The Asia Research Institute, National University of Singapore has been awarded a Singapore Social Science Research Council (SSRC) Grant to carry out a five-year project (2017-2022) on the Transboundary Environmental Commons in Southeast Asia (TECSEA). The project is led by Prof David Taylor from NUS Geography and Prof Jonathan Rigg from ARI. I am fortunate to be included in this project as an external collaborator and lead researcher for Work Package 1 of the project on “Atmosphere: Biomass Burning and the Haze”.
(Please see Phase 1 here).
Phase 2 of our British Academy Project brought us to Leeds, Oxford, and London. The objective of this fiend trip was to meet with experts based in the UK who have done similar research to the one we are planning to undertake under this project, so that we can learn from them possible methodologies, strategies and challenges, as well as link up with possible contacts back in Indonesia.
I am fortunate to be the co-Principal Investigator for a three-year British Academy Grant for a project entitled “The Design, Communication and Impact of Evidence-Based Forestry in Indonesia”. Other members of the group include Assoc. Prof. Dr Adam Tyson (co-PI) from Leeds University, Dr. Shofwan Albana from Universitas Indonesia, and Ms Ratih Indraswari, Mr Apresian Risadi Stanislaus, and Mr Albert Triwibowo from Universitas Katolik Parahyangan.