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Waterisk

A RESEARCH TUESDAYS FORUM In the World Economic Forum’s recently released 2015 global risk assessment, the threat identified as having the greatest potential impact was “water crises”. As our population grows and climate changes, the effective management of water resources will become increasingly critical; not just for the survival of communities and industries, but entire […]

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The Streets Are Alive

How re-thinking urban mobility is injecting new vibrancy into our cities’ street spaces and sparking innovation in the way we travel. Toward the end of the 19th century, city streets around the world became the subject of intense debate. As they swelled with horses, carriages, hawkers and bicycles, questions were asked for the first time […]

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Why Share Houses are Always Dirty

The behavioural economics of cooperation

When: Tues 11 March, 5.30-6.45pm
Where: North Terrace Campus, The Braggs Lecture Theatre
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Where will we source our energy?

A Research Tuesdays forum

When: Tues 10 December, 5.30-7.00pm

Where: The Braggs Lecture Theatre, North Terrace Campus.

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Conquering the Great Wall

How research into plant cell walls in improving our health and boosting production of biofuels

Presented by: Prof Geoff Fincher
When: Tues 9th August, 5.30-6.30pm
Where: North Terrace Campus, Horace Lamb Lecture Theatre

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Underground Knowledge

How cutting-edge research is revealing new ore deposits and the forces that create them

Presented by: Prof Nigel Cook
When: Tues 12th July, 5.30-6.30pm
Where: North Terrace Campus, Horace Lamb Lecture Theatre

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