Past events

Fenner School of Environment and Society past events.

22
May
2024
2pm 22 May 2024

Considering further study after you graduate? Aren't quite sure what is involved? Then this event is for you.

22
May
2024
1pm 22 May 2024
By Saul Cunningham, Ian Fry and Kathleen Broderick

Fenner Flash Talks: Unpacking Research in a Nutshell!

15
May
2024
1pm 15 May 2024
By Laura Bussolini

Explore the challenges and insights of captive breeding for conservation in our upcoming talk, focusing on the orange-bellied parrot program's impact on species survival and implications for other threatened species

08
May
2024
12pm 8 May 2024
By Tony Travouillon

This workshop will be an opportunity for Fenner HDR supervisors to reflect on their supervision practices and renew their registration with the ANU Supervision Framework.

08
May
2024
11am 8 May 2024
By Giselle Cruzado Melendez

Explore how Aboriginal women in Australia leverage natural resources for economic growth, innovatively managing enterprises while upholding sustainability & tradition. Join us to uncover their journeys & the impact of female-focused, culturally sensitive approaches in social enterprises.

01
May
2024
1pm 1 May 2024
By Associate Prof. Sarah Clement

Join us to learn more about Nature-Based solutions with Fenner's Associate Prof. Sarah Clement.

05
Apr
2024
4.30pm 5 April 2024
By Rachel England

The UN sustainable development goals include ‘gender equality and women’s empowerment.’ Join us as Rachel explores the lived experiences of Tannu women from Vanuatu and the relevance of this global policy goal at a local level.

05
Apr
2024
3.30pm 5 April 2024
By Chitresh Saraswat

Explore the urgent quest for water sustainability in the Global South. Join us as Chitresh delves into the barriers of outdated infrastructure & governance, leveraging innovative research from Bengaluru and Nagpur to spotlight transformative agents & strategies for accelerated, equitable water sustainability progress.

03
Apr
2024
2.30pm 3 April 2024

This is an opportunity to connect with your new HDR colleagues as well as ongoing peers!

02
Apr
2024
1pm 2 April 2024
By Penny Godwin

Join us for Penny’s talk on her PhD research into shallow groundwater systems in the karstic tropical savannas of Haharu, Sumba, Indonesia. Discover the critical role of land cover and climate in groundwater recharge, and the impact on groundwater-dependent vegetation.

27
Mar
2024
6pm 27 March 2024
By Distinguished Prof. David Lindenmayer, Alex Sloan and David Pocock

Join world-leading forest expert, Professor David Lindenmayer AO, in conversation with Alex Sloan, on his new book The Forest Wars, which lifts the lid on destruction of native forests by government corporations and logging industry.

27
Mar
2024
11am 27 March 2024
By Ulrike Proske

In this workshop I will discuss one of the major engagement pathways for HDR candidates, research internships, explain the administrative process for it, outline ANU supports and offer pointers on how HDR candidates and supervisors can get started.

20
Mar
2024
20 March 2024
By Fenner research students

ANU Fenner School of Environment & Society research students from across our cohorts are presenting their work in two days of talks

19
Mar
2024
12pm 19 March 2024

A briefing accompanying the release of the latest Australia's Environment Report.

18
Mar
2024
5.30pm 18 March 2024
By Professor Marta Yebra, Dr. Nick Wilson and Dr. Tony Bartlett

The theme of this year’s International Day of Forests is Forests and Innovation. In recognition of that theme, Professor Marta Yebra and Dr Nick Wilson will present a seminar about their work on Technological solutions for Bushfire Resilience. The seminar will be followed by a discussion led by Dr Tony Bartlett.

14
Mar
2024
8am 14 March 2024

Join us for a Hot Breakfast on Thursday March 14

13
Mar
2024
1pm 13 March 2024
By Daniel Mugadziwa

Join us for Daniel's MPhil Seminar which will explore pathways to a Just Energy Transition in Zambia.

07
Mar
2024
11am 7 March 2024
By Dr. Michael Wellington, Mpho Sadiki, Edward Boamah, Victoria Neema and Jokotola Omidiji

This session will comprise a series of flash talks delivered by visiting members of the Digital Earth Africa community. Digital Earth Africa exists to improve the lives of people across the African continent by translating Earth observations (EO) into insights that will support sustainable development.

28
Feb
2024
1pm 28 February 2024
By Joe Duggan

This talk will explore a journey from communication back to social science research, asking questions like - 'How do scientists feel about climate change?' and 'Can group therapy create a safe space for climate scientists to explore their feelings around climate change?'

22
Feb
2024
1pm 22 February 2024

Let’s get together to welcome our new starters, and celebrate the beginning of a new year at Fenner!

22
Feb
2024
12pm 22 February 2024

Welcome to the Fenner School! Are you ready to kickstart your undergraduate journey with us? Join us for our Undergraduate Orientation Session, where you'll delve into all things Fenner – from our courses to our exciting fieldtrips and everything in between.

21
Feb
2024
1pm 21 February 2024
By Associate Prof. Kazuki Kagohashi

Join us for a seminar on Critical Natural Capital: Explore the irreplaceable role of nature in human well-being and ecological balance. Learn from Japan and Australia's experiences and rethink sustainability and discover how societies manage and value nature's assets.

14
Feb
2024
1pm 14 February 2024
By Dr. Kate Grarock

Join ANU Fenner School alumna, Dr Kate Grarock, as she shares the story of a career in ecology and how she ended up on Alone Australia.

07
Feb
2024
2pm 7 February 2024
By Giselle Owens

Join us as Giselle discusses the key ecological interactions contributing to population decline in the swift parrot’s breeding range in Tasmania.

01
Feb
2024
3pm 1 February 2024
By Brianna Gordon

Join us as PhD scholar Brianna Gordon discusses her Two-Way research on the effects and impacts that the release of toxic heavy metals may have had on the Wiradjuri people, culture and Country.

31
Jan
2024
1.30pm 31 January 2024
By Aurelie Kanishka

Join us as Aurelie discusses her PhD research on species competition in Booderee National Park. Discover how the rise of the brushtail possum and the decline of the bush rat decline post-fox baiting impact upon each other.

14
Dec
2023
1pm 14 December 2023
By Daniel Gautschi

Discover the unique challenges faced by island species at this week's seminar. Explore how Daniel's PhD research on the endangered Norfolk Island green parrot informs vital conservation strategies, tackling issues like habitat loss and invasive species. Join us to learn about safeguarding these unique island dwellers.

08
Dec
2023
12pm 8 December 2023

How it is already almost December? With that, it's of course time for the annual Fenner School of Environment & Society End of Year party! As usual, we'll have food, drinks & music. And of course the annual Fenner School photo competition! RSVP your attendance for our catering numbers by the 4th of December.

07
Dec
2023
1pm 7 December 2023
By Prof Mahmood Hossain

Join us as Prof. Mahmood Hossain, Vice-Chancellor of Khulna University, Bangladesh, takes us on a journey to discover the biodiversity hotspot of the Sundarban mangrove forest.

06
Dec
2023
1pm 6 December 2023
By Heather Burns

How can we mitigate the increased threats that native wildlife face following bushfires? Join us as Heather Burns' discusses her PhD research that has focused on how small mammals and reptiles in fire-affected areas respond to the addition of coarse woody debris piles.

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