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Re-imagining Antarctic Science – The Role of History, Law and Politics

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Lecture Theatre 1 (Room 231) Level 2, Ligertwood Building, Adelaide Law School

University of Adelaide, North Terrace

Adelaide, SA 5005

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This National Science Week/Big Science Adelaide workshop aims to raise awareness of the importance of conducting science in the Antarctic. It brings together an inter-disciplinary, multi-national group, with expertise from history, biology, law and the social sciences, to discuss contemporary challenges and the future of Antarctic science.

There will be five interesting talks with a follow-up Q&A session:

Panel Chair: Dr Michelle Lim, Lecturer, Adelaide Law School, University of Adelaide

  1. South Australia’s historic scientific connections to Antarctica: Mark Pharaoh, Senior Collections Manager, Mawson Centre, South Australian Museum

  2. Antarctic biodiversity has been shaped by past environmental change and extremes, but what is its future?: Dr Ceridwen Fraser, Senior Lecturer, Fenner School of Environment and Society, Australian National University / ACT Scientist of the Year 2016

  3. Antarctic bioprospecting, a developing country perspective: Prof Carina Oliveria, Faculty of Law, University of Brasilia, Brazil

  4. Antarctic bioprospecting, a developed country perspective: Associate Prof David Leary, Faculty of Law, University of Technology Sydney

  5. The rise of China and Antarctic science: Dr Nengye Liu, Senior Lecturer, Adelaide Law School, University of Adelaide

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Lecture Theatre 1 (Room 231) Level 2, Ligertwood Building, Adelaide Law School

University of Adelaide, North Terrace

Adelaide, SA 5005

Australia

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