Graeme Hugo

Professor Graeme Hugo is an ARC Australian Professorial Fellow, Professor of Geography and Director of the National Centre for Social Applications of Geographical Information Systems at the University of Adelaide.

He held an ARC Federation Fellowship between 2002 and 2007 and is currently Chair of the Advisory Committee on Demography and Liveability of the Commonwealth Department of Sustainable Environment, Water, Population and Communities.

Professor Hugo is the author of over two hundred books, articles in scholarly journals and chapters in books, as well as a large number of conference papers and reports. In 2002 he secured a $1.125 million ARC Federation Fellowship over five years for his research project, “The new paradigm of international migration to and from Australia: dimensions, causes and implications”.

Research Interests

– Urban and population geography and demography, social geography, demographic trends (especially population mobility) and development in Southeast Asia. The impact of development on economic and social well-being in Southeast Asia.
– Population trends and their implications in Australia
– International migration, its changing patterns, causes and implications for social and economic change.
– Ageing, its changing patterns and implications for social and economic change.
– Internal Migration and Urbanization in Australia and Asia.

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