- Research project
- – Western Pacific
Dr Cara Beal is a senior research fellow at the Cities Research Institute and a senior lecturer in environmental health at the School of Medicine at Griffith University. Cara conducts applied research in water resources management and works extensively with industry to achieve practical research outcomes. She has over 25 years of experience in the private, public and academic sectors. Cara teaches into the Water, Sanitation and Hygiene course for the International WaterCentre’s Masters of Integrated Water Management.
Cara’s research expertise includes:
Cara has won over $3M in research funds, including ARC Linkage grants and a Queensland Government mid-career fellowship. Cara has a Scopus Index of 16, H-index 21, and over 1600 Scholar citations. She is a regular national and international invited speaker and has received peer and industry recognition for her innovative work using socio-technical approaches in the digital water space, including Women in Technology and Australian Water Association awards. She was a former Queensland Government Water Expert Panel member and is a recipient of the 2018 PVC Excellence in Research Group award for the Digital Water Transformation Group.