Dr Leonardo Nogueira de Moraes
Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Resilience and Urban Planning
Dr Leonardo Nogueira de Moraes is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Resilience and Urban Planning at the Faculty of Architecture, Building and Planning of the University of Melbourne, where he is part of the research team for the Integrated Urban Planning for Natural Hazard Mitigation project, funded by the Bushfire and Natural Hazards Cooperative Research Centre - BNH-CRC.
His background includes a Bachelor of Tourism (Development and Planning) degree and a Specialisation in Tourism and Hospitality Marketing Management from the University of São Paulo, Brazil. His PhD degree in Architecture and Planning (from the University of Melbourne) focused on the effects of tourism development and the implementation of protected areas on the resilience of small oceanic islands, from a social-ecological complex adaptive systems perspective.
His current research on Resilience and Urban Planning includes the effects of tourism development to the resilience of local communities to natural hazards, developed with the aid of grounded theory methods, coupled with social media analysis and data visualisation by means of interactive timelines.