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Launch Event: Doctor of Philosophy

Events   Launch Event: Doctor of Philosophy

When and where

Date & Time: Thursday 11th January 2018 | 7:00pm - 9:30pm (RSVP by 4 January 2018 to reserve a seat.)
Location: Singapore Marriott Tang Plaza Lengkuas Room (2nd Floor), 320 Orchard Road, 238865 Singapore

Summary

James Cook University’s reputation for excellence in research is worldwide. This reputation continues to build at the Singapore campus of James Cook University as we attract high-quality academic staff to conduct innovative research projects. We commit ourselves to research of excellence and high impact, particularly on issues of critical importance to the world’s tropics and high volume tourism areas, such as Asia.

As such we are proud to announce the launch of our Doctor of Philosophy program.

The event will include a workshop titled: “Choosing a research topic and supervisor - 5 things you should know” to help prospective candidates embark on their journey.

Other Higher Degrees by Research that are available at the Singapore campus of James Cook University include:

  • Master of Philosophy
  • Graduate Certificate of Research Methods (Tropical Environments and Societies)
  • Graduate Certificate of Research Methods (Tropical Health and Medicine)
  • Graduate Diploma of Research Methods (Tropical Environments and Societies)
  • Graduate Diploma of Research Methods (Tropical Health and Medicine)

Speaker’s Profile

Professor Dean Jerry is the Director of the ARC Research Hub for Advanced Prawn Breeding, and the Deputy Director JCU Centre for Sustainable Tropical Fisheries and Aquaculture, James Cook University.

His primary area of research focus and expertise is in the application of genetic technologies to the improvement of farmed aquatic organisms. He has worked with aquaculture species for 17 years and over this time has built a large internationally recognised research team in aquaculture genetics which has been instrumental in the development of genetic tools and knowledge to inform selective breeding programs for numerous tropical aquatic farmed species.

He is currently the Acting Dean of Research at the Singapore campus of James Cook University.

*Photos and video will be taken during the event for news and various publicity purposes