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Tanja Russell

PhD Candidate


Bachelor of Environmental Health, Flinders University of South Australia

Master of Climate Change, Australian National University

Contact details

Topic description

My research will focus on the role of educational experiences in empowering young people to take meaningful climate action. It will also explore whether such experiences support sustained emotional wellbeing in young people, who face a life course marked by climate-induced uncertainty.

Scholarships and fellowships

Australian Government Research Training Program (AGRTP) Scholarship

Employment history

I have previously worked in policy positions at the Murray-Darling Basin Authority and Australian Fisheries Management Authority. I also held a corporate role at CSIRO evaluating the social, economic and environmental impacts of research programs. I currently work in the Executive Education team at the ANU Institute for Climate, Energy and Disaster Solutions.

Mailing address

Crawford School of Public Policy
ANU College of Asia & the Pacific
J.G. Crawford Building No. 132
Lennox Crossing
The Australian National University
Canberra ACT 2601 Australia

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