Ms Ru Foong, University of Melbourne

Project Role: Honours Student

Project: Next generation agricultural extension: social relations for practice change

About: Ru is an undergraduate student at the University of Melbourne and joined the project team in 2023. Ru commenced her honours year as part of her Bachelor of Arts in Geography and is under the supervision of Activity 2 Lead, Dr Ariane Utomo and Project Lead Associate Professor Brian Cook. Ru’s research interests include development, globalisation and social change. She has a background in human geography and development studies. Ru’s topic is the livelihood aspirations of young agricultural science graduates in Northwest Cambodia. Her methodology utilises qualitative methods including life mapping, narrative interviews and photo elicitation.

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School of Geography, Earth and Atmospheric Sciences , Faculty of Science, University of Melbourne