Pollution in Practice Course Information Session

Interested in learning more about Pollution in Practice - Special Topic (ENVS3016)? Come along to our online information session to chat with the course conveners and have all your questions answered. 


About the Course

Prepare yourself to address some of the most pressing environmental pollution challenges of our time. "Pollution in Practice" equips students with the essential skills and knowledge to tackle pollution issues both now and in the future, guided by government and industry experts.

Key Features

  • Comprehensive Learning: Understand how pollution is regulated, assessed, and mitigated. Gain practical skills to apply this knowledge in real-world settings.
  • Interdisciplinary Approach: No chemistry background required. This course is designed for third-year students from various disciplines, emphasizing the need for diverse expertise to solve complex pollution problems.
  • Flexible Intensive Format: The course runs as a Spring Intensive from September 2-12, 2024, allowing for greater flexibility than semester-long courses.

Course Conveners

  • Dr. Julia Jasonsmith: An environmental expert with over a decade of experience in consulting, research, and project management. Director of Murrang Earth Sciences, she brings extensive knowledge in environmental chemistry, ecotoxicology, and catchment management.
  • Associate Professor Larissa Schneider: An environmental scientist specializing in the geochemistry of freshwater lake sediments to study long-term human, climate, and metal contamination interactions.

What Our Students Say

"Pollution in Practice sounds intimidating, but it's really fun and welcoming. Even as a 3000 level class, it's accessible to all students, regardless of their background in chemistry or environmental subjects. The intensive format offers flexibility, making it a valuable course to take." 

Course Details

  • Course Dates: September 2-12, 2024
  • Enrollment: ISIS: ENVS3016 > Spring session > Class #6232 > Larissa Schneider

Enrollment Information

To find out how this course fits into your degree, contact Craig Strong at craig.strong@anu.edu.au. There is scope and flexibility to incorporate this course into your degree framework.

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