Ms Meredith Hope

Honorary Lecturer

Meredith is an Honorary Lecturer at Fenner School of Environment and Society. She has worked in the irrigated agriculture sector with CSIRO on the development of a technique for farmers to use to determine paddock-scale water use efficiency.  She has also worked in water reforms and water policy implementation with the NSW Department of Agriculture, the NSW Department of Planning, Natural Resources and Infrastructure and the NSW Department of Environment and Climate Change.

More recently, Meredith has also worked in science communication at CSIRO’s Discovery Centre in Canberra where she was involved in the creation of the CSIRO 100 app and the SCINEMA International Science Film Festival study guide. Meredith works as a casual sessional academic each year assisting Dr Sara Beavis teach Fenner’s Water Management course. A large component of this course focusses on the ethical management of water both globally and in Australia.

Meredith has a keen interest in the use of the arts to convey and communicate important science in meaningful ways. She is currently working in collaboration with the ANU School of Music to develop a technique to translate river data into sound and create an auditory fingerprint for the Murray River.