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Economic Teachers Society 2013 Annual Conference sponsored by the School of Economics

The Economic Teachers Society held it’s day-long conference in the University’s Majoribanks Lecture Theatre and were treated to a morning tea which was held in the School of Economics Board room. Attending from left to right were:  Assoc. Prof. Mandar Oak, Head of School, Ty Cheeseman from Westminster College, George Gronthos from Adelaide High School, […]

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Australia-India Services Dialogue Roundtable Workshop at the University of Melbourne

Head of School, Associate Professor Mandar Oak, convened an Australia-India Services Dialogue Roundtable Workshop at the Australia-India Institute, University of Melbourne, on November 2nd, 2012, sponsored by the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade and the Commonwealth of Australia. Researchers and policy makers from Australia and India exchanged their research and ideas in the development […]

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How to feed the planet?

Prof Kym Anderson presented his research at  the ‘Circle of Economists’ session 13 at the 2012 ‘Les Rencountres Economiques’ in Aix-en-Provence, France. Watch Prof Anderson’s talk and read his paper on What roles for farm technology and trade policies in feeding the planet?

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Student Economics Conference

On May 22nd, the Faculty of the Professions hosted the Student Economics Conference for year 12 high-school students from selected secondary schools across the state. Held in conjunction with the Asian Education Foundation and the Economics Teacher’s Society, the conference encouraged students to continue with their Economics studies, and gave them a broad understanding of […]

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High School Students get a taste of Asia

The Economics Student Conference  set out to answer questions like, What is Economics? and Where can it take me? for an audience of year 12 high-school students from secondary schools across the state. They were encouraged to continue with their economics studies and introduced to the wide range of career paths which are opened up […]

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Podcast – Prof Pardey, Agricultural Investment and R & D Returns

Listen to Prof Phil Pardey from the University of Minnesota speak on research compiled with Prof Julian Alston, UC-Davis on how agricultural investors get their biggest return from their R & D investment.

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Podcast – Prof Findlay, Reframing the Agenda

Listen to a recording of Christopher Findlay, Executive Dean of Professions, University of Adelaide speaking about reframing the food, nutrition, health, and agriculture R and D agenda.

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Podcast – Dr Will Martin, National and global food security

Listen to Dr Will Martin, World Bank, speaking about national and global food security: what roles for trade and trade policies? Slides National and global food security, Dr Will Martin View more presentations from food2050

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Food Security Forum Wrap Up

Prof Kym Anderson’s wrap up comments A stellar line up of speakers and a capacity audience of over 200 delegates and speakers from 16 different countries and 5 Australian states ‘reframed’ the global agriculture and food research agenda. Research and policy priorities for agriculture, food and nutrition research were set and a call to action […]

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Podcast – Prof Pinstrup-Anderson – 10 Action Issues

Click here to download the Podcast Prof Per Pinstrup-Anderson, World Food Prize Laureate, Cornell University and University of Copenhagen Food Security Issues to 2050: What are the biggest issues needing action and whose job is it? 10 Action Issues

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