Assistant Professor Ram Pandit from the School of Agricultural and Resource Economics at UWA has won research collaboration funding for his project ‘Forests, ecosystem services and communities: Lessons from Nepal Himalaya’, in collaboration with the University of Leeds and the University of York in the UK. The funding will take Assistant Professor Pandit to Nepal, as well as to the UK, to conduct his research.
UWA shares a common purpose with the Australia Council: to
achieve international excellence. A recent review of the Australian Council
endorsed ‘excellence' as the basis of its grants and claimed that due to the Council's
funding "Australia now punches far above its weight on the international arts