Our 2022 content archive


02 November 2022

Championing environmental and sustainable values within cultural institutions

What is the space for environmental and sustainability researchers and students within cultural institutions from galleries to museums? We hear from professionals in the field on their career pathways and advice for working in the sector.
18 October 2022

Rethinking capitalism in an age of radical change

How do we confront our own failures in the climate crisis? In this reflective piece, Arts student Simone Maddison draws parallels between the neoliberal agenda and environmental destruction, and considers alternative roadmaps to move beyond the Anthropocene.
17 October 2022

How can we tell difficult stories differently?

In response to our recent workshop on Environmental Storytelling in Diverse Media, SEI researchers Freya Grace MacDonald and Jennifer Degar reflect on shifting narratives of climate crisis, and the power of stories to transform our relationship with the environment.
16 October 2022

Community perspectives on organising, growing and eating in the climate crisis

On World Food Day, we hear from our Grounded Imaginaries community researchers in India and Australia on how we can reimagine our food systems.
11 October 2022

Call for EOIs: Sustainability at Sydney and SEI collaborative research projects

Sustainability at Sydney and SEI are inviting Expressions of Interest for researchers to work on two collaborative research projects on sustainable consumption on campus, and flight reduction.
06 October 2022

Is there still hope for an Australian Urgenda?

In response to the success of global climate litigation, Law student Larissa Isakov considers the potential to hold government and corporations accountable for climate harms here in Australia.
04 October 2022

Engaging in collaborative research and crossing disciplinary boundaries

SEI 2022 Collaborative Fellows James Dunk and Paul Rhodes reflect on the value of multidisciplinary research for their project exploring youth-led participatory action on climate distress.
19 September 2022

Imagining the university in times of ecological emergency

What is the future of the university in the climate crisis? Should we tear it all down, or rebuild and re-engage? Researchers Ingrid Helene Brandt Jensen and Mads Ejsing from the University of Copenhagen consider how we negotiate the present from the future.
12 September 2022

Exploring everyday nature in urban environments

During National Biodiversity Month, it’s important to highlight the extraordinary array of species we share our cities with. In The Urban Field Naturalist Project’s new book, A Guide to the Creatures in Your Neighbourhood, we learn that there are lots of reasons to explore the natural world within our urban spaces. Choose whichever one works for you and get out there!
05 September 2022

How does travel allow for new perspectives?

Following a research trip to the United Kingdom, SEI Honours Fellow Vivienne Goodes reflects on how the opportunity to travel provided contemplation, reflexivity and personal growth to add greater depth to her Honours thesis.