Past events

12.30–1.30pm 18 February 2022

Webinar: Everyone’s Business, Indigenous critiques on COP26

Dr Virginia Marshall, leading Indigenous scholar and UN Pacific Delegate will share her reflections on COP26.

12.30–1.30pm 25 March 2022

Webinar: Seeing the Future of Groundwater

A panel discussion exploring some of the biggest issues affecting groundwater and our research to measure, monitor and manage this precious resource.

11am–12pm 22 April 2022

Upcoming Webinar: Is freshwater biodiversity all that special?

A talk by Prof Peter Bridgewater on promoting stewardship of freshwater biodiversity, and in turn, supporting all terrestrial biodiversity.

12–1pm 29 June 2022

In (or out) of hot water: federal water policy post election

A panel discussion on water policy under the new Federal Government.

9.30–10.30am 12 August 2022

PhD Seminar - Enhancing Innovation to Adapt Rice Cultivation to Flash Flooding in Bangladesh

This PhD exit seminar will explore research investigating the role of the Department of Agricultural Extension (DAE), the most significant public EAS of Bangladesh, in enhancing innovation to help rice farming adapt to flash flooding.

12.30–1.30pm 9 September 2022

Panel Discussion: The Future of Flooding

A ‘speculative fiction’ panel discussion exploring the positive potential of flooding.

12–1pm 21 September 2022

Public Lecture: Our Future in a Warming, Water-Stressed World

Leading water policy and law expert Professor Robert Glennon will reflect on the international water crisis and what we must do to protect rural communities while securing a food supply for the globe.

2–5pm 13 October 2022

Transforming Small-Scale Irrigation in sub-Saharan Africa

Small-scale irrigation schemes have been identified as a major vehicle to improve the livelihood of smallholder farmers. This session will report on the outcomes of the first nine years of TISA, which has had a remarkable impact on the livelihoods of smallholder farming families.

12–1pm 19 October 2022

Imagining the Future of of the Science-Policy Interface

Water researchers and policymakers will explore the possible future of the science-policy interface in the context of water management.

10–11am 27 October 2022

Seminar: The value of guided reef conservation in a time of crisis

A seminar discussing work on models and decision-support products for the Reef Restoration and Adaptation Program on the Great  Barrier Reef. 


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Acknowledgement of Country

The Australian National University acknowledges, celebrates and pays our respects to the Ngunnawal and Ngambri people of the Canberra region and to all First Nations Australians on whose traditional lands we meet and work, and whose cultures are among the oldest continuing cultures in human history.