Academic Publications

Journal Articles, Books and Book Chapters, contributions to Reports


Working papers

Sharpe, S., Veem, K., Kallio, K., and Fernandez, CM., 2022, ‘Opportunities for a Just Transition to environmental sustainability and COVID-19 recovery in the textile and garment sector in Asia ‘(opens in a new window), International Labour Organisation (ILO) Working paper 54.

Sharpe, S., Dominish, E., and Fernandez, CM., 2022, ‘Taking climate action - Measuring carbon emissions in the garment sector in Asia ‘(opens in a new window), International Labour Organisation (ILO) Working paper 53.

Berry, F., Sharpe, S., and Fernandez, CM., 2022, ‘Greening the sector - Environmental initiatives and tools in the garment sector in Asia ‘(opens in a new window), International Labour Organisation (ILO) Working paper 52.

Sharpe, S., Retamal, M., and Fernandez, CM., 2022, ‘Assessing the impact - Environmental impact assessment in the textile and garment sector in Bangladesh, Cambodia, Indonesia and Viet Nam’(opens in a new window) , International Labour Organisation (ILO) Working paper 51.


Journal articles

Echendu, A. & Georgeou, N. 2021. ‘Not Going to Plan’: Urban Planning, Flooding, and Sustainability in Port Harcourt City, Nigeria’, Urban Forum.

De Nardi, S. & Phillips, M. 2021. The plight of radicalised minorities during a pandemic: migrants and refugees in Italy and Australia. Equality, Diversity and Inclusion: An International Journal.

Chaudhary, A. & Jomo, K.S. ‘COVID-19 Pandemic: Recession and Recovery’, Development, 63(2), Jan. 2021, pp. 226-237

Chaudhary, A. & Jomo, K.S. ‘Responding to the COVID-19 pandemic in developing countries: Lessons from selected countries of the global South”, Development, 63(1), Nov. 2020, pp. 162–171

Moniruzzaman, M., Nizam, MEH. & Hasan, M.T. 2021. Comparative Analysis of China (Han) & Bangladesh cultural authentication and transformation context on “Motif Design”. J Textile Eng Fashion Technol 7 (1), 1-10. DOI: 10.15406/jteft.2021.07.00261

Page, A., Bandara, P., Hammond, T.E., Stevens, G., Carter, G. Australas. Psychiatry 2021; ePub(ePub): ePub.

Ruud, A.E. & Hasan, M. 2021. Radical Right Islamists in Bangladesh: A Counter-Intuitive Argument. South Asia: Journal of South Asian Studies 44 (1), 71-88.

Samad, A., Muchiri, M. & Shahid, S., ‘Investigating Leadership and Employee Well-being in Higher Education’. Personnel Review. 2021. DOI:

Schismenos, S., Stevens, G.J., Emmanouloudis, D., Georgeou, N., Shrestha, S., and Chalaris M., 2021, Humanitarian engineering at the sustainability-development nexus: mapping vulnerability and capability factors for communities at risk of water-based disasters. Sustainability Science,

Schismenos, S., Chalaris, M. & Stevens, G., 2021 Battery Hazards and safety: a scoping review for lead acid and silver-zinc batteries, Safety Science 140, 105290

Schismenos, S., Smith, A.A., Stevens, G.J., and Emmanouloudis, D., 2020, Failure to lead on COVID-19: what went wrong with the United States?, International Journal of Public Leadership,

Wali, N., Agho, K.E., & Renzaho, A.M.N. 2021 Wasting and Associated Factors among Children under 5 Years in Five South Asian Countries (2014-2018): Analysis of Demographic Health Surveys. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 18(9), pp 4678.

Reports (chapter)

Schismenos, S., Buhler, C., Gurung, S., Wali, N., Ball C., Gannon, S., Stevens, G.J., Horsfall, D., and Georgeou N., 2021, ‘Side by Side’ for COVID recovery: De-Stigmatising ageing and re-integrating elders as valued contributors to society. Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety.


Journal articles

Adaku, J E., (2020) The impact of flooding on Nigeria’s sustainable development goals (SDGs)(opens in a new window), Ecosystem Health and Sustainability, 6:1, 1791735, DOI: 10.1080/20964129.2020.1791735

Bienz, T., Schismenos, S., Stevens, G., and Georgeou, N., (2020) New Analysis Tools and Leadership Model for A Modern UN To: The United Nations Secretary-General, Journal of Science & Policy Governance. http://doi/org/10.38126/JSPG_16_02_02

Castaneda, A., Calderón, A., Emmanouloudis, D., and Schismenos, S., (2020). Mitigación de la vulnerabilidad, medida por el Índice de Riesgo Climático en la Región Centroamericana (desafíos y oportunidades) [Vulnerability Mitigation, measured by the Climate Risk Index in the Central American Region (Challenges and Opportunities). In: La Integración Centroamericana y la Globalización Mundial. Secretaria General del SICA (SG-SICA), Secretaria de Integración Económica Centroamericana (SIECA), and Banco Centroamericano de Integración Económica (BCIE), pp. 96-107

Echendu, A. J. (2020). Urban planning: "it's all about sustainability": urban planners' conceptualizations of sustainable development in Port Harcourt, Nigeria. International Journal of Sustainable Development And Planning15(5), 593-601.

Hasan, M., and Wadud, M.,(2020) Reconceptualizing Safety of Journalists in Bangladesh, Media and Communication, 8(1): 27-36 (Q1)

Phillips, M., (2020) Managing a Multiplicity of Interests: The Case of Irregular Migration from Libya”, Migration and Society: Advances in Research 3. p. 1-9.

Phillips, M. and Missbach, A., (2020) Introduction - Mini Special Issue: "Reconceptualizing Transit State in an Era of Outsourcing, Offshoring, and Obfuscation”, Migration and Society: Advances in Research 3. p. 1-15.

Pyakurel, U.P., (2020) “Reflecting the Nepali Social Forum processes and 2018 event". Globalizations17(2), pp.259-264, February.

Schismenos, S., Stevens, G.J., Emmanouloudis, D., Georgeou, N., Shrestha, S., and Chalaris M., (2020) Humanitarian engineering and vulnerable communities: hydropower applications in localised flood response and sustainable development, International Journal of Sustainable Energy,

Wali, N., Georgeou, N., Simmons, O., Gautam, M. S. & Gurung, S. (2020), Women and WASH in Nepal: a scoping review of existing literature. Water International, 45:3, 222-245, DOI: 10.1080/02508060.2020.1754564

Wali, N., Renzaho, A., Wang, X., Atkins, B., & Bhattacharya, D., (2020) Do interventions to improve adherence to antiretroviral therapy recognise diversity? A systematic review, AIDS Care, DOI: 10.1080/09540121.2020.1811198

Wali, N., Agho, KE., and Renzaho AMN., ‘Factors Associated with Stunting among Children under 5 Years in Five South Asian Countries (2014-2018): Analysis of Demographic Health Surveys’, Nutrients. 2020 Dec 18;12(12):3875. doi: 10.3390/nu12123875. PMID: 33352949; PMCID: PMC7767090.

Book chapters

Bogati R., Gautam M.S. (2020), Disaster Recovery Toward Attaining Sustainable Development Goals. In: Leal Filho W., Azul A., Brandli L., Lange Salvia A., Özuyar P., Wall T. (eds) No Poverty. Encyclopedia of the UN Sustainable Development Goals. Springer, Cham.

Georgeou N. (2020) Situating Volunteer Work and Volunteering in Theory and Practice.(opens in a new window) In: Leal Filho W., Azul A., Brandli L., Özuyar P., Lange Salvia A., Wall T. (eds) No Poverty. Encyclopedia of the UN Sustainable Development Goals. Springer, Cham

Hawksley C., Georgeou N. (2020) Right to Development: Theory, Practice, and Articulation with SDGs. In: Leal Filho W., Azul A., Brandli L., Lange Salvia A., Özuyar P., Wall T. (eds) No Poverty. Encyclopedia of the UN Sustainable Development Goals. Springer, Cham.

Issaka, A. I., Huda, S., Begum, S., Kumari, A., & Maiti, R. (2020). Methods of cultivation. In R. Maiti, A. Kumari, A. K. S. Huda, D. Mandal, & S. Begum (Eds.), Advances in Cotton Science: Botany, Production, and Crop Improvement, pp. 233-260.

Pyakurel, U.P., (2020). “A Quarter Millennium of Nepal’s Foreign Policy: Continuity and Changes, in Takashi Inoguchi (ed.) the SAGE Handbook of Asian Foreign Policy. London: Sage SAGE Publications Ltd.

Sundaram K.S., and Chowdhury A., (2020) "Flattening the Curve" Through COVID-19 Contagion", In: Colleen Flood et al, (eds) Vulnerable: The Law, Policy and Ethics of COVID-19, University of Ottawa Press

Voola A.P., Voola R. (2020), Paradigms of Development Frameworks Using Gender Equality Strategies. In: Leal Filho W., Azul A.M., Brandli L., Lange Salvia A., Özuyar P.G., Wall T. (eds) No Poverty. Encyclopedia of the UN Sustainable Development Goals. Springer, Cham.


Hasan,. Mubashar,. (2020) Islam and Politics in Bangladesh: The Followers of Ummah. Singapore: Palgrave

Maiti, R., Kumari, A., Huda, S., Mandal, D., & Begum, S. (2020). Advances in Cotton Science: Botany, Production, and Crop Improvement. U.S.: CRC Press.


Chew, V., Phillips, M., & Yamada Park, M. (2020). COVID-19 Impacts on Immigration Detention: Global Responses.

Georgeou, N. and Hawksley, C. (eds) 2020. State Responses to COVID-19: a global snapshot at 1 June 2020,(opens in a new window) HADRI, Western Sydney University.

Reports contributions

Georgeou, N. and Hawksley, C. in RDI Network (2020) Enhancing Research Impact in International Development: A practical guide for practitioners and researchers.(opens in a new window)

United Nations contributions

Martinez, C. & Sharpe, S. (2020). A Post COVID-19 Green Deal for the Garment Sector in Asia? United Nations. Available online here.


Journal articles

Georgeou, N. & Haas, B. (2019) Power, Exchange and Solidarity: Case Studies in Youth Volunteering for Development (PDF, 477.78 KB)(opens in a new window). Voluntas.

Georgeou, N., Hawksley, C. & Monks J. Ki’I, M., (2019) 'Food Security and Asset Creation in Solomon Islands: Gender and the Political Economy of Agricultural Production for Honiara Central Market'. PORTAL Journal of Multidisciplinary International Studies, 16:1/2, 101-118. portal.v16i1/2.6542

Gurung, S., Wali, N., Simmons, O. and Georgeou, N., (2019) The emergence of volunteerism in a post-disaster context: A systematic scoping study literature review. Third Sector Review, Vol. 25, No. 2, 57-89.

Hawksley, C. & Georgeou, N. (2019) ‘Gramsci “makes a difference”: volunteering, neoliberal ‘common sense’ and the Sustainable Development Goals’. Third Sector Review, 25(2): 27-56.

Mugadza, H.T., Mujeyi, B., Stout, B., Wali, N. and Renzaho, A.M., 2019. Childrearing Practices Among Sub-Saharan African Migrants in Australia: A Systematic Review. Journal of Child and Family Studies, pp.1-15.

Pyakurel, U.P., (2019) “BRI, Nepal’s Expectations, and Limitation of Nepal-China Border Relations” Issues & StudiesVol. 55 No. 02September.

Stevens, G. et. al. 2019. SMS SOS: A randomized controlled trial to reduce self-harm and suicide attempts using SMS text messaging (PDF, 1499.37 KB)(opens in a new window). BMC Psychiatry. 19:117. DOI: 10.1186/s12888-019-2104-9

Tadjoeddin, Z., (2019). ‘Inequality and exclusion in Indonesia: Political economic developments in the Post-Soeharto Era.’ Journal of Southeast Asian Economies 36 (3).

Wali, N., Agho, K. and Renzaho, A.M., 2019. Past drivers of and priorities for child undernutrition in South Asia: a mixed methods systematic review protocol (PDF, 857.41 KB)(opens in a new window). Systematic reviews8(1), p.189.

Wali, N., Akombi, B., James, P., Waterton, E., Saul, H., Youl, A., & Renzaho, A.M., 2019. The Impact of Tourism on Sustainable Community Development, Health and Well-being: A Systematic Review Protocol. Social Science Protocols, p. 1-10

Books and Book Chapters

Arnab, R.C., & Ahmed, A., (2019) Emergence of ‘Protest Publics’ in South Asia: A Comparative Study of Anti-corruption and Shahbag Protest, in Nina Belyaeva, Dmitry Zaytsev, Victor Albert, (eds.) in Protest Publics: New Actors of Social Change and Civic Participation, Basel, Switzerland: Springer.

Chowdhury, A. & Vladimir, P., 2019. Macroeconomic Policies in Countries of the Global South, New York: Nova Science Publishers

Chowdhury, A. 2019. Global Economy: Crises, Geo-Politics and the Third World, Dhaka: Jagriti Prokashony

Georgeou, N. & Haas, B. 2019. ‘University Student Volunteering for Development: towards a critical approach’, in Agnes Kover and Gabrielle Franger-Huhle, (eds), University and Society: Interdependencies and Exchange, Edward Elgar, UK, pp 58-75.

Hasan, M. (2019) "Who Suppress Free Speech in Bangladesh: A Typology of Actors" in Transnational Othering: Global Diversities, eds by Elisabeth Eide, Kristin Skare Orgeret and Nil Mutluer, Nordicom, University of Gothenburg: Sweden, pp 115-170

Phillips, M. and Heiduk, M. (2019). "Europe is not Worth Dying For’: The Dilemma facing Somalis in Europe” in Mirjam Van Reisen, Munyaradzi Mawere, Mia Stokmans & Kinfe Abraha Gebre-Egziabher (Eds). Roaming Africa: Migration, Resilience and Social Protection, Bamenda, Cameroon: Langaa RPCIG.

Sitko, P., Johnson, O. and Toma, W., 2019. Using a systems approach to better understand urban resilience In Port Vila. In: Sanderson, D. and Bruce, L. (eds.) Urban Disaster Resilience in the Pacific and Asia. New York: Routledge.

Tadjoeddin, Z. and Chowdhury, A. (2019), 'Employment and Re-Industrialisation in Post Soeharto Indonesia', : Palgrave Macmillan 9781137505651

Contributions to UN Reports

Ortiz, I., Chowdhury, A., Valverde, F.B., Muzaffar, T., & Urban, S., (2019). in Fiscal Space for Social Protection: A Handbook for Assessing Financing Options: UN ILO and UN Women

Fernandez C.M in UN International Labour Organization (ILO): ILO. 2019. Future of Work for Climate Resilience in the Pacific Islands (PDF, 1031.25 KB)(opens in a new window), Fiji: UN ILO

Schismenos, S., Stevens, G., Georgeou, N in: Kim, J.J., and Halbert, A. (Eds.) The Next Generation of Work: Pathways to Sustainable Economies and Decent Jobs for All by 2030 (PDF, 66831.46 KB)(opens in a new window), New York, USA: United Nations Major Group of Children and Youth. pp. 100-104.

Schismenos, S., Stevens, G., Georgeou, N and Wali, N. in United Nations: Major Group of Children and Youth, Youth Science Policy Interface Publication- 2nd Special Edition: Disaster Risk Reduction: Moving Forward, Thinking Ahead (PDF, 1776.02 KB)(opens in a new window), August 2019.

Sitko, P. and Goudswaard S. RDI Network (2019). Development in the Urban Era: Six Strategies for Better Managing Urbanisation in Asia and the Pacific (PDF, 1493.33 KB)(opens in a new window)

Tadjoeddin, Z. and Chowdhury, A. (2019). Review of Progress made in structural economic transformation in Euro-Asian landlocked developing countries (LLDCs) (PDF, 611.97 KB) (opens in a new window) Report for UN-OHRLLS (UN Office of the High Representative for the Least Developed Countries, Landlocked Developing Countries and Small Island Developing States), April 2019.

Tadjoeddin, Z. and Chowdhury, A. (2019). Financing structural transformation for poverty reduction in Asia’s Land-locked Least Developed Countries: Afghanistan, Bhutan, Lao PDR and Nepal. Report for UN-ESCAP (The United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific), October 2019.


Stevens, G., Wali, N., Georgeou, N., and Tadjoeddin, Z., 2018. Understanding the Relationship between Humanitarian and Development Interventions: A Mixed-Methods Systematic Review Protocol. (PDF, 226.93 KB) (opens in a new window) Social Science Protocols, December 2018, 1-12.

Australia and the Global Compact on Migration- Opportunities for a new agenda: Outcomes Report (PDF, 2196.08 KB) (opens in a new window)

Gautam, M.S., Georgeou, N., Phillips, M., Pyakurel, U., Wali, N., & Clayton, E. 2018. Women and WASH in Nepal: Key Issues and Challenges (PDF, 1161.86 KB) (opens in a new window), Humanitarian and Development Research Initiative, Western Sydney University, 2018.

N. Georgeou, C. Hawksley, J. Monks, A Ride, M. Ki’i, L. Barratt. 2018. Food Security in Solomon Islands: A Survey of Honiara Central Market (PDF, 1996.42 KB) (opens in a new window), HADRI/Western Sydney University

Diaspora Responses in times of Disaster and other crisis: Outcomes Report (PDF, 5197.4 KB) (opens in a new window).


Renzaho, AMN and Dhingra, N (2017) Addressing the needs of Syrian and Iraqi refugees in the Nepean Blue Mountains region: a formative assessment of health and community services needs (PDF, 6199.81 KB) (opens in a new window) Penrith: Wentworth Healthcare Limited


Renzaho, A. & Dhingra, N., (2016). Assessing the Impact of Post-migration Lifestyle Changes on Migrant Settlement Trajectories,(opens in a new window) Western Sydney University (July 2016)

Tadjoeddin, M.Z., Yumna, A., Gultom, S.E., Rakhmadi, M.F., Hidayat, M.F. and Suryahadi, A., (2016). Inequality and stability in democratic and decentralized Indonesia.(opens in a new window) SMERU Working Paper. Jakarta, Indonesia: SMERU Research Institute.