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Investigating the Interaction of Biology and Culture Through Analysis of Ancient Mayan Skeletons
15 August 2019 | Seminar

In this talk, Stan will provide an overview of his research which involves the analysis and interpretation of human skeletal remains from Mayan archaeological sites in Mexico.

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Mapping cation exchange capacity using a quasi-3d joint-inversion of EM38 and EM31 data
18 July 2019 | Seminar

The cation exchange capacity (CEC, cmol(+)/kg) is a measure of soil’s capacity to retain exchangeable cations.

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PhD Exit Seminar: How to Build a Better Monster: Geometric morphometric and finite element analysis of the mekosuchine crocodile forelimb to assess locomotion
20 June 2019 | Seminar

The focus of evolutionary biomechanics is to relate form to evolutionary function in the context of physical restraint.

Hidden in the figures: a new approach to evaluating the effectiveness of science communication
16 May 2019 | Seminar

There is little evidence that science communication is effective (Sless and Shrensky, 2001).

Tipping cascades in polar regions drove global change during early Last Interglacial warming
4 April 2019 | Seminar

Irreversible shifts of large-scale components of the Earth system (so-called ‘tipping elements’) are a concern for pace and severity of future climate change.

The Making of Mistaken Point UNESCO World Heritage Site, Newfoundland, Canada
4 April 2019 |

Mistaken Point is a globally significant Ediacaran fossil site in SE Newfoundland that was inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List in 2016.  Mistaken Point is one of only 16 World Heritage...

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Coffee Break: Carol Oliver
25 October 2018 | Seminar

Challenges and opportunities in online learning and teaching

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Coffee Break: John Triantafilis
18 October 2018 | Seminar

Over 70 % of sugarcane industry operates next to the Great Barrier Reef. Sugarcane farmers are therefore under pressure to improve practices to minimise off-farm pollution.

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New Earth Histories
4 October 2018 | Seminar

New Earth Histories is led by new UNSW SHARP professorial hire, Alison Bashford. It aims to produce a new and cosmopolitan history of environmental and Earth sciences.