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The Australian National University

Charles Tambiah

Position: Field Studies Coordinator



Charles Tambiah is a researcher with the School of Art at ANU, associated with an Australian Research Council Linkage Project Grant headed by John Reid. The research project, called "Engaging Visions" is aimed at evaluating artists’ engagement with communities about the environment.

Charles' ongoing research focuses on the nexus between science and art. He is an accomplished science photographer, with his images being used in research, education and science communication, and exhibited and published in Australia and the USA.

Charles is also an established facilitator in research management and researcher development, specialising in foundation knowledge/skills and frameworks required for successful research practice in the university sector.

With an international research background in wildlife management and community participation, Charles has over 20 years of experience in over 15 countries. His publications include the topics of marine turtle research and conservation, community engagement and participation, ecotourism, art and the environment, and research methods and management.

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