Meet our Presenter

  • Stephen Livesley

Associate Professor
The University of Melbourne

Stephen is a key member of the Green Infrastructure Research Group at the Burnley campus of The University of Melbourne.

Stephen studied in the UK gaining a PhD in Tropical Agroforestry and Soil Science from The University of Reading. He has held research positions in Univ. of Western Australia, DSE and Monash University.

Stephen has been a Chief Investigator in four ARC Linkage projects and one ARC Discovery project and numerous smaller research projects. Stephen's urban research focuses on the role of trees, soil and other vegetation to provide environmental and social benefits, such as microclimate cooling, energy saving, C sequestration and biodiversity habitat.