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Resilience, adaptation pathways and pathways of knowledge exchange

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Seminar
13 November 2014, 11am : Free
Macaulay B suite, Aberdeen and broadcast live to the New Seminar Room Dundee
for scientists, students and other interested parties
Professor Ioan Fazey

Professor Ioan Fazey, of the University of Dundee, will present this seminar entitled "Resilience, adaptation pathways and pathways of knowledge exchange" at the James Hutton Institute in Aberdeen.

Abstract

The aim of this presentation is to outline the diverse work Prof Fazey is conducting on resilience, adaptation, transformation and knowledge exchange processes. Much of this work is linked by the need to examine and understand change processes, including how they come about, and the role of research and policy interactions for facilitating such change. Understanding such processes is essential to enable the significant shifts that are needed in society to enable more effective responses to the burgeoning global environmental challenges.

Biography

Prof. Fazey studied Zoology as an undergraduate at the University of Aberdeen, going on to an MSc in Ecology at the University of Wales.  He gained his PhD in 2005 from the Australian National University, Canberra, where he studied the nature and role of experiential knowledge for conservation.  This included work with farms and National Parks and Wildlife staff about their understanding of the complex social and ecological dynamics of an extensive wetland system.   Since then Ioan has held a number of academic appointments lecturing on sustainable development at Aberystwyth University, the University of St. Andrews and, most recently, at the University of Dundee where he holds the position of Chair of Social Dimensions of Environmental Change.

This seminar will be hosted by Professor Deb Roberts, Social, Economic and Geographical Sciences.

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