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Carla Bento Guedes

Carla Bento Guedes

Cultural Astronomy & Cultural Competence Researcher, UNSW

Sydney-based Uni Tutor/ Cultural Astronomer Researcher / Master by Research in INDIGENOUS STUDIES,CULTURAL COMPETENCE, and CULTURAL ASTRONOMY/ Creative Director & Copywriter Freelancer.

A career focused on people, creativity, communication, writing, exploring Anthropology in Journalism and Advertising, studying Australian Indigenous peoples, Cultural Astronomy and Cultural Competence.

After almost 20 years of a solid, interesting , intense, coherent and awarded career in the Communication industry (first, as a journalist, and after as a creative copywriter/Creative Director), time has come to invest in the focus, rigour, academic and scientific knowledge. After finishing her 1st year of Ph.D. in COMMUNICATION SCIENCE course in Portugal (at Lusófona University in Lisbon), Carla is now interested in completing a MASTER by RESEARCH course in CULTURAL COMPETENCE, INDIGENOUS STUDIES, and CULTURAL ASTRONOMY (at University of New South Wales in Sydney). Exploring Cultural Competence for Astronomer, and how this knowledge can help Cultural Astronomers (and others scientists using ethnography as part of the scientific process) to increase their Cultural Competency towards the Australian Indigenous peoples. A personal investment in scientific research that will only be complete when three interests are completely united under an Academy recognised Australian Ph.D.: CULTURAL COMPETENCE, INDIGENOUS STUDIES, AND AUSTRALIAN INDIGENOUS ASTRONOMY.

Space Science Series

How far they'll go: Moana shows the power of Polynesian celestial navigation

Feb 15, 2017 07:54 am UTC| Science

This article contains minor spoilers. One of the greatest feats of human migration in history was the colonisation of the vast Pacific Ocean by Polynesian peoples. They achieved it thanks to their sophisticated...

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Australian bonds slump after RBA’s October meeting minutes signal next move to be rate hike; September employment report in focus

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Challenge populism: re-inventing the world together

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What young people can learn from the Kavanaugh hearings

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How we can turn the tide for women in science

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Why more women don't win science Nobels

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