2017 Allan Sefton Lecture
The 2017 Allan Sefton Lecture is on Friday 18 August; 5:30pm – 6:30pm in Building 43 at the University of Wollongong.
About the Allan Sefton Memorial Lecture:
The late Allan Sefton was well known to residents of the Illawarra and further afield for his work as a naturalist and conservator of the local environment. In recognition of his contributions to environmental science in the Illawarra region, the Allan Sefton Memorial Lecture was established in 1993 and is a public occasion where a distinguished Australian scientist speaks on a topic of wide environmental interest.
The guest speaker for this year’s lecture, Dr Janice M Lough, is a Senior Principal Research Scientist at the Australian Institute of Marine Science (AIMS, Townsville) and Adjunct Professorial Research Fellow and Partner Investigator with the ARC Centre of Excellence for Reef Studies, James Cook University. She is a climate scientist who has been publishing on issues related to climate change for over 30 years.