Thursday 19 April 2018
Dr Joëlle Gergis's soon-to-be-released book Sunburnt Country pieces together Australia’s climate history for the first time. It uncovers a continent long vulnerable to climate extremes and variability. It gives an unparalleled perspective on how human activities have altered patterns that have been with us for millions of years, and what climate change looks like in our own backyard. (Note: Due to high demand, organisers have increased the room capacity.)
Thursday 19 April 2018
Here's your chance to help PLAN and DESIGN an exciting new community garden at UQ’s St Lucia campus.
Tuesday 3 April 2018
A two-day forum to showcase Indonesian research at The University of Queensland.
Wednesday 28 March 2018
On 3 April 2016 the Queensland Government announced it had granted coal leases to Adani. The leases are in Banjo Paterson country, where ‘Waltzing Matilda’ was written.
Wednesday 7 March 2018
The proposed Anthropocene epoch has generated much discussion around its reality, its possible start dates, and its implications for contemporary human societies. Relatively less effort has been aimed at understanding the potential future trajectories of the Anthropocene and what processes and feedbacks might determine them. This talk will take a deep time, complex systems perspective on the future trajectory of the Earth System in the Anthropocene.
Monday 26 February 2018

Northern Australia is a highly productive part of the country with substantial opportunities for further targeted development.

This region makes a substantial contribution to the Australian economy, particularly through the agriculture, mining and tourism industries.

Thursday 22 February 2018

Human impacts on biodiversity are leading to extinction that largely exceeds natural background rates.

This is impairing the capacity of ecosystems to deliver basic goods and services to humanity; and in turn, it is undermining efforts to improve human welfare.

In this presentation, I describe global scale analyses into the impacts of climate change on marine and terrestrial ecosystems and how they are making a large fraction of the world’s human population vulnerable to loosing important sources of revenue, food and jobs.

Thursday 15 February 2018

A UNIQUE NIGHT OF GLOBAL CHANGE SOLUTIONS

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Friday 1 December 2017

Missed attending our recent Challenge of Change Lecture by the Australian Environment and Energy Minister Josh Frydenberg, on 12 July 2017?

Explore the memorable night with our collection of terrific photos taken by eventphotography.com.  Please note: all images (C) UQ Global Change Institute.


Friday 24 November 2017

PUBLIC LECTURE

[Reservations for this event have now reached capacity. You may wish to sign-up for the wait-list and be notified of any cancellations.]

Building a More Sustainable Food System from the Ground Up: Food systems and the new ‘sustainable materialism’

Tuesday 3 October 2017 to Thursday 5 October 2017

Workshop on Applications in Natural Resource Mathematics (WANRM)

Global Change Institute
3-5 October 2017

Tuesday 19 September 2017

Presented by Bruce Cogill, PhD,  MS

The relationship between biodiversity and nutrition are thought to be many and mostly beneficial.

Thursday 31 August 2017

The Global Change Institute is proud to announce a special one-off seminar by

Professor Stephen Palumbi

Jane and Marshall Steel Jr. Professor in Marine Sciences, Director of the Hopkins Marine Station and Senior Fellow at the Woods Institute for the Environment, Stanford

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