UNSW Climate Change Festival

UNSW-ClimateFest-infoWe would like to invite you to UNSW Climate Change Festival which will be held on the Alumni Lawn outside the new Michael Crouch Innovation Centre on Thursday 29 October, from 8.30am to 5.30pmGet your FREE ticket now!

Featuring live music, innovation workshops, art installations and more, the event is part of the Grand Climate Challenge, a series of events + activities that lead up to COP21 (The Paris Climate Change Conference), where the world will ask; can we keep global warming below 2°C?

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4th International Conference on Countermeasure to Urban Heat Island (4th IC2UHI) 2016, Singapore

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For more details and updates go to: http://www.ic2uhi2016.org/

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A Sustainable Built Environment Conference 2016 Series (SBE16), Sydney Australia

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For more details and updates go to: http://www.sbe16sydney.be.unsw.edu.au/index.html

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GBCA Vacancy – Technical Coordinator


The Sustainability Services Team at the Green Building Council of Australia (GBCA) have two vacancies for a Technical Coordinator.


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How to apply
Closing date for applications: COB Friday 2 October 2015
Please email your covering letter and resume addressed to Catherine Andon, HR & Operations Manager to catherine.andon@gbca.org.au

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Eco Peace Leadership Center(EPLC) & Kangwon National University (KNU) Request Feedback

The Kangwon National University and the EPLC are conducting a brief survey about trends, demands and insights to reshape international enrollment strategies. Please see the below and take a survey, which will be available for your feedback by June 30th(Tue).

The Eco Peace Leadership Center(EPLC) has cooperated with Korea Green Foundation, UNEP ROAP, the Kangwon National University(KNU) and Yuhan-Kimberly on dealing with environmental problems in the Asia Pacific region through the EPLC educational program.

EPLC Leadership Program provides environmental CSO activists of the Asia Pacific region with state-of-art technology and information by being matched one on one with supporters consisted of academic experts and practitioners in Korea.

The KNU and the EPLC have practical projects underway that encourage strong partnerships with faculties, development organizations and the government in order to develop Asia Pacific leaders and build their environmental professionalism. This survey is aimed at identifying ways of the KNU Graduate School’s recruitment model for prospective graduate students in especially the Asia Pacific region by surveying their decisions as whether to pursue an advanced degree and what types of programs to consider.

This survey is to help the KNU and the EPLC offer a choice of programs and resources that meet your personal and academic needs. To ensure confidentiality, we will compile the results in aggregate so that individual responses will not be identifiable. If you have any questions about the survey, please contact us.

Please type in English and submit it by June 30th(Tue).

You can access the survey by going to : http://goo.gl/forms/qmEXDqoO8k

Thank you for your time,

General Secretary SHIN, Jihye

Eco Peace Leadership Center

(E-mail : eplc2006@hanmail.net)

Website : http://www.eplc.asia

Address : Coll. Forest Sciences 1st Bldg #109

Kangwon National Univ. Chuncheon Gangwondo Korea

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Job Opportunities in San Francisco for BE Sustainable Development alumni


A fast emerging sustainability consulting firm Environmental Building Strategies (EBS) Consultants in San Francisco needs to hire ESD project managers. Warren Neilson, an alumnus of Sustainable Development Masters program at UNSW Built Environment, is the Director of Projects at EBS and invites interested current students or alumni for these exciting positions.

For further information on available positions visit: http://ebsconsultants.com/contact-ebs/green-building-career/

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CRC for Low Carbon Living Masters & PhD Scholarships

CRC_LCL logo_GREYDo you have a passion for sustainability and an interest in contributing towards the development of tools, knowledge, techniques and technologies for a low-carbon built environment?

The CRC for Low Carbon Living (CRCLCL) is offering scholarships for Masters or PhD by Research with a strong industry focus. These scholarships are valued at $65,000 over two years (full-time) or four years (part-time) for Masters and $95,000 over three years (full-time) for PhD students. Scholarship positions are available in Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide and Perth.

The CRCLCL is a national research and innovation hub that supports Australian industry’s global competitiveness in the low carbon built environment sector. It brings together property, planning, engineering and policy organisations with leading Australian researchers. Further information on these scholarships can be found here.

Improve your expertise and career with research degree with a strong industry focus. Please contact the CRCLCL Education Leader, Denny McGeorge or Sara Fagir or visit the CRCLCL website to find out more.

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Seminar: The Energy – Transportation Nexus & Personalised Public Transportation

Shivkumar Kalyanaraman, Chief Scientist of IBM Research Australia, presents a special seminar on “The Energy – Transportation Nexus & Personalised Public Transportation”.

The Energy - Transportation Nexus & Personalised Public Transportation

When: Tuesday, 28 October 2014  |  12:00pm – 1:00pm

Where: The Michael Hintze Theatre LG03, Tyree Energy Technologies Building, UNSW

More information and registration at: http://www.lowcarbonlivingcrc.com.au/events/2014/10/energy-transportation-nexus-personalised-public-transportation

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Sustainable Buildings Research Centre Open Day


Booking through Eventbrite.

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VERGE’s Free Virtual Event: See the Future of Next-Gen Buildings and Cities‏


The future belongs to those who understand how to harness data to achieve radical new efficiencies in sustainability. And that future happens at VERGE Virtual. Join Joel Makower, along with presenters and panelists from The White House, C40, City of New York, USGBC, and many more for our first VERGE Virtual event of 2014. This free event will explore how the growth of smart buildings and smart cities is enabling new services and revenue opportunities, along with new models for business engagement.

During this free event, you’ll see:

  • Illuminating keynotes on the people and technologies fueling innovation in smart buildings and smart cities.
  • In-depth case-studies covering next-gen infrastructure,future buildings & cities, driving climate action through data innovation, and America’s urban future.
  • Practical sessions to help you understand critical trends, and walk away with actionable information.

Even if you can’t attend, sign up anyway to get full access to the archive presentation following the event.


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