Members of SAC for Social Sciences, standing from back: (i) Prof. James LOWENBERG-DEBOER, Dept. Of Agriculutural Economics, Purdue University, United States of America; (ii) Prof. Henrik Secher MARCUSSEN, Dept. of Geography and International Development Studies, Roskilde University, Roskilde, Denmark; (iii) Prof. Sten HAGBERG, Dept of Cultural Anthropology and Ethnology, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden; (iv) Dr. Elias AYUK, Secretariat for Institutional Support for Economic Research in Africa (SISERA), IDRC/CRDI, Dakar, Senegal; (v) Assoc. Professor Dr. Fadzilah Majid COOKE, Ethnography and Development Research Unit, University of Malaysia Sabah, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
Dr. Fadzilah Majid Cooke, Head of the Research Unit for Ethnography and Development and lecturer at SSS returned from the Philippines after contributing time to the International Foundation of Science, Sweden for three days in November. Dr. Fadzilah was appointed an Adviser for Social Sciences by the IFS for her long standing research on society, environment and natural resources. Dr. Fadzilah was made an adviser in 2005. After a year of being an Adviser she was appointed by the IFS to be on its Scientific Advisory Committee (SAC) for the Social Sciences.