What is Blue Carbon? There is increasing interest in the potential for Blue Carbon to become a financing mechanism for the conservation and restoration of saline wetlands. It encompasses the natural way that coastal vegetated environments capture and store atmospheric carbon. Mangrove, saltmarsh and seagrass are considered the most efficient saline ecosystems for sequestering or storing carbon.


There is an increasing demand for environmental professionals with Contaminated Site Assessment, Remediation and Management (CSARM) experience. It is a complex field of environmental management and, with the support of NSW Environmental Protection Agency (NSW EPA) and industry consultants, UTS Science School of Life Sciences has developed a program of short course modules to help environmental professionals update their specific area of expertise, extend their knowledge base and network with colleagues in industry and government.


2016 Writing Clear Science Workshops

 

What we teach:

We teach how to write clearly and succinctly, without sacrificing scientific accuracy.

We teach you how to get your thoughts down clearly and how to increase your efficiency as a writer. We teach how to write and design documents according to audience (e.g. industry, peer review), purpose (e.g. monitoring report, journal article) and the type of research or project problem that needs to be solved.

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A global online community dedicated to improving knowledge on the science of learning has been launched by prestigious international publishing group Nature Research and The University of Queensland. UQ Queensland Brain Institute director Professor Pankaj Sah said the npj Science of Learning Community website was a space for teachers, policymakers and scientists working in neuroscience, education and psychology to discuss how to enhance learning in schools.