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Dr. David Mitchell

Associate Professor Royal Melbourne Institute of TechnologyGeospatial Science, School of Science
Qualifications:

PhD PGD BSc

Location: Melbourne, Australia

Biography

David is Associate Professor in land administration and management. He teaches undergraduate courses in cadastral surveying and land development and in 2013 received the RMIT SEH College Award for Teaching Excellence. His research focus is on the impact of climate change and natural disasters on land tenure, and how responsible land governance can help. He explores how securing and safeguarding land tenure rights, and effective land use planning, can enhance climate resilient pathways.

 

  • Bachelor of Applied Science (Surveying), Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, 1986
  • Graduate Diploma in Land Data Management, RMIT University, 1996
  • Graduate Certificate in Urban Development, RMIT University, 2000
  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), RMIT University, 2005

 

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