20122022

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Biography

Melinda's area of research focusses on the social dimensions of natural resource management in Australia, specifically looking at how working with natural resources influences people's health and wellbeing. She has most recently been exploring the health and wellbeing of people working in the forest industry across Australia, and is currently looking at the health and wellbeing issues in rural and regional Australia through the first and second wave of the Regional Wellbeing Survey.

Melinda is also a PhD candidate at the ANU, examining attitudes towards fuel management strategies used to reduce bushfire risk to life and property. She has also assisted the ANU and the Bushfire CRC in understanding how economic evaluation techniques are used to make bushfire management decisions.

Research Interests

Melinda's area of research focusses on the social dimensions of natural resource management in Australia.

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  • 2 Citations (Scopus)

    Mechanical fuel load reduction in Australia: a potential tool for bushfire mitigation

    Ximenes, F., Stephens, M., Brown, M., Law, B., Mylek, M., Schirmer, J., Sullivan, A. & McGuffog, T., 2017, In : Australian Forestry. 80, 2, p. 88-98 11 p.

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  • 4 Citations (Scopus)
  • 4 Citations (Scopus)

    Beyond physical health and safety: supporting the wellbeing of workers employed in the forest industry

    MYLEK, M. & SCHIRMER, J., 2015, In : Forestry. 2015, 1, p. 1-16 16 p.

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  • 3 Citations (Scopus)