The challenges of Small Island Developing States (SIDS) in the face of climate change are well-documented. Some challenges derive from their geophysical nature, including small land mass, low elevation and high exposure to climate-related disasters.
We live in times of unprecedented complexity. The challenges we face are global, yet responses have been muted and insular. In this lecture, Professor Toope will argue that critical thinking and collaboration, across borders, disciplines and institutions, have never been more crucial than they are now.
If you’re curious about creativity, responsible for helping others with their creative processes, or just have a nagging sense that on a personal level you should be living a more ‘creative’ life, then this talk is for you.
This lecture introduces the research theme Transforming business action towards eliminating plastic waste by exploring some of the exciting transdisciplinary research opportunities available to academics in this area.
Step changes in research tend to occur at the intersections of different disciplines. This lecture will chart the course of an entire award-winning investigative process that originated from such an opportunistic incident.