Fazey, Ioan


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International, interdisciplinary research on human-environment relationships spanning the ecological and social sciences. This includes research in countries with developed and least developed economies. Research in four key areas linked by two overarching, cross-cutting research themes:

Key areas

1) Interactions between people, ecosystems & their services, including valuing the environment

2) Vulnerability, resilience, adaptation & transformation;

3) Knowledge exchange and expertise for sustainability;

4) Environmental conservation

Cross cutting research themes

1) Interdisciplinary, participatory and evidence-based methods for understanding and achieving sustainability in complex social-ecological systems;

2) Sustainable learning (How we understand and facilitate learning for change, adaptation and sustainability).

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learning Earth & Environmental Sciences
ecosystem service Earth & Environmental Sciences
climate change Earth & Environmental Sciences
environmental management Earth & Environmental Sciences
vulnerability Earth & Environmental Sciences
stakeholder Earth & Environmental Sciences
Melanesia Social Sciences
valuation Earth & Environmental Sciences

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Projects 2013 2020

Research Output 2002 2019

2 Citations (Scopus)

A call to Action Research for Transformations: The times demand it

Bradbury, H., Waddell, S., O’ Brien, K., Apgar, M., Teehankee, B. & Fazey, I., Mar 2019, In : Action Research. 17, 1, p. 3-10 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

Choosing landscapes for protection: Comparing expert and public views in Gozo, Malta

Conrad, E., Fazey, I., Christie, M. & Galdies, C., 3 Aug 2019, In : Landscape and Urban Planning. 191, p. 1-15 15 p., 103621.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

landscape change
decision making
spatial distribution
land use
162 Downloads (Pure)

Citizen Sensing: A Toolkit

Woods, M., Balestrini, M., Bejtullahu, S., Bocconi, S., Boerwinkel, G., Boonstra, M., Boschman, D-S., Camprodon, G., Coulson, S., Diez, T., Fazey, I., Hemment, D., van den Horn, C., Ilazi, T., Jansen-Dings, I., Kresin, F., McQuillan, D., Nascimento, S., Pareschi, E., Polvora, A. & 3 others, Salaj, R., Scott, M. & Seiz, G., 2018, Making Sense. 221 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

Open Access
citizens' participation
best practice
11 Citations (Scopus)

Community resilience for a 1.5 °C world

Fazey, I., Carmen, E., Chapin III, F. S., Ross, H., Rao-Williams, J., Lyon, C., Connon, I., Searle, B. & Knox, K., Apr 2018, In : Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability. 31, p. 30-40 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

social change
carbon emission
30 Citations (Scopus)
110 Downloads (Pure)

Ten essentials for action-oriented and second order energy transitions, transformations and climate change research

Fazey, I., Schäpke, N., Caniglia, G., Patterson, J., Hultman, J., van Mierlo, B., Säwe, F., Wiek, A., Wittmayer, J., Aldunce, P., Al Waer, H., Battacharya, N., Bradbury, H., Carmen, E., Colvin, J., Cvitanovic, C., D'Souza, M., Gopel, M., Goldstein, B., Hämäläinen, T. & 28 others, Harper, G., Henfry, T., Hodgson, A., Howden, M. S., Kerr, A., Klaes, M., Lyon, C., Midgley, G., Moser, S., Mukherjee, N., Müller, K., O'Brien, K., O'Connell, D. A., Olsson, P., Page, G., Reed, M. S., Searle, B., Silvestri, G., Spaiser, V., Strasser, T., Tschakert, P., Uribe-Calvo, N., Waddell, S., Rao-Williams, J., Wise, R., Wolstenholme, R., Woods, M. & Wyborn, C., 1 Jun 2018, In : Energy Research and Social Science. 40, p. 54-70 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Open Access
Climate change
climate change


Evaluation of The Effects of Participatory Methods in The Teaching of Ecological Thinking in Design in Kuwait

Author: Alazemi, S., 2017

Supervisor: Fazey, I. (Supervisor) & Paul, J. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy


Exploring Power in the Theory and Practice of Resilience

Author: Lyon, C., 2017

Supervisor: Fazey, I. (Supervisor) & Mains, S. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy