Crawford School graduations take place this Friday.

Crawford congratulates graduates

13 December 2012

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The December 2012 Conferral of Awards will be held on: Wednesday 12th, Thursday 13th and Friday 14th December.Students from the College of Asia and the Pacific will take part in the ceremony  at 10am on Friday 14 December 2012.

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A record-breaking 290 Crawford School graduate coursework students will receive their awards at this week’s graduation ceremonies, with 12 more to receive their PhDs.

Crawford School’s Director of Education Professor Trevor Breusch paid tribute to all of the graduands taking part in Friday’s ceremony at Llewellyn Hall.

“We congratulate all of the students graduating this week. Their special day is richly deserved, and the culmination of years of study, hard work and dedication,” he said.

“Graduate study is a significant commitment. For many of our students that has meant leaving full-time employment, or moving here from overseas. But the reward for that commitment comes from gaining new skills, an in-depth understanding of the issues they studied and the opportunity to test and develop ideas with some of the world’s sharpest intellects.”

Breusch added that although Friday marks the end of the students’ formal time at the University, it should not be the end of their engagement with the School.

“Learning is a two-way activity. We hope that they’ve benefitted from their time with us, just as we learn from those who come to us as students – it’s part of what builds the community at Crawford School.

“We also hope that they forge a lifelong relationship with the School and keep in touch through the alumni program. So many Crawford graduates have gone on to positions of significance and influence around the world, and I’ve no doubt that many of Friday’s graduates will do the same.  Everyone at Crawford wishes them the best, and looks forward to hearing of their successes in the years to come.”

The students will graduate as part of the College of Asia and the Pacific graduation ceremony starting at 10am on Friday. The ceremony will see 12 Crawford School students awarded the degree of Doctor of Philosophy. They are:

Titik Anas   
Behind the Boom and Bust of Indonesian Exports

Shahbaz Nasir
Service-Led Growth in South Asia:  An Exploratory Analysis
     
Paolo Omar Cerutti   
Governing Natural Resources:  The Case of Illegal Forest Activities in Cameroon
     
Nitin Gupta   
Essays on India's Post-Reform Industrial Performance
     
Silvia Irawan   
Intergovernmental Fiscal Transfers for Conservation:  The Case of Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD+) in Indonesia
     
Hemantha Kumuduni Jalath Ekanayake 
Essays on Fiscal-Monetary Interdependence
     
Andrew Jia Yi Kam   
Malaysian Industrialisation:  Production Fragmentation, Productivity and Technology Spillovers
     
Avinash Kumar   
The Resilience of the Legislature in Fiji 
     
Hai Anh La   
Remittances as Informal Social Insurance. A Case Study of Vietnam
     
Nina Indriati Lestari   
Mineral Governance, Conflicts, and Rights:  Case Studies on the Informal Mining of Gold, Tin, and Coal in Indonesia
     
Rachel Pushparajah Lorenzen  
Perseverance in the Face of Change:  Resilience Assessment of Balinese Irrigated Rice Cultivation
     
Moekti Prasetiani Soejachmoen 
Why is Indonesia Left Behind in Global Production Networks
     
Swarnim Wagle   
Essays on Policy Reforms in Trade, Investment and Taxation

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