|Unit name||Science and Policy for Energy Futures|
|Faculty/School||College of Sciences and Engineering
School of Geography, Planning and Spatial Sciences
|Discipline||Geography and Spatial Sciences|
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On successful completion of this unit you will be able to:
- Lead group learning to better understand complex sustainability challenges
- Develop policy narratives that are politically compelling and scientifically credible as a means of contributing to social and /or environmental change
- Articulate policy options to address complex sustainability challenges
- 25 Credit Points in Interrmediate level units
2-hr lecture and 4-hr tutorial each day for the period 17 June – 9 July
AT1: Group mind map and individual 400 word reflection on group learning (15%)
AT2: Group presentation and 4-page policy brief (25%);
AT3: Annotated table of contents for AT4 (10%);
AT4: Position paper 3000 words (50%)
|Timetable||View the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable|
Leith, P., O’Toole, K., Haward, M. & Coffey, N. (Eds) (2017) Enhancing Science Impact: Bridging science, policy and practice for sustainability. CSIRO: Canberra.
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