Past events

Fenner School of Environment and Society past events.

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.

26
Aug
2021
3pm 26 August 2021

A workshop for Fenner HDR scholars

19
Aug
2021
3.30pm 19 August 2021
By Melanie Pill

Melanie’s PhD project explores option to finance ‘Loss and Damage’ (L&D) from climate change in Small Island Developing States.

19
Aug
2021
1pm 19 August 2021
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.

05
Aug
2021
4.30pm 5 August 2021

Academics, researchers, administrators, students, and possums get together once a month, for a chill Thursday afternoon.

29
Jul
2021
1pm 29 July 2021
By Ujjwal KC

Ujjwal from the CSIRO demonstrates new systematic review software 'Sysrev'.

15
Jul
2021
3pm 15 July 2021
By vivien.silvey@anu.edu.au

In this workshop, run exclusively for ANU Fenner School HDR candidates, we discuss strategies for communicating your results and discussions in a clear, convincing manner.

08
Jul
2021
12pm 8 July 2021
By Maria Mejia

This talk then aims at bringing humans to the core of biodiversity conservation in cities, and the increasing evidence on civil efforts to protect nature in cities.

08
Jul
2021
10am 8 July 2021
By Soytavanh Mienmany

This qualitative study draws on conceptual frameworks of rural change, farmer decision-making, and sustainable and diversified livelihoods to explore the external, village- and household- level factors that influence smallholder household participation in crop booms, and the associated livelihood outcomes.

02
Jul
2021
9.30am 2 July 2021

A half-day series of panels, discussions, and presentations about how the Fenner School's digital assets and Comms Team can support teaching and learning.

24
Jun
2021
2pm 24 June 2021
By Fenner research students

Higher Degree by Research scholars will present their thesis proposal reviews, mid-term reviews, and final seminars.

23
Jun
2021
2.30pm 23 June 2021
By Fenner research students

Higher Degree by Research scholars will present their thesis proposal reviews, mid-term reviews, and final seminars.

18
Jun
2021
10.45am 18 June 2021

Workshop on best practices in supervising research students

15
Jun
2021
10am 15 June 2021

An event for Fenner School staff and students: the 2020 mid-year intake Honours and Masters students present their final dissertations.

08
Jun
2021
10am 8 June 2021

An event for Fenner School staff and students: the 2020 mid-year intake Honours and Masters students present their final dissertations.

26
May
2021
12pm 26 May 2021
By Sue McIntyre, Mark Lonsdale and Pat Werner

The Affiliates' Seminar Series presents three talks by distinguished members on the theme of Contemporary perspectives in vegetation science.

04
May
2021
5pm 4 May 2021
By Honorary Associate Professor Cris Brack

Join Honorary Professor Cris Brack as he presents “Tree Gastronomy: Trees are more than just fruits and berries".

29
Apr
2021
1pm 29 April 2021
By Henning Bjornlund

This seminar will examine development projects for sustainable agricultural change in Southern Africa.

22
Apr
2021
1pm 22 April 2021
By Phaothai Sin-ampol

In this PhD seminar, Phaothai Sin-ampol will exmaine how local communities are adapting to manage climate-change induced flooding in the Lower Yom River basin in Thailand

08
Apr
2021
10am 8 April 2021
By Fenner research students

Higher Degree by Research scholars will present their thesis proposal reviews, mid-term reviews, and final seminars.

24
Mar
2021
9am 24 March 2021

The Coursework Research Cohort (including Honours and Masters Dissertation students) will be presenting their Proposal Seminars on Wednesday 24th March from 10:00am to 3:00pm in the Frank Fenner Seminar Room.

11
Mar
2021
1pm 11 March 2021
By Dr. Jasper Montana, Research Fellow, School of Geography and the Environment, University of Oxford

This talk seeks to navigate these architectures of responsibility for biodiversity. It focuses on the complex polycentric governance context of the 14 UK Overseas Territories, drawing on social research with government, scientific and civil society professionals involved in environmental management.

09
Mar
2021
10pm 9 March 2021

Higher Degree Research induction and mini retreat.

12
Feb
2021
9.30am 12 February 2021
By Adegboyega Adeniran

This seminar will examine the effects of changing relations of power in the development of water supply infrastructure and access in Nigeria. Please note that this seminar is now cancelled.

15
Dec
2020
12pm 15 December 2020

Following this fire season, The Royal Commission into National Natural Disaster Arrangements was formed to examine how prepared Australia is to respond to bushfires and other natural disasters.

10
Dec
2020
1pm 10 December 2020
By Dr Matt Brookhouse

In this talk, Dr Matthew Brookhouse will outline the current state of knowledge on snow-gum dieback. The talk will focus upon description of the unmistakable symptoms that distinguish dieback and introduce the candidate insect species currently linked to the phenomenon.

03-17
Dec
2020
9.30am 3 December 2020

Shut Up and Write at The Fenner School is back and ready for students from across FSES, RSB and RSES to join us in person and online, for some serious writing sessions.

03
Dec
2020
9am 3 December 2020
By Fenner research students

Higher Degree by Research scholars will present their thesis proposal reviews, mid-term reviews, and final seminars.

02
Dec
2020
2pm 2 December 2020
By Dr Megan Evans

Although calls to “put a price on nature” have been around for decades, the current push for change is that it is coming from within the private sector – and they are starting to put serious money on the table. In this seminar, Dr Megan Evans will highlight some of these current trends and their impact.

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