Executive & Research Team

At the ASC we engaged with experts in different fields of studies who are currently working on our main Key Areas of Study (KAS). All researchers are leading their industries and make possible ASC academic excellence.

Lic. Magdalena Narbondo

Manager at Australian Studies Centre
Master of Business (Tourism Management)
mnarbondo@uni.ort.edu.uy

 

 

Dr. Nicolas Gambetta

Board Member, Executive Director and Head of Business KAS at ASC
gambetta@ort.edu.uy

 

 

 

Dr. Francisco Rosas

Head of Agriculture KAS at ASC
frosas@ort.edu.uy

 

 

 

Dr. Lorena Betancor

Head of Biotechnology KAS at ASC
betancor@ort.edu.uy

 

ASC’s main objectives

ASC’s main objectives

  • To organize conferences, seminars and roundtables about Australian current issues and their relationship with the region.

  • To promote overseas study and student exchange programs.

  • To promote academic cooperation with Australian universities, in particular faculty exchange programs and activities in support of the Uruguayan postgraduate system.

  • To develop courses on Australian history, politics, international relations, economics, business, society, education, culture, literature, sustainability and environmental topics.

  • To develop comparative research projects between Australia and the region.

On Friday 9 March 2018 we received the visit of Cathy Raper, Head of Europe and Latin America Engagement at the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) of Australia.

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”.

In December 2017 the ASC received the visit of Ms Natalie Collard, Board Member of COALAR, the Council for Australian and Latin-American Relations.

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.