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Dr

Margaret Ayre

Senior Lecturer (Rural Innovation & Adaptation)
community-based; catchment management
science & technology
life sciences & biomedicine
environmental sciences & ecology
policy
systems
environmental studies
management
adaptation
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Dr

Margaret Ayre

 
Division
Veterinary And Agricultural Sciences
 
Primary Interest
Sociology Of Knowledge; Natural Resource Management; Indigenous Land And Water Management; Climate Variability And Adaptive Strategies
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Dr

Margaret Ayre

 

Dr. Margaret Ayre holds a Batchelor of Forest Science (Hons.)

and doctorate (History and Philosophy of Science) from The University of Melbourne. Her doctoral thesis was on the development of contemporary, cross-cultural and sea management strategies on Aboriginal estates in North Eastern Arnhem Land, Northern Territory. She has worked as: a land/water management planner (1994/5); Lecturer with the Bachelor Institute of Indigenous Tertiary Education (1995/7); as a Senior Policy Officer (2002/07) on the development of national oceans policy; as a Postdoctoral Research Fellow with CSIRO (2007/10) in collaborative water planning; and (since 2010) as a Senior Lecturer in the Faculty of Veterinary and Agricultural Sciences at the University of Melbourne where she works on transdisciplinary projects investigating responses to climate variability, effective catchment management and agricultural and regional development. An applied social scientist, her research interests are in the production of scientific knowledge and the relationship between science, technology and society in natural resource management policy and practice, agricultural development and Indigenous community-based land and sea management.

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Honours, Awards and Fellowships

2010

Fellow of the Peter Cullen Trust


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Credentials

Positions


Senior Lecturer (Rural Innovation & Adaptation)

Agriculture And Food

Inaugural Fellow

Peter Cullen Trust

Education


Doctor of Philosophy

University of Melbourne

Batchelor of Forest Science

University of Melbourne