20 December 2023

SEI's summer reading guide

From bushfire management and how to cool your body in a heatwave, to stories of snails in Hawai’i and regenerative farming in Northern India. We’ve compiled a list of books, essays, and podcasts by our members, to add to your summer content list.
08 December 2023

Speculation as method in the environmental humanities

In response to our recent workshop on the place of speculation and speculative writing in environmental humanities research, SEI researcher Myles Oakey offers a reflection with the collective contributions of visiting guests and participants.
05 December 2023

From grassroots to global: sustainable climate adaptation through social cohesion

In the face of worsening climate disasters Sociology and Political Economy student Lizzie Moshirian explains why social capital and cohesion are vital to building climate change resilience.
01 December 2023

SEI Director receives prestigious appointment to examine the impact of converging ecological, social and political crises

Professor David Schlosberg has been appointed 2024 Visiting Professor at the Helsinki Collegium for Advanced Studies, at the University of Helsinki.
27 November 2023

Now open: 2024 Iain McCalman Honours Research Award

Applications are open for the 2024 Iain McCalman Honours Research Award. Eligible students can apply to receive a bursary of $2,000 and unique access to the Macleay Collections, in the Chau Chak Wing Museum at the University of Sydney.
27 November 2023

Applications are open for SEI’s 2024 Honours Research Fellowship Program

The honours fellowship is open to eligible University of Sydney students who are interested in multidisciplinary research around critical environmental issues.
23 November 2023

Planning for future disasters: frontline communities key to building resilience

As the country braces for a record hot summer, SEI research highlights the importance of integrating community networks and knowledge, with formal disaster planning.
22 November 2023

Considering the virtues of the virtual academic conference

New research by SEI and partners considers the many potentials of virtual conferences beyond carbon and financial cost reduction, including the opportunities online events present for creating more inclusive spaces for collaboration.
20 November 2023

Towards a coherent energy transition: expanding renewables while sustaining community wellbeing

Where do the synergies and tensions lie on the road to a coherent transition away from fossil fuels in Australia? Researchers have outlined some key recommendations for navigating the way forward.
16 November 2023

Is there a formula for career success in academia?

Freya Grace MacDonald describes the enablers and obstacles on the pathway to success for early career researchers, as they navigate challenges both within and outside of academia.