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Researcher Spotlight: Anu Rammohan

Anu Rammohan is Professor of Economics and Director of International Relations at the University of Western Australia's (UWA's) Business School. Professor Rammohan is the academic lead at UWA's Australia India Institute and Senior Fellow of UWA's Australia Indonesia Centre.

Her research seeks to understand household-level socio-economic factors that can influence maternal and child health outcomes, gender and food security issues in South and South East Asia, particularly in India, Indonesia and Myanmar.

What are you working on right now? I am working on food and nutrition security, specifically focusing on the role of household socio-economic characteristics and gender roles.

How are you collaborating with colleagues in India/Australia? In person if possible, or Via email, Teams and Zoom.

What does successful research collaboration look like?

A successful collaboration is one that is open, ongoing, involves working with people with complementary skills and where everyone contributes positively.

Who is your favourite Indian athlete? It sounds a bit cliché, but I really like watching cricket. My favourite celebrity is Virat Kohli.

What is your favourite place to visit in India/Australia? In India, the historic temples in Hampi or the national parks in the South. In Australia, the Margaret River region.

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