Past events

Fenner School of Environment and Society past events.

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.

14
Jun
2017
1pm 14 June 2017
By David Turton

Showcasing the interaction between law, space and CSG and the value of history in tempering heated CSG discussions.

04
May
2017
1pm 4 May 2017
By Megan Evans

This research investigates policy responses to deforestation and uses an interdisciplinary approach to evaluate the outcomes, opportunities and risks presented by conservation policies in Australia.

04
May
2017
11am 4 May 2017
By Monique Retamal

Collaborative consumption businesses offer an alternative to conventional consumption, by providing shared access to goods, or by offering a service to replace the need for material goods.

30
Mar
2017
1pm 30 March 2017
By Peter Walsh

Results from a 7-year paired catchment hydrological study on the effects of timber harvesting on the south coast of NSW.

23
Mar
2017
1pm 23 March 2017

This presentation looks at large goannas in an ACT context, focusing on a project that recorded key activities of the monitors on Mt Ainslie in central Canberra.

22
Mar
2017
9.30am 22 March 2017

Digitised Australian newspaper records of locust occurrence allow a more complete reconstruction of historic plagues and a new interpretation of the species involved and reasons for their changing incidence.

08
Dec
2016
1pm 8 December 2016
By Solichin Manuri

The importance of developing and validating allometric equations; non-destructive sampling of tree biomass using Terrestrial Laser Scanner and feasible lidar-based monitoring system for vast area of tropical forests.

07
Dec
2016
9am 7 December 2016

An ANU Urban Network initiative in association with Future Earth Australia to foster multi-disciplinary conversation on cross-species cohabitation in our cities, towns and suburbs.

24
Nov
2016
1pm 24 November 2016
By Julia Imrie

Crucial differences in the hydrogeology of key tributaries to the Goulburn River and their relative influence on surface and groundwater hydrochemistry.

03
Nov
2016
1pm 3 November 2016
By Dean Ansell

This research identified the various factors that influence cost-effectiveness of biodiversity conservation on farms.

25
Aug
2016
2pm 25 August 2016
By Miles Keighley

Combining genetic variation from some locations in Cape York Peninsula with variation in socially learned ‘cultural’ behaviour among all Palm cockatoos populations.

25
Aug
2016
1pm 25 August 2016
By Claudia Benham

This research integrates qualitative and quantitative research to understand interactions between industrial port development, social wellbeing and degradation of aquatic habitats.

16
Jun
2016
1pm 16 June 2016

This seminar presents the findings of my PhD research on Antarctic tourism—how it emerged and what it reveals about our relationship with the frozen continent.

25
May
2016
5.30pm 25 May 2016
By Dr Ceridwen Fraser (Chair), Professor David Lindenmayer, Dr Sam Banks, Dr George Olah and Xenia Weber

This Fenner forum will outline some of the many ways that Fenner researchers are using genetic tools to understand the diversity and distribution of life.

20
May
2016
1pm 20 May 2016

This seminar presents the findings of a thousand days spent in the forest in pursuit of fungi and fungus-seeking folk.

05
May
2016
1pm 5 May 2016
By Ross Cunningham

The application of statistical science in the study of interrelationships between fauna and environments undergoing change in landscape ecology.

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