Dr Paul Read

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Senior Research Fellow (Monash Sustainability Institute / Faculty of Medicine)
Monash University
ARC Research Fellow (Melbourne Sustainable Society Institute)
The University of Melbourne
Menzies Creek, VIC, Australia


child arson
climate change
Sustainable Development Goals
online education
intergenerational equity
human needs
child abuse
social epidemiology


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Previous media experience

Live national television as expert commentary on numerous occasions, around 100 live national and state radio interviews, many hundreds of print news publications

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Paul has 30 years of multidisciplinary experience in criminology, medical physiology, psychology, public health, politics, economics and climate science. He has advised the highest levels of government, university, police, military and emergency services. His work at Monash has covered 200 nations and previous work with Harvard and Melbourne translated into 67 languages.

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Languages besides English:
Basic Thai
Last updated: 11 Nov 2019