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How to find us prof. dr. F.M.D. (Frank) Vanclay

prof. dr. F.M.D. (Frank) Vanclay

Professor of Cultural Geography, Director Urban & Regional Studies Institute


Keywords to describe research:
social impact assessment and management; social performance; social licence to operate; social sustainability; sense of place; place attachment; community engagement; public participation; corporate social responsibility; human rights impact assessment; social aspects of climate change; social aspects of natural resource management; technology assessment; applied social research; cultural geography (social/human geography); environmental sociology; rural sociology; sociology of food and agriculture

Other matters to note:

Prof Vanclay was awarded the 2014 Individual Award from the International Association for Impact Assessment for his sustained contribution to the theory and practice of social impact assessment.
Prof Vanclay has been a visiting professor with: the University of Eastern Finland, 2012; the University of Sao Paulo (San Carlos campus), Brazil,  2012; the University of Southern Queensland, 2016; National Taiwan University, 2017; and the North West A&F University, China, 2017. 

Prof Vanclay
was President of the International Rural Sociology Association from 2000 to 2004. He also has a long affiliation with the International Association for Impact Assessment including sometime member of the Board of Directors, and various Committee Chair appointments 

Other positions

Associate, Community Insights Group
Series Editor of the Edward Elgar book series, Research Handbooks in Impact Assessment.
Member of the Editorial Boards of: Impact Assessment & Project Appraisal; Environmental Impact Assessment Review; Journal of Responsible Innovation; Rural Society
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