Fenner School of Environment and Society past events.
Fenner Staff and students are invited to our inaugural HDR Seminar Day.
The ANU Research Forest at the National Arboretum includes a designed experiment to examine the physiological and environmental responses and effects of different moisture regimes on Eucalypts.
Increasing the detail of analysis to better understand the determinants of residential energy and water consumption »
Urbanisation results in the concentration of resource consumption and related environmental pressures into relatively small areas. Can our urbanised cities be made more sustainable?
A delegation from UNHAS in Sulawesi, with whom we have an MoU, are visiting The Fenner School. All are invited to watch two Fenner PhD students give short presentations on their research, and meet the delegates.
On Monday 22nd of October we will have a fundraiser Lunch and during that time we will be selling curries/rice/roti, curries, rice and roti. We will also have native plants for sale and will be raffling off cakes and wine. Please come and buy some yummy curries for lunch and contribute towards a good cause!
The genetic and demographic impacts of contemporary disturbance regimes in mountain ash (Eucalyptus regnans) forests »
In this seminar Brenton Von Takach Dukai will examine how mountain ash forests are responding to anthropogenic pressures: examining their reproductive output in the early stages of development, the species-wide genetic structure, hybridisation with messmate stringybark, and effects of logging on the population.
M. Jahi Chappell establishes the importance of holistic approaches to food security, suggests how to design successful policies to end hunger, and lays out strategies for enacting policy change.
Fire Severity and Vegetation Dynamics in Montane and Tablelands Ecosystems in the Australian Alps, South-eastern New South Wales »
In this seminar Michael Doherty presents his findings based on the analysis of pre fire and 9 years of post-fire monitoring data.
This seminar explores the issue of whether ecosystems can be included as assets under International Accounting Standards, and demonstrates methods for their physical and monetary valuation.
Context-driven GIS modelling of values, concerns and seasonal uses of country for Yawuru post native title governance »
This presentation introduces a context-driven, ontologically-aligned and analytical approach to GIS developed with Nyamba Buru Yawuru.
This is the third of a seminar series open to the public, designed to give Fenner School staff and students a chance to meet and hear from some affiliates and possibly develop contacts. Several affiliates will give short presentations of their backgrounds and research interests.
The enquiry looks at how Humanity might change in order to live within the natural limits of our planet.
From 10 - 14 September 2018, the School of Regulation and Global Governance (RegNet) will host the University’s first Garrurru Visiting Scholar, Mr Eugene Bargo, under the CAP Garrurru Visting Fellowship Program.
The wild regent honeyeater population is estimated to be 350-500 individuals. This seminar will discuss the factors contributing to efforts to prevent the imminent extinction of the species.
In this PhD Exit Seminar, Jennifer Amparo focuses on the key findings of her PhD research, based on case studies of small-scale fish farming systems in the Philippines, to assess the dynamics of small-scale fisheries, and suggest vital leverage points to promote sustainable, resilient and just small-scale fisheries.
Bioeconomy concept, its meaning and implication for the forest-based sector.
Little is known about the effect of shelterbelts on soil biotic diversity and how they alter above and belowground interactions. This seminar examines the effects of agriculture, 17 years after shelterbelt establishment, and suggests solutions to conserving bacterial and fungal diversity in agricultural landscapes.
Land sharing and land sparing: two contrasting supply-side approaches to rising human food demand.
Achieving ecological integrity in protected areas: evaluating how management actions align with conservation objectives »
The overarching aim of my PhD is to identify how ecological integrity can be achieved within protected areas managed for multiple objectives.
What is the influence of farmers and stakeholders' aspirations and actions on land-use and livelihoods? »
Using an integrated assessment approach to understand and reconcile local farmers and external stakeholders’ perceptions about the complexity and dynamics of land-use and livelihoods in the Cabulig watershed, southern Philippines.
This forum proposes the proclamation of 16 July as 'Anthropocene Day', and that it marks a moment in the year when humanity reflects on the existential nature of our engagement with the Earth system that sustains us.
A Public Forum on the many dimensions of the Snowy Hydro 2.0 Scheme.
Mr Robin Murphy will be discussing the Working Forest Fund, drawing from over 35 years of professional experience in environmental communications and marketing.
The recovery of Victoria’s Mountain Ash forest after intense wildfires and logging.
This talk presents the case for moving from a focus on militarised/hi tech approaches to catching poachers, to approaches that change the incentives facing local actors and reduce poaching at source.
Upstreamers & downstreamers: Promoting investment in First Peoples through the creation of exclusive rights »
Are Australia’s frameworks, laws and policies robust enough to ensure Aboriginal communities can exercise cultural and economic control in light of the principles of self-determination?
Linkage between short-term interactions between aboveground and belowground biota and long-term biogeochemical processes
In this talk Professor Genevieve Bell explores the meaning of “intelligence” within the context of machines & its cultural impact on humans and their relationships.
An untapped and previously unexplored science communication pathway.
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.