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Ruth Nettle

Professor
Agriculture And Food
science & technology
life sciences & biomedicine
agriculture
systems
environmental sciences & ecology
social sciences
management
networks
innovation
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Prof

Ruth Nettle

 
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Veterinary And Agricultural Sciences
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Prof

Ruth Nettle

 

Dr Ruth Nettle leads the Rural Innovation Research Group (RIRG) at the University of Melbourne. Ruth's personal research interests include:
a) Rural workforce development (human transitions in farming and the role of collaborative action in supported change)
b) The role of extension in rural change (learning systems, adaptation)
c) Multidisciplinary research, development and extension (the role of RD&E in rural innovation)
d) Farming systems change (decision-making, technology and change)

Ruth also provides input into the strategic issues facing rural industries in Australia through strategic reviews:
• Human and social capacity
• Role of Development in the future of RD&E
• Role of extension

The Rural Innovation research Group currently includes 4 Research fellows and an active post-graduate program, with 3 PhD students.

The group teaches subjects in Human Resource Management, Innovation- Change and Knowledge transfer and contributes to Social Research Methods.

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Honours, Awards and Fellowships

2008

2008 Vice-Chancellor's Knowledge Transfer Awards - Excellence Commendation

The University of Melbourne

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Credentials

Positions

Positions


Professor

Agriculture And Food

Education Sub-Committee

Australasia-Pacific Extension Network

Education

Education


Doctor of Philosophy

University of Melbourne

Master of Applied Science (Rural Development)

University of Western Sydney

Bachelor of Rural Science (1st Class Honours)

New England

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