Fenner School of Environment and Society past events.
Higher Degree by Research scholars will present their thesis proposal reviews, mid-term reviews, or final seminars.
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.
This seminar will examine new research to improve our understanding about the groundwater impact of climate change and the development of adaption strategies
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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.
The Fenner School is hosting dedicated online community writing sessions for Fenner students and staff. There are two sessions a week.
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.
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.
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.
HDR Symposium 2
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!
Online Seminar - 'Key insights into the effects of, and recovery from wildfires' with Professor David Lindenmayer »
This presentation by David Lindenmayer outlines some key insights into the effects of, and recovery from wildfires.
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.
Online Seminar - 'Taking Fire Danger Rating in Australia into the future - Defining a Research Prototype' »
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.
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.
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
Join us for the Fenner School of Environment & Society Affiliates Seminars & Lunch. Short seminars will take place after lunch.
Come and watch your peers present at the 1st HDR Symposium for 2020
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.
PhD Mid Term Review for Phaothai Sin-ampol
Join the ACT Branch of the Australian Meteorological and Oceanographic Society (AMOS) for a pizza night and listen to some fantastic speakers.
Workshop - Perspectives on Innovation: What does it mean to be innovative in water policy-making and what is involved? »
In the water management context, innovation could mean different things to different policy settings and different geographies. This workshop aims to understand what counts as innovative knowledge, practice, and solution in the context of water management, and what that means for tackling radical change.
Mini-Symposium - Putting lessons into practice: reflecting on water management in the face of fire »
This mini-symposium is aimed at exploring the issue of facilitating innovation in water policy and management in the context of bushfires.
Join us to hear from Associate Professor Sango Mahanty on ‘The political ecology of microfinance’. A/Professor Mahanty will explore the tensions and complexities of microfinance in the context of agrarian change in Cambodia.
PhD Mid Term Review The rural households who comprise three-quarters of Laos’ population are moving from subsistence- to market-oriented crops, encouraged by both national policies to commercialise agriculture and Laos’ proximity to major Asian markets.
This symposium style event will examine the ANU's research work in Africa, and facilitate interdisciplinary discussion and collaboration.
PhD Final Seminar
In this Jack Westoby Lecture, Dr. Daniela Kleinschmit will present some evidence about women in forest sciences, focusing on graduates and their professional life, perceptions and ideas for the future articulated by today’s female forestry students and about trends of women in leadership roles in forest sciences. She will draw from these to propose ideas for activities fostering women’s roles in forest sciences, in particular through international forest science networks.
Melanie’s PhD project looks at financing ‘Loss and Damage’ (L&D) from climate change in Small Island Developing States following the formal inclusion and recognition of the concept under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC).
In this seminar, Dr Saideepa (Deepa) Kumar will examine the environmental and economic challenges associated with agriculture irrigation in Tasmania.