Fenner School of Environment and Society past events.
This seminar will explore how context dependence is a critical challenge in invasion ecology, essential for increased understanding and prediction.
PhD Seminar - Utilizing the Unexplored Potential of Remote Sensing Derived Fire Characteristics in Fire Danger Modelling »
Sami’s PhD Project explores the potential of Remote Sensing derived fire characteristics in fire danger modelling including development of a new fire danger index for Australia.
This seminar will touch on the science behind Singapore’s City in Nature, a concerted effort to restore nature into the City. It will focus on the efforts in research pertaining to conservation planning, and nature and people.
A leading water policy and law expert, Professor Glennon will reflect on what has happened, is happening, and must happen to solve the global water crisis and secure food supply for the globe
The opening in 1927 of the Australian Forestry School in Canberra, responded to decades of concern about the unsustainable exploitation of Australia’s forests. Nearly a century later, corresponding concerns remain strong, and are accelerating in conjunction with our appreciation of the impacts of global heating.
There are 78 species of glass frog species that live in Colombia—more than half of the total number of glass frogs in the world. This seminar would be presented with photos that serve as a window into the threatened world of these amazing amphibians, which are part of the treasure trove of biodiversity in Colombia.
Seminar: The delocalised community and the search for new local resource governance: Emerging lessons from Nepal’s community forestry »
The seminar then mobilises the concept of delocalisation to suggest a conceptual shift in community-based environmental management.
ANU Fenner School of Environment & Society research students from across our cohorts are presenting their research
This seminar will explore research which investigate the role of the Department of Agricultural Extension (DAE), the most significant public EAS of Bangladesh, in enhancing innovation to help rice farming adapt to flash flooding.
Smouldering fires in peatlands are the largest combustion and longest-lasting fire phenomena on Earth. Studying the combustion fundamentals behind smouldering wildfires not only guides us to reduce the natural fire hazards, but also brings scientific tools to geophysics, ecology, and biology.
Techniques and strategies for delivering a presentation to share your research and get feedback.
PhD Seminar - Conservation in the context of prevailing data deficiency: the case of the Tasmanian masked owl »
This seminar will explore Adam Cisterne's PHD research, which centres around the endangered Tasmanian masked owl. The masked owl’s dependence on forests places it in direct conflict with logging and other industrial practices.
This presentation will be based on a 2021 paper published is the Historic Records of Australian Science journal entitled: A re-examination of William Hann’s Northern Expedition of 1872 to Cape York Peninsula, Queensland.
This seminar will explore how agricultural portfolios developed and managed by national governments, the private sector, development partners, and private equity consider formal ways to measure and improve sustainable innovation impact.
This workshop will be an oppurtunity for Fenner HDR supervisors to reflect on their supervision practices and renew their registration with the ANU Supervision Framework.
ANU Fenner School of Environment & Society research students from across our cohorts are presenting their research across two exciting days of talks.
We made it to the end of the Semester! Join colleagues and fellow students in a get-together in the Frank Fenner Building and Courtyard, featuring pizza, beverages, music to celebrate the submission of your last assessment or the start of examinations (you've got this!).
Fenner Seminar: Systems thinking for planning and management - An application for general surveillance »
This seminar will examine how systems thinking is being used when planning, implementing, and monitoring general surveillance programs to report pests, weeds and diseases.
This workshop examines the tools and strategies to help you to manage, organise and categorise your literature more effectively
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.
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.
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.
‘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.
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.
PhD Seminar - Epistemic landform, agriculture and water resource assessment to help courts determine land-use conflicts »
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.
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.
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.
ANU Fenner School of Environment & Society research students from across our cohorts, are presenting their research across two exciting days of talks.
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.
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.