WASD has built a strong network of researchers, policy makers, educators, consultants and employers from all parts of the world to exchange knowledge and experience and discuss current developments and challenges. This directory can be used to help find, support and collaborate with experts from the WASD network.

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Oliver Mutanga


Oliver Mutanga, MSc student holds a BSc Honours degree from the University of Zimbabwe and is now at advanced stages with his Masters in Development Studies at the Centre for Development Support at the University of the Free State (South Africa).…

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Dr. Hazbo Skoko


Dr.Hazbo SKoko Australia holds a doctorate in IT/ICT Management, Master in Information Economics, and another Master in International Business Management. My professional commercial, research and teaching experience includes working in throughout the world, including Montenegro, Serbia, Germany, Sweden, Canada, Chine, Malaysia, Hong Kong, Cambodia, Slovenia, France, the UK, New Zealand, the US, Saudi Arabia and Australia.…

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Dr. Sundus Tewfik

Pharmaceutical Scientist

Dr. Sundus Tewfik is the Course Leader for Herbal Medicinal Sciences at the Faculty of Life Sciences, School of Human Sciences, London Metropolitan University. As a Pharmaceutical scientist, she lectures on conventional and herbal pharmacology.…

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Dr. David A. Lewis

Associate Professor

David Lewis, Ph.D., is Associate Professor of Geography and Planning at the University at Albany, SUNY and Affiliated Faculty with the Rockefeller College of Public Affairs and Policy and the Lewis Mumford Center.…

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Dr. S. Hemavathy Nithyanandhan

Assistant Professor

Ms. Hemavathy Nithyanandhan is an Indian born in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India and lives in Muscat, Sultanate of Oman. Earned her B.A, M.A (Economics) from University of Madras and M.Phil. from Madurai Kamaraj University and PhD (Economics) from University of Malaysia.…

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Prof. Suad Mohamed Sulaiman


Suad M. Sulaiman is professor of parasitology with special training skills in scientific research methodology, ethics in research, proposal writing, editing of scientific material, community development, health and environment, water-borne diseases risks & prevention, health & sanitation for community development, project management, human parasitology surveys, biological transmission of tropical diseases, applied field research on water-borne diseases (mainly schistosomiasis, & malaria), developing and implementing cohort research plans, mentoring and training of research students and health personnel, laboratory management, and post-graduate teaching.…

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Prof. Ronald W. McQuaid


Ronald McQuaid is Professor of Work and Employment at the University of Stirling.  He has a Bachelors degree from Lancaster University, an MSc(Econ) from London School of Economics and a doctorate from Harvard University.…



T. J. JOSEPH is a researcher at  ICFAI Institute for Management Teachers, INDIA

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Prof. Janet Druker


Janet Druker is a Professor at the University of Westminster, London, supporting research development within the Business School. Her most recent full-time post was as Senior Pro-Vice Chancellor at Canterbury Christ Church University where she was based from 2005 until December 2010, leading research across the University.…

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Dr. Dawit Bekele

Research Fellow

Dawit Bekele is Research Fellow and Senior Hydrogeologist at Global Centre for Environmental Remediation (GCER) at University of Newcastle conducting and directing environmental project and research in the assessment, remediation and management of contaminated sites.…

Dr. Afaf Abd El-Raouf Abd El-Moneim Shaaban


Dr. Afaf Abd El-Raouf Abd El-Moneim Shaaban is a lecturer in Department of Forensic Medicine and Clinical Toxicology-Faculty of Medicine for Girls – AlAzhar University-Egypt. She received PhD in 2012 from the forensic medicine and clinical toxicology, Faculty of Medicine for Girls – Al-Azhar University, Egypt.…

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Prof. Sonny Nwankwo


Prior to moving to Nigeria, Sonny Nwankwo was a Professor of Marketing and Director for Research and Enterprise within East London Business School, University of East London, UK. Chartered Marketer and developed his research specialism in consumer studies, more specifically, consumerism and strategic customer management under conditions of market failure.…

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Prof. Hanaa Rasmy Mohamed Attia


Professor Hanaa Rasmy Mohamed Attia is a graduate of the Faculty of Medicine, Cairo University (1985). She joined the National Research Centre (NRC) as an Assistant Researcher in the Nutrition Department, in addition of her original interest as Clinical Pathologist.…


Assistant Professor

Tilal Sayed Abdelhalim Musa is an Assistant Professor, Weed Research Scientist at the Agricultural Research Corporation (ARC), Kosti, White Nile State. Currently, he is working as a Senior Scientist. He has been a partner of the Research Project Sorghum Genotypes, Tillage Systems and Cover Crops for the Promotion of Mycorrhiza between (ARC) Sudan and schareika.uni-goettingen, Germany.…

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Irene Vivas Lalinde

Research Assistant

Irene Vivas Lalinde is a Law Graduate and a Master on Public Policy and Human Development (UNU Merit – Maastricht School of Governance) who has started developing her career on environmental and gender issues.…


Associate Professor

Dr. Hsien-Hung Yeh is an Associate Professor at Griffith University.D. of Department of Finance, Australia.