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Attention all non-drivers and non-car owners!

Tuesday, 10 June 2014 8:59am

As part of the Energy Cultures research programme, here at the Centre of Sustainability, we are conducting research into generation Y's travel behaviours and we need participants to take part in our research

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Rosin part of Panel discussion

Friday, 16 May 2014 2:04pm

‪The Centre's Chris Rosin recently took part in a discussion for Radio NZ show The Panel, responding to a report on research comparing the social character of rice farmers and wheat farmers in China.

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Policy pathways clearer after agriculture workshops

Thursday, 1 May 2014 3:24pm

A series of workshops on potential policy mechanisms for New Zealand pastoral farming systems have provided valuable feedback for the Agricultural Intensification and Climate Change project.

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HEMS report sheds light on future of household energy

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.

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China fieldwork yields local knowledge

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.

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Green economy good for NZ

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.

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Linking youth with the land

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.

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Cars to face bumpy road?

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.