Past events

1–2pm 23 August 2012
Evidence based policy making is a popular phrase, but what does it really mean in practice? Policy makers are constantly searching for evidence to improve the quality of their...
5–7.30pm 10 August 2012
'Climate Change: Threat or Theatre' with Professor Janette Lindesay, Associate Director (Education), The Fenner School of Environment and Society, ANU and Deputy Director...
5.15–6.30pm 24 July 2012
Listen to an audio recording of this event. In the final seminar of the 2012 Fenner Forum Series we examine future challenges and opportunities for water management,...
1–2pm 5 July 2012
Mallee eucalypt woodlands covered 383,000 km2 of Australia when Europeans arrived. The higher rainfall areas have been extensively cleared so that now, nationally, 65% of the...
1–2pm 28 June 2012
Frogs are amongst the most charismatic, highly threatened and poorly researched vertebrate taxa. In this talk I will discuss my research on frog ecology in the context of the...
5.30–6.30pm 27 June 2012
Listen to an audio recording of this event. In this fourth of the 2012 Fenner Forum Series we examine future challenges and opportunities for biodiversity conservation...
1–2pm 21 June 2012
A major policy goal for Australia is the design and implementation of a workable water allocation framework for the Murray-Darling Basin (MDB). Because the MDB is a complex...
6–7pm 19 June 2012
Accommodating Australians explores the rise and fall of public housing in Australia since the 1940s, when the Australian government resolved to improve both the affordability...
1–2pm 14 June 2012
Australia is currently undergoing fundamental and farreaching reforms in water management. Distribution of water has changed from one single clear objective – extraction for...
5.15–6.45pm 29 May 2012
Listen to an audio recording of this event. In this third of the 2012 Fenner Forum Series, we examine some of the key issues critical to the future sustainability and...
1–2pm 24 May 2012
As cities plan for the impacts of resource depletion and climate change, the value of the urban landscape is shifting. This shift was most dramatic in the rebuilding of Canberra...
4–7pm 22 May 2012
Explore your research and coursework options This evening is an excellent starting point for you to find out about Australia's top ranking university and the graduate...
1–2pm 10 May 2012
The stock route network forms a large-scale system of roadside vegetation corridors, and transects some of Australia’s most intensively managed and extensively cleared...
5–6pm 3 May 2012
Listen to an audio recording of this event. In this second of the Fenner School Forum Series, hosted jointly with the Institute of Foresters of Australia, we focus on Australia...
1–2pm 3 May 2012
Emergency management is more than just responding with fire trucks and flood boats, it requires a-whole-of-government approach to manage risks and reduce the impact of foreseeable...
1–2pm 19 April 2012
Policy is formed from the intermingling of scientific knowledge, community values, practical considerations and political judgement. Contrary to some perceptions, policy is not...
5–6pm 29 March 2012
Listen to an audio recording of this event. The first forum in the 2012 Fenner School Forum series running from 29 March to 24 July 2012 What are the major challenges...
4–5pm 28 March 2012
Individuals within a population should adapt their behaviour to suit their current physical and social environment. The discovery that an individual may be constrained, and even...
1–2pm 22 March 2012
Losses to life and property from bushfires are increasing because of population growth in peri-urban areas and climate change. In response, there have been moves to increase fuel...
8.30am–2.30pm 16 March 2012
Supporting ANU PhD researchers in climate change related fields is important to the CCI as they are the future researchers, science leaders and policy advisers, solving real-world...

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