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Barrett Brendan Francis Dominic


Ethical Cities, Sustainability Science, Science and Research Communication

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  • 2018.04.01 - , CO Design Center, Specially Appointed Professor

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Oxford Brookes University School of Built Environment Environmental Pla Completed Doctor (Environmental Planning) 1997.07
Heriot-Watt University School of Energy, Geoscience, Infrastructure and Society Town and Country Planning Completed Bachelor of Science (Town and Country Planning) 1983.07

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Senior Lecturer, Program Manager, RMIT University, Melbourne 2016.12 - 2018.03
Research Coordinator, RMIT University, UN Global Compact Cities Programme, Melbourne 2015.03 - 2016.12
Academic Programme Officer, United Nations University, Tokyo 2002.12 - 2015.03
Research Fellow, United Nations University - Institute of Advanced Studies, Tokyo 1997.10 - 2002.11
Ph.D. Fellow, United Nations University - Institute of Advanced Studies, Tokyo 1996.10 - 1997.06
Consultant/Programme Officer, United Nations Environment Programme, International Environmental Technology Centre, Shiga, Japan 1995.04 - 1996.10
Senior Environmental Planner, Ove Arup and Partners, London 1992.02 - 1994.07
Environmental Planner, Cobham Resource Consultants, Abingdon 1991.04 - 1991.11
Editor, International Lake Environment Committee, Shiga 1987.04 - 1989.05
Research Associate, Power Station Impacts Research Team, Oxford 1984.01 - 1986.10

Academic Papers 【 display / non-display

  • Local energy plans for transitions to a low carbon future, Barrett BFD, Horne R, 2017.10, Other

  • The Ethical City: A Rationale for an Urgent New Urban Agenda, Barrett BFD, Horne R, Fein J,, Sustainability,8(11) 1-14, 2016.11,, Papers

  • Innovative approach to the formation and sustainability of a learning community connecting students in university classrooms across Asia Pacific, Barrett B.F.D. , 109-130, 2016.10,, Other

  • Communicating scientific research through the web and social media: Experience of the United Nations University with the Our World 2.0 web magazine, Barrett B.F.D., Notaras M. and Smith C. , 2014.04,, Other

  • Traditional knowledge & climate science toolkit, Citt Williams, Kirsty Galloway McLean, Gleb Raygorodetsky, Ameyali Ramos-Castillo, Brendan Barrett, 2013.01,, Research Organization Report

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  • General, Environmental Policy and Impact Assessment in Japan, Barrett BFD, Riki Therivel, Routledge, ISSN, 0415038529, 2019.03

  • General, Ecological Modernisation and Japan, Barrett BFD, ISBN, 0415351669, 2005.04

  • General, Human Development and the Environment: Challenges for the United Nations in the New Millennium,, Barrett B.F.D., Hans van Ginkel, Julius Court, Jerry Velasquez, United Nations University, ISBN, 9280810693, 2002.05

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  • Living in Fukushima: A Look into the Decontamination Efforts, Barrett, B.F.D., Imaru, K., 2013.09

  • Satoumi: Coastal Communities in Japan, Brand, K., MacDonald A, and Barrett, B.F.D., YouTube and DVD, 2012.02

  • Book of Seasons: A Year in Kanazawa, Brand, K., MacDonald A, and Barrett B.F.D., Film Festival in Kanazawa, YouTube and DVD, 2010.12

  • Tne Wisdom Years- Ageing into the 21st Century, Brendan Barrett, DVD and YouTube, 2008.05

  • Voices of the Chichinautzin, Luis Patron, Patricia Sims, Brendan Barrett, DVD and YouTube, 2007.11

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Lecture / Exhibition 【 display / non-display

  • Australian Science Communicators Eleventh National Conference 2020, Philosophical musings on why we seem unable to wake up to climate change, 2020.02

  • Build SciComm 2019, Digital story-telling and video briefs as an approach to enhanced international collaboration and impact, 2019.11

  • Australia-Japan: Science & Technology Diplomacy and Responsible Research & Innovation for Liveability and Resilience, Urban Liveability and Resilience, 2018.11

  • Australia-Japan: Science & Technology Diplomacy and Public Policy Forum, Urban Energy and Liveability Transitions, 2018.11

  • Third Preparatory Committee Meeting for the UN Habitat III Process, City Diagnostic Tools: Measuring Readiness for the New Urban Agenda and Sustainable Development Goals, 2016.07

Conference management 【 display / non-display

  • International Conference, Ethical Cities Urban Thinkers Campus, Conference Coordinator, 2016.02