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Centre for Sustainability seminar archive

The Future of Food

Monday, 11 December 2017 - St David Lecture Theatre
Mike Joy presents a public lecture titled the Future of Food

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Dairy farm sustainability: The role of farm labour relations in shaping antibiotic use

Thursday, 26 October 2017 - Centre for Sustainability seminar room, 563 Castle Street
Assistant Professor Rebecca Schewe, fro Syracuse University, USA, discusses dairy farm sustainability and the role of farm labour relations in shaping antibiotic use.

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The Village in the Mountain

Monday, 16 October 2017 - Centre  for Sustainability, 563 Castle Street
Nirmal Goswami presents a Centre for Sustainability lunchtime talk on a village in the Himalayan mountains and the convergence of agriculture, energy and culture.

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Understanding pathways to circular and low carbon economy in the agri-food sector

Wednesday, 20 September 2017 - Centre for Sustainability Seminar Room, 563 Castle Street. 
Dr Anthony Halog, Centre for Sustainability Seminar

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A driverless future

Thursday, 22 June 2017 - Moot Court, 10th Floor, Richardson Building, University of Otago
Danish futurist Liselotte Lyngso presents a Centre for Sustainability seminar.

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Geia - Carbon emissions assessment made easy

Thursday, 18 May 2017 - Centre for Innovation Seminar room, Cnr St David and Castle Streets, Dunedin
Casey Davies Bell presents a Centre for Sustainability seminar

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From marine economy to blue economy in New Zealand

Thursday, 11 May 2017 - Centre for Sustainability Seminar Room, 563 Castle Street, Dunedin
Associate Professor Nick Lewis presents a Centre for Sustainability Seminar

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Social capital in tourism dependent communities in a natural disaster context

Thursday, 23 March 2017 - Centre for Sustainability Seminar Room, 563 Castle Street, Dunedin
William Evans Fellow Professor Sanjay Nepal presents a Centre for Sustainability Seminar

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Reimagining Land Use: Moving beyond the modern

Thursday, 16 March 2017 - Centre for Sustainability seminar room, 563 Castle Street, Dunedin
Chris Perley presents a Centre for Sustainability Seminar

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Building energy efficiency & reducing energy demand: Why?

Friday, 24 February 2017 - Seminar Room
Centre for Sustainability
563 Castle St
Dunedin

“Building Energy Efficiency & Reducing Energy Demand: Why?” Seminar presented by Professor Tadj Oreszczyn, Director of The Bartlett School of Environment, Energy and Resources, Director of the RCUK Centre for Energy Epidemiology and Professor of Energy and Environment at the UCL Energy Institute, University College London.

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Bioeconomy in Norway - development and prospects

Thursday, 9 February 2017 - Centre for Sustainability seminar room, 563 Castle Street, Dunedin
Bioeconomy in Norway, Centre for Sustainability seminar

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Seminar: A sustainable vision for the University of Otago

Thursday, 27 March 2014 - Seminar room, Centre for Innovation
Science Business and Innovations (SBI) student from the Netherlands Ryan Geerdink will discuss how the university can take a step towards becoming a leading sustainable institute through the implementation of photovoltaics.

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The economic imperative of energy efficiency: the costs and benefits of a surprisingly large resource

Monday, 10 March 2014 - Seminar room, Centre for Innovation
John A. “Skip” Laitner is a resource economist based in Tucson, Arizona. In this talk, Skip will look at the constraint imposed on the global economy by the inefficient use of energy. He will discuss ways to improve the current level of efficiency and how the next generation of efficiency improvements will move away from device efficiency to system, infrastructure and social optimization.

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Energy transitions in home & transport: solar PV, future transport and youth mobility

Thursday, 27 February 2014 - Seminar Room, 530 Castle Street, Dunedin
Janet Stephenson, Debbie Hopkins and Michelle Scott outline preliminary empirical findings from the Energy Cultures Research Project

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Seminar: Oil & Society: Community & Environmental Impacts

Tuesday, 4 February 2014 - Seminar room, Centre for Innovation, 87 St David Street
Patricia Widener, associate professor of sociology at Florida Atlantic University (US), will present an overview of some of the social and environmental impacts that communities and environmental groups may experience when confronted with a new oil project or an oil disaster.