Fellowship to examine globalisation impact on Indonesia's fishermen May 26, 2010 Dirk Steenbergen, PhD Candidate in the Asia Research Centre, has been awarded one of two prestigious Australia Netherlands Research Collaboration Travel Fellowships. The fellowship will pay for Mr Steenbergen to study in the Netherlands for six months as part of his PhD program. The Australian Netherlands Research Collaboration Program was established in 2007 by the Australian and Dutch governments to facilitate research on South East Asia in areas of mutual interest. Mr Steenbergen's project examines the effects of globalisation and climate change on the livelihoods of fishermen in Indonesia's Eastern Islands that make up part of theÂ 'Coral Triangle' – an area within the South-East Asian seas which is renowned for its biodiversity and natural beauty. Mr Steenbergen's fellowship in the Netherlands will allow him to work with experts in rural development sociology and in marine conservation policy at Wageningen and Leiden Universities, and will allow him to sharpen the impact of his study on Indonesian and international marine conservation policies. Print This Post Media contact: Jo Manning Tel: (08) 9360 2474 | Mobile: 0408 201 309 | Email: email@example.com Categories: General, Teaching and Learning, Research, Asian studies, political science and social sciences, International, School of Social Sciences and Humanities, School of Social Sciences and Humanities Research Tags: asia research centre, climate change, conservation, dirk steenbergen, fishermen, globalisation, indonesia, international marine conservation policies, sociology Comments (One response) Buy Forever Flawless October 11, 2012 Hi to every body, it's my first pay a visit of this weblog; this web site consists of amazing and truly fine information designed for visitors. Leave a comment Name (required) Mail (will not be published) (required) Website You can use these tags : <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong> We read every comment and will make every effort to approve each new comment within one working day. To ensure speedy posting, please keep your comments relevant to the topic of discussion, free of inappropriate language and in-line with the editorial integrity of this newsroom. If not, your comments may not be published. Thanks for commenting!