Higher Education

Dr Sudarshan Chalise




Qualification abbreviations

PhD, MPhil, BEd


Dr Sudarshan is an Education Adviser at Holmes Institute. He completed PhD from Griffith University and double master and an MPhil from Tribhuvan University, Nepal. He keeps interest on ‘Curriculum Development’, ‘Development of Teaching Materials’, ‘Education Supervision and Administration’, ‘Counselling’, and ‘Coordinating Courses’.

Research and Advisory interest and areas

Teaching Advisory and Research

  • Demonstrated high quality administrative and advisory skills in education system
  • Demonstrated research qualities and analytical skills with a strong capacity to conduct independent research

Managerial Skills

  • Experienced with juggling different tasks and bringing these to a successful conclusion
  • Coordinated many organisations and developed competent managerial and advisory skills

Scholarships / Awards

04/2013 – 01/2017    Griffith University Postgraduate Research Scholarship
04/2013 – 01/2017    Griffith University International Postgraduate Research Scholarship
03/2010 – 08/2011    University Grant Commission Scholarship, Nepal
11/1997                       Rastriya Yuba Sewa Kosh Award, Nepal

Refereed Publications

Chalise, S. (2012), ‘Combating climate change: A real threat to Knowledge Transfer’, Lambert Academic Publishing, Germany. ISBN: 978-3-8484-8677-9 Pages: 131 http://www.amazon.com/Combating-Climate-Change-Knowledge Transfer/dp/3848486776

Journal Article
Chalise, S., Naranpanawa, A., Bandara, J. S., & Sarker, T. (2017). A general equilibrium assessment of climate change–induced loss of agricultural productivity in Nepal. Economic Modelling, 62, 43-50. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.econmod.2017.01.014

Chalise, S., Naranpanawa, A. (2016) ‘Climate change adaptation in agriculture: A computable general equilibrium analysis of land-use change in Nepal’, Land Use Policy, Vol. 59, pp. 241-250. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.landusepol.2016.09.007 (Awarded as ‘Best Paper’ by Griffith University)

Chalise, S., Maraseni, T.N. and Maroulis, J. (2015) ‘Adapting to climate variability: the views of peasant farmers in Nepal’, Int. J. Global Warming, Vol. 7, No. 3, pp.380–394. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1504/IJGW.2015.069369

Chalise, S. (2012), Combating climate change: A real threat in knowledge transfer in high school students, Dur Shikshya Magazine (Education), Nepal

Conference Papers

Chalise, S., Naranpanawa, A., & Bandara, J. (2017). Climate change, adaptation in agriculture and poverty in Nepal: A computable general equilibrium analysis. Retrieved from Department of Agricultural Economics, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN: https://www.gtap.agecon.purdue.edu/resources/res_display.asp?RecordID=5232

“Climate change adaptation in agriculture: A general equilibrium analysis of land re-allocation in Nepal”, EcoMod Conference, Portugal, 6-8 July 2016  http://www.waset.org/abstracts/47578

“Is land re-allocation supportive to climate change adaptation in agriculture? An economy-wide analysis of Nepal”, Griffith PhD Symposium in Economics, Griffith University, 9 October 2015

“Climate change adaptation in agriculture: a general equilibrium analysis of land re-allocation in Nepal”, Brown Bag Seminar, Griffith University, 24 April 2015

“Assessing climate change impacts and adaptation in agriculture using general equilibrium approach”, Poster Competition, Griffith University, 2015- Awarded as ‘Highly Commended’

“Economics of ‘land shifting as climate change adaptation’ to reduce Nepalese poverty”, Three Minute Thesis Competition, Griffith University, 2014

“Climate Change, Adaptation in Agriculture and Poverty in Nepal: A Computable General Equilibrium Micro-simulation Analysis”, Australian National University, 1 September 2014