Latest news from NCCARF - September 2018

Jobs

The Pacific Institute for Climate Solutions, based at the University of Victoria (UVIC), BC, Canada, is seeking to fill two positions.

  • Researcher in Residence (PhD plus experience), closing date 30 September
  • UVIC Program Manager (Masters degree plus experience), closing date 2 November

For more information, go to https://pics.uvic.ca/work-us 

The University of East Anglia, Norwich UK, is advertising for a Director of the Inter-University Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research, and continuing position as Chair in Climate Change Science and Policy. Closing date 28 September. Please see: https://www.jobs.ac.uk/job/BLX100/director-of-the-inter-university-tyndall-centre-for-climate-change-research-and-chair-in-climate-change-science-and-policy-at-the-university-of-east-anglia

Launch

NCCARF and the Climate and Health Alliance (CAHA) led the development of the Human Health and Wellbeing Climate Change Adaptation Plan for Queensland through extensive stakeholder engagement and consultation across the state. The Plan will be launched in Brisbane on 11 September 2018 by the Minister for Health and Minister for Ambulance Services Honourable Steven Miles MP.

2018 Roadshow on Biodiversity and Climate Change, various events across NSW

The Biodiversity Node, led by Macquarie University and the NSW OEH, invite you to attend the 2018 Biodiversity and Climate Change Roadshow. This event will focus on adaptation planning for species and ecosystems, and will cover new methods and web tools delivered by the NSW Adaptation Research Hub. Join us for an interactive day of presentations, case studies and demonstrations. Registration is free. For more information or to register, visit https://www.eventbrite.com.au/o/biodiversity-node-of-the-nsw-adaptation-research-hub-17485725232

27th Annual NSW Coastal Conference

The 27th Annual NSW Coastal Conference will be held 7-9 November 2018, Merimbula, New South Wales. The conference will bring together over 250 delegates from a diverse range of fields, including: all aspects of coastal, estuarine and marine management, science and research, and education, planning, policy and law; and includes representatives from government, the private sector and community groups and the interested public. For more information or to register, visit http://www.coastalconference.com/

 

The National Climate Change Adaptation Research Facility

The National Climate Change Adaptation Research Facility (NCCARF) works to support decision makers throughout Australia as they prepare for and manage the risks of climate change and sea-level rise.

Based at Griffith University on the Gold Coast, NCCARF has a national focus across Australia to build resilience to climate change in government, NGOs and the private sector. For more information on our aims and activities contact nccarf@griffith.edu.au

What is Adaptation?

In a world where climate impacts are increasingly observable and adaptation actions are increasingly required, we showcase leading impacts and adaptation research and explore the contribution of adaptation science to planning and policy making.

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Publications

A range of information products, including research reports, fact sheets, data, presentations and other outputs from NCCARF's research programs are now available.

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Practical knowledge for adaptation

NCCARF is developing a synthesis and communication program to condense and translate technical research information developed in its first phase into digestable communication products for a diverse audience of end users.

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Adaptation Networks

NCCARF’s Adaptation Research Networks, hosted by universities across Australia, are a community of researchers and practitioners working together to progress climate change adaptation knowledge.

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