Posts for November 2016

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Fair Food Symposium

Over 80 members of the public attended this event which was held in November, 2016 at the Brisbane Square Library and hosted by Carol Richards and Dr Kiah Smith (UQ). The symposium featured ‘lightening talks’ by 14 speakers, including small food businesses, NGOs, academics, food activists, nutritionists and a farmer. Covering a range of…

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Just Work in the Digital Economy

Rapid technological innovation is fundamentally changing the nature of work, with significant implications for individuals, organisations and societies. In this symposium, QUT researchers from the Work/Industry Futures Research Program (QUT Business School), Digital Media Research Centre (Creative Industries Faculty) and Intellectual…

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Divestment and social change

Shen Narayanasamy, founder of No Business in Abuse and guest speaker on ABC’s Q&A program was amongst the high calibre presenters at this Divestment symposium, which was a collaboration between Carol Richards, Robyn Mayes and Prof Matthew Rimmer (QUT Faculty of Law). The forum explored the social, financial and legal debates regarding…

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