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  • Food For a Healthy Planet IIUNIB20014

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject will use a variety of delivery tools including in-class lecture, case analysis, problems, invited expert seminars etc. This will include modules on science, health, economics, politics & law, social issues relating to food and food security. The primary aim in this year is to eng...

  • Climate Change III: Responding to ChangeUNIB30003

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This final subject of the climate change breadth sequence will provide a capstone and integrated assessment experience related to this climate change mitigation, impact assessment or adaptation. A key part of this subject is a project on an applied problem that may be undertaken with a partner su...

  • Global Health, Security & SustainabilityUNIB30002

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    "Global health, Security & Sustainability" is a new and exciting subject that explores the root causes of disease, poverty, injustice and inequity that exist in the world today. It will feature eminent speakers from a range of academic disciplines to provide students with diverse approaches ...

  • Our Planet, Our HealthUNIB10017

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This interdisciplinary subject will introduce students to the core concepts of One Health in its broadest sense, as a concept that describes the interconnectedness of the health of humans, animals and the environment. Key themes that will be explored during the course, with reference to case stud...

  • Insects Shaping SocietyUNIB10018

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This breadth subject explores the interactions of bees and other insects with societies worldwide. From the traditions of ancient Egypt and Asia, to modern day Europe, insects are central, not only in the production of food, and spreading of disease but also play an important role in religion, la...

  • Water for Sustainable FuturesUNIB20012

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    In recent decades the importance of regulating water and its wider implications have been the subject of great debate. Water is no longer viewed solely in hydrological terms, where its supply and allocation are considered to be the only determinants important in understanding how it is regulated....

  • Catastrophes as Turning PointsUNIB10013

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    There is much to be learned from failure, and in recent history there has been no shortage of examples of human-made catastrophes - the Bhopal Chemical spill, the Tuskegee syphilis experiment, the Challenger explosion, the Thalidomide disaster, the release of Cane Toads, the Chernobyl nuclear mel...

  • Generating the Wealth of NationsUNIB10010

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject provides an introduction to the development of economic activity in the world in the past 300 years. The main objectives are to present an overview of the main phases and episodes in the evolution of the world economy in the past 300 years, and to develop an understanding of the role...

  • Drugs That Shape SocietyUNIB20008

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    Drugs that Shape Society is a compelling story of drugs that provides insight to us as individuals and as a society. Drugs impact our lives in many different ways. Social responses to their use have shaped our laws, the health system, commerce – even foreign policies.In Australia the use of thera...

  • Food for a Healthy PlanetUNIB10009

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    Food is a basic human need. But what should we eat? Not all food is good for us, and a balance between diet and exercise is required for a healthy life. Likewise, not all food production methods are good for the environment. Again, a balance between human needs and the health of our environment i...

  • Journalism TodayUNIB30011

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    Journalism is an area of key social importance in the contemporary world, and a practical knowledge of journalistic processes is important not only to media practitioners, but in a range of fields where the quality of public communication is of vital significance. This University Breadth subject ...

  • Our Planet, Our Health IIUNIB20020

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This interdisciplinary subject will challenge students by covering key One Health threats and responses, considering the interconnectedness of the health of humans, animals and the environment. Key themes that will be explored during the course, with reference to case studies, will include: The ...

  • An Ecological History of HumanityUNIB10003

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    An Ecological History of Humanity is essential for students interested in the ecological crises facing our planet in the Age of the Anthropocene. Taught by a geographer, a zoologist, a microbiologist and an historian, it is an interdisciplinary exploration of our complex relationship with the env...

  • Food for a Healthy Planet IIIUNIB30010

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    Food for a Healthy Planet III is about the many facets of modern food systems and the roles, availability and requirements demanded of food in Australia and internationally. Changing dietary requirements by consumers and changing expectations about the desired characteristics of the products of t...

  • Introduction to Climate ChangeUNIB10007

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject is an introduction to the major topics in climate change, including the scientific basis of the greenhouse effect, the history of Earth’s climate, energy options, economics and public policy, the effect of climate change on food, water and health, and the national and international l...

  • Cultures & Flavours of Latin AmericaUNIB20019

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    Cultures and Flavours of Latin America is a subject designed for students interested in a general cultural introduction to the field of Latin American Studies. In this subject students will learn about the history and politics of Latin American countries, their food, wine production, cultural ex...

  • Disability, Diversity and InclusionUNIB30012

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    Drawing on both the lived experience of people with disability and faculty members from a variety of disciplines, this subject will explore the place of people with disability in our community. The subject matter will challenge stereotypes of ‘inability’ and ‘dependence’, and examine how people w...

  • Going Places - Travelling SmarterUNIB20018

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    Travel is an ambition for many cosmopolitan-minded students, either as part of a study program/exchange or as an independent project. Aimed to enhance any travel experiences, the Going Places – Travelling Smarter subject provides interdisciplinary methods to observe and interpret new environments...

  • Internet Meets SocietyUNIB10005

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    The Internet is now a familiar part of everyday life. But what exactly is the Internet? What is it used for and how is it implicated in the transformation of society, culture, community and our daily lives? This subject examines these and other critical questions in exploring the complex interpla...

  • Climate Change llUNIB20001

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject will allow students to further develop their understanding of climate change through a detailed consideration of future mitigation options and adaptation strategies in four areas of critical concern. These areas include (1) energy generation and use, (2) cities and urban development,...