School of Agricultural, Earth and Environmental Sciences

Dr Suveshnee Munien


Dr Suveshnee Munien has been exposed to various aspects of human and physical geography throughout her academic career. Her research interests are influenced by the study of people and their interactions, impacts, and uses of the natural environment. This motivated her appreciation for the various methodologies she tries to understand this complex relationship. She enjoys using spatial tools such as GIS, remote sensing, and participatory methodological approaches to unpack these linkages.

Research Interests

  • Energy poverty and household energy behaviors with the developing and poor contexts
  • Community-based conversation practices
  • Rural and peri-urban development
  • The use of participatory GIS tools in physical and human geography research
  • Environmental behaviours, awareness and attitudes
  • Socio-economic impacts of renewable energy sources and technologies

Research profiles