The Institute has 235 members who are involved in individual, collaborative and commissioned work around Australia and globally which provides opportunities to influence local, regional, national and academic communities.
Based across the University's campuses in New South Wales, Australia and at other universities, institutions and government agencies, our members work in and across a range of disciplines and fields of study.
In line with a broadening of our research base in 2017, our researchers now include creative designers, criminologists, consumer behaviorists, computer scientists, ecological (aquatic and terrestrial) scientists, economists, engineers, environmental sociologists, environmental chemists, heritage futurists, HRM researchers, information scientists, lawyers, marketers, modelers, political scientists, producers, social scientists, social accountants,spatial scientists and sociologists.
Our membership is made up of 92 members, 94 adjunct members (whose specific areas of expertise and research interest add to our diverse research capacity and productivity) and 49 Higher Degree Research (HDR) student members whose research topics are congruent with the Institute's mission.
The Institute also employs project-based staff such as research assistants and technical staff. The ILWS Business team includes a business manager, communications and administrative staff.