Our 2022 content archive


20 December 2022

SEI awarded major funding to examine climate disasters

SEI researchers have secured two NSW Disaster Risk Reduction Fund Discovery Project grants to undertake research on strengthening community resilience and preparation for ongoing climate disasters.
15 December 2022

An antidote to our disconnect

In this creative reflection, students Faith Roche and Alex Hoffman reflect on the failings of Western conceptions of nature and why we must embrace connection, chaos and reverence as we re-evaluate our relationship with the environment.
12 December 2022

Exploring a sense of place through art

How do creative artistic practices add depth to how we experience our environment? In this review, SEI 2022 Honours Fellow Olivia Mulligan explores the work and ideas of conceptual, place-based artist Professor Daniel Peltz.
06 December 2022

Announcing SEI’s 2023 Honours Research Fellowships

Applications for the Sydney Environment Institute’s 2023 Honours Research Fellowship Program are now open.
01 December 2022

Contemplating places that will no longer exist

The futures we once thought we had are disappearing. Here, Museum and Heritage Studies student, Lauren Poole, considers how the historic material we are working to preserve is radically transforming as climate breakdown takes hold.
28 November 2022

SEI’s collaborative research projects for 2023

SEI’s 2023 Collaborative Grants have been awarded to a diverse range of researchers across the University.
23 November 2022

SEI welcomes Suhasini Gunatillaka to the team

We hear from SEI's new Administration Officer, Suhasini Gunatillaka, about her work background and interest in environmental issues.
17 November 2022

How could Australia transform its approach to building in flood-prone areas?

As many parts of Australia experience increased flooding, Architecture student Bethany Hooper looks to global examples of building design and planning that centre resilience and adaptability in a changing climate.
14 November 2022

Connecting with nature and community on campus

During Urban Agriculture Month, we hear from Matilda Risso, one of the students behind the University of Sydney garden, on the importance of community and learning how to grow your own food in the city.
08 November 2022

Drawing the climate and reimagining our future

How can we reimagine our climatic and social imaginaries? SEI Doctoral Fellow Freya MacDonald reflects on how the climate crisis is represented in images across multiple disciplinary settings.