• Richard Hindmarsh

    Richard Hindmarsh is a Senior Lecturer at Griffith School of Environment and also a member of Griffith University’s Centre for Governance and Public Policy. In 1994, he was awarded an Australian Research Council Postdoctoral Fellowship before becoming a lecturer in Technoscience and Nature studies at the University of Queensland’s Contemporary Studies Unit. Richard is at the forefront of Australian scholarship about the politics and issues of releasing genetically engineered organisms into the environment, and is well known internationally. His work has found international acclaim as articulated, for example, through invitation to be a research associate at the University of Vienna’s Life Sciences-Governance Research Platform in 2005, as an invited speaker to many international conferences and forums, and as an author of numerous articles on contributing to the debate on genetic engineering, especially in the public interest.