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18 October 2017
Scientists from The Australian National University (ANU) have launched a new crowdfunding campaign to help protect the critically endangered swift parrot from sugar gliders....
17 October 2017
Emeritus Professor Patrick Troy's new chapter "Physical Determinism and Australian Cities" has been published in the 2017 The Routledge Handbook of Australian Urban...
9 October 2017
This document reviews current science on Leadbeater’s Possum and its montane ash forest habitat in the Central Highlands of Victoria. The report comprises seven chapters...
19 September 2017
Dr Matthew Brookhouse has received a 2017 Citation for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning from the Australian Government Department of Education and Training. Dr...
6 September 2017
Better access to irrigation for farmers is key for climate change adaptation. Until recently, irrigation had never taken off in Africa for multiple reasons from poor maintenance...
31 August 2017
PhD programs We are offering two exciting opportunities to undertake PhD programs at the Fenner School of Environment and Society at The Australian National University. The...
31 August 2017
PhD program We are seeking to appoint a PhD scholar to complete a post-graduate program on Environmental and Economic Accounting. The successful candidate will work on...
17 August 2017
The Fenner School is seeking applications from two highly qualified and motivated candidates to undertake PhDs, which are part of a major collaborative research project...
11 August 2017
Come along:  Thursday, 24 Aug, 1–2pm, Building 48, Forestry teaching room 1.02 If you care about the environment and sustainability and want to take your Science,...
4 August 2017
Fenner particiants ran a pre-congress course at the International Congress of Conservation Biology in Cartagena (Colombia). With participants from Australia, UK and the...
2 August 2017
The ANU Research Forest at the National Arboretum Canberra is proving to be an ideal place to "see" trees and forests in a new way. Researchers from Fenner and RSB at...
1 August 2017
Each year, staff and students from the Fenner School of Environment and Society meet to celebrate the important contribution made by our International students, and to enjoy...
29 June 2017
Fenner School Associate Professor Jamie Pittock, member of the Wentworth Group of Concerned Scientists, was interviewed on ABC radio, presenting the latest report from the...
5 June 2017
Crid Fraser has been awarded an ARC Future Fellowship!  ​Broadly, this project will look at how dispersal, disturbance and density-dependent processes interact to drive...
5 June 2017
New research on small-scale communal irrigation systems in South-eastern Africa, led by the Australian National University, finds that if irrigation systems are to successfully...
4 May 2017
The Conservation Futures project is an international research collaboration with the Luc Hoffmann Institute, CSIRO, the Australian National University, the World Wildlife Fund (...
7 April 2017
Weather and climate lie at the heart of those major decisions we make on an everyday basis. What should I wear tomorrow? Should I hang out the washing? Will I get wet if I ride my...
6 April 2017
Two early-career environmental scientists are receiving a boost from the Australian Academy of Science with funding for their projects to enable bushfire risk to be mapped from...
4 April 2017
Entries are now open for the ACT High School Science Film Competition The competition closes on Sunday 14 May 2017 (midnight) and winners will announced in June 2017, at a...
30 March 2017
Our objective is to make spatial information on environmental conditions easier and faster to access for interested users. Data on 13 environmental indicators are...

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