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Course Preview by Associate Professor Jennifer Cobcroft and Dr. Neil Hutchinson

Events   Course Preview by Associate Professor Jennifer Cobcroft and Dr. Neil Hutchinson

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When and where

Date & Time: Thursday 18th January 2018 | 7:00pm - 8:30pm (Registration starts at 6:30pm)
Location: Room A1-05, Singapore campus (149 Sims Drive 387380)

Agenda

7:00pm Overview of Programs:

  • Bachelor of Business and Environmental Science
  • Bachelor of Business and Environmental Science (Majoring in Aquaculture)

8:00pm Q&A Session

Speaker Profiles

Associate Professor Jennifer Cobcroft
Associate Professor, Aquaculture

Associate Professor Jennifer Cobcroft leads teaching and research in aquaculture at the Singapore campus of James Cook University (JCU). Previously, Jennifer consulted in the strategic planning of emerging aquaculture research opportunities in Australia, marine fish hatchery trouble-shooting (Australia, New Zealand, USA and Mexico), and in aquaculture development in eastern Africa (Tanzania and Kenya) and in South East Asia (Vietnam, Indonesia, Myanmar and Singapore). Jennifer was previously a Research Fellow at the Institute for Marine and Antarctic Studies, University of Tasmania, was leader of the Aquaculture Production Innovation Hub for the Australian Seafood CRC, and managed a large research and development program for hatchery production of southern bluefin tuna fingerlings in close association with industry. She is the current Secretary of the World Aquaculture Society (WAS), a former Board member of the Asian Pacific Chapter of WAS.

Dr. Neil Hutchinson
Senior Lecturer, Environmental Science

Dr Neil Hutchinson coordinates the Bachelor of Business and Environmental Science degree program at the Singapore campus of James Cook University (JCU) and conducts research examining the ecology of coastal marine communities. During his career, he has worked at a wide range of institutions including universities, government research laboratories and NGOs, providing research and information to a variety of stakeholders. He has worked on rocky shore communities in Hong Kong and Japan, has used underwater video systems to study fish populations in seagrass beds in temperate Australia and tracking technology to examining the relationships between predatory fish and their prey and habitat requirements in Europe and Micronesia.

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