Brian Head

Journal article

Wicked and less wicked problems: a typology and a contingency framework

This paper addresses shortcomings in the scholarship about ‘wicked problems’, and suggests ways of tackling them.
Discussion paper

Water, sanitation and hygeine in remote Indigenous Australia: a scan of priorities

This discussion paper presents a scan of the current status of water, sanitation and hygiene services and challenges in remote Australian Indigenous communities.
Discussion paper

Strengthening community participation in meeting UN Sustainable Development Goal 6 for water, sanitation and hygiene

This is the third SDG discussion paper from UQ in Water for Equity and Wellbeing Series, and was undertaken as a transdisciplinary review by 12 researchers across UQ with backgrounds in community development, social science, public health, integrated water resources management, policy and systems thinking.
Discussion paper

Achieving the UN Sustainable Development Goals for water and beyond

This transdisciplinary discussion paper, from 13 researchers across seven schools at The University of Queensland, considers Australia’s efforts to achieve the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals in Australia and within the broader Asia-Pacific region. It focuses particularly on those SDGs that are concerned with water...

The value and character of political science: report on the member's survey, September 2014

In the lead-up to the 2014 APSA Conference, the APSA Executive agreed to a proposal by the president, Brian Head, to conduct a rapid survey of members’ opinions on the nature and future of political science. Background