Along with study and research, the Angkor Research Program creates business opportunities for Australian industry and develops teaching resources for Australia's high school curriculum.
Our primary focus is the spatial organisation, operation, social life, development and demise of Angkor in its ecological and contemporary context, along with exploring Cambodia's place in the modern world. We connect disciplines across the University in arts, science, agriculture, medicine and law.
The University has established collaborative research agreements for ongoing research at Angkor with:
As well as research publications, seminars and conference presentations, the program generates considerable international interest and has also produced an integrated database and map system for the management of Angkor.
Exploring Angkor from every angle
The Angkor Research Program comprises academics and researchers from across the University and welcomes international guests.
Professor Roland Fletcher, Urbanism and settlement patterns
Emeritus Professor Jeffrey Riegel, Chinese history and South-East Asian connections
Associate Professor Daniel Penny, Palaeoenvironment and palaeoclimate
Dr Baoping Li, Chinese cermamic analysis
Dr Damian Evans, Remote sensing of archaeological landscapes
Associate Professor Christophe Pottier, École Française d'Extrême Orient, Pre-Angkorian and Angkorian archaeology
Prof Miriam Stark, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Archaeology of occupation
Dr John Miksic, National University of Singapore, South-East Asian Ceramics
Dr Chhay Rachna, Authority for the Protection and Management of Angkor and the Region of Siem Reap, Archaeology of Angkor region