risks associated with wastewater irrigated salad crops in Australia and China. Funded by Hunan University. (Prof Howard Fallowfield, Prof Nancy Cromar)
  • Lizard-hosted microbiological-human crossovers rural health issues (Dr Kirstin Ross)
  • Strongyloides research program, including understanding geographical and environmental distribution, and control using fungi species and environmental alteration. Funded by Flinders University (Dr Kirstin Ross)
  • Risk assessment of chemicals at illegal methamphetamine laboratories. Funded by Housing SA/SA Police (A/Prof John Edwards)
  • Risk-based decision-making for skin decontamination for CBR incidents. Funded by the Defense Science and Technology Organisation (A/Prof John Edwards)
  • Effect of genetically modified foods on rats (A/Prof John Edwards)

Selected Publications

Complete publication lists are available on the webpage of each member.

Babina, K., Dollard, M., Pilotto, L. and Edwards, J.W. (2012). Environmental exposure to organophosphorus and pyrethroid pesticides in South Australian preschool children: A cross sectional study. Environment International, 48 pp. 109-120. [10.1016/j.envint.2012.07.007]

Gaskin, S., Pisaniello, D., Edwards, J., Bromwich, D., Reed, S., Logan, M., et al. (2014). In-vitro methods for testing dermal absorption and penetration of toxic gases. Toxicology Mechanisms and Methods, 24(1) pp. 70-72. [10.3109/15376516.2013.859193]

Fallowfield, H.J. (2014). Study on heterotrophic-autotrophic denitrification permeable reactive barriers (HAD PBRs) for in situ groundwater remediation. Liu F, Huang G, Fallowfield H, Guan H, Zhu L and Hu, H, ed. Heidelberg New York, Dordrecht London: Springer. [10.1007/978-3-642-38154-6]

Van Den Akker, B., Holmes, M., Pearce, P., Cromar, N.J. and Fallowfield, H.J. (2011). Structure of nitrifying biofilms in a high-rate trickling filter designed for potable water pre-treatment. Water Research,45(11) pp. 3489-3498. [10.1016/j.watres.2011.04.017]

Hay, I. and Muller, S. (2013). Questioning generosity in the Golden Age of Philanthropy. Towards critical geographies of super-philanthropy. Progress In Human Geography, [Link]

Hay, I.M. (2013). Editor. Geographies of the Super-Rich. Cheltenham UK: Edward Elgar.

Redo, D.J. and Millington, A.C. (2011). A hybrid approach to mapping land-use modification and land-cover transition from MODIS time-series data: A case study from the Bolivian seasonal tropics. Remote Sensing of Environment, 115 pp. 353-372. [10.1016/j.rse.2010.09.007]

Redo, D., Bass, J. and Millington, A. (2009). Forest dynamics and the importance of place in western Honduras. Applied Geography, 29(1) pp. 91-110. [doi:10.1016/j.apgeog.2008.07.007]

Ross, K., O'Donahoo, F., Garrard, T. and Taylor, M. (2013). Re: Simply wearing footwear could interrupt transmission of Strongyloides stercoralis [letter] The BMJ, 347 pp. 5219-5219. [Link]

Saikia, U.S. (2013). Paradox of High Fertility in a Matrilineal Tribe in Northeast India. Germany: Scholars' Press.

Saikia, U.S., Hosgelen, M. and Chalmers, J.C. (2011). An investigation into the population growth and its implications for primary schooling in Timor-Leste by 2020. Asia Pacific Viewpoint, 52(2) pp. 194-206.

Sandhu, H.S. and Wratten, S. (2013). Ecosystem Services in Farmland and Cities. In S Wratten, H Sandhu, R Cullen & R Costanza, ed. Ecosystem Services in Agricultural and Urban Landscapes. Chichester, UK: Wiley Blackwell, pp. 3-15. [10.1002/9781118506271.ch1]

Sandhu, H.S., Crossman, N. and Smith, F.P. (2012). Ecosystem services and Australian agricultural enterprises. Ecological Economics, 74 pp. 19-26. [10.1016/j.ecolecon.2011.12.001]

Taylor, M., Ross, K.E. and Bentham, R.H. (2013). Spatial arrangement of Legionella colonies in intact biofilms from a model cooling water system. Microbiology Insights, 6 pp. 49-57. [10.4137/MBI.S12196]

Taylor, M., Ross, K. and Bentham, R.H. (2009). Legionella, protozoa and biofilms: Interactions within complex microbial systems. Microbial Ecology, 58(3) pp. 538-547. [doi:10.1007/s00248-009-9514-z]