Thursday, 24 April 2014 9:50am
The latest Royal Society of New Zealand ‘Emerging Issues’ paper, co-written by Centre Director Janet Stephenson, says environmental problems are beginning to threaten social and economic wellbeing and that New Zealand would benefit from a move to a green economy.
Thursday, 24 April 2014 3:59pm
PhD student Yuan Lu has recently returned from a trip to China where she conducted field research for her thesis on the role of local knowledge in nature reserve management.
Thursday, 24 April 2014 9:48am
A Smart Grid research project report launched at The Energy Conference in Wellington last month has been well received.
Thursday, 17 April 2014 4:38pm
Centre Director Janet Stephenson and Post-Doctoral Research Fellow Debbie Hopkins were recently interviewed by Rebecca Priestley for a Listener article looking at the future of the car and the potential for alternative forms of transport.
Thursday, 17 April 2014 9:51am
Former Centre researcher, Annika Korsten, was recently featured in the Otago Daily Times for her success in gaining a $100,000 World of Difference grant from the Vodafone New Zealand Foundation.
Monday, 31 March 2014 11:21am
The Centre was well represented and well received at the Energy Conference 2014 in Wellington this month.
Thursday, 27 March 2014 2:58pm
The Centre has recently welcomed three international visitors - US resource economist John A. “Skip” Laitner, Research Associate in Energy and Behavioural Psychology Gesche Huebner and Fulbright Fellow Laura Ginsburg.
Thursday, 20 February 2014 10:37am
The Centre’s Marion Johnson recently attended ECOTAS 13, which is the joint conference of the NZ Ecological Society and the Ecological Society of Australia. Marion had a paper in the Indigenous Ecology Symposium entitled “Transforming Agriculture with Native Plants and Indigenous Knowledge”.
Thursday, 20 February 2014 9:24am
The Otago Daily Times recently interviewed CSAFE director Janet Stephenson for a feature on what a low-carbon future might look like.
Thursday, 30 January 2014 11:53am
Centre Director Janet Stephenson and Centre advisor, corporate policy, Maria Ioannou have co-authored a paper entitled “7 assumptions about public reaction to renewable energies”, which has recently been published in Planning Quarterly.
Thursday, 30 January 2014 12:00am
The Centre is currently hosting two visitors — Dr Rob Burton, senior researcher from the Centre for Rural Research (CRR) in Trondheim, Norway, and Patricia Widener, associate professor of sociology at Florida Atlantic University (US).
Thursday, 23 January 2014 11:47am
"Food Systems Failure: the Global Food Crisis and the Future of Agriculture", edited by Deputy Director Chris Rosin, former Director Hugh Campbell and Assistant Professor Paul Stock (University of Kansas), is now available in paperback.
Thursday, 16 January 2014 2:46pm
Centre staff and students spoke at the Australasian AgriFood Research Network XX 2013 Conference in Melbourne recently.