Dr Iris C. Bohnet
Senior researcher working in the Land Research Group at CULS.
Dr Bohnet is an environmental social-scientist and landscape planner with expertise in inter- and transdisciplinary research, which aims to contribute towards sustainable landscape development. She has experience in the application of a wide range of place-based approaches that link the social and ecological sciences and bridge the farm and landscape scales. Methods include participatory scenario planning, stakeholder-driven development of decision-support tools, farmer interviews combined with farm walks and landscape assessments, and place-based knowledge/learning networks. ICB has carried out research in several European countries and in Australia and has been a visiting researcher at the University of Freiburg, Germany and an adjunct associate professor at the James Cook University in Australia while working for the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization (CSIRO). She is Editor of the journal of Sustainability Science (IF 4.669) and has fulfilled a range of roles as PhD advisor, invited speaker and guest lecturer, and reviewer of multiple journals.