- Reseach project
- – Western Pacific
Helen has over 35 years’ experience in social science, gender studies, anthropology and cultural heritage. She has a PhD in Anthropology from Monash University and is currently a Professor at The University of Sassari in Italy, and The University of Bonn in Germany. She has written and edited numerous publications on women and gender, gender impact assessment, gender and cultural diversity, and gender issues in international development, with a particular focus on the Asia Pacific Region.
Helen has supervised over 94 postgraduates at the PhD and Masters level to completion of their thesis research projects.
She has worked in both academic and consulting capacities for projects in Australia, Britain, Canada, France, Hong Kong, Iraq, Malaysia, Myanmar, New Caledonia, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Singapore and the Solomon Islands.
Helen’s experience and social research skills include:
Australian Research Council Linkage Grant – Australia
Markham Valley Biomass Project – Papua New Guinea
PNG LNG Expansion (P’nyang) Project – Papua New Guinea
SIMP/ Exxon MobilPNG LNG Gas Pipeline – Papua New Guinea
Wafi-Golpu Gold Mine – Papua New Guinea
Spiecapag Social Surveys – Papua New Guinea
Martabe Gold Mine – Indonesia
Opus – New Zealand
Secretariat of the Pacific Community/ Solomon Islands Department of Women, Youth and Children/ AusAID – Solomon Islands