The team is multi-disciplinary.
Chief Investigator Professor David Peetz is Professor of Employment Relations at Griffith University, and has research expertise in employee voice, employment relations, ‘scientists’ as academics, harassment/intimidation of employees in the workplace as well as large scale university surveys.
Chief Investigator Ian Lowe, Emeritus Professor of Science at Griffith University, contributes an inside perspective is a scientific communicator with a background examining the suppression of critical views in science.
Day-to-day project work will be undertaken by two research fellows who will conduct the searches for articles to identify the eligible participant pool.
Senior research fellow (Dr Georgina Murray), brings expertise in the professions, networks and political economy, and in conducting qualitative research, and will carry out the in-depth interviews and with Lowe analyse the qualitative findings.
Research fellow, Dr Carolyn Troup has practical survey administration experience and will carry out the logistics of developing the email database and the online survey administration. She brings expertise in stress and wellbeing and will assist the chief investigators to develop this in the survey instrument.
International Advisory Board
There is also an International Advisory Board associated with the project. Members include Andrew Allen (Royal Society), Christopher Wright (University of Sydney), Edward Collins (Influence Map), Elizabeth Stulberg (Alliance of Crop, Soil, and Environmental Science Societies), Ian Chubb (Australian National University), John Cook (George Mason University), Kei Koizumi (science consultant), Michael Halpern (Union of Concerned Scientists), Michael Mann (Penn State University), Peter Gluckman (International Science Council), Rebecca Ford (Griffith University) and Stefanie Ruel (Concordia University).
- Peetz, D. & Murray, G. 'Decoupling capital and climate change: what motivates finance capital climate-interested investors?' (ed) Jeb Sprague Global Capitalism in Asia and Oceania, Singapore, Republic of Singapore and London, UK. London, Routledge, 2015.
- Peetz, D & Murray, G. ‘Class, Attitudes and the Climate Crisis’, in B Griffen-Foley & S R Scalmer (eds), Public Opinion, Campaign Politics and Media Audiences: New Perspectives on Australian Politics, Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, (2017).
- Peetz, D. & Murray, G. 'The Financialization of corporate ownership and implications for the potential for climate action', (eds) Suzanne Young & Stephen Gates Institutional Investors and Corporate Responses: Actors, Power and Responses, Emerald, London, pp. 99-125, 2013.
- Murray, G, & Peetz, D. ‘Financial Markets, Climate Change, and Paradoxes of Coordination and Intervention’, Perspectives on Global Development and Technology, 15, 2016, 455-479.
- Peetz, D. & Murray, G. 'The government is swimming against the tide on Westpac's Adani decision', The Conversation, May 3, 2017, Reads 5578, 12th Feb., 2018.
- Peetz, D. & Murray, G. 'Class and climate: how financial warfare affects the air', The Conversation, 14th March, 1. 2014, Reads 3950 12th Feb., 2018.
- Murray, G. & Peetz, D. How important is finance capital in leading action on climate change? Wellbeing and Leadership Conference, Ambleside, University of Cambria, Windemere, Lake District, UK, July 24th, 2015.