We thank Ambassador Noel Campbell for his permament support to the ASC and share his interview on the role of The Australian Studies Centre after his visit to Montevideo to participate on the 2nd ASC Board Meeting.
Dr Francisco Rosas, one of ASC research colleagues, was invited to AARES Annual Conference to present his paper on “The effect of irrigation on income volatility reduction: A prospect theory approach”.
The Australian Technology Network (ATN) has announced an Australia-South America PhD research program. They are offering ten scholarships for students from the region to study at ATN universities for up to 3.5 years.
Dr. Nicolás Gambetta, Executive Advisory Board Member was invited by Ambassador Noel Campbell to participate in a reception held at his residency in honor to Minister Steven Ciobo on the 11th December in Buenos Aires.
The Australian Studies Centre (ASC), together with UNESCO’s International Geoscience and Geoparks Programme (IGGP) and Dinamige (National Board for Mining and Geology) organised a series of conferences on Earth Science education with ASC visiting Professor Greg McNamara.
On 21st June the Australian Technology Network of Universities (ATN), the Department of Education and Training (Australian Government) and the Australian Trade and Investment Commission (Austrade) organized in Buenos Aires the first workshop on "Scientific Research Methods and collaboration with the Industry in Australia".
Professor Thiomir Ancev from the University of Sydney visited the Australian Studies Centre (ASC) from 12th to the 18th June.
Senator the Hon Stephen Parry, President of the Australian Senate, visitied the Australian Studies Centre on Monday, 5th June.
On the 24th May the Australian Studies Centre received its first visiting professor, Colin Barrow, Chair of Biotechnology and Director of the Centre for Chemistry and Biotechnology (CCB) at Deakin University.