Natural Resource Management
Water Sensitive Urban Design
Environmental Policy and Planning
Megan is interested in the broad fields of environmental and natural resource governance, including the drivers of institutional change and unpacking urban transformations. Her research focuses on exploring the role of sustainability experimentation (technical and governance) in helping to promote and deliver changes in policy and on-ground practices.
Drawing on socio-ecological systems, new institutionalism and sustainability transitions scholarship, she is interested in unpacking the role and utility of experimentation as a process towards delivering and sustaining change.
Megan also has a growing interest in understanding disaster resilience and risk management in Australia and beyond, in relation to 'how sustainable practices may deliver improved resilience to extreme events (e.g. heat waves, droughts and floods).
Megan Farrelly's Articles
Episode 12: Designing future cities
The challenge of providing appropriate care to an ageing population means the rate of technological innovation needs to be stepped up, and software engineering needs to put people first.