Measuring the benefits of environmental research, CEED Twitter Conference, 22 May 2018.
Flat payoff functions and the economics of site-specific crop management, 62nd Annual Conference of the Australian Agricultural and Resource Economics Society, Adelaide, 7-9 Feb 2018.
Research assessments and publications, 62nd Annual Conference of the Australian Agricultural and Resource Economics Society, Adelaide, 7-9 Feb 2018.
Benefit: Cost Analysis of water-sensitive projects and policies, for CRC for Water Sensitive Cities, Water-Sensitive SA and University of South Australia, Adelaide, 5 Feb 2018
Valuing the environment in policy analysis, Department of the Environment and Energy, 15 August 2017
Aspects of social impact in agriculture, Social Impact Festival, University of Western Australia, 21 July 2017
Non-market values of green infrastructure, CRC for Water Sensitive Cities Conference, Perth, 18 July 2017
Challenges in developing successful business cases for water-sensitive systems , Water Services Association of Australia, Adaptive Planning and Integrated Water Management Network, Brisbane, 4 May 2017
Economics of green infrastructure, Symposium: Roles and Responsibilities in the Delivery of Green Infrastructure in WA, Perth, 4 April 2017
Herbicide resistance in Australia: Bioeconomic lessons, 61st Annual Conference of the Australian Agricultural and resource Economics Society, Brisbane, 8-10 Feb 2017
Policy tools to manage land clearing in Australia, AARES Pre-conference workshop, “Exploring the economic, social and environmental aspects of land-clearing in Australia”, 7 Feb 2017
Economic perspectives on nitrogen in farming systems, Nitrogen Initiative 2016 Conference, Melbourne, Australia, 4-8 December 2016.
Economics of green infrastructure in cities, Department of Water, 2 December 2016. (See video at left below menu).
Environmental economics and environmental policy, National Environmental Law Association (NELA) WA Conference, Perth, 27 October 2016
Two presentations: (a) Overview of results from economics research, (b) Benefit transfer, CRC for Water Sensitive Cities, Research Planning Workshop, Melbourne, 8 September 2016
Overview of results from economics research, CRC for Water Sensitive Cities, Researchers Workshop, Melbourne, 6 September 2016
Providing ecosystem services: challenges, lessons and best practice, Alberta Land Institute, Edmonton, Canada, 4 May 2016
Understanding and predicting farmers’ adoption of new practices, IDP, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, 28 February 2016
Understanding and predicting farmers’ adoption of new practices, Can Tho University, Vietnam, 26 February 2016
Understanding and predicting farmers’ adoption of new practices, Nong Lam University, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, 25 February 2016
Two seminars: (a) Understanding and predicting farmers’ adoption of new practices. and (b) Economic understandings of agriculture’s impacts on the environment. University's College of Economics in Hue City, Vietnam, 24 February 2016
Understanding and predicting farmers’ adoption of new practices, Vietnam Agricultural University, Hanoi, Vietnam, 22 February 2016
The Economics of Natural Resource Management: Australian Research and Contributions, Australian Agricultural and Resource Economics Society Annual Conference, Canberra, 2 Feb 2016
Confessions of a MOOC developer and presenter, Webinar in "Enabling Change and Innovation" series for Department of Agriculture and Fisheries, Queensland, 13 October 2015
Economics of natural hazards: Pulling it all together, Australasian Natural Hazards Management Conference (ANHMC 2015), Pre-conference workshop, 12 October 2015
Adoption of innovations in agriculture, Australian Institute of Agricultural Science and Technology workshop on innovation in agriculture, 19 August 2015
Understanding environmental policy challenges, Asia-Pacific Model United Nations Conference, Perth 3 July 2015
Economics of herbicide resistance in Australia, International Consortium on Applied Bioeconomy Research (ICABR) 19th Conference, Ravello, Italy, 18 June 2015.
Evaluation and ranking of environmental projects, Ministry of Environment, Wellington, New Zealand, 17 Feb 2015.
Adoption of innovations in agriculture, Dairy NZ, Hamilton, New Zealand, 16 Feb 2015
Improving the performance of agri-environmental policies, NERP workshop, Canberra, 4 Nov 2014
Natural resource investments: putting sound principles into practice, Department of Agriculture and Food, Perth, 11 Sep 2014
Knowledge exchange and impact, Workshop of Survival Skills for Science, University of WA, 21 August 2014.
Climate and energy policy changes, Vice Chancellor's Sustainability Committee, University of WA, 20 August 2014.
Lighting fires to prevent fires: The economics of planned burning in Australia, World Congress of Environmental and Resource Economics, Istanbul, 28 June - 2 July 2014. (Poster)
Integrated economic analysis of strategic fire prevention, Webinar for Bushfire CRC, online, 17 June 2014
Integrated economic analysis of bushfire prevention, Bushfire CRC, Melbourne, 23 May 2014 Detailed report
The economics of water pollution. Intellectual Tapas, University of Western Australia, 19 May 2014 Video of this talk
Prose, psychopaths and persistence: Personal perspectives on publishing. School of Plant Biology PhD student workshop, University of Western Australia, 7 May 2014 Full paper (66K)
Testing the business case for water-sensitive cities, CRC for Water Sensitive Cities, Perth, 1 May 2014
Environmental decision making. Department of the Environment, Canberra, 3 April 2014.
Testing the business case for water-sensitive cities, CRC for Water Sensitive Cities, Sydney, 2 April 2014
Economics of natural hazards, Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC, 19 March 2014
Analysis for effective Water Quality Improvement Plans with regional NRM bodies, Workshop on tools for natural resource management and monitoring, Brisbane, 20 Feb 2014
Prose, psychopaths and persistence: Personal perspectives on publishing. AARES Early-Career Researcher workshop, Port Macquarie, 4 Feb 2014 Full paper (66K)
Design and evaluation of environmental projects. Department of the Environment, Canberra, 4 Feb 2014.
Economics of intangible benefits from integrated urban water management solutions, CRC for Water Sensitive Cities, Perth, 2 Dec 2013
Economics of intangible benefits from integrated urban water management solutions, CRC for Water Sensitive Cities, End Users' Workshop, Adelaide, 30 Oct 2013
Project A1, "Economics", CRC for Water Sensitive Cities, Researchers' Workshop, Adelaide, 28 Oct 2013
Walking the tightrope: Pursuing real-world impacts from research in an academic environment. School of Population Health, University of Western Australia, 17 Sept 2013. Powerpoint file (5MB)
Assessing the economics of water-sensitive practices: Accounting for the intangibles, CRC for Water Sensitive Cities Seminar, Melbourne 7 May 2013. Presentation on YouTube
Understanding & measuring real-world impacts from research, CRC for Water Sensitive Cities Researchers' Workshop, Melbourne 8 May 2013.
Value for Money in Environmental Policy and Environmental Economics, Keynote Address, Agricultural Economics Society Annual Conference, University of Warwick, 8-10 April 2013. Full paper ◊ PowerPoint file
Bridging the science-economics divide, Agricultural Economics Society Annual Conference, University of Warwick, 8-10 April 2013.
Farm-level economics of conservation agriculture for resource-poor farmers. School of Agricultural and Resource Economics, University of Western Australia, 15 March 2013. See the presentation on YouTube
Improving project design and decision making about potential investments in environmental assets, Department of Environment and Conservation, Western Australia, 13 December 2012.
Economic perspectives on ecological restoration, Keynote Speaker, Society for Ecological Restoration Australasia, 27-30 November 2012, University Club, University of Western Australia.
Gippsland Lakes (Victoria): Integrated Assessment of Nutrient Reductions, Centre for Water Research, University of Western Australia, 28 November 2012.
Doing research to make a difference, Keynote Presentation, Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences Research Conference, 7 November 2012, University of Western Australia.
Being water-sensitive to improve ‘liveability’, Healthy Estuaries 2111 Forum, 24th October 2012, Mandurah Performing Arts Centre.
Farm-level economics of conservation agriculture for resource-poor farmers, Workshop on "Conservation agriculture: What role in meeting CGIAR system-level outcomes?", 15 October 2012, Independent Science and Partnership Council, CGIAR, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, Nebraska. Slides and audio on YouTube here
Delivering economics to non-economists Experiences with the Investment Framework for Environmental Resources (INFFER), 11 October 2012, ABARES, Canberra.
Understanding Practice Change by Rural Landholders, 10 October 2012, ACIAR, Canberra.
Connecting research to policy: Why is it so hard? What can you do? 5 September 2012, Business School, Curtin University, Perth.
Economics of herbicide resistance, Symposium session: Herbicide Resistant Weeds and Sustainable Weed Management, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association annual conference, 12-14 August 2012, Seattle.
Connecting science to policy, World Universities Network workshop on invasive species under climate change, 8-10 August 2012, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada.
Integrated assessment of burning options, 2 May 2012, Alexandra, New Zealand.
Integrated assessment of prescribed burning, 28 March 2012, Adelaide.
Economics, integration and policy for water-sensitive urban design, 7th International Conference on Water Sensitive Urban Design, 21–23 February 2012, Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne, Australia.
Accounting for landholder behaviour when designing and implementing environmental policy, 56th Annual Conference of the Australian Agricultural and Resource Economics Society, Fremantle, 7-10 Feb 2012.
Doing and delivering research that is useful for managing the environment, February 2012, BPhil Students, University of Western Australia.
Prioritising investments in the environmental, Shaanxi Normal University, Xi'an, China, 14 Oct 2011
Prioritising investments in environmental improvements for rivers and lakes, Institute of Geographic Sciences and Natural Resources Research, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, 10 Oct 2011.