Dr Ian Reeve

Casual Research Fellow - Institute for Rural Futures (IRF)

Ian Reeve

Phone: +61 2 6773 5145

Email: ireeve@une.edu.au


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Ian has a degree in the earth sciences and postgraduate qualifications in resource management and statistics. He joined the Institute's predecessor, the Rural Development Centre, in 1985 and has undertaken a range of applied research and consultancy projects in fields such as professional, agricultural and adult education; environmental attitudes; agricultural extension evaluation, environmental and agricultural policy and climate change adaptation. He has a PhD in sociology from the Australian National University.

Selected Research Projects

Benchmarking Australian Sheep Parasite Control
(Australian Wool Innovation, 2011 - 2013)

Improving Regional Adoption of Weed Control – A Case Study in the New England
(RIRDC, 2011 - 2012)

Sensitivity of Goondiwindi Regional Council Towns and Communities and/or the BROC Region to a Reduction in Water Availability
(Border Regional Organisation of Councils, 2009 - 2010)

Approaches and Principles in the Design of Integrated Programs for House Energy Efficiency: Literature Review
(NSW DECCW, 2010)


Reeve, I.J., Coleman, M.J. and Sindel, B.M. 2015. Factors influencing rural landholder support for a mandated weed control policy. Land Use Policy 46: 314-23.

Coleman, M.J., Sindel, B.M., Reeve, I.J. and Thompson, L-J. 2015. Best practice weed detection on Australian farmsLand Use Policy 48: 567-574.

Reeve, I., Scott, J., Hine, D.W. and Bullar, N. 2013.  "This is not a burning issue for me": How citizens justify their use of wood heaters in a city with a severe air pollution problem. Energy Policy 57: 204-11.

Morley, P., Trammell, J., Reeve, I., McNeill, J., Brunckhorst, D. and Bassett, S. 2012.  Past, present and future landscapes: Understanding alternative futures for climate change adaptation of coastal settlements and communities. National Climate Change Adaptation Research Facility, Gold Coast, 157 pp. ISBN: 978-1-921609-76-3.

Reeve, I. 2012.  'Adaptive Capacity Indices for Border Rivers Gwydir Catchment'.  Report to Border Rivers Gwydir CMA.

Reeve, I. and Stayner, R. 2011.  'The impacts of water trading in the Southern MDB (2006-07 to 2010-11).  Analysis of secondary socio-economic data'. Report to Frontier Economics.

Reeve, I., Stayner, R., Coleman, M., Barclay, E. and Cummins, T. 2010.  'Sensitivity of Goondiwindi Regional Council and parts of the BROC region to a reduction in water availability'. Report to Goondiwindi Regional Council.

Stenekes, N., Kancans, R., Randall, L., Lesslie, R., Stayner, R., Reeve, I. and Coleman, M.  2010.  'Indicators of community vulnerability and adaptive capacity across the Murray Darling Basin – a focus on irrigation in agriculture'. Report to the Murray Darling Basin Authority.  Bureau of Rural Sciences, Canberra; Institute for Rural Futures, University of New England, Armidale.