Sustainability, Environment, and the Arts in Education (SEAE) Research Centre

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This research concentration was established in 2012 and is co-led by Professor Amy Cutter-Mackenzie-Knowles and Professor Alexandra Lasczik.

The Sustainability, Environment, and the Arts in Education (SEAE) Research Centre is globally recognised for enacting profound change in/through transdisciplinary environmental and Arts education research that disrupts and generates new ways of being and becoming, which provokes dynamic responses to critical local-global calamities.

This research centre represents a large collective of researchers working across sustainability, environment and the Arts in education. This centre is unique and has a transdisciplinary research focus which directly informs public debate, policy, advocacy and practice.


The SEAE Research Centre squarely:

  1. Engages in creative research practices to disrupt and transform ecological thought and action in the context of anthropogenic climate change
  2. Stimulates transformation of/through nature interrelationships in the Anthropocene;
  3. Engages and foregrounds Indigenous philosophies and knowings
  4. Actively disrupts and transforms models of education (curriculum, pedagogy and policy) through ecological and artful positionings
  5. Interrogates and advances a range of theories in posthuman, socioecological, poststructural, and intersectional feminism
  6. Interrogates and advances a range of methodologies including post qualitative, Arts-based, child/youth-framed, and participatory research
  7. Enacts public pedagogy through ecological and artful practice
  8. Communicates and disseminates research discovery through transformative and creative impact and engagement modalities.

SEAE Impact and Engagement

The team behind SEAE

Meet the team behind the Sustainability, Environment, and the Arts in Education (SEAE) Research Centre.

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SEAE research candidates

Look through the team of research candidates working on the SEAE research centre.

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