Learnings from my Fulbright Fellowship experience in Kansas, USA


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Presenter:  Professor Ruth Wallace, Director, Northern Institute, Charles Darwin University

Date: Aug 17, 2017

Time: 2:30pm to 3:30pm

Contact person:  Northern Institute, Charles Darwin University
T: 08 8946 7468
E: thenortherninstitute@cdu.edu.au

Location:  Northern Institute, Yellow Building 1, Level 2, Room 48 (Savanna Room)

Target audience:  Open To The Public - All Welcome – Please Share

In 2016 Professor Ruth Wallace became the first female Australian researcher to be awarded a Fulbright Distinguished Chair in Agriculture and Life Sciences (sponsored by Kansas State University) – one of the most prestigious appointments in the Fulbright Scholar Program. In this seminar Professor Wallace will present about her experience after spending 6 months (January-July 2017) at Kansas State University.

About Professor Ruth Wallace
Professor Ruth Wallace is the Director of the Northern Institute, the social and public policy research centre at Charles Darwin University. Under her inclusive and inspiring leadership, the Northern Institute is rapidly becoming the first port of call for social policy research throughout the University community, the Territory and beyond. Professor Wallace’s areas of expertise are workforce development in regional and marginalised areas, regional development and growth in remote areas, community engagement, and Indigenous enterprise development in remote areas. Professor Wallace is involved in exciting initiatives with northern Europe (including Norway and Sweden) and Canada modelling rural development in other northern regional and sparsely populated areas. Ruth is the social science technical advisor for the Plant Biosecurity Cooperative Research Centre, with a focus on building resilience through community engagement and collaborative knowledge and management systems for biosecurity surveillance. Read her full profile HERE    

RSVP by Wednesday, 16 August 2017 via Outlook or thenortherninstitute@cdu.edu.au

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