Reginald John Henry

Griffith University, Australia



MA (LaTrobe)

LLB (Melbourne)


1977-2001 Lecturer & Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Environmental Sciences, Griffith University, Queensland, Australia

1981-1982 & 1985, 1989 Consultant to UNESCO for CASTASIA II (1992) Ministers Meeting

1974-1975 Lecturer in Indian Politics, Department of Political Science, University of British Columbia

1972-1974 Shastri Indo-Canadian Institute Research Fellow, Centre for Advanced Study, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, U.P., India

1967-1970 Senior Tutor, Department of Politics, La Trobe University, Australia

1966-1967 Government of India Senior Research Fellow, Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), New Delhi

Publications (selected)

  1. R. J. Henry (1996), "Adapting United Nations agencies for Agenda 21: programme coordination and organisational reform." Environmental Politics Vol.5, No.1 (Spring), pp.1-24.
  2. R. J. Henry (1995), "Technology Transfer and its Constraints-Early Warnings from Agricultural Development in Colonial India" in Roy MacLeod and Deepak Kumar (eds.) Technology and the Raj: Western Technology and Technical Transfers to India 1700-1947  New Delhi/Thousand Oaks/London: Sage.
  3. R. J. Henry & S. Okamura (1993), "Status of Science in Japan and the NICs" in World Science Report Paris, UNESCO 1993, pp.111-119.
  4. R. J. Henry (1993) "Status of Science in Australia and East Asia" in World Science Report 1993  Paris, UNESCO, pp.120-21.
  5. R. J. Henry (1990), "Implementing SIA in Developing Countries: a comparative approach to the structural problems in Environmental Impact  Assessment Review 1-2 editions, Vol.2.
  6. R. J. Henry (1988), "SIA in Third World Countries? Lessons from the Experience of Science and Technology for Development" in R. A. Hindmarsh, T. J. Hundloe, G. T. McDonald (eds.) Papers on Assessing Social Impacts of Development, Brisbane, Institute of Applied Environmental Research, pp.176-90.
  7. R. J. Henry (ed.) (1985), Science and Technology in Countries of Asia and the Pacific: Policies, Organization and Resources, Paris: UNESCO (Science Policy Studies and Documents Series No.52).
  8. R. Henry et al (1983), Science, Technology and Development in Asia and the Pacific-CASTASIA II-Analysis of trends, issues and prospects and report of the conference Paris: UNESCO (Science Policy Studies and Documents No. 55).
  9. R. J. Henry (1981), "Technology Transfer: an inter-disciplinary approach" in Development with a Human Face: the Human Implications of Scientific and Technological Development Commonwealth of Australia.
  10. R. J. Henry (1979), "Colonial Karma: factors affecting manpower and training for Third World Housing" in Hamish Murison and John P. Lea (eds.) Housing in Third World Countries: Perspectives on Policy and Practice, London, Macmillan Press, pp.111-117.
  11. R. J. Henry (1988), "Science, Technology and Development in Asia: New Trends and Old Models." Prometheus Vol. 6, no. 2 (December), pp.305-26.
  12. R. J. Henry (1980), "Relations between Levels of Government: The Environment' in Relations between levels of Government".  Royal Institute of Public Administration (Queensland Regional Group)  Thirteenth Annual Conference Seminar Papers, pp.4-12.

Conference Proceedings

  1. R. J. Henry (1998), "ESD Policy-making and DOEs: the Queensland state experience" Green Politics in Grey Times, University of Melbourne.
  2. 1994 Invited guest to Academy of Science Conference (Fenner Conference) Implementing Sustainable Development Canberra.
  3. 1994 Consultant, Report of Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change Working Group III.
  4. 1993 Address, International Commerce Students Conference, QUT.
  5. 1992 Keynote Address on “Public Policy Aspects of Key Issues in S&T for Development” for the “Training Program for Members of the Science and Technology Policy Unit, BPPT, Indonesia", The Centre for Research Policy, Wollongong University.
  6. 1989 Invited addressonre-orienting of UNESCO's Science Sector to make environmental planning a major theme in UNESCO’s future programming and organisation.
  7. 1981 Organiser and Convenor of the ANZAAS Symposium "Energy and Equity - A Third World View" May 1981, Brisbane.
  8. 1981-82 Appointed by the Australian Government as UNESCO Consultant for the Ministerial Meeting of Ministers of Science and Technology in Asia and the Pacific (CASTASIA II), Manila (1982).
  9. 1980 Invited tour Indonesian Universities sponsored by "The Centre of Environmental Studies", University of Jakarta and University of Gadjah Madah.
  10. 1979 Delegate to the "Symposium for the Joint Academies National Programme for the United Nations Conference on Science and Technology for Development", Academy of Science, Canberra, April 1979.
  11. 1979 Convenor, the Brisbane Symposium for the Joint Academies (Academy of Social Science in Australia, Australian Academy of Science, and Australian Academy of Technological Sciences) National UNCSTAD program in preparation for the Australian National Paper for the United Nations Conference on Science and Technology for Development (UNCSTD), 1979.
  12. 1978 Convenor, the "Science, Scientists and Technology in Asia Symposium" for the Asian Studies Association of Australia's Second National Conference, Sydney.
  13. 1978 Rapporteur, UNESCO Working Group Meeting on "The Human Implications of Scientific and Technological Development", Leura, NSW.
  14. 1979 Presentation to Senate Standing Committee on the Environment and Conservation.
  15. 1978 Convenor ADAB (Australian Developmental Assistance Bureau) Panel for the Short Term International Training Course on Housing in the Third World (University of Queensland).
  16. 1978 Presentation to the Ahern Parliamentary Inquiry on Education, (Queensland).