Past events

Fenner School of Environment and Society past events.

28
Oct
2018
9.30am 28 October 2018
By Associate Professor Cris Brack

The ANU Research Forest at the National Arboretum includes a designed experiment to examine the physiological and environmental responses and effects of different moisture regimes on Eucalypts.

25
Oct
2018
1pm 25 October 2018
By Mishka Talent

Urbanisation results in the concentration of resource consumption and related environmental pressures into relatively small areas. Can our urbanised cities be made more sustainable?

24
Oct
2018
9.45am 24 October 2018
By Depi Susilawati (ANU), Yaya Ulumuddin (ANU), Dr. Ir. Busthan Solo Azikin, M.T. (Geohydrology, Engineering Geology, and Environmental) (UNHAS), Dr. Ir. Ratna Husain Lahade, M.T. Field of Quarternary Geology (Head of Lab Quartenary Geology) (UNHAS), Ir. Djamaluddin Mugenang Rauf (Head of the Geomechanical Lab, Department of Mining Engineering) (UNHAS), Ir. Meinarni Thamrin, M.T. (Staff of the Mining Environmental Impact Laboratory) (UNHAS) and Dr Musri Malaweda: Field research about geotectonics, metamorphic petrology, geochronology, and mineral deposit

A delegation from UNHAS in Sulawesi, with whom we have an MoU, are visiting The Fenner School. All are invited to watch two Fenner PhD students give short presentations on their research, and meet the delegates.

22
Oct
2018
12.30pm 22 October 2018

On Monday 22nd of October we will have a fundraiser Lunch and during that time we will be selling curries/rice/roti, curries, rice and roti. We will also have native plants for sale and will be raffling off cakes and wine. Please come and buy some yummy curries for lunch and contribute towards a good cause!

18
Oct
2018
10am 18 October 2018
By Brenton Von Takach Dukai

In this seminar Brenton Von Takach Dukai will examine how mountain ash forests are responding to anthropogenic pressures: examining their reproductive output in the early stages of development, the species-wide genetic structure, hybridisation with messmate stringybark, and effects of logging on the population.

16
Oct
2018
11am 16 October 2018
By M. Jahi Chappell

M. Jahi Chappell establishes the importance of holistic approaches to food security, suggests how to design successful policies to end hunger, and lays out strategies for enacting policy change.

05
Oct
2018
12.30pm 5 October 2018
By Michael Doherty

In this seminar Michael Doherty presents his findings based on the analysis of pre fire and 9 years of post-fire monitoring data.

27
Sep
2018
1pm 27 September 2018
By Sue Ogilvy

This seminar explores the issue of whether ecosystems can be included as assets under International Accounting Standards, and demonstrates methods for their physical and monetary valuation.

24
Sep
2018
1pm 24 September 2018
By Sandra Potter

This presentation introduces a context-driven, ontologically-aligned and analytical approach to GIS developed with Nyamba Buru Yawuru.

20
Sep
2018
1pm 20 September 2018
By Fenner School Affiliates

This is the third of a seminar series open to the public, designed to give Fenner School staff and students a chance to meet and hear from some affiliates and possibly develop contacts. Several affiliates will give short presentations of their backgrounds and research interests.

19
Sep
2018
2pm 19 September 2018
By Di Dibley

The enquiry looks at how Humanity might change in order to live within the natural limits of our planet.

13
Sep
2018
11am 13 September 2018
By Eugene Bargo

From 10 - 14 September 2018, the School of Regulation and Global Governance (RegNet) will host the University’s first Garrurru Visiting Scholar, Mr Eugene Bargo, under the CAP Garrurru Visting Fellowship Program.

07
Sep
2018
2pm 7 September 2018

The wild regent honeyeater population is estimated to be 350-500 individuals. This seminar will discuss the factors contributing to efforts to prevent the imminent extinction of the species.

29
Aug
2018
1pm 29 August 2018

In this PhD Exit Seminar, Jennifer Amparo focuses on the key findings of her PhD research, based on case studies of small-scale fish farming systems in the Philippines, to assess the dynamics of small-scale fisheries, and suggest vital leverage points to promote sustainable, resilient and just small-scale fisheries.

22
Aug
2018
2pm 22 August 2018
By Alex Giurca

Bioeconomy concept, its meaning and implication for the forest-based sector.

16
Aug
2018
1pm 16 August 2018
By Daniela Carnovale

Little is known about the effect of shelterbelts on soil biotic diversity and how they alter above and belowground interactions. This seminar examines the effects of agriculture, 17 years after shelterbelt establishment, and suggests solutions to conserving bacterial and fungal diversity in agricultural landscapes.

02
Aug
2018
1pm 2 August 2018
By Andrew Balmford

Land sharing and land sparing: two contrasting supply-side approaches to rising human food demand.

23
Jul
2018
11am 23 July 2018
By Kelly Dixon

The overarching aim of my PhD is to identify how ecological integrity can be achieved within protected areas managed for multiple objectives.

19
Jul
2018
3pm 19 July 2018
By Yuyen Piñon

Using an integrated assessment approach to understand and reconcile local farmers and external stakeholders’ perceptions about the complexity and dynamics of land-use and livelihoods in the Cabulig watershed, southern Philippines.

16
Jul
2018
6pm 16 July 2018
By Bradley Opdyke, Joan Leach, Libby Robin, Martha Sear and Will Steffen

This forum proposes the proclamation of 16 July as 'Anthropocene Day', and that it marks a moment in the year when humanity reflects on the existential nature of our engagement with the Earth system that sustains us.

26
Jun
2018
6pm 26 June 2018
By Andrew Blakers, Jamie Pittock, Adrienne Nicotra, Acacia Rose and Roger Whitby

A Public Forum on the many dimensions of the Snowy Hydro 2.0 Scheme.

20
Jun
2018
12pm 20 June 2018
By Robin Murphy

Mr Robin Murphy will be discussing the Working Forest Fund, drawing from over 35 years of professional experience in environmental communications and marketing.

19
Jun
2018
3pm 19 June 2018
By Dave Blair

The recovery of Victoria’s Mountain Ash forest after intense wildfires and logging.

07
Jun
2018
1pm 7 June 2018
By Rosie Cooney

This talk presents the case for moving from a focus on militarised/hi tech approaches to catching poachers, to approaches that change the incentives facing local actors and reduce poaching at source.

25
May
2018
1pm 25 May 2018
By Dr Virginia Marshall

Are Australia’s frameworks, laws and policies robust enough to ensure Aboriginal communities can exercise cultural and economic control in light of the principles of self-determination?

21
May
2018
1pm 21 May 2018
By Professor David Wardle

Linkage between short-term interactions between aboveground and belowground biota and long-term biogeochemical processes

02
May
2018
11am 2 May 2018
By Professor Genevieve Bell

In this talk Professor Genevieve Bell explores the meaning of “intelligence” within the context of machines & its cultural impact on humans and their relationships.

26
Apr
2018
1pm 26 April 2018
By Inez Harker-Schuch

An untapped and previously unexplored science communication pathway.

12
Apr
2018
1pm 12 April 2018
By Albert van Dijk and Madeleine Cahill

Climate, water, fire and marine events and changes during the year, as well as land-cover change, vegetation condition, biodiversity and the landscape carbon balance.

10
Apr
2018
12pm 10 April 2018
By Tatiana Filatova

The emergence of urban patterns as a result of interactions of heterogeneous adaptive agents.

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