Andrew Harwood

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Andrew Harwood

Lecture & Research Fellow

Room 403, Geography-Geology Building, Sandy Bay Campus

+61 3 6226 1553 (phone)

Teaching Responsibilities

Unit Coordination
KGA520 - Qualitative Research Methods
KGA539 - Environmental Studies Studio

Other teaching
KGA511 - Planning Theory, Process & Applications
XBR103 - Global Food Security

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Research Fields

  • Social and Cultural Geography (160403)
  • Sociology (160899)
  • Public Policy (160510)
  • Applied Sociology, Program Evaluation and Social Impact Assessment (160801)
  • Conservation and Biodiversity (050202)
  • Environmental Science and Management (050299)
  • Invertebrate Biology (060808)
  • Environment Policy (160507)
  • Farming Systems Research (070107)
  • Regional Analysis and Development (120505)

Research Impact

  • Expanding Knowledge through Studies of Human Society (970116)
  • Climate Change Adaptation Measures (960301)
  • Community Service (excl. Work) (940199)
  • Cultural Understanding (959999)
  • Expanding Knowledge in Psychology and Cognitive Sciences (970117)
  • Technological and Organisational Innovation (910406)
  • Control of Pests, Diseases and Exotic Species (960499)


Total publications


Journal Article

(7 outputs)
2016Booth K, Harwood A, 'Insurance as Catastrophe: A geography of house and contents insurance in bushfire-prone places', Geoforum, 69 pp. 44-52. ISSN 0016-7185 (2016) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1016/j.geoforum.2015.12.004 [eCite] [Details]

Co-authors: Booth K


2016Lyth A, Harwood A, Hobday AJ, McDonald J, 'Place influences in framing and understanding climate change adaptation challenges', Local Environment, 21, (6) pp. 730-751. ISSN 1354-9839 (2016) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1080/13549839.2015.1015974 [eCite] [Details]

Co-authors: Lyth A; McDonald J


2015Slade C, Harwood A, Baldwin C, Rosier J, 'Baseline survey of current experiential learning practice in Australian and New Zealand planning schools', Australian Planner, 52, (2) pp. 103-113. ISSN 0729-3682 (2015) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1080/07293682.2014.926280 [eCite] [Details]


2013Kirkpatrick JB, Davison A, Harwood A, 'How tree professionals perceive trees and conflicts about trees in Australia's urban forests', Landscape and Urban Planning, 119 pp. 124-130. ISSN 0169-2046 (2013) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1016/j.landurbplan.2013.07.009 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 6

Co-authors: Kirkpatrick JB; Davison A


2011Stratford E, Baldacchino G, McMahon E, Farbotko C, Harwood A, 'Envisioning the Archipelago', Island Studies Journal, 6, (2) pp. 113-130. ISSN 1715-2593 (2011) [Refereed Article]

[eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 30Web of Science - 25

Co-authors: Stratford E

2002Hingston AB, Marsden-Smedley J, Driscoll DA, Corbett S, Fenton J, et al., 'Extent of invasion of Tasmanian native vegetation by the exotic bumblebee Bombus terrestris (Apoidea: Apidae)', Austral Ecology, 27, (2) pp. 162-172. ISSN 1442-9985 (2002) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1046/j.1442-9993.2002.01179.x [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 44Web of Science - 45

Co-authors: Hingston AB; Driscoll DA; Anderson R; Mowling FA; Bonham KJ; McQuillan PB; Yaxley BK; Fitzgerald N; Kirkpatrick JB; Michaels KF; Russell MJ; Emmerson L; Visoiu MH; Gates S; Desmarchelier J


2001Stratford E, Harwood A, 'Feral Travel and the Transport Field: Some Observations on the Politics of Regulating Skating in Tasmania', Urban Policy and Research, 19, (1) pp. 61-76. ISSN 0811-1146 (2001) [Refereed Article]

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Co-authors: Stratford E


(1 outputs)
2013McDonald J, Harkin J, Harwood A, Hobday A, Lyth A, et al., 'Supporting evidence-based adaptation decision-making in Tasmania: a synthesis of climate change adaptation research', National Climate Change Adaptation Research Facility, Gold Coast, pp. 173. ISBN 978-1-925039-81-8 (2013) [Authored Research Book]

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Co-authors: McDonald J; Lyth A; Meinke HB

Conference Publication

(2 outputs)
2015Booth KI, Traner B, Harwood A, 'When Disaster Strikes: Why so many Australians are inadequately insured', TASA Conference presentation, 23 - 26 November, Cairns (2015) [Non Refereed Conference Paper]

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Co-authors: Booth KI; Traner B

2011Baldacchino G, Farbotko C, Harwood A, McMahon E, Stratford E, 'Keynote: Visioning the Archipelago: Settling for a new meta-geography', 2nd Island Dynamics Conference, May 2011, Malta (2011) [Keynote Presentation]

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Co-authors: Stratford E

Contract Report, Consultant's Report

(3 outputs)
2015Tranter BK, Cianchi JP, Harwood A, 'Evaluation of The Salvation Army Tasmania Doorways to Parenting Program', The Salvation Army Tasmania, Australia (2015) [Contract Report]

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Co-authors: Tranter BK; Cianchi JP

2014Tranter BK, Harwood A, 'The Salvation Army (Tasmania) Alcohol and Other Drugs Throughcare Program Evaluation (2014)', The Salvation Army Tasmania, Australia (2014) [Contract Report]

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Co-authors: Tranter BK

2011Tranter BK, Harwood A, 'Evaluation of the Salvation Army (Tasmania) Alcohol and Other Drug Rehabilitation Programs', The Salvation Army (2011) [Contract Report]

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Co-authors: Tranter BK


(1 outputs)
2011Harwood A, 'The Political Constitution of Islandness' (2011) [PhD]

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Other Public Output

(1 outputs)
2015Wallis P, Harwood A, Leith PB, Hamilton L, Bosomworth K, et al., 'Southern slopes information portal report: climate change adaptation information for natural resource planning and implementation', Southern Slopes Climate Change Adaptation Research Partnership (SCARP), Monash University, University of Tasmania, RMIT (2015) [Government or Industry Research]

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Co-authors: Leith PB; Harris R; Bridle K

Grants & Funding

Funding Summary

Number of grants


Total funding



Rapid assessments of regional primary industry competitiveness (2015)$100,000
To further apply the Value Assessment and Development Framework to identify how it can be used to identify national issues or opportunities that could enhance primary industry competitiveness.
Rural Industries Research & Development Corporation ($100,000)
Administered By
University of Tasmania
Research Team
Bonney L; Eversole R; Woods M; Miles M; Coates L; Clark Sophie; Adhikari RP; Harwood A

Research Supervision




PhDThe Socio-Ecology of Nature Conservation on Private Land in Tasmania2016