Professor Ian Lowe AO is currently emeritus professor of science, technology and society at Griffith University in Brisbane, as well as being an adjunct professor at Sunshine Coast University and Flinders University. He has degrees in engineering and physics, and is the author of 20 books and more than 500 other publications. Professor Lowe’s contributions to environmental science have won him a Centenary Medal, the Eureka Prize for promotion of science, the Prime Minister’s Environment Award for Outstanding Individual Achievement, the Queensland Premier’s Millennium Award for Excellence in Science, and the University of NSW Alumni Award for achievement in science. Professor Lowe was named Humanist of the Year in 1988 and made an Officer of the Order of Australia in 2001. In 2004, he was elected the president of the Australian Conservation Foundation.
Science, Technology and Sustainable Society?
We need 'sustainability science' and technologies chosen after sensitive environmental and social impact analyses if we are to achieve the goal of a sustainable future.