Fateme Zare

Research Associate

Canberra, ACT

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Dr Fateme Zare is a Research Associate at Capability Systems Center, University of New South Wales (UNSW Canberra). Her research focus is on computational and participatory approaches for modelling socio-ecological systems, with a particular focus on water resources and the use of integrated modelling.

Fateme obtained his PhD from Fenner School of Environment and society at Australian National University (2016-2020), where she worked on "Designing and evaluating practices and tools to improve integrated assessment and modelling processes in the water sector". Before starting her PhD, Fateme has 6 years’ experience in international projects of environment and water management.

Research Interests

  • Natural Resource Management and Governance
  • Human–natural systems modelling
  • Decision Support and Policy Making
  • Uncertainty
  • Systems Thinking and System dynamics modelling
  • Participatory processes.

Fateme identifies as culturally and linguistically diverse.