All news

10 March 2017
The Lesslie Endowment has been established on behalf of the Lesslie family, recognizing the contributions of Dr Rob Lesslie, an alumnus of The Australian National University, to...
14 February 2017
In the MashableAustralia on-line article "Why Drones are a game-changer for Animal Research - Deb Saunders discusses how drones cut down on labor when looking at the habits...
22 November 2016
ACT Scientist of the Year, Dr Ceridwen Fraser (Crid), has returned today from the east coast of New Zealand, where she has been looking at the immediate impact of the recent...
21 November 2016
Researchers at The Australian National University (ANU) have found a new breeding population of the critically endangered regent honeyeater. The regent honeyeater used to be...
2 November 2016
Vice-Chancellor Brian Schmidt announced the appointment of Professor Saul Cunningham as the Director of the Fenner School of Environment and Society in the ANU College of Medicine...
24 October 2016
As much of Victoria battled floods over the past month, warning were also in place parts of South Australia, New South Wales and Tasmania, all of which have started calculating...
10 October 2016
A group of 30 students and staff from the ANU, led by Dr Richard Greene, embarked on a four day field trip, covering the wheat/sheep zone at Cowra and Canowindra, the marginal...
29 September 2016
Congratulations to the very active Fenner Adjunct Fellow Dr Graeme Worboys, who received the Fred M. Packard International Parks Merit Award at the IUCN World Commission on...
20 September 2016
On Monday November 14, 2016, The Fenner School of Environment and Society, the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, and The Australian Centre for International Agricultural...
2 September 2016
Overview Tree cavity dependent animals are globally threatened but for many species there remain major gaps in knowledge about basic life history and ecology. This a major...
Bushfire
2 September 2016
The Fenner School of Environment and Society at the Australian National University is seeking applications from highly motivated and qualified candidates for a 3-year PhD program...
17 August 2016
An ANU Urban Network initiative in association with Future Earth Australia to foster multi-disciplinary conversation on cross-species cohabitation in our cities, towns and suburbs...
Ash Forest
21 June 2016
Researchers at The Australian National University (ANU) have found the current management practices in the Mountain Ash forests of Victoria's Central Highlands don't stack...
9 June 2016
A single four year undergraduate degree offered by the ANU College of Medicine, Biology and Environment This program is available for applications from first semester, 2017...
Hyperobject
6 June 2016
Article by Elizabeth Boulton published on-line in Wires Climate Change, June 03, 2016.  Climate policy, climate communication and cognitive science researches have...
2 June 2016
A single three year undergraduate degree offered by the ANU College of Medicine, Biology and Environment This program is available for applications from first semester, 2017...
27 May 2016
The 2016 edition of the Fenner School of Environment & Society Research Highlights booklet (PDF, 3MB) has been released. Contents Director’s Introduction-...
26 April 2016
Researchers have found large old trees need greater long-term protection from the threat climate change and logging if they are to be saved for future generations. Professor...
19 April 2016
The rules of good sustainability research need to change and research become more collaborative to ensure complex sustainability challenges are overcome, a new study has found...
Murry Crayfish
14 April 2016
Ecologists have found that Murray crayfish numbers plunged 90 per cent in a high country river after their habitat was lost. Although alpine streams can be hotspots for...

Pages

Updated:  23 March 2017/Responsible Officer:  Director Fenner School/Page Contact:  Webmaster Fenner School