Sara Bice

Associate Professor Sara Bice is a Senior Research Fellow at Crawford School of Public Policy, and leads the Next Generation Engagement Program based at the school.

She is President-Elect of the International Association for Impact Assessment, the leading global body for practitioners, researchers and firms undertaking all styles of impact assessment for major project delivery.

In 2016, Sara was named one of four inaugural Westpac Bicentennial Foundation Research Fellows. Her current research focuses on optimal management and policy decision-making for Australia’s underground resources. She and colleagues are also investigating the social licence to operate for Australia’s coal seam gas industry. Sara works with the Melbourne Energy Institute on questions of clean energy adoption, resources management and climate change mitigation.

She is an award-winning academic writer and is available for public speaking and events. Her latest books are Responsible Mining and Public Policy in the Asian Century: Concepts, Cases and Futures (with Avery Poole and Helen Sullivan).