Past events

1–2pm 20 May 2016
This seminar presents the findings of a thousand days spent in the forest in pursuit of fungi and fungus-seeking folk. Through field-based interactions I sought to understand how...
1–2pm 5 May 2016
The context for this PhD is the application of statistical science in the study of interrelationships between fauna and environments undergoing change in landscape ecology.  ...
5.30–7pm 27 April 2016
Please note: The audio recording of this event is now available. The first Forum for 2016 - in our Fenner Fora is entitled Finding the Wild Things in Canberra;  Urban...
1–2pm 21 April 2016
Corruption in natural resource governance is a global issue. Based on case studies, this research explores how various actors interpret, define and practice corruption at...
1–2pm 18 April 2016
Human Ecology has been a research area that provides us with conceptual, empirical and practical connections between humans and natural resources. In that regard, it provides...
1–2pm 7 April 2016
In recent years, Australia has experienced record drought, flooding, bushfires and heatwaves. Recent extremes triggered controversy about whether these events are linked to...
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1–2pm 31 March 2016
Green growth has been a politically contested concept since its articulation a few years ago. It is now gaining traction as a wise policy choice in both developed and developing...
Balloons In Canberra
6–7pm 17 March 2016
John Wallington is a pilot and the founding owner of Balloon Aloft Canberra.  John has been flying hot air balloons since 1986. His interest in Aviation developed at a very...
Emma Lietermoet
1–2pm 3 March 2016
Climate change presents serious challenges for those, often marginalised, coastal communities that rely on freshwater resources for their livelihoods and cultural practices. The...
Thong Tran
1–2pm 25 February 2016
This research investigates the learning dynamics occurring at the interface of flood management and adaptation in the Mekong Delta of Vietnam. The mixed research method was...
11am–12pm 25 February 2016
Unprecedented human population growth combined with the rapid development of forests for residential purposes highlight the need for scientific evidence on how to minimise...
1–2pm 17 December 2015
There is a growing body of literature addressing the challenges of transdisciplinary research – how to do it, what it is and who is doing it. At the same time there is...
1–2pm 10 December 2015
I'll give an overview of three of my projects that apply complex systems thinking to issues of sustainability: one finished, one underway, and one planned. Feedback from the...
1–2pm 24 November 2015
Reintroduction is an important conservation tool, but the probability of success is alarmingly poor. A factor restricting success is the tendency for reintroductions to be...
1–2pm 19 November 2015
The order Psittaciformes (parrots) contains 398 extant species of which 28% are classified as threatened on the IUCN Red List. This thesis presents a wide array of...
1–2pm 12 November 2015
By 2050 there will be an additional three billion urban dwellers on Earth, almost all of them in developing countries. If they are to receive the level of services available in...
1–2pm 22 October 2015
Human-led activities such as agricultural intensification and urbanisation have facilitated the global destruction and decline of wildlife habitat. For his PhD, Darren focused on...
12–1pm 15 October 2015
This event is now fully booked. If you're not able to attend in person, it will be streamed LIVE on Periscope. Follow @megcevans on Twitter for a link to the stream on the day...
1–2pm 24 September 2015
While disasters become larger, more complex and more frequent, emergency management response capacities are not increasing at the same rate. Sensor capabilities could fill this...
2.30pm 17 September 2015
The oceans are changing, but due to their enormous extension and the pace at which changes occur, many local changes go unnoticed. Currently, a large number of volunteers, also...

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