Events

Check out our calendar of events and participate in our seminars, public lectures and more.

31
Jul
2019
6–8pm 31 July
By

Open to all students with an interest in weather, climate and oceanography areas with presentations and networking.

01
Aug
2019
1pm 1 August
By Douglas Sheil - NMBU’s Faculty of Environmental Sciences and Natural Resource Management (MINA).

Reliable water is essential to our lives and livelihoods, but more than half the world’s population suffer from water scarcity. new research suggests that forests and trees play a much greater role in maintaining global rainfall patterns than was previously realized. Could this mean a whole new value for forests?

07
Aug
2019
1–2pm 7 August
By Dr Christopher Cvitanovic

In this talk, Dr Chris Cvitanovic will argue that a shift in the academic study of science-policy-practice interfaces is needed, towards the study of ‘bright spots’ – situations where science has successfully influenced and impacted on policy and practice.

18
Aug
2019
1.30–4.30pm 18 August
By Dr Kate Auty ACT Commissioner for Sustainability and the Environment , Professor Jamie Pittock, Dr Liz Hanna ANU, Emeritus Professor Janette Lindesay , Dr Annette Hirsch, Dr Matthew Colloff, Dr Steven Crimp

The effects of climate change are already a reality for much of the world's population. As we continue into the future, how will we live our daily lives, and tackle the larger political, economic and social challenges which lie ahead? Join us for this panel discussion with climate and policy experts from the ANU.

20
Aug
2019
1–2pm 20 August
By Tim Hollo

Green Institute Executive Director, Tim Hollo, presents a theory of ecological democracy which seeks to apply the fundamentals of ecology to politics, articulating a vision of interconnection, interdependence, and resilience in diversity. Active, constructive critique and participation are welcome.