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Centre for Sustainability seminar archive

CANCELLED - OERC & CEFGroup Seminar: Presenter Karen Silk GM Experience Hub Westpac NZ

Wednesday, 22 July 2020 - Zoom: please contact us for details
CANCELLED - Presenter Karen Silk, Westpac NZ, provides her thoughts on opportunities and challenges that have arisen from COVID-19

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Air quality, citizen science and new challenges in making sense of the air

Thursday, 16 July 2020 - Seminar Room, Centre for Sustainability, 563 Castle Street, Dunedin
Visiting researcher from Intel, USA, Dr Dawn Nafus, presents N of Many Ones: Air quality, citizen science and new challenges in making sense of the air.

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OERC Seminar: COVID-19 disruption and new energy future – Speaker Eric Pyle, Solarcity

Wednesday, 17 June 2020 - Via Zoom
As we emerge from lockdown, how do we reimagine and reconstruct our future 'new normal'?

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Otago Energy Research Centre Seminar

Wednesday, 3 June 2020 - Zoom: https://otago.zoom.us/j/511405452 - Password: 582894
As we emerge from lockdown, how do we reimagine and reconstruct our new energy futures.

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Creating a National Food Policy that addresses environmental, health, economic and social considerations in an integrated way

Thursday, 12 March 2020 - Centre for Sustainability Seminar Room, 563 Castle Street, Dunedin
Professor Peter Andree will discuss Canada's effort to establish a Food Policy for Canada (2015–2019), looking at the factors and forces that influenced its creation and the initial outcomes of that process

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In Defence of Territory: Opportunities and contradictions in the era of climate change in West and Central Africa

Monday, 2 March 2020 - Centre for Sustainability Seminar Room, 563 Castle Street, Dunedin
Dr Mark Freudenberger presents his experience of global climate change, deforestation, and land use in West and Central Africa and Madagascar

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The New Farmers Project

Thursday, 31 October 2019 - Centre for Sustainability Seminar Room, 563 Castle Street, Dunedin
Rural sociologist, Associate Professor Paul Stock, presents The New Farmers Project: Collaborative Creative Scholarship and Utopian Futures of Food -  an interdisciplinary art and research ethnography of new and emerging farmers in the U.S. Midwest.

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Natural Hazards Planning in New Zealand

Thursday, 12 September 2019 - Centre for Sustainability Seminar Room, 563 Castle Street, Dunedin
Dr Wendy Saunders looks at the challenges and opportunities when planning for natural hazards in New Zealand.

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Inaugural Professorial Lecture - Merata Kawharu

Wednesday, 14 November 2018 - Archway 2 Lecture Theatre
Union Street East
Dunedin

‘Making the Strange Familiar’

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Non-energy energy policies and the use of time

Thursday, 23 August 2018 - Seminar Room ,Centre for Sustainability, 563 Castle Street
Dr Ben Anderson presents the  seminar Non-energy energy policies and the use of time

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Vehicle Automation: Socio-technical visions and expectations

Thursday, 2 August 2018 - Centre for Sustainability Seminar Room, 563 Castle Street
Vehicle Automation: Socio-technical visions and expectations is a  Centre for Sustainability seminar presented by Dr Debbie Hopkins

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Alpine Fault: Planning for the next big earthquake

Wednesday, 18 July 2018 - St David Lecture Theatre
In her talk "Alpine Fault: planning for the next big earthquake" Dr Caroline Orchiston will discuss the science behind the Alpine Fault and how we could improve our preparedness for a future earthquake event.

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The Third Industrial Revolution

Wednesday, 7 March 2018 - St David Lecture Theatre
Documentary screening of Jeremy Rifkin's The Third Industrial Revolution

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Disaster resilience and the role of the construction industry - Lessons from New Zealand

Thursday, 14 December 2017
Visiting academic Professor Suzanne Wilkinson discusses Disaster Resilience and the Role of the Construction Industry: Lessons from New Zealand

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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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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