Academics and practitioners: bringing together our strengths by Dr Philippa Smales Research for Development Impact Network. Article reprinted by special permission of Regarding Rights.
Philippa is the Network and Partnerships Manager for the Research for Development Impact (RDI) Network, which is currently hosted within the office of the Australian Council for International Development (ACFID). She has previously worked in several regional NGOs based in both Thailand and Australia, focusing mainly on Asia and the Pacific. She also previously lectured Business Ethics at RMIT while completing her PhD at the Centre of Applied Philosophy and Public Ethics (CAPPE) at the University of Melbourne. Her research interests include international human rights law, workers’ rights, gender, education advocacy and policy, development impact, localisation and ethical principles for research.
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