PhD Candidate (Management and Commerce)
BBus (Hons - 1st Class)
College of Business, Law and Governance Townsville
Mob: 0402 289 724
The engagement of women and technology in agriculture
The engagement of women and technology in agriculture study aims to explore the benefits to rural women and families from using technology. At present, there is little research about the topic of rural women using technology or about how women make decisions to adopt this type of technology. This study investigates the importance of rural women's use of and role in managing technology and the valuable skills and attributes that rural women bring to decision making in management and leadership.
Rachel has given over 130 media interviews on aspects of her research. Read some of these updates here:
Rachel has considerable experience in the agricultural sector, including working with the Bureau of Sugar Experiment Stations, CSIRO and has practical experience on cattle stations.
Rachel's research interests centre on:
Rachel has presented her work at international and domestic conferences and has published her work in several academic and practitioner journals, including the Journal of Rural Studies and the Journal of Learning Design. Rachel's publications can be viewed and downloaded here.