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Monthly Archives: December 2007

Looking after your brain – new approaches to an age-old problem.

How the brain works remains one of the great unknowns of modern medicine. This is even more of an issue when it comes to how the brain attempts to survive and recover from acute (stroke and trauma) and chronic (neurodegeneration) injury. This lecture will examine some of the revolutionary new approaches being developed for brain […]

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Barry Brook

Professor Barry Brook is a leading environmental scientist, holding the Sir Hubert Wilkins Chair of Climate Change at the School of Earth and Environmental Sciences, and Director of Climate Science at the University of Adelaide’s Environment Institute.

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John von Doussa

The Hon. John von Doussa QC. Former Chancellor of the University of Adelaide and President of the Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Commission.

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Climate Change: Catastrophic Impacts and Human Rights

The pair will deliver a joint presentation which addresses the impacts of climate change on global communities. Professor Brook will review the most recent scientific projections which suggest we are pushing the Earth towards dangerous and irreversible ‘tipping points’. Mr von Doussa will then explore how a human rights framework might be developed to cope […]

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