Past events

Fenner School of Environment and Society past events.

19
Nov
2020
1pm 19 November 2020
By Dr Tom Celebrezze and David Nipperess

This talk will present key insights from the published indicators for habitat effectiveness, genetic diversity, ecosystem diversity, and the expected survival of vascular plant species, threatened species and ecological communities.

13
Nov
2020
10am 13 November 2020
By Mauricio Vélez - Filmaker, Saul Cunningham, Claudia Munera and Alberto Mejia

Join Colombian filmmaker Mauricio Vélez and Professor Saul Cunningham from the ANU for a virtual Q&A session to discuss how we can look after and promote the biodiversity of our urban areas.

12
Nov
2020
1pm 12 November 2020
By Carina Wyborn

This seminar will present the process and findings of an intensive international collaborative process that engaged a diversity of cultures and disciplinary experts working in science, social science, policy, and conservation planning.

05
Nov
2020
1pm 5 November 2020
By Dr Steven Lade

In this seminar, Dr Steven Lade will examine how the complex interactions between components such as the climate system, hydrological cycle, and terrestrial biosphere can amplify local environmental pressures, and how businesses and cities can assess environmental impacts of their decisions.

03
Nov
2020
9.30am 3 November 2020

Interested in the future of hydropower in the Mekong River Basin? Experts from around the world will be presenting on land use changes, sedimentation, direct and indirect GHG emissions, and much more.

29
Oct
2020
1pm 29 October 2020
By Dr Rebecca Pearse

This presentation explores sociological insights into rural energy developments and the possibilities for and barriers to just decarbonisation. Beck Pearse presents some of her research into ‘eco-social’ contestations over new coal mines and large wind and solar utilities in rural NSW.

22
Oct
2020
1pm 22 October 2020
By Chiara Holgate

This PhD seminar explores research about the relative importance of land-atmosphere interactions in controlling Australian precipitation, both under normal circumstances and during drought.

15
Oct
2020
1pm 15 October 2020
By Nadeem Samnakay and Jim Donaldson

Two PhD exit seminars will be presented exploring topics related to ‘policy success’ in the context of Australia’s environment and sustainability policies.

12
Oct
2020
11.30am 12 October 2020

Register for our Honours and Masters Information Session.

01
Oct
2020
1pm 1 October 2020
By Dr Ian Fry

As Australia faces a species extinction crisis, the Environment Protection Biodiversity Conservation Act is up for review. The talk traces the political games played in the development of Commonwealth Endangered Species legislation and where to from here.

10
Sep
2020
11
Sep
2020
8.30am 11 September 2020
By Fenner research students

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

10
Sep
2020
11
Sep
2020
8.45am 10 September 2020
By Fenner research students

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

02
Sep
2020
12pm 2 September 2020
By Dr Bradd Witt - School of Earth and Environmental Science, The University of Queensland

In this seminar, Dr Bradd Witt will discuss research his team at the university of Queensland conducted into sustainability of the cattle industry, analyzing perceptions around the Australian Beef Sustainability Framework.

25
Aug
2020
10am 25 August 2020
By Ruirui Zhu

This seminar will examine new research to improve our understanding about the groundwater impact of climate change and the development of adaption strategies

22-28
Aug
2020
9am 22 August 2020

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20
Aug
2020
12pm 20 August 2020
By Dr Susie Burke - (psychologist, climate activist and parent) and Dr Bronwyn Gresham (clinical psychologist)

Join us in this event to hear from clinical psychologists, Dr Bronwyn Gresham and Dr Susie Burke, as they discuss techniques and strategies for dealing with the complex emotions associated with climate change and its impacts.

11
Aug
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08
Oct
2020
7.30pm 11 August 2020

The Fenner School is hosting dedicated online community writing sessions for Fenner students and staff. There are two sessions a week.

29
Jul
2020
11am 29 July 2020
By Jiawei Hou

This seminar will discuss research into how satellite remote sensing technology can be used to improve the monitoring capacity of rivers and reservoirs as they change from the effects of climate change and human use of natural resources.

28
Jul
2020
2pm 28 July 2020

This is an event created for Fenner students, academics, researchers and professional staff, to check in with how you are and build personal resources to support your mental health and wellbeing.

17
Jun
2020
11am 17 June 2020
By Pablo Rozas Larraondo

This talk covers some recent developments in the field of machine learning in which neural networks have been applied to solve differential equations. This talk covers the background and some of its potential applications to model environmental processes and time series.

04
Jun
2020
9am 4 June 2020

HDR Symposium 2

25
May
2020
3pm 25 May 2020
By Matthew Davis & Katie Liesinger: HDR Coordinators

Nobody anticipates a disruption, and nobody wants one. But what do you do it one comes up? What is classified as a disruption and how do you document it? We're here to help!

21
May
2020
11am 21 May 2020
By Professor David Lindenmayer

This presentation by David Lindenmayer outlines some key insights into the effects of, and recovery from wildfires.

18
May
2020
12pm 18 May 2020
By Dr Graeme Warboys and Deirdre Slattery

A new book on the history of the Snowy Mountains and especially Kosciuszko National Park tells the story of how the park, against the odds, was established and protected for all Australians to enjoy.

06
May
2020
11am 6 May 2020

In this presentation, Jenn Hollis will discuss the background to fire danger rating in Australia, some of the limitations of current systems and important characteristics and requirements as we move forward into the next era.

29
Apr
2020
11am 29 April 2020
By Simon Walker

In this talk Simon will discuss the potential for airborne Light Detection and Ranging (LiDAR) to help improve our understanding of the topographic limits of gully and channel formation.

30
Mar
2020
12pm 30 March 2020
By Professor Albert Van Dijk, Dr Marta Yebra, Dr Luigi Renzullo and Shoshana Rapley

The annual Report summarises a large amount of observations on the trajectory of our natural resources and ecosystems. https://fennerschool.anu.edu.au/news-events/events/australias-environment-report

19
Mar
2020
12pm 19 March 2020
By Graham Worboys, Brian Murphy, Mike Hutchinson and Anna Lukasiewicz

Join us for the Fenner School of Environment & Society Affiliates Seminars & Lunch. Short seminars will take place after lunch.

18
Mar
2020
2.30pm 18 March 2020

Come and watch your peers present at the 1st HDR Symposium for 2020

17
Mar
2020
5.30pm 17 March 2020
By Jürgen Bauhus

Forest management and adaptation has become an important issue on the political agenda. In this lecture, several options to adapt forests in the short and long term will be outlined, and the potentials and risks of these adaptation options will be discussed.

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