Research Seminar Series
Investment decision framework for water sensitive urban designs
Many cities and urban areas, policy makers and water utilities are facing challenges of meeting human and environmental demands for water. This will describe the process of development, testing and application of INFFEWS (Investment Framework for Economics of Water Sensitive Cities).
Recent advancements in using big data to monitor the Sustainable Development Goals
Jointly organised by the Monash Data Futures Institute and Monash Sustainable Development Institute, this seminar will present findings from a review of recent advancements in the use of big data to support SDGs monitoring.
Sustainability transitions require substantial change in lifestyles and for behaviour change in the way we produce and consume. Links between behaviour and systems change, however, aren’t well understood. This seminar presents a review of current contributions on behaviour from transitions research.
The media plays an important role in both framing and reflecting public understanding of issues such as climate change. In this presentation, postdoctoral research fellow, Dr Lucy Richardson, will present research examining the media’s representation of climate change and how this has changed over time, focusing on Australian case studies
Tremendous research, policy and investment is directed towards a new wave of automation in modern societies. This seminar notes criticism about the future essentialism in this space, and turns to innovations in the marginal industrious spaces of industrial societies.
Jointly organised by the Monash Data Futures Institute and MSDI, this seminar covered the recent advancement in the use of public open earth observation satellite data and cloud computing to support national reporting on the SDGs.
This talk will review some of the most critical environmental issues facing us at the global and how we need to act locally to solve them. This seminar weaves together discussion of global land cover change, surface water pollution, climate change, biodiversity protection and their monitoring and modelling. These will be put in a broader context of planetary health.