Below is a list of prospective project supervisors at the Queensland Alliance for Agriculture and Food Innovation. 

Please contact the researcher directly to discuss postgraduate or undergraduate research opportunities.

 

 

Researcher Key interests/research areas Suited to students studying Location
A/Prof Olufemi Akinsanmi   Plant science Ecosciences Precinct
Dutton Park
Prof Mike Bell   Plant science UQ 
A/Prof Patrick Blackall   Animal science UQ 
Prof Andrew Borrell Crop physiology and modelling, cereal genetics, sorghum, rice, wheat, barley Genetics, plant science Hermitage Research Station
Warwick
A/Prof Bhagirath Chauhan   Plant science UQ Gatton campus
A/Prof Liz Dann   Plant science Ecosciences Precinct
Dutton Park
A/Prof Ralf Dietzgen   Plant science UQ St Lucia campus
Prof Andre Drenth   Plant science Ecosciences Precinct
Dutton Park
Dr Joe Eyre   Plant science, soil science UQ Gatton campus
A/Prof Mary Fletcher Organic chemist; identification and analysis of natural
toxins in a range of plants; fungi and agricultural products
Chemistry, Chemical Sciences Health and Food Sciences
Precinct, Coopers Plains
Dr Geoffry Fordyce   Animal science UQ St Lucia campus
A/Prof Andrew Geering   Plant science UQ St Lucia campus
Dr Barbara George-Jaeggli   Plant science Hermitage Research Station
Warwick
Prof Mike Gidley Nutrition, gut microbiota Food science UQ St Lucia campus
Prof  Bob Gilbert Starch Food science UQ St Lucia campus/China
Prof Ian Godwin crop Plant science UQ St Lucia campus
Prof Graeme Hammer Agricultural and veterinary sciences; crop and pasture
production; crop physiology; crop modelling; crop improvement;
sorghum; agronomy; plant breeding; agrometeorology
Plant science UQ St Lucia campus
A/Prof Jim Hanan   Computational science UQ St Lucia campus
Dr Craig Hardner Macadamia Plant science UQ St Lucia campus
Prof Ben Hayes Genetic improvement of livestock, crop,
pasture and aquaculture species'
Animal science UQ St Lucia campus
Prof Robert Henry crop, coffee, rice, eucalyptus Genetics, plant science UQ St Lucia campus
Dr Lee Hickey Wheat Plant science UQ St Lucia campus
Dr Peter James     UQ 
Prof David Jordan   Plant science Hermitage Research Station
Warwick
Prof Timothy Mahony   Animal science UQ St Lucia campus
Dr Deirdre Mikkelsen   Food science, microbiology UQ St Lucia campus
Prof Neena Mitter     UQ St Lucia campus
Dr Michael Netzel   Food science Health and Food Sciences
Precinct, Coopers Plains
Dr Tim O'Hare Strawberry, stone fruit, plum Food science Health and Food Sciences
Precinct, Coopers Plains
A/Prof RCN Rachaputi Pigeonpea, chickpea Plant science UQ St Lucia campus
Prof Daniel Rodriguez   Plant science, Soil science UQ Gatton campus
A/Prof Eugeni Roura   Food science UQ St Lucia campus
Dr Heather Smyth   Food science UQ St Lucia campus
A/Prof Yasmina Sultanbawa Native Australian foods, microbiology Food science Health and Food Sciences
Precinct, Coopers Plains
Prof Ala Tabor Cattle ticks Animal science UQ St Lucia campus
A/Prof John Thomas   Plant science Ecosciences Precinct
Dutton Park
A/Prof Bruce Topp   Plant science UQ St Lucia campus
Dr Conny Turni vaccines; antibiotic sensitivity; classification of
bacteria; epidemiology of pathogens
Animal science,  Ecosciences Precinct
Dutton Park
Dr Barbara Williams Gut microbiota Food science UQ St Lucia campus