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Call for scholarship applications

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Friday, 4 September 2020

The Centre for Sustainability has a three-year PhD Scholarship available to investigate the uptake and implementation of public policies related to seismic resilience in lower seismic hazard zones in southern New Zealand.

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EQC grant unites earth and social sciences

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Wednesday, 1 July 2020

Southland could be New Zealand’s largest area of incomplete seismic fault information, but University of Otago researchers can now fill in the gaps after receiving a new EQC grant.

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Six new approaches in a world beyond lockdown

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Friday, 1 May 2020

Centre Director Associate Professor Janet Stephenson latest opinion piece looks at what she think we’re learning as a society through the COVID-19 experience.

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PhD Scholarship available

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Thursday, 30 April 2020

The Centre for Sustainability is currently advertising a 3 year PhD Scholarship  to study earthquake-related legislation in lower seismic hazard zones.

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COVID-19 has nothing on what’s coming

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Monday, 20 April 2020

The current nationwide pause as a result of Covid-19 is an extraordinary opportunity, and probably the only one we will get, to redesign our economy so that it no longer threatens life on this planet.

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Reducing Greenhouse Gases on Farms

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Monday, 6 April 2020

Britta Hamill and Associate Professor Janet Stephenson have published a summary of options for reducing greenhouse gas emissions on New Zealand livestock farms.

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