Mr Mathew Hardy



School /
Work Unit

School of Global, Urban & Social Studies

Contact Details

+61 3 9925 8207


Building: 015
Level: 03
Room: 007

City campus


College of Design and Social Context

Mat Hardy

Key activities

Mat is a PhD student with the Interdisciplinary Conservation Science Research Group in the School of Global, Urban and Social Studies.

Within his PhD, Mat will be looking at robust decision-making for private land conservation within landscape-scale conservation projects.


  • Bachelor of Arts / Science (Hons) (ANU) 2008
  • Master of Environment (Conservation, Restoration and Landscape Management) (Melb.) 2010

Industry Experience

Mat is currently working part-time as a Program Officer with the Australian Land Conservation Alliance.

Research overview

Grants and prizes

  • RMIT PhD Scholarship 2013-2016

Mat’s research interests include:

  • Wildlife corridors and landscape-scale conservation
  • Private land conservation
  • Environmental decision-making and uncertainty
  • Wildlife and threatened species management