UQ|UP staff pitches at Sparks 1: Igniting Ideas

  • Date: Thursday, 28 June 2018
  • Time: 4.30-6.30pm
  • Location: Planning Studio (Room 314/315), Steele Building (3)


4.30pm: Open & Welcome (Prof Gordon Southam)

4.30-5.00pm: Socialising over food and drinks

5.00-5.50pm: 5 minute presentations

  1. Dr Amelia Wenger – “The accidental Sherlock Holmes: looking for evidence of management success”
  2. Dr Andy Christy – “Green rust: a green solution for green water?”
  3. Assoc. Prof Michael Warne – “Queensland’s rivers are valuable ecosystems not drains!”
  4. Dr Dorina Pojani – “Great planning disasters: Purpose built capital cities in the 21st century” [UQ|UP]
  5. Dr Bradd Witt – “Evaluating the impact of the Australian Beef Sustainability Framework- Research Plan 2019, 2020 to 2022 and beyond” [UQ|UP]
  6. Dr Nicole Leonard – “How great was the Great Barrier Reef? – High resolution U-Th dating of coral mortality and recovery rates over the past millennium using reef matrix cores”
  7. Prof Jonathan Corcoran – “Old habits die hard” [UQ|UP]

5.50pm: Socialising

6.30pm: Close