Seminar/Forum

Perspectives:Asia  |  In search of safe ground in the Pacific

Perspectives:Asia | In search of safe ground in the Pacific

John Rodsted has had a rich and varied career. He has worked as a photographer for 40 years, activist, parachute instructor, stuntman, author, film maker, wilderness guide, expedition leader and professor.

He has just returned from the United Nations in Geneva where he launched his book In Search of Safe Ground in the Pacific. This is a study of left over munitions throughout the Pacific from World War 2 and how they impact today's Pacific societies.
Confirmation Seminar: Valuing patient experiences in Queensland Emergency Departments

Confirmation Seminar: Valuing patient experiences in Queensland Emergency Departments

Menzies Health Institute Queensland presents Claudia Bull's PhD Confirmation with The Economic, Policy and Innovation Centre for Health Systems.
Claudia will propose theoretical models of the patient experience and how it could be incorporated into economic evaluation frameworks, and explore her developed ED patient experience classification system.
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Griffith Asia Institute Seminar: Digital diplomacy and the changing repertoire of narrative practices in international politics

Griffith Asia Institute Seminar: Digital diplomacy and the changing repertoire of narrative practices in international politics

In this presentation, Dr Jérémie Cornut provides an overview on how new technologies of communication changes the repertoire of public diplomacy.
Griffith Asia Institute Research Seminar: Russia's Pivot(s) to Asia: Strategy, Reactivity and Political Economy

Griffith Asia Institute Research Seminar: Russia's Pivot(s) to Asia: Strategy, Reactivity and Political Economy

In this presentation, Dr Nikolay Murashkin will discuss the domestic and external drivers behind Russia's contemporary policies in the Asia Pacific, as well as their historical context, and will argue that the on-going "pivot to Asia" represents continuity with earlier diplomacy rather than a reactive short-term posture.
BSI Research Seminar: Preparing logistics for a low carbon world

BSI Research Seminar: Preparing logistics for a low carbon world

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change now argues that to keep global warming to a sustainable level of total CO2 emissions will have to drop by 45-50% over the next twelve years. What does this mean for logistics, a business activity accounting for 10% of energy-related CO2 emissions? In this seminar, Alan McKinnon will explain how companies can devise a strategy for decarbonising their logistical activities.
MenziesHIQ Program Seminar Series: Healthcare Practice and Survivorship - Humanoid Robotics in Healthcare: Public Education to Health Intervention

MenziesHIQ Program Seminar Series: Healthcare Practice and Survivorship - Humanoid Robotics in Healthcare: Public Education to Health Intervention

Dr Nicole Robinson is a Research Fellow at the Australian Centre for Robotic Vision in the Humanoid Robotics project. Dr Robinson will discuss research being conducted in the 'Humanoid Robotics' group, including the use of Pepper robot in healthcare public education, interventions and health clinics.