Established in 1992 the Institute of Environmental Studies (IES) is an interdisciplinary research and teaching facility at the University of New South Wales (UNSW).
The Institute of Environmental Studies delivers five innovative, interdisciplinary, flexible and practical post-graduate programs that combine a solid foundation in environmental management with a choice from a wide range of electives. Our students develop comprehensive knowledge and skills designed to enhance their careers and enable them to play a meaningful role in a sustainable future. The courses are available on campus and online.
The Australian Minister for Science and Research has invited Professor Mettternicht to join the scientific advisory panel of the Australia-India Strategic Research Fund (AISRF), the main platform to support collaboration in science between the the two countries.
Joy Baluch the mayor of South Australia's Port Augusta, who campaigned for solar energy for her city has died but not before South Australia's take-up of rooftop solar has risen to double the national average. Lateline ABC reports.
Progressive think tank Centre for Policy Development and its Sustainable Economy Program released Going solar by Laura Eadie and Cameron Elliott. The report examines the role of rooftop solar pv in transforming Australia’s electricity industry. Laura Eadie is an IES MEM graduate.
We all know that we’re wasting more food than is good for us or the planet. But what can we do about it? Institute of Environmental Studies and UNSW Sustainability will host an Q & A event. Join some of our political, academic and social leaders, OzHarvest and the United Nations Environment Programme in a healthy discussion about what’s wrong – and what could be right – about food, waste and our future. Book NOW: wed2013.eventbrite.com.au
This seminar identifies the potential impacts other than direct economic ones of all modes of transport, including HSR, and how to quantify them from the international literature. John Black is a Research Fellow in the IES and his reseacrh into the broader impacts of transport on society span 6 decades.
According to new analysis from energy research firm Bloomberg New Energy Finance, unsubsidised renewable energy is now cheaper than electricity from new-build coal- and gas-fired power stations in Australia. But does this mean the battle to clean up our energy system has now been won? Presented by Kobad Bhavnagri, Bloomberg New Energy Finance.