The University of Melbourne
FORUM : Resistance to change - herbicides & pesticides
Tuesday August 16 at 4:15 pm
Dr Margaret Ayre holds a Bachelor of Forest Science and doctorate (History and Philosophy of Science) from The University of Melbourne. Since 2010 she is a Senior Lecturer in the Faculty of Veterinary and Agricultural Sciences at the University of Melbourne where she works on transdisciplinary projects investigating climate variability, effective catchment management and rural innovation. 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. She has undertaken collaborative research on ag tech transitions with the Australian cotton and sugar sectors and with colleagues at DairyNZ and Wageningen University.