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Dirima Cuthbert


  • The University of Western Australia (M470), 35 Stirling Highway,

    6009 Perth


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Ethnographer, researcher and project manager passionate about sustainable futures: climate action, consumption, discourse, design and traditional knowledge and practices. In particular, I'm interested in socio-cultural responses to climate change.

Currently working on a range of projects at UWA's Oceans Institute including a grant proposal that uses phenomenology to explore climate futures on Western Australia's Coastline.

Education/Academic qualification

Design, BDes (Architecture) , University of Sydney

Award Date: 17 Mar 2005

Anthropology , BSc (Honours), The University of Western Australia

Award Date: 31 Dec 1996

Industry keywords

  • Oceans
  • Environmental
  • Energy
  • Built Environment

Research expertise keywords

  • Climate change
  • Resilience
  • research impact
  • Cultural Heritage
  • Traditional Knowledge