2022 saw a concerted effort to increase the visibility of the Centre and its impact beyond academia. There was a significant increase in the number of briefings provided to parliamentarians and senior policymakers.
Our science continues to be published in elite international journals. The Centre published 207 papers in 2022, including 20 papers in Nature or Science family journals. Overall, 17.6 percent of our papers in 2022 are among the 10 percent of most-cited papers in the world, according to SciVal.
Associate Professor Melissa Hart has been the heart of the Researcher Development Program since the inception of the ARC Centre of Excellence for Climate Extremes, in 2017.
As recognition of climate risk and business grows, and as regulators encourage business to consider climate risk, the breadth of interested organisations grows.
As Australia’s east coast experienced heavy wind and rains and the Northern Hemisphere faced some of the most extreme heatwaves ever seen, Dr Andrew King provided an important summary of what happened with climate extremes in 2021 and of what was set to come in 2022, for The Conversation. Dr Nina Ridder explained the role that La Niña and climate change played in Australia’s ongoing flooding situation for international audiences in The New Scientist. The inaugural State of Weather and... View Article
To leave a long-term and lasting legacy for the ARC Centre of Excellence for Climate Extremes, the new Engagement and Impact team is focusing on long-term skills and support for researchers in 2023.