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August 27, 2012

Peter Oliver’s retirement sermon; Greek philosophers, jelly babies, wicked problems and dugongs

Peter Oliver gave his final lecture entitled “Effectively communicating wicked problems–emotion, ethics, action and those funny little things called facts” at the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre. The lecture was originally scheduled to be held at the University of Queensland, but the interest was too high and Peter’s desire was to have people seated at […]

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August 24, 2012

Peter Oliver’s retirement lecture

Dr. Peter Oliver gave his “Retirement Lecture” at the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre in Queensland, Australia on 23 August 2012. I provided the introduction to Peter’s lecture and the text of that introduction is what comprises this blog post. Peter provided a thought provoking, funny and well delivered talk, with audience participation and interaction. […]

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