University of Canberra
Tag - Health and Wellbeing
The Conversation, published 25 March 2016, Barbara Norman, Anthony Capon, Ida Kubiszewski, Robert Costanza and Will Steffen propose "an Australian Sustainable Development Commission [that] could meet 21st-century challenges by undertaking authoritative studies and providing a non-partisan discussion forum for complex sustainability issues."
The 2015 CURF Annual Forum, entitled “Strengthening Regional Resiliency - Canberra in the Region”, was held 6 November 2015. A detailed paper on the findings and outcomes of the proceedings is now being prepared. Please watch this space for the release date in 2016.
CURF Director Barbara Norman is based in Copenhagen for five weeks and met recently with internationally renowned city planner Jan Gehl.
A Policy Guidance Brief on ‘Climate Ready Cities’ for the National Climate Change Adaptation Research Facility (NCCARF)
Seminar: Creating a healthy and sustainable food system for Australia
The ACT Chapter of the Australian Association for Environmental Education (AAEE) together with CURF are hosting a Spotlight Networking Night on Education for Sustainability, at the Ann Harding Centre, University of Canberra.
Dan Stewart (formerly with Urban Renewal and Land Development for the ACT Government) and Gary Kent (Chair of the Inner South Canberra Community Council) will be speaking to the topic "Funding the City". RSVP to Hamish.Sinclair@canberra.edu.au
Professor Jeffrey D Sachs Public Lecture Thursday 22 May at 5:30pm
Dr Steffen, who was awarded an honorary doctorate by the University of Canberra yesterday, said graduates: "are going out into the world at a time that is absolutely unique in the history of humans on planet Earth."
CURF climate change and sustainability theme leader Professor Will Steffen was the lead author of two recent research papers.
CURF researcher Tayanah O'Donnell engaged with 7 and 8 year old children on the important issue of water storage and sustainability for the ACT and greater region.
Climate Council of Australia Limited. The record global warmth of 2014 is part of a long-term trend: the Earth is getting hotter. All of the world’s top 10 warmest years have occurred since 1998.
This study estimates the greenhouse gas emission reductions that will be achieved by the first stage of Canberra’s light rail network, which will commence operation in 2019.
CURF is a collaborative platform for information on its four key research themes in the Canberra region and beyond.  It aims to provide opportunities for the sharing of information on the research themes and within and between unive...
CURF is a collaborative platform for information on its four key research themes in the Canberra region and beyond.  It aims to provide opportunities for the sharing of information on the research themes and within and between unive...
CURF is a collaborative platform for information on its four key research themes in the Canberra region and beyond.  It aims to provide opportunities for the sharing of information on the research themes and within and between unive...