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Peter’s research focuses on measuring sustainable development of national economies in the Anthropocene. A key question focuses on countries’ impact on the global environment through consumption of products produced in international supply chains. The safe and just operating space serves as one of the main guiding framework for the work.
Secondly, Peter leads a synthesis research exploring how social-ecological systems and resilience thinking can be operationalized to understand and provide solutions to minimize the impact of antibiotic resistance and pesticide resistance.
Peter is affiliated with Stockholm Resilience Centre through his position at The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences' Global Economic Dynamics and the Biosphere programme. Peter also helps to faciliate the the work of the Patterns of the Anthropocene research stream at the centre.
Peter is a macroecologist and evolutionary biologist by training, and since his PhD has worked to integrate these fields with social-ecological research methods and insights.
Peter has a keen interest in building international networks of researchers and practitioners, notably among early career professionals. Peter is a co-founder and current chair of the International Network of Next-Generation Ecologists (INNGE) and represents INNGE in a new platform for early career researchers, The Early Career Researchers Network of Networks (ECR NoN).
Peter has published in both Nature and Science on the topic of antibiotic resistance and solutions to other global challenges relating to evolutionary biology. He also serves as a member of executive board of the International Association for Ecology.
Research news | 2018-01-23
Three-year project aimed to improve the ability of society to respond effectively to increases and shifts in antimicrobial resistance
Research news | 2017-02-02
Stockholm Resilience Centre and ReAct join forces on the global antibiotic resistance challenge
Research news | 2016-09-08
Researchers call for stronger coordinated action to counter overuse of antibiotics