BIEN 2022

26 September 2022 9:00am28 September 2022 5:00pm
Registrations are now open for the 21st annual Congress of the Basic Income Earth Network. BIEN draws together individuals and groups across the world who have an interest in basic income, and encourages education and informed discussion about the potential of basic income in a wide range of contexts. Members of BIEN include social policy practitioners, students, academics, activists and more from a range of disciplinary backgrounds and with diverse political affiliations.

Why a Desert City Became the First UNESCO Creative City of Gastronomy in the USA

4 October 2022 12:00pm1:00pm
A city in the Sonoran Desert may seem an unlikely global leader in using food as a critical factor in sustainable development. This presentation will describe how Tucson leveraged more than 5,000 years of plant-people relationships and recent food system innovations to become the first UNESCO Creative City of Gastronomy in the USA and a thought leader in the global Creative Cities Network.

Venue: W431 - Forgan Smith Building, The University of Queensland, St Lucia Campus

Zoom: https://uqz.zoom.us/j/89818881625

Tucson's Strategies for Supporting the Producers of its Food Heritage

6 October 2022 3:00pm4:30pm
This lecture will focus on programs developed by the non-profit NGO managing Tucson's UNESCO Creative City of Gastronomy designation to support food heritage conservation and local food businesses. Examples will include: 1) a new annual food and culture festival connecting four international gastronomy cities to celebrate the roles of maize (corn) in their food heritages, food cultures, and cuisines; 2) a program certifying restaurants and other local food businesses to recognize their leadership in supporting the local food economy, keeping the region's food heritage alive with traditional ingredients, using environmentally-friendly and socially responsible business practices, and giving back to the community; and 3) business training workshops for food business entrepreneurs focusing on heritage ingredients.

Venue: E302 - Forgan Smith Building, The University of Queensland, St Lucia Campus

Zoom: https://uqz.zoom.us/j/83831315923

Indonesia Elections 2024: Leading candidates, global uncertainty, and the political and the economic legacy of President Joko Widodo.

30 August 2022 12:00pm1:00pm
Join Kevin Evans, Jakarta-based Director of the Australia-Indonesia Centre as he shares his insights on contemporary political, economic and foreign policy dynamics in Indonesia, and reflects on what they might mean for the legacy of President Joko Widodo. Viewers will be invited for a Q&A following the discussion.

Engendering Justice: Current Trends in the Sentencing of Women and Girls in Queensland

17 August 2022 6:00pm8:00pm
Join the Queensland Sentencing and Advisory Council for this important panel discussion on "Current Trends in the Sentencing of Women and Girls in Queensland."
Getting Research into Policy and Practice

Getting Research into Policy and Practice (GRiPP)

19 July 2022 9:00am1:00pm
The Centre for Policy Future’s highly-regarded Getting Research into Policy and Practice (GRiPP) training is designed to help researchers better understand and navigate Australia’s policy landscape.
Koala on branch

Sustainability Research and Innovation Congress, Brisbane 2022

29 June 2022 8:00am1 July 2022 6:00pm
We invite you to join sustainability leaders, researchers, experts, industry and innovators from Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific to share their knowledge on sustainability challenges and opportunities in the Oceania region as part of a major international sustainability event. Coordinated by Future Earth Australia.

Book Launch: Wicked Problems in Public Policy

2 June 2022 4:45pm7:00pm
The Centre for Policy Futures and the School of Political Science and International Studies invite you to the launch of Professor Brian Head’s Wicked Problems in Public Policy: Understanding and Responding to Complex Challenges.
Doctor using smartphone

Policy Futures of Digital Health: A Human Rights Perspective

19 May 2022 2:30pm4:30pm
In this roundtable discussion, leading experts will explore what regulatory frameworks are needed to protect the rights of users and bridge the ‘digital divide’ in digital health.

Fair Food and the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals

15 October 2021 10:00am12:00pm
The United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals are promoted as a pathway to achieving Zero Hunger - but do they apply to fair food initiatives in Australia, and if so, how? Discussions will include talks and interactive activities by the Centres' Dr Claire Brolan, and UQ's Dr Kiah Smith and Joanna Horton. postgraduate candidate University of Queensland

Getting Research into Policy and Practice

Getting Research into Policy and Practice

22 June 2021 9:00am3:00pm
The Centre for Policy Future’s highly-regarded Getting Research into Policy and Practice (GRiPP) training is designed to help researchers better understand and navigate Australia’s policy landscape.
Conversation Series: The Future of Sustainability Solutions

Conversation Series: The Future of Sustainability Solutions

3 June 2021 6:00pm8:30pm
Presented by the Australian Institute for Business and Economics and the Centre for Policy Futures.  Join us at Brisbane's iconic Customs House for a free evening of discussion, networking and sustainable principles. Hear from industry experts on the topics of environmental offsets, sustainability policy, circular economy and more.

Best practice SDG policy & planning

23 March 2021 1:30pm
Join our panel discussion for the Asia Pacific Forum on Sustainable Development (APFSD) with the authors of the report as they analyse ways Australia can learn from best practice around the world.

Getting Research into Policy and Practice Session 3.

26 November 2020 10:00am12:00pm
Session 3: What policymakers want from Academia - A panel discussion
Big Data - Great Barrier Reef

Big Data, Big Decisions. How can we get policy value from real time environmental data?

25 November 2020 11:00am12:00pm
The University of Queensland's Centre for Policy Futures invites you to attend a webinar on big data for water management presented by Dr Greg Edeson, Principal Policy Officer with the Office of the Great Barrier Reef at the Queensland Department of Science.

Getting Research into Policy and Practice Session 2.

29 October 2020 10:00am12:00pm
Session 2. Evidence-based policy making

Getting Research into Policy and Practice Session 1.

15 October 2020 10:00am12:00pm
Session 1. The nuts and bolts: Australia's system of government and the policy process
Joko Widodo

Lowy Institute Webinar: Joko Widodo - Man of Contradictions

8 October 2020 6:00pm
Join us for this Lowy Institute webinar with Ben Bland in conversation with the UQ Centre for Policy Futures own Dr Greta Nabbs-Keller. This webinar takes a look at how Joko Widodo rose from a riverside shack to the top of Indonesian politics on a wave of hope for change, and his struggle to deliver the reforms that Indonesia desperately needs in the midst of crises.
Students in group discussion

Getting Research into Policy and Practice

Cancelled
7 April 2020 9:00am2:30pm
The University of Queensland’s Centre for Policy Futures ‘Getting Research into Policy and Practice’ workshop helps researchers navigate Australia’s policy landscape.

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