IN THE SPOTLIGHT: STUDENT RESEARCH IN COMMUNITY CONSERVATION

“In the Spotlight” is a series of interviews that takes a closer look at the work of CCRN students and their research. Read more to learn about our students’ research and the communities they work with.

Furqan Asif is a PhD candidate in International Development at the University of Ottawa. His research looks at migration, well-being and resilience in Cambodian coastal fishing communities....

Cheryl Chan's thesis examined how a marine protected area influenced the ecosystem services and social wellbeing of a small scale fishing community in Jamaica...

I became interested in this field because I am passionate about research that bridges the gap between rural and marginalized communities and decision-making platforms for natural resource governance...

I decided to return to university to study toward a masters and PhD degree so that I could research, teach and contribute more to managing the on-the-ground social-ecological wicked problems we are facing...

Aibek Samakov's thesis took a closer look at the two different management practices observed in the Ysyk-Köl area of Kyrgyzstan – sacred sites and the Biosphere Reserve...