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Jean Galbraith: Writer in a Valley by Meredith Fletcher

Jean Galbraith: Writer in a Valley is the compelling story of Jean Galbraith (1906–1999), one of Australia’s most influential botanists and writers on nature, plants and gardens. As a garden writer, she was particularly notable for spreading knowledge of Australian...

Call for Proposals for 2015 ESEH Conference

The Call for Proposals for the ESEH 2015 conference is out now! The deadline for submissions is 1 October 2014. In this conference we aim to create conversations about the results of environmental history research and about the process and methods of that research....

Animal welfare PhD scholarship

  Getting to the Meat of the Matter: Social and economic issues in animal welfare in Australia’s livestock industries This scholarship is associated with the above ARC Linkage Project co-directed by Professor Rachel A. Ankeny and A/Prof Wendy Umberger, and will...

GM history PhD scholarship

The Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences at the University of Adelaide welcomes applications for the mid-year round for higher degree (PhD) scholarships in all disciplines, including the following ARC-funded project (funded 2014-16): Making Plants Better, Making...

Special issue of ENNZ

From the Editors, Paul Star and Tom Brooking: The seven articles in this special issue of Environment and Nature in New Zealand were all written between 1989 and 2000 by students at the University of Otago.  Five of them are condensations of ‘long essays’ (that is,...