It’s not yet clear how the government plans to bring together Australia’s best experts — including policy thinkers, emergency managers, researchers and practitioners — to address the complex, evolving threats from natural disasters.
In collaboration with colleagues at the University of the South Pacific, Dr Anna Bruce and Associate Professor Iain MacGill jointly run student courses and oversee research projects that focus on providing more accessible, affordable and reliable
To help students in Uganda and at UNSW to gain real world knowledge and experience, Julian and partners have created a 'summer school' exchange where students are exposed to farming practices and challenges, and develop solutions and innovations t
Leon Terrill's research on Federal Government reforms to land ownership in remote Indigenous communities has demonstrated its flaws and identified alternatives that better support Indigenous-led development and empowerment.
UNSW research has come up with a model to assess the risk of ecosystems that is now the international standard and being adopted by countries like Myanmar to develop conservation reports and strategies to preserve vital ecosystems and forests.
Having surveyed northern Uganda, UNSW has identified the causes of land conflict in the region and has come up with two interventions, charcoal kilns and bee farming, that will reduce violence, better sustain food and forest supplies, and provide
UNSW is simulating wildlife communication signals to minimise wildlife and cattle conflict around the Okavango Delta, reducing the killing of both to ensure the sustainability of local farming and the local tourism sector that relies on the presen
UNSW is playing a key role in the Pacific to protect natural resources from being used excessively by pharmaceutical and cosmetic companies and to ensure Indigenous communities share in the benefits made by those companies.
UNSW is pioneering the research of hippo behaviour, making a big step towards preserving hippos in Botswana and across Africa for the long term as the human population expands and poses an increasing threat to hippo habitats and numbers.
UNSW can model regional climate in the Southwest Pacific and make climate projections for up to 50 years ahead for individual countries, helping them to better plan for farming and extreme conditions and to ensure they have enough food, water and
UNSW researchers are equipped to train public servants in Pacific Island countries on insects crops and biodiversity, using PNG as a hub for a regional approach to protect fragile local food supplies that are under threat from emerging insects.