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Unit name Science and Policy for Energy Futures
Unit code KGA319
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Sciences and Engineering
School of Geography, Planning and Spatial Sciences
Discipline Geography and Spatial Sciences
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Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this unit you will be able to:

  1. Lead group learning to better understand complex sustainability challenges
  2. Develop policy narratives that are politically compelling and scientifically credible as a means of contributing to social and /or environmental change
  3. Articulate policy options to address complex sustainability challenges




    25 Credit Points in Interrmediate level units


Teaching Pattern

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%)

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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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