The Institute has 245 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.
In line with a broadening of our research base in 2017, our researchers now include creative designers, criminologists, consumer behaviourists, computer scientists, ecological (aquatic and terrestrial) scientists, economists, engineers, environmental sociologists, environmental chemists, heritage futurists, HRM researchers, information scientists, lawyers, marketers, modellers, political scientists, producers, social scientists, social accountants, spatial scientists and sociologists.
The Institute also employs project-based staff such as research assistants and technical staff.
Director, Business Manager, Communications and Administrative Staff.
The Institute has 90 members working in and across a range of disciplines and fields of study. Our members are based across the University's campuses in New South Wales, Australia.
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Our 97 Adjunct members are based at other universities, institutions and government agencies and have specific areas of expertise and research interest which add to our diverse research capacity and productivity.
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The Institute has 43 Higher Degree Research (HDR) student members whose research topics are congruent with the Institute's mission.
The Institute has ten PhD students who are the recipients of ILWS scholarships.
The expertise of members of the Institute is often sought for their contributions to various committees, panels and boards.