• 302 Citations
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20052023
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Biography

Peter Davies is a Senior Lecturer in Environmental Planning at Macquarie University. His research draws on on more than 20 years’ experience in state and local government and consultancy. Dr Davies has held senior management positions in a number of state agencies and councils, including Senior Manager Sustainability at the Sydney Catchment Authority and Manager Corporate Planning and Sustainability at Ku-ring-gai Council. 

Dr Davies has led and contributed to many multi-disciplinary research projects in the areas of environmental planning and sustainability, corporate planning and decision making and community participation and engagement. He completed his doctorate in 2011 while working in the local government sector. His doctoral research on urban water management in Sydney took a specific focus on the role of local government. He has previously represented local and state government on a number of advisory groups culminating in new policy direction and more sustainable industry practice. His current scholarship and teaching focuses on urban environmental policy and planning adopting a multi-disciplinary approach linking theory to practice. 

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Projects 2014 2023

Research Outputs 2005 2019

Impacts and adaptation options for estuarine vegetation in a large city

Rogers, K., Mogensen, L. A., Davies, P., Kelleway, J., Saintilan, N. & Withycombe, G., Feb 2019, In : Landscape and Urban Planning. 182, p. 1-11 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

mangrove
vegetation
saltmarsh
wetland
private land

Multi-scalar energy transitions in rural households: distributed photovoltaics as a circuit breaker to the energy poverty cycle in India

Yadav, P., Malakar, Y. & Davies, P. J., Feb 2019, In : Energy Research and Social Science. 48, p. 1-12 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Electric circuit breakers
poverty
India
energy
Industry

Transforming urban energy systems: The role of local governments’ regional energy master plan

Cheung, G., Davies, P. J. & Trück, S., 20 May 2019, In : Journal of Cleaner Production. 220, p. 655-667 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

local government
Solar system
Roofs
Energy efficiency
energy

Are Odonata nymph adversely affected by impaired water quality in urban streams

Tippler, C., Wright, I. A., Davies, P. J. & Evans, C. R., Dec 2018, In : Austral Ecology. 43, 8, p. 890-902 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Odonata
nymphs
water quality
aquatic invertebrates
urban development

Identifying sources of environmental contamination in European honey bees (Apis mellifera) using trace elements and lead isotopic compositions

Zhou, X., Taylor, M. P., Davies, P. J. & Prasad, S., 6 Feb 2018, In : Environmental science & technology. 52, 3, p. 991-1001 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Trace Elements
honey
bee
isotopic composition
Contamination