TKI Faculty Profile | Kirsty Galloway McLean

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TKI Faculty Profile | Kirsty Galloway McLean


Kirsty Galloway McLeanKirsty Galloway McLean, an Australian national, is currently working at the UNU Institute for Advanced Sciences (UNU-IAS) on the Traditional Knowledge Initiative, heading research on traditional knowledge and climate change, overseeing various communications activities (including the TK Bulletin), and contributing to research programs on access to genetic resources, biotechnology, health and biodiplomacy issues. Her academic background is in medical science, cross-cultural communication and cognitive sciences. Her policy contributions at international level have ranged from traditional knowledge and climate science to risk assessment, biodiversity, biosafety and information management. She is particularly interested in cross-disciplinary research.


A selection of recent publications related to traditional knowledge available online include:

Peer-Reviewed Books

Other Publications (Articles, Conference Proceedings, Policy Briefs, etc):

Further information:

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