Past events

Fenner School of Environment and Society past events.

12
May
2022
12pm 12 May 2022
By Claudia Munera Roldan

This seminar will discuss the narratives of adaptation shaping conservation policies in the three countries, documenting the diverse understandings of adaptation and expectations for managing protected areas under climate change.

28
Apr
2022
12.30pm 28 April 2022
By Prof Saul Cunningham and Prof Peter Kanowski

This event will feature a keynote speech from one of the tree experts from the Fenner School of Environment & Society, followed by the actual planting of the tree saplings from current environmental science undergraduate students.

27
Apr
2022
12pm 27 April 2022

The topic of resilience has a long history in Canberra and has made an enormous impact worldwide on how we conceptualise and research aspects of social-ecological systems. The theme of this seminar, resilience science and practice, is the second in the series after a long hiatus.

21
Apr
2022
1.30pm 21 April 2022

‘Provocations’ is a live, interactive academic event which seeks to shed light on competing visions for future sustainabilities. For the first iteration of our series, we welcome Cathy McGowan, former Independent MP for Indi, and a key leader in Australia’s grassroots politics movement.

20
Apr
2022
9.30am 20 April 2022
By Hongzhang Xu

This seminar will uncover the gradual and radical changes in China’s contemporary governance towards sustainability under Xi Jinping’s sustainability ideology, named ecological civilization.

14
Apr
2022
1pm 14 April 2022
By Neil Sutherland

This seminar examines the hypothesis that a systematic Indicant or guide to the critical measures and attributes relating to the assessment of landform, agricultural and water resources might help the efficiency and reliability of court decisions in land-use conflicts.

29-30
Mar
2022
29 March 2022

The Fenner HDR Retreat is an oppurtunity to connect with new and old peers in the cohort and other memebers of the school community. There are two days of workshops and activites planned. 

24
Mar
2022
2pm 24 March 2022
By Ms Bethany Davies, ACIAR

Understanding the effectiveness of research is not a simple task. Research processes, especially in agricultural research for development contexts, are complex. A range of new approaches to understanding, monitoring and evaluating research impact, are being developed and applied in agricultural research.

21-22
Mar
2022
21 March 2022
By Fenner research students

ANU Fenner School of Environment & Society research students from across our cohorts, are presenting their research across two exciting days of talks.

17
Mar
2022
2pm 17 March 2022
By Ms Dulce Simmanivong, ACIAR, Dr Hilary Smith (ANU) and Dr Soy Mienmany (ANU)

Creating space for agricultural research for development in crowded national policy and program agendas requires effective communication of its benefits to key decision-makers. This panel reflects on experience of communication and policy impact strategies from ACIAR’s work in Lao PDR.

16
Mar
2022
3pm 16 March 2022
By Meena Sritharan

Meena’s work has shown that conservation strategies for rare plant species need to examine the interactions and changes in rare species abundance within an ecosystem across time.

15
Mar
2022
4pm 15 March 2022
By Dr Clemens Grunbuhel, ACIAR

Understandings of society and social relations frame approaches to partnerships and to research; social relations, including those defined by gender, shape research engagement and outcomes. How do we tale a people-centred approach to agricultural research for development?

10
Mar
2022
2pm 10 March 2022
By Dr Tristan Armstrong (DFEAT)

Tristan Armstrong reflects on Australia's approach to agriculture and food security through extensive experience in the Asia-Pacific region.

09
Mar
2022
11am 9 March 2022
By Pele Cannon

This seminar explores the ideas around coexistence with nature and our relationship to nonhumans - and what is occurring when we encounter, respond, and adapt to each other.

03
Mar
2022
2pm 3 March 2022
By Dr Peter Horne, Dr Dan Walker, Mai Alagcan (PNG) and Florence Rahiria (Fiji)

ACIAR’s partnership research depends on effective country- and institutional-level partnerships, and on relevant science directed at priority issues. Peter Horne and Dan Walker have these responsibilities at ACIAR.

24
Feb
2022
2pm 24 February 2022
By Prof Andrew Campbell, CEO ACIAR, Prof Robyn Alders, Dr Lisa Robins and Dr John McCarthy

You're invited to join the 2022 Partnership Research for Agricultural & Natural Resource-Based Development Seminar Series

08
Feb
2022
11am 8 February 2022
By Dr Ken Newcombe

This seminar will explore the evolution of the global carbon market and how climate finance can be used for transformational change.

03
Feb
2022
11am 3 February 2022
By Kate Harriden

In this seminar, Kate Harriden will present research that uses frameworks and methods from Indigenous science(s) to challenge the form and function of storm water channels, in the quest for improved urban stream outcomes.

09
Dec
2021
9.30am 9 December 2021
By Adegboyega Adeniran

This seminar will explore pathways for securing sustainable water access in Nigeria in the future.

01
Dec
2021
9am 1 December 2021

The 2021 Fenner School Photography Competition is open for submissions.

25
Nov
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16
Dec
2021
9.30am 25 November 2021

Shut Up and Write is a weekly writing meet-up, to help staff and students across FSES, RSB and RSES, achieve their writing and work goals together.

18
Nov
2021
3pm 18 November 2021

This panel and discussion is about how to engage with the sometimes difficult and political issues that we face as researchers, and how to work effectively on a contested issue.

15-16
Nov
2021
15 November 2021

ANU Fenner School of Environment and Society research students from across our cohorts, are presenting their research across two exciting days of talks.

04
Nov
2021
3pm 4 November 2021

The ANU library team will run a 1-1.5 hour session on getting started with EndNote, a software package for managing bibliographies and citations.

29
Oct
2021
5pm 29 October 2021

Studying at Fenner but you’re not on campus?

21
Oct
2021
4pm 21 October 2021
By Depi Susilawati

Illegal logging and the trade in illegal timber are significant contributors to deforestation and forest degradation in the Global South. This thesis explores the architecture and implementation of the Timber Legality Verification System and implications for forest governance in Indonesia.

14
Oct
2021
3pm 14 October 2021
By Thuy Do

A workshop for Fenner HDR candidates. Getting to the end of the project will involve tying all the parts of your thesis together and ensuring cohesion and clarity. We discuss how to craft a strong conclusion. Bring along a draft to apply editing techniques in a systematic way to improve your thesis' overall quality.

12
Oct
2021
12pm 12 October 2021

Interested in Honours or Masters (Adv)? Join past and present students of these programs, and potential supervisors, to discover the ways you could join The Fenner School in 2022.

08-09
Sep
2021
11am 8 September 2021

Join us for the Fenner School's Higher Degree Research Symposium of semester 2, 2021.

31
Aug
2021
12pm 31 August 2021

Interested in Honours or Masters (Adv)? Join past and present students of these programs, and potential supervisors, to discover the ways you could join The Fenner School in 2022.

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