PhD seminars

Environmental and Resource Management (ERM) &
Resource Management in Asia-Pacific Program (RMAP)

Seminars are held on Mondays, 12.30-1.30pm in Miller Theater in Old Canberra House.

The ERM PhD Seminar is a forum for doctoral students in the Environmental and Resource Management stream at the Crawford School of Public Policy, The Australian National University, to present their work and receive input from faculty and fellow students.

Semester 2, 2010

Date Presenter Topic
6 December
Wijayono Sarosa
Mining and Corporate Social Responsibility in the Midst of Local Autonomy: Some Lessons from PT. Kaltim Prima Coal, Indonesia
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13 September
Patrick Doupe
Designing financial transfers for reduced deforestation
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Semester 1, 2010

Date Presenter Topic
17 May Paulus Liu Kupang: Social Adaptability and Vulnerability across an urban-rural continuum in West Timor
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3 May
Marit Kragt
An Integrated Assessment approach to linking biophysical modelling and economic valuation tools
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29 March
Matthew Dornan
Institutional Structures for Sustainable Solar-Based Rural Electrification in the Fiji Islands - The Renewable Energy Service Company Model
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22 March
Robert Bino
The Kokoda Track Authority - A star or villain?
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15 March
Undarga Sandagsuren
Changing resource access and its impact on pastoral land management, Mongolia
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1 March
Fiona Downs
Improving Governance to Avoid Deforestation and Forest Degradation in Indonesia and Papua New Guinea
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Past seminars - Environment forum

Semester 1, 2009

Date Presenter Topic
25 May
Qiang Jiang

Modelling Water Resource Allocation
in the Murray Darling Basin

13 May
Silvia Irawan

Intergovernmental Fiscal Transfers for Environmental Management: The Case of Reduced Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD) in Indonesia

4 May
Zahrul Muttaqin

Designing Payments for Environmental Services (PES) to Reduce Emissions from Deforestation and
Forest Degradation in Indonesia.

6 April
Jeff Bennett

Non-market Environmental Valuation: Dispatches from the trenches of policy application.

1st April
Sonia Akter

Empirical testing of an extended non-expected utility model: an application to climate change mitigation in Australia.

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18 March
Anthea Coggan
Understanding institutional efficiency: What drives transaction costs when managing environmental impacts of development with an offset?

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Semester 2, 2008

Date Presenter Topic
22 September
Gabriela Scheufele

Environmental values and valuation across time
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1 September
Ben McNair

Integrating consumer preferences in price regulation of electricity networks
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25 August
Kasia Mazur

Choice Modelling in the Development of Natural Resources Management Strategies in NSW

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11 August
Huy Nguyen-Vu
Household Demand for Solid Waste Management Services in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Semester 1, 2008

Date Presenter Topic
12 May
Piers Gillespie
Conflict resolution and participatory processes
7 April
Albert Ofei-Mensah
Transaction Costs Analysis of Alternative Greenhouse Gas Policy Instruments in the Australian Transport Energy Sector
17 March
Andrew Lee
Xinjiang, the far north-west of China: "Reclaiming" desert for agriculture, natural resource tensions and the effect of Han colonization on the indigenous Turkic peoples and the natural environment
3 March
Michael Ward

Managing Urban Water under Drought

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