Visiting PhD student from Chile

Jaime Aburto spent the month of August in the department working with Dr Georgina Cundill on a number of papers for his Phd research.

Jaime has almost 20 years of experience in the small fisheries sector in Chile, and is currently registered for his Phd at Universidad Catolica Del Norte. Georgina sits on his Phd committee. Jaime is a biologist by training, but has become increasingly interested in linked social-ecological systems thinking, and particularly in governance issues related to small scale fisheries.

Jaime gave a talk in the department on a paper that was recently accepted for publication, in which he described the governance challenges posed by highly variable ecological systems. Ciao Jamie!