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1 GPEM 2010 SCHOOL OF GEOGRAPHY, PLANNING AND ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT 2010 Postgraduate Welcome

2 Name of presentation Month 2008 Professor James Shulmeister Head of School Contact Room: Phone: Research Interests: - climate history of El Nino - reconstructing climate change from glaciers - human and natural impacts on lakes - vegetation responses to climate change - sea-level change and coastal responses

3 Name of presentation Month 2008 ‘Tackling the BIG Issues’ Head of School: Jamie Shulmeister (July 2009) School Manager: Lara Atzeni 26 Academic Staff (+7 Research staff) 14 General Staff 60 Research Higher Degree students Research Intensive School

4 Name of presentation Month 2008 Research Centres Climate Research GroupClimate Research Group (CRG) This multidisciplinary group specialises in the research of past, present and future weather and climate. Centre for Spatial Environmental ResearchCentre for Spatial Environmental Research (CSER) Aims to provide a focal point for developing geographic or spatial information science applications to understand and solve environmental, social and economic problems. Queensland Centre for Population Research Queensland Centre for Population Research (QCPR) QCPR undertakes pure and applied research, and provides education and training, in demography and population geography. The Working Group for Cleaner ProductionThe Working Group for Cleaner Production (CleanProd) Practical Solutions to achieve MORE USING LESS...A world where...LESS means MORE

5 Name of presentation Month 2008 OUR Postgraduate Programs Environmental Management Graduate Certificate Graduate Diploma Master Geographic Information Science Graduate Certificate Graduate Diploma Master Urban and Regional Planning Graduate Certificate Graduate Diploma Master Development Practice Graduate Certificate Graduate Diploma Master/Master (advanced) Regional Development Graduate Certificate Graduate Diploma Master Associate Professor David NEIL Tel : Dr David PULLAR Tel: Associate Professor John Minnery Tel: Dr Donovan Storey Tel: Dr David Wadley Tel:

6 Name of presentation Month 2008 Student Administration and Technical Support staff Tineke Schoonens Student Administration Manager Room: Phone: Nivea Hall Student Administration Officer Room: Phone: Helen Smith Student Administration Officer Room: Phone: FACULTY of SCIENCE office Level 2 Building 69 TEL: Hilary Macleod Advanced Studies Coordinator Room Phone: Jurgen Overheu Senior Scientific Officer Room: Phone: Alan Victor Technical Officer Room: Phone:

7 Name of presentation Month 2008 Facilities Available Computer Labs –Lab PCs Users Access during semester –General Lab Room PCs –GIS/RS LabRoom PCs –Postgrad Lab Room PCs –swipe cards are available for a $20 security deposit. –Collect a deposit form from outside Swipe cards are needed for building access on weekends as well. Other Large A0 poster printer/plotter Specialised software applications

8 Name of presentation Month 2008 Associate Professor David Neil Program Director, Geography & Environmental Management Contact Room: Phone: Research Interests Applied Geomorphology Land Degradation Biogeography Environmental Studies Coastal Processes and Management

9 Name of presentation Month 2008 Associate Professor John Minnery Program Director, Planning Contact Room: Phone: urban planning policy, and housing. policy in areas such as urban renewal, regional planning, crime prevention through environmental design housing (particularly social and low cost housing). history of important local urban policy innovations, such as the creation of “greater” Brisbane in 1925, and the history of regional planning in South East Queensland.

10 Name of presentation Month 2008 Student Services Contact details: Dr David Hughes Phone:

11 Name of presentation Month 2008 UQ LIBRARY SERVICES Liaison Librarians: Planning: Architecture and Music Library Ms Cathy Bauer Phone: 3346 Geography, Environmental Management: Social Sciences and Humanities Library Ms Adriana De Michiel Phone: Academic Writing /EndNote Workshop: Mrs Noela Yates ( Library - Library Corporate Services ) Phone: :

12 Name of presentation Month 2008 Postgraduate Social Club Current RHD students in the School and executive of the Social Club Owen Powell Mitchell Lyons

13 Name of presentation Month 2008 Any Questions? Please join us at the BBQ in the Palm Court!


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