Past events

Fenner School of Environment and Society past events.

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.

06
Oct
2017
3am 6 October 2017
By Wolfram Buss

Current challenges in biochar research and insights into the great potential of biochar production as part of sustainable waste management systems.

05
Oct
2017
1pm 5 October 2017
By Marwan El Hassan

Investigating how the rangeland goat industry is a complex and highly adaptive social ecological system.

28
Sep
2017
1pm 28 September 2017
By Susan Hunt

Investigating implementation of disaster resilience policy in Australia from the perspective of four policy domains.

21
Sep
2017
1pm 21 September 2017
By Dr Jason Cumming

Exploring the relationship between funding sources, organisational membership, and place-based visitor engagement and interpretation.

21
Sep
2017
11am 21 September 2017
By Katherine Moon

Exploring the likelihood and extent of tick movements in association with their penguin hosts in Australia, New Zealand and the sub-Antarctic.

18
Sep
2017
1pm 18 September 2017
By Nicole Hansen

Substantial challenges facing herpetofauna populations as land use intensifies and opportunities for conservation in agroecosystems.

12
Sep
2017
1pm 12 September 2017
By Bradley Moggridge

Traditional Ecological Knowledge (TEK) can play a part in Western Science to better understand species conservation including identified threatened species.

07
Sep
2017
1pm 7 September 2017

Comparing the spatial and temporal distribution patterns of ground-dwelling beetle assemblages (Coleoptera) in a fragmented mixed-cropping landscape.

06
Sep
2017
12.30pm 6 September 2017
By Sara Beavis and Rohan Fisher

This presentation explores two regions in Eastern Indonesia with significant artisanal mining activity; manganese mining in West Timor and gold mining in South East Sulawesi.

31
Aug
2017
1pm 31 August 2017
By Dr Liz Clarke

Targeting deep rather than shallow leverage points to impact more deeply in complex systems, particularly focusing on change in food and energy systems.

24
Aug
2017
1pm 24 August 2017
By David Johnson

Analysing data from plant surveys and a controlled field experiment to improve our understanding of threats to native forbs.

20
Jul
2017
1pm 20 July 2017
By Professor Bob Wasson

The largest number of people exposed to annual floods globally is in India, and the flood-related economic damage and deaths in India are rising.

27
Jun
2017
10.30am 27 June 2017
By Dr Virginia Marshall

Identifying and critically analysing international water rights regimes, in order to develop an Australian legal framework for Indigenous water rights in economic, cultural and tenure-based water use.

15
Jun
2017
1pm 15 June 2017

The changing climate compounded with the growing population poses a food security challenge for Malawi.

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