Rebecca Blackburn

PhD Candidate, Research School of Psychology
ANU College of Health & Medicine

Rebecca is a PhD candidate in Psychology at ANU.

Her research explores whether a minimalist lifestyle can provide insights on how to reduce consumption and if this lifestyle has benefits for wellbeing.

Rebecca has a Masters of Environmental Science and Technology from UNSW where she investigated priority actions for reducing the environmental impact of households. She used this work to write a popular science book Green is Good – Smart Ways to Live Well and Help the Planet. Previously she worked as an environment manager and freelance writer.

She is a recipient of the inaugural Climate Change Game Change scholarship.