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Dr Blythe McLennan

Node Research Manager - Vic & Tas
Natural Hazards Research Australia


Dr Blythe McLennan is a trained human geographer, having completed a PhD at the University of Alberta in 2009 that examined Costa Rican landholder’s land management and forest conservation practices. Prior to joining the Centre in 2021, she worked at RMIT University for 12 years, where she undertook major research projects for the Bushfire CRC and its successor the Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC. As the Centre’s Victorian-based Node Research Manager, she is passionate about building strong and diverse collaborations to support impactful, accessible, policy-relevant research.