Events for 03 April, 2019

BSI Research Seminar: Networked risk, and a case of an "almost" disaster in the world's happiest country

BSI Research Seminar: Networked risk, and a case of an "almost" disaster in the world's happiest country

Isabell Storsjö will present a series of interconnected events and failures in a specific area in Finland that could have turned into disaster. After the hottest summer ever in Finland, an area that also experienced an unusually dry summer was hit by the worst winter storm in history. The case exemplifies some of the problems of preparedness and response in today's world.
EcoCentre forum: Introduction to the SDGs

EcoCentre forum: Introduction to the SDGs

The Sustainable Development Goals are a collection of 17 global goals and 169 targets set by the United Nations and agreed to by the 193 countries of the United Nations General Assembly. It is a framework by which countries are called to action to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure that all people enjoy peace and prosperity. Agreed on in 2015, the SDGs set the global development agenda until 2030 and are the yardstick by which progress will be measured.
Loop - Jacinta Giles

Loop - Jacinta Giles

Solo exhibition from Higher Degree Researcher Jacinta Giles
On Way Core - Ree Hugh & Anthony Baker

On Way Core - Ree Hugh & Anthony Baker

On Way Core is an exhibition combining new and experimental works by Queensland College of Art doctoral candidates Ree Hegh and Anthony Baker
Visible - Athene Currie, Deborah Eddy & Sonia York-Pryce

Visible - Athene Currie, Deborah Eddy & Sonia York-Pryce

Visual Arts researchers Athene Currie, Deborah Eddy and Sonia York-Pryce are currently investigating the ageing body and psyche through contexts and mediums that address similar questions about how society views ageing women