Boom and Bust wins Whitley Medal

Boom and Bust: Bird Stories for a Dry Country, edited by Libby Robin, Rob Heinsohn and Leo Joseph, has won the Whitley Medal, the nation’s most prestigious award for zoological…

Seminar: Weather at a Time of Catastrophe

Chris O’Brien History (RSSS) Seminar Thursday, 3 September, at 3.30 pm in the McDonald Room, Menzies Library, ANU. In 1897 Darwin was destroyed for the first time. Well over a…

The Idea of Weather: 1660-1860

Julian Holland, Associate of the Centre for Historical Research, National Museum of Australia Fenner School Seminar Series Thursday 27 August 2009, 1-2pm, in Fenner School Forrestry Lecture Theatre, Forestry Building…

Bushfire essay short-listed for Alfred Deakin Award

Tom Griffiths’ essay on the Victorian bushfires, ‘We have still not lived long enough’, has been short-listed for the Alfred Deakin Prize for an Essay Advancing Public Debate, and described…