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Vana Demetriou

Research Services Project Officer
Natural Hazards Research Australia


Vana is a member of the Research Services Team and her primary focus is supporting the DEWLP Research Manager to deliver research projects for DEWLP's Emergency Risk Management and Forest and Fire Risk Management Research programs. Before joining the Centre, Vana worked as a research assistant in bushfire behaviour and management. Vana holds a Bachelor of Environments, majoring in Geographies, Politics and Cultures and a Masters in Forest Ecosystem Science, both from the University of Melbourne. Vana is particularly interested in how human-environment relationships and societal vulnerability impact disaster resilience in landscapes where natural hazards occur.