Our People

  • Fiona Haines is an Academic Co-Director of the College. She is also Professor of Criminology at the University of Melbourne. Her research, which encompasses work on society/industry relationships...
  • Professor Phillips is Head of School in the School of Earth Sciences and Director of the School's Noble Gas Laboratory. Prof Phillips uses the 40Ar/39Ar geochronology method as a tool for determining...
  • A seasoned innovative business leader and board director, with global experience (ANZ, USA, Europe, Asia and Latin America) and in-depth knowledge of emerging technologies and their commercial...
  • Dr Roger Dargaville is a senior lecturer at Monash University. Roger was the Deputy Director of the Melbourne Energy Institute and Research Fellow in the School of Earth Sciences, The University of...
  • Adrian has extensive experience with developing international collaborations as a researcher, policy maker and program administrator. Adrian completed his PhD at James Cook University before leading...
  • Executive: Academic Convenor Anita is the Academic Convenor of the College. She has a PhD in climate governance from the University of Melbourne, plus a Masters in climate change and an engineering...
  • A/Prof Malte Meinshausen is Deputy Academic Convenor of the College at The University of Melbourne since 2012 and is affiliated with the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research, Germany. He...
  • Brendan Gleeson joined Melbourne University in January 2012 as Professor of Urban Policy Studies and then took on the directorship of the Melbourne Sustainable Society Institute in early 2013...
  • Prof Rayner is an Academic Co-Director of the College.His main research activities focus on the estimation of surface sources and sinks of CO2. He uses satellite and in-situ measurements with models...
  • A/Prof Margaret Young is an Academic Co-Director of the College. She is the Director of Studies, Environmental Law at the Melbourne Law School. She researches and teaches in the fields of public...
  • Professor Justin Zobel is a Redmond Barry Distinguished Professor in the School of Computing and Information Systems and Pro Vice-Chancellor (Graduate and International Research). He received his PhD...
  • Michael Brear is the Director of the Melbourne Energy Institute at the University of Melbourne. He guides the Institute‚Äôs research on the technical, economic, environmental and social impacts of...
  • Don Henry joined Melbourne University in May 2014 and is based in the Melbourne Sustainable Society Institute as the Melbourne Enterprise Professor of Environmentalism. Professor Henry's role is to...
  • Ross Garnaut is an economist whose career has been built around the analysis of and practice of policy connected to development, economic policy and international relations in Australia, Asia and the...

Web tools and Projects we developed

  • Open-NEM

    The live tracker of the Australian electricity market.

  • Paris Equity Check

    This website is based on a Nature Climate Change study that compares Nationally Determined Contributions with equitable national emissions trajectories in line with the five categories of equity outlined by the IPCC.

  • liveMAGICC Climate Model

    Run one of the most popular reduced-complexity climate carbon cycle models online. Used by IPCC, UNEP GAP reports and numerous scientific publications.

  • NDC & INDC Factsheets

    Check out our analysis of all the post-2020 targets that countries announced under the Paris Agreement.