Professor Helen Ross


School of Agriculture and Food Sciences
Faculty of Science
+61 7 54601 648
+61 7 336 52062



  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours), University of Tasmania
  • Master of Science, London School of Economics and Political Science
  • Doctor of Philosophy, London School of Economics and Political Science


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  • Doctor Philosophy

  • Doctor Philosophy

  • Doctor Philosophy

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Book Chapter

  • Nguyen, A. T. T., Jacobson, C. and Ross, H. (2017). Changes in the nature of the Cat Ba Forest social-ecological systems. In Mai Van Thanh, Tran Duc Vien, Stephen J. Leisz and Ganesh Shivakoti (Ed.), Redefining diversity and dynamics of natural resources management in Asia. Volume 2, Upland natural resources and social ecological systems in northern Vietnam (pp. 177-192) San Diego, CA, United States: Elsevier. doi:10.1016/B978-0-12-805453-6.00011-5

  • Ross, Helen, Bellamy, Jennifer and Head, Brian (2016). Collaboration challenges in addressing natural resource management problems: Australian regional case studies. In Richard D. Margerum and Cathy J. Robinson (Ed.), The challenges of collaboration in environmental governance: barriers and responses (pp. 175-195) Cheltenham United Kingdom: Edward Elgar Publishing.

  • Ross, Helen, Driml, Sally and Zarezadeh, Zohreh (2012). Water allocation, social change and resilience. In John Quiggin, Thilak Mallawaarachchi and Sarah Chambers (Ed.), Water Policy Reform: Lessons in Sustainability from the Murray-Darling Basin (pp. 170-191) Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar.

  • Buikstra, Elizabeth, Rogers-Clark, Cath, Ross, Helen, Hegney, Desley, King, Christine, Baker, Peter and McLachlan, Kath (2011). Ego-resilience and psychological wellness in rural communities. In Marek J. Celinski and Kathryn M. Gow (Ed.), Continuity Versus Creative Response to Challenge: The Primacy of Resilience and Resourcefulness in Life and Therapy (pp. 273-290) New York, United States: Nova Science Publishers.

  • Ross, H. and Innes, J. (2005). A Framework for Designing Co-operative Management for the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area. In Leticia Merino and Jim Robson (Ed.), Managing the Commons: Conservation of biodiversity First ed. (pp. 46-53) Mexico: CSMSS, The Christensen Fund, Ford Foundation.

  • Meppem, T., Bellamy, J. and Ross, Angela, H. (2005). Enabling governance for sustainable development. In Appraising sustainable development: Water management and environmental challenges (pp. 156-175) New Delhi, India: Oxford University Press.

  • Ross, A.H. and McCartney, F. (2005). Reframing Issues in Rural Development: Women's insights into sustainability and their implications for government. In Robyn Eversole and John Martin (Ed.), Participation and Governance in Regional Development: Global trends in an Australian context 1 ed. (pp. 179-193) England: Ashgate Publishing Ltd.

  • Ross, A.H. (2003). Environmental Mediation. In Henk A Becker and Frank Vanclay (Ed.), The International Handbook of Social Impact Assessment 1 ed. (pp. 296-314) United Kingdom: Edward Elgar Publishing Limited.

  • Orchard, K., Ross, .A.H. and Young, E. (2003). Institutions and Processes for Resource and Environmental Management in the Indigenous Domain. In Dovers, Stephen and Wild River, Su (Ed.), Managing Australia's Environment First ed. (pp. 413-441) Sydney: The Federation Press.

  • Ross, A.H. (2002). Sustainability and Aboriginal Housing. In Birkeland, Janis (Ed.), Design for Sustainability: A Sourcebook of Integrated Eco-logical Solutions 1st ed. ed. (pp. 138-142) London: Earthscan.

  • Ross, Helen (2002). Town camps: in sickness and in health?. In Gordon Briscoe and Len Smith (Ed.), The Aboriginal population revisited: 70,000 years to the present (pp. 41-49) Canberra, Australia: Aboriginal History Incorporated.

  • Ross, A. H. (2001). Social Impact Assessment: Coronation Hill. In Baker, R., Davies, J. and Young, E. (Ed.), Working on Country: Contemporary Indigenous Management of Australia's Lands and Coastal Regions (pp. 320-336) Melbourne: Oxford University Press.

  • Ross, A.H. and Lane, M. (2001). The Commonwealth's Resource Management and Social Assessment: Trapped in an epistemological corner?. In Dale, Allan and Lane, Marcus (Ed.), Social Assessment in Natural Resource Management Institutions 1 ed. (pp. 93-104) Melbourne: CSIRO Publishing.

Journal Article

Conference Publication

Edited Outputs

Other Outputs

Grants (Administered at UQ)

PhD and MPhil Supervision

Current Supervision

  • Doctor Philosophy — Principal Advisor

  • Doctor Philosophy — Principal Advisor

  • Doctor Philosophy — Principal Advisor

  • Doctor Philosophy — Principal Advisor

  • Doctor Philosophy — Principal Advisor

  • Doctor Philosophy — Principal Advisor

  • Doctor Philosophy — Principal Advisor

    Other advisors:

  • Doctor Philosophy — Associate Advisor

  • Doctor Philosophy — Associate Advisor

Completed Supervision