Patrick OReilly

Patrick O’Reilly

Dr Patrick O’Reilly is Research Associate, School of Geography, Geology and the Environment, University of Leicester UK, Liverpool John Moores University.

Dr O’Reilly has been active in research, teaching and applied work relating to local and rural development for over 25 years. He has researched and written on multiple subjects in the field including rural livelihoods, the water energy food nexus, orphan crops, environmental and development governance, and research management. For the last ten years, his work has been focussed in Southeast Asia, in particular Malaysia and Indonesia, where his work has focussed on the intersection between policy, livelihood and the environment.

Articles by Patrick O’Reilly (2)

Of Parachutes and Helicopters: Reconstructing the Decolonisation Agenda in Environmental Research

Patrick O'Reilly|Helena Varkkey|Shofwan Al Banna Choiruzzad

There is an intrinsic North-South divide in environmental research, which is also felt in Southeast Asia. There needs to be a mindset change to roll back some of these inequalities.

Protesters display placards and shouts slogans during a protest

The Value(s) of Palm Oil

Patrick O'Reilly|Helena Varkkey|Shofwan Al Banna Choiruzzad|Rory Padfield

The EU-Southeast Asia palm oil dispute pits consumers’ environmental values against producers’ economic development and poverty alleviation ones.