Seminar 10 International Policy and Law
This seminar, convened by Professor Bradbrook, will discuss the current state of the law and legal research that is taking place to give impetus to energy efficiency, renewable energy technologies and other climate-friendly solutions to the world community.
Seminar 9 Conservation
Professor Andy Lowe will head this session whcih will provide an historical context for the impacts of climate change on natural systems, explore changes at a species and community level and the challenges of planning for change in a fragmented landscape.
Seminar 8 Food, Wine and Agriculture
This session, convened by Professor Randy Stringer, will provide an overview of the anticipated impacts of climate change for these agricultural sectors and explore adaptive strategies.
Seminar 6 Water
Associate Professor Justin Brookes will head this session about managing water resources under climate change.
Seminar 1 – Climate Change – Past, Present and Future
Professor Bob Hill led this session investigating the wide ranging implications of climate change.
What use is research in international trade policy and economic development?
In his presentation on "What use is research on international trade policy and economic development?" Professor Pomfret will discuss the value of supporting research in these areas at an Australian university.
In this lecture, Professor Tanya Monro will discuss the opportunities for Australia in emerging optical fibre-based technologies.
Water, theres are hole in my bucket
Mike Young is Professor of Water Economics and Management in the University's School of Earth and Environmental Sciences. He is one of Australia's leading water policy reformers
Looking after your brain - new approaches to an age-old problem.
Professor Robert Vink is the NRF Chair of Neurosurgical Research and Head, School of Medical Sciences. This lecture will examine some of the revolutionary new approaches being developed for brain protection in both the young and the old, and how we as individuals can incorporate some of these measures into our everyday lives.
Climate Change: Catastrophic Impacts
The pair will deliver a joint presentation which addresses the impacts of climate change on global communities. Professor Brook will review the most recent scientific projections which suggest we are pushing the Earth towards dangerous and irreversible ‘tipping points’. Mr von Doussa will then explore how a human rights framework might be developed to cope effectively with climate change.
Where have the birds gone. Why replacing our native habitat is vital to saving species from extincti
Associate Professor David Paton will explain how our precious species could be saved from extinction, and what it would take to get it right.
The ethical requirements that apply to groups, and what they mean for us as individuals
Whoever we are, many of the ethical decisions we face apply to the actions we take as part of a group.For example, we must consider the nature of our responsibilities to the environment, the underprivileged and groups previously wronged. There are even ethical components to the choice of products we buy. So what determines whether our actions are right or wrong? Which groups, ethically speaking, do we actually belong to? And if a group is neglecting its responsibilities, how should we respond as
Who's the Boss. An exploration of the ongoing tug-of-war between fairness and flexibility in the Aus
When Labor swept to power in 2007 it carried a clear mandate to bury the Howard government’s controversial Work Choices reforms. Its Fair Work legislation, which took effect in July 2009, was eagerly anticipated by those seeking a more equitable balance between employee rights and employer flexibility. But 8 months on, controversy remains. Some say Fair Work delivers. Some say it’s little different. Others, including Opposition leader Tony Abbott, say it goes too far. So how has Fair Work c
"The Mighty and the Almighty"
Madeleine Albright, former Secretary of State, interviewed about her book "The Mighty and the Almighty: Reflections on America, God and World Affairs" by Susan B. Thistlethwaite, president of Chicago Theological Seminary. Co-sponsored by CTS. From the World Beyond the Headlines Series.
Episode 73: Al Jazeera statecraft: New media as public diplomacy tools Journalism professor Phillip Seib of the University of Southern California discusses public diplomacy via broadcast and digital media, and its success -- or otherwise -- in the Middle East and elsewhere. Prof Seib delivered the keynote speech at the Journalism in the 21st Century Conference on July 16, 2009. The conference was organized by the School of Culture and Communication a King Collection Press Conference 11 Cannabis: Who gives a puff Roundtable briefing on the current financial crisis part four of four Roundtable briefing on the current financial crisis part three of four Episode 3- Visions, dreams and realities
January 13, 2009 Introduction of Clayborne Carson as Martin Luther King Jr. Distinguished Professor and executive director of the Morehouse College Martin Luther King Jr. Collection and announcement of scholarly access to the Collection.
11th Maudsley Debate Who gives a puff? This house believes it is worth criminalising the majority to protect the vulnerable minority Supporting this motion were:- Dr Colin Drummond, Consultant Psychiatrist. St George's Medical School Professor Susan Greenfield, Director of the Royal Institution and Professor of Pharmacology, Oxford University Speaking against the motion were:- Dr Michael Farrell, National Addiction Centre, Institute of Psychiatry Dr Leslie Iversen, Director of the Wolfson Cent
Professor Christopher Hennessey cautions against overuse of the term 'moral hazard' in the media, an Investment Management Club roundtable briefing on the financial crisis
Professor Elroy Dimson provides a historical perspective on the financial crisis at an Investment Management Club roundtable briefing on the financial crisis
This evening of talks and debate was held at the Laing Art Gallery in Newcastle upon Tyne on 2nd December 2008, in partnership with Northern Architecture.The four speakers featured in this recording invite the audience to consider if it is possible to have a vision for the future of a city, or whether such visions build nightmares and ignore day to day needs and realities. The presentations looked at how Newcastle has been shaped by previous generations of visionaries and asked if the city has a
Journalism professor Phillip Seib of the University of Southern California discusses public diplomacy via broadcast and digital media, and its success -- or otherwise -- in the Middle East and elsewhere. Prof Seib delivered the keynote speech at the Journalism in the 21st Century Conference on July 16, 2009. The conference was organized by the School of Culture and Communication a
King Collection Press Conference
11 Cannabis: Who gives a puff
Roundtable briefing on the current financial crisis part four of four Roundtable briefing on the current financial crisis part three of four Episode 3- Visions, dreams and realities
Roundtable briefing on the current financial crisis part three of four Episode 3- Visions, dreams and realities