Sarah Bekessy

Urban Scholar

  • Bio-sensitive Urban Design
  • Biodiversity and Environment
  • Urban Policy

Associate Professor Sarah Bekessy leads the Interdisciplinary Conservation Science Research Group at RMIT University. She is interested in the intersection between science and policy in environmental management and is currently involved in an interdisciplinary range of research projects, including an ARC Future Fellowship titled ‘Socio-ecological models for environmental decision making’ and a project funded by the Myer Foundation titled ‘Reimagining the Suburb: planning for biodiversity in the urban fringe’. She is a member of the ARC Centre of Excellence for Environmental Decisions and is also CI in two NESP hubs: Threatened Species Hub and Clean Air and Urban Landscapes.

Sarah is based in Melbourne, Australia.