Mr. Tareq Zahirul Haque

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Consultant/PhD student

RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia

Brief Biography

Currently, I am a PhD candidate (consultant) at the Centre for Urban Research, RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia, under the Australian Government RTP (Research Training Program) Scholarship. My current research focuses on the urban liveability and sustainability planning. Previously, I completed my Master of Public Policy and Management degree from the University of Melbourne, Australia, under the Australia Awards Scholarship. I am a Bangladeshi citizen and I have over 20 years of working experience with the government of Bangladesh, including the private sector (Sustainability Consultant) and the international research organisation (ICDDR, B) (Research Assistant).

Field of Interests

My research interest includes sustainability and circularity, governance, urban greening, climate change and development, and SDGs. I have had research experience in the field of climate change and development, sustainability, media communication, and medical entomology. In particular, my current research focus is on sustainability planning, circularity and governance.

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Key Publications

-Haque, T. Z., Alam, M.S. & Begum, A. (2004). Susceptibility status of Aedes aegypti and Culex quinquefasciatus mosquitoes of Dhaka city against some organophosphate and pyrethroid insecticides, Bangladesh Journal of Scientific and Industrial Research 39(3-4):131-138, 

-Haque, T.Z. (2015). The effectiveness of climate change adaptation policy in relation to development in Bangladesh (Master’s thesis, the University of Melbourne), 

-Haque, T. Z. (2012). Role of media in combatting public sector corruption in Bangladesh, Text Publisher: Dhaka: North South University, c2012, Description: xi, 119 p. ; ill., 

-Haque, T. Z. (2021), Time to act on climate change and cities’ liveability and sustainability. The circular economy can help (Commentary), 

-Haque, T. Z. (2015) Low carbon development (LCD) path in Bangladesh: an institutional perspective, 

-Shahjahan, R., Begum, A., Haque, T. Z. & Alam, M. S. (2003). Organophosphate toxicity and esterase variability in the larvae of Aedes aegypti (L.) (Diptera: Culicidae) of Dhaka city, Bangladesh Journal of Zoology, 31(1):69-76.

-Shahjahan, R., Begum, A., Alam, M. S. & Haque, T. Z. (2003). Organophosphate toxicity and esterase pattern in Culex quinquefasciatus Say of Dhaka city, Dhaka University Journal of Biological Science, 12(1):49-54,

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6/13 Owen street, Footscray, VIC 3011, Australia

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