About Sophie Edwards

Sophie is the CERES Global Coordinator.
11 05, 2017

History Of The Arnhem Weaver’s Workshops & Why We Travel There Two Times A Year

By | 2017-05-11T12:56:43+00:00 May 11th, 2017|Arnhem Land, CERES Global|0 Comments

In the far north of Australia, there is a vast tract of Aboriginal owned land called Arnhem Land. It covers hundreds of kms of coast, small islands and large tracts of sub-tropical Savanna woodlands. Here live the Yolŋu people. Not far from the coast in almost the very centre of Arnhem Land there is [...]

22 03, 2017

Promoting Clean and Green Food in Global Cities

By | 2017-03-22T08:25:02+00:00 March 22nd, 2017|CERES Global, Cuba|0 Comments

This article was written by Adrian Hearn, our friend, partner and collaborator in Cuba. It was originally published in "Articulation". By 2050 more than 6 billion people will live in cities, generating unprecedented challenges for sustainable food production and distribution. Technical and economic studies of urban food security conducted by the United Nations Food [...]

17 02, 2017

Gift Culture

By | 2017-03-20T09:38:31+00:00 February 17th, 2017|CERES Global, India|4 Comments

 The river never drinks its own water. The tree never tastes its own fruit. The field never consumes its own harvest. They selflessly strive for the well-being of all those around them. - Mewari proverb Sarita kare na paan, vriksh na fal chaakhe kadi Khet na khave dhaan, parhit neepjey sekhra. This is a [...]

20 10, 2016

5 reasons you should do a study tour

By | 2016-11-10T10:30:18+00:00 October 20th, 2016|CERES Global, India|0 Comments

When Bachelor of Information Technology student Rosie first heard about the IT for Social Impact study tour in India she jumped to the conclusion that it wasn’t for her, however several months later she was on the plane about to embark on what she has described as “The best thing I’ve done at uni!” Rosie’s [...]

18 10, 2016

Meeting the Herb Whisperer: Permaculture Principles and Chinese Traditional Medicine

By | 2016-11-10T10:30:18+00:00 October 18th, 2016|CERES Global, China|1 Comment

“Nowadays, the modern medical model is changing. It is gradually shifting from its original medical model of biomedicine into a physiological–psychological–sociological–medical model, which emphasizes that the people, the natural environment, ecological conditions and society are all aspects of a united whole.” (Liu and Liu, 2009, p. vii). Cultivating a holistic environmental politics and regenerative sustainability [...]

4 10, 2016

A bumpy road through beautiful teak forests

By | 2016-11-10T10:30:18+00:00 October 4th, 2016|CERES Global, India|0 Comments

This post was written by John Burne, originally posted on our Jamnya Housing project blog after visiting in March 2016 A bumpy road through beautiful teak forests. Arrived to a warm welcome and immediately saw the brick making machine. It was a focal point with lots of willing helpers, on-lookers and diligent workers. It seemed like [...]

22 09, 2016

Success at International Higher Education Awards

By | 2016-11-10T10:30:18+00:00 September 22nd, 2016|CERES Global, India|0 Comments

The biggest congratulations to, Dr Jason Sargent, our friend and partner who we work with in delivering the IT for Social impact Trips to India, and who has achieved global success at this year’s QS International Higher Education Impact Award in Valencia, Spain for his vision and delivery of the project. We have been running these [...]

3 08, 2016

Living on Country in Arnhem Land

By | 2016-08-03T15:23:33+00:00 August 3rd, 2016|Arnhem Land, CERES Global|0 Comments

This poem was written by Darcy Neave, a participant on the CERES Global Arnhem Land Living on Country Workshop. There is magic in this place In this Faraway Land, Where the sun burns hot In the deep red sand; There is magic in the waters Where the Barramundi swim, Surrender to the magic wawa, Let [...]