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Professor of Rural Development, The University of Queensland, The University of Queensland

Helen Ross is Professor of Rural Development, with the School of Agriculture and Food Sciences, The University of Queensland. She specialises in participatory processes, and social aspects of water management.


  • 2000–2016
    Chair professor, The University of Queensland


  • 1983 
    The University of London, PhD

Professional Memberships

  • Environment Institute of Australia and New Zealand
  • Australian Psychological Society
  • Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies
  • Australia Pacific Extension Network


Fellow, Environment Institute of Australia and New Zealand; Simon Molesworth Award for national contribution to Environmental Management 2013

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