FEC Academy – Prof Dr Tim Smith

Prof. Dr. Tim Smith

Current position:  

Australian Research Council Future Fellow

University of the Sunshine Coast | Australia

Professor Tim Smith is a human geographer focused on coastal management and climate change adaptation. His research aims to discover innovative coastal governance approaches that embrace vulnerability and change. He holds an Australian Research Council (ARC) Future Fellowship through the University of the Sunshine Coast, Australia. He is also an Adjunct Professor with Brock University, Canada, an Adjunct Professor with Southern Cross University, Australia, and a Senior Research Associate with Uppsala University, Sweden. He was surfing before he could walk.

I’m currently working on publications with other FEC members. I’m happy to be part of relevant research proposals.

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Which of the three themes and four hotspots of Future Earth Coasts are you addressing with your work?


X    Dynamic Coasts

X    Human Development and Coasts

X    Pathways to Coastal Sustainability

* Find out more about our themes


X   Small islands

X   Urbanization in coastal zones

☐   Arctic Coasts

X    River-Mouth Systems, Deltas and Estuaries