Newsletter: 5 August

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Social

4.30pm this Friday. Haere Roa / Foundry. Join us for an afterwork catch up!

Events of interest

Coastal adaptation webinar this Thursday 11am
The Resilience to Nature’s Challenges team will present their recent work on coastal adaptation using the ‘Dynamic Adaptive Pathways Planning’ approach, the application of this approach to new challenges such as managed retreat, and ongoing and future work on enabling proactive coastal adaptation.
https://mailchi.mp/a5382a1d74ae/webinarhow-can-our-coastal-communities-adapt-to-an-uncertain-future-5042729?e=ea77afbe4d

Community engagement workshop
In the ENCN375 course (Sustainable engineering for a changing climate) on Monday 10th August (4-6pm) there is a workshop on community engagement being led by Tonkin + Taylor. Manea Sweeney is one of the facilitators and led the NZ Climate Change Risk Assessment community engagement team. There is space for additional people, if you or your students are interested, and it would be great for the students to have some different perspectives. If you’re interested, please contact tom.logan@canterbury.ac.nz.

PhD opportunities

Monash – PhD Opportunity in Sustainability Entrepreneurship and transforming local spaces.
We have a fully-funded PhD scholarship situated within the Human Geography team, based in the School of Social Sciences, Faculty of Arts (Monash) – working with A/Prof. Megan Farrelly and A/Prof. Wendy Stubbs.
Commencing in October 2020*, this PhD project will contribute to a global research initiative TRANSFORM and seeks to define suitable policy and governance mixes that can accelerate the uptake of sustainability entrepreneurship across different contexts: Australia, Canada and Sweden. 
To submit your applications (or if you have any questions) please email megan.farrelly@monash.edu up until 5pm 31st August.

Special issues

Frontiers – Smart and Resilient Operations of Multi-modal Transport Networks in the Era of Emerging Technologies: Modelling and Control
https://www.frontiersin.org/research-topics/14985/smart-and-resilient-operations-of-multi-modal-transport-networks-in-the-era-of-emerging-technologies

Please send me events, blog posts, other information that might interest our team.
Also, if you have additional students, people, or partners to go on the website, please send them through.

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