Dr Stephen Knight-LenihanMember of the Future Cities Research Hub | Senior Lecturer
Stephen has a background in environmental science, working as a consultant until June 2010 when he joined the School. He gained his PhD in 2008. His research focus has been on how ecological principles are applied at a local government level.
His research focus more recently includes implementing net gains in biodiversity, transitioning to low carbon economies, climate change impacts, and catchment management, using resilience concepts as a theoretical framework.
- Climate change mitigation and adaptation at a local government level
- Biodiversity offsets in urban environments
- Ecological resilience and social-ecological systems
- Integrated catchment management