Nov 8th, Wednesday – SEACO received a visit from Professor Sharon Pickering, Dr Michaela Goodson, Dr Narelle Warren & Dr Tan Maw Pin. Their arrival was greeted by the director of SEACO himself, Professor Daniel Reidpath and SEACO’s Platform Manager, Nirmala Devarajan.
Professor Sharon is a Professor of Criminology and Dean of Arts at Monash University Australia. She researches irregular border crossing and has written in the areas of refugees and trafficking with a focus on gender and human rights.
Dr. Narelle is the Focus Group Discussion (FGD) Principal Investigator, who is also medical anthropologist who is interested in understanding the relationship between the lived experience of neurological conditions, biomedical representations of the brain and temporality and has been conducting her researches in Malaysia since 2011.
Dr. Michaela is a Dean of Research, Newcastle University Medicine Malaysia. She lead the Research agenda for Newcastle University’s satellite campus in Malaysia.
Dr. Tan Maw Pin is currently an Associate Professor in Geriatric Medicine at the University of Malaya. Her area of expertise is in Internal Medicine & Geriatric Medicine.
Professor Sharon, Dr Michaela, Dr Narelle & Dr Tan spent time visiting SEACO office and were briefed on SEACO during the visit at the booth presentation session. All their questions were answered by the SEACO staff who presented.