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Dr Helen Kopnina

Senior Lecturer

Department: Newcastle Business School

Helen Kopnina

Research Themes and Scholarly Interests

Dr. Kopnina, Helen (Ph.D. Cambridge University, 2002) is the author of over two hundred peer-reviewed articles and (co)author and (co)editor of seventeen books on interrelated topics of environmental sustainability, circular economy, biological conservation, environmental ethics and animal ethics, and environmental education.

Key Publications

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  • Biomimicry design thinking education: a base-line exercise in preconceptions of biological analogies, Stevens, L., Kopnina, H., Mulder, K., De Vries, M. 1 Sep 2021, In: International Journal of Technology and Design Education
  • Ecodemocracy in practice: exploration of debates on limits and possibilities of addressing environmental challenges within democratic systems, Kopnina, H., Spannring, R., Hawke, S., Robertson, C., Thomasberger, A., Maloney, M., Morini, M., Lynn, W., Muhammad, N., Santiago-Ávila, F., Begovic, H., Baranowski, M. 22 May 2021, In: Visions for Sustainability
  • Exploring posthuman ethics: opening new spaces for post-qualitative inquiry within pedagogies of the circular economy, Kopnina, H. 1 Sep 2021, In: Australian Journal of Environmental Education
  • The Trouble with Anthropocentric Hubris, with Examples from Conservation, Washington, H., Piccolo, J., Gomez-Baggethun, E., Kopnina, H., Alberro, H. 1 Oct 2021, In: Conservation
  • Towards Ecological Management: Identifying Barriers and Opportunities in Transition from Linear to Circular Economy, Kopnina, H. 1 Mar 2021, In: Philosophy of Management
  • Ecocentric education: Introduction to a special collection of essays, Kopnina, H. 21 Aug 2020, In: Education Sciences
  • Education for sustainable development goals (ESDG): What is wrong with esdgs, and what can we do better?, Kopnina, H. 23 Sep 2020, In: Education Sciences
  • Education for the future: Critical evaluation of education for sustainable development goals, Kopnina, H. 3 Jul 2020, In: Journal of Environmental Education
  • “Nano” Regeneration: How Human Agency Intermediates Between Nature and Technology in Community-Based Energy, Walther, C., Poldner, K., Kopnina, H., Dentoni, D. 17 Apr 2020, In: Organization and Environment
  • Recognizing animal personhood in compassionate conservation, Wallach, A., Batavia, C., Bekoff, M., Alexander, S., Baker, L., Ben-Ami, D., Boronyak, L., Cardilin, A., Carmel, Y., Celermajer, D., Coghlan, S., Dahdal, Y., Gomez, J., Kaplan, G., Keynan, O., Khalilieh, A., Kopnina, H., Lynn, W., Narayanan, Y., Riley, S., Santiago-Ávila, F., Yanco, E., Zemanova, M., Ramp, D. 1 Oct 2020, In: Conservation Biology


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