Past events

Fenner School of Environment and Society past events.

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.

09
Apr
2018
4pm 9 April 2018
By David Molden and Eklabya Sharma

The International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) addresses complex climate and change challenges in mountains and downstream in the Hindu Kush Himalayan (HKH) region.

27
Mar
2018
5pm 27 March 2018
By Gene Likens and David Lindenmayer

In this seminar, Gene Likens and David Lindenmayer discuss some key insights that come from long-term ecological monitoring and outline some of the most important factors that underpin good monitoring programs.

23
Mar
2018
1pm 23 March 2018
By Hannah Barrowman

This thesis examines the extent to which emerging governance approaches may be useful in delivering more durable and sustainable community-based adaptation interventions.

22
Mar
2018
1pm 22 March 2018

This is the second Fenner Affiliates show-and-tell in which Affiliates give short talks on their background and expertise.

21
Mar
2018
1pm 21 March 2018
By William Laurance

Key perils posed by climate change to Earth’s biodiversity and areas where our knowledge is alarmingly tenuous.

27
Feb
2018
6pm 27 February 2018
By Robin Chazdon

Developing and adopting cross-sectorial approaches to forest management, conservation, and restoration built on realities of coupled human and natural systems.

18
Dec
2017
1pm 18 December 2017
By Tony Bartlett

Demonstrating the value of a low-cost, consistent method for systematically evaluating the achievements and impacts from a series of research projects.

30
Nov
2017
5.30pm 30 November 2017
By Professor Andrew Campbell, CEO ACIAR, chair, Rowan Reid and Charles Massy

This seminar, held by the ACT Division of the Environment Institute of Australia and New Zealand, will be hosted by Professor Andrew Campbell.

23
Nov
2017
5pm 23 November 2017
By Professor Ben Cashore

Professor Cashore draws on lessons from 25 years of “Non-State Market Driven” (NSMD) global governance to make two related arguments.

27
Oct
2017
12pm 27 October 2017
By Graciela Metternicht

This seminar will introduce the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), its targets and indicators.

19
Oct
2017
1pm 19 October 2017
By Ben Scheele

Insights on the impact of chytrid fungus on amphibian biodiversity.

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