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Science and research staff

Scientific research is a key driver of innovation and improved resource management in the primary industries sector which in turn drives growth and profitability.

Our research scientists are well connected and regarded both nationally and globally, and work collaboratively in a broad range of primary industries, and public and private organisations.

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ALEMSEGED, YohannesAgricultureTrangie
ALVARENGA, TharcillaAgricultureCowra
ANDREWS, ToddAgricultureArmidale
ANWAR, MuhuddinAgricultureWagga Wagga
ARTHUR, PaulAgricultureEMAI (Menangle)
ASMUS, MartinFisheriesNaranderra
ASTLES, KarenFisheriesWollongong
ATAOLLAHI, ForoughAgricultureWagga Wagga
AYTON, JamieAgricultureWagga Wagga
BADGERY, WarwickAgricultureOAI (Orange Ag Institute)
BAILEY, GrahamBiosecurity and Food SafetyOAI (Orange Ag Institute)
BAKER, GaryAgricultureWollongbar
BALLARD, GuyBiosecurity and Food SafetyArmidale (DO)
BEANGE, LukeAgricultureDubbo
BECKER, AlistairFisheriesPort Stephens
BENGSEN, AndrewBiosecurity and Food Safety
BIRD-GARDINER, TracieAgricultureTrangie
BOGEMA, DanielBiosecurity and Food SafetyEMAI (Menangle)
BOND, JudeAgricultureArmidale (BIC)
BOOTH, MarkFisheriesPort Stephens
BOSCHMA, SuzanneAgricultureTamworth
BOWMAN, AlisonAgricultureOrange (head office)
BOYS, CraigFisheriesPort Stephens
BRILL, RohanAgricultureWagga Wagga
BROADFOOT, KimAgricultureOAI (Orange Ag Institute)
BROCK, PipAgricultureParramatta
BUTCHER, PaulFisheriesCoffs Harbour
BUTLER, GavinFisheriesGrafton
CAFE, LindaAgriculture
CARNEGIE, AngusBiosecurity and Food SafetyWest Pennant Hills
CASHEN, MichaelAgricultureWagga Wagga
CHAMBERS, GrantAgricultureEMAI (Menangle)
CHAPMAN, ToniBiosecurity and Food SafetyEMAI (Menangle)
CHEN, YizhouAgricultureEMAI (Menangle)
CHICK, RowanFisheriesPort Stephens
CLAYTON, EdAgricultureWagga Wagga
COLEMAN, DanielFisheries
COLEMAN, MelindaFisheriesCoffs Harbour
COLLINS, AlisonBiosecurity and Food SafetyEMAI (Menangle)
COLLINS, DamianBiometrics (Chief Scientist's Branch)EMAI (Menangle)
COOK, TonyAgricultureTamworth
COOMBES, NeilFisheriesWagga Wagga
COWIE, AnnetteAgricultureArmidale (BIC)
COX, JustineAgricultureAlstonville (NSW CTH)
COX, TarnyaBiosecurity and Food SafetyOAI (Orange Ag Institute)
CUDDY, WillBiosecurity and Food SafetyEMAI (Menangle)
DARBYSHIRE, RebeccaAgricultureWagga Wagga
DEUTSCHER, Ania Biosecurity and Food SafetyEMAI (Menangle)
DOBOS, RobinAgricultureArmidale (BIC)
DOMINIAK, BernieBiosecurity and Food SafetyOrange (head office)
DONOGHUE, KathAgricultureTrangie
DOUGHERTY, WarwickAgricultureRichmond
DOVE, MichaelFisheriesPort Stephens
DUNCAN, MeaghanFisheriesNaranderra
DUNN, BrianAgricultureYanco
DUNN, MathewAgricultureYanco
EMEBIRI, LivinusAgricultureWagga Wagga
ENGLEFIELD, AdrianAgricultureWagga Wagga
FEARNLEY, JessicaAgricultureOAI (Orange Ag Institute)
FIELDER, StewartFisheriesPort Stephens
FINLAISON, DeborahBiosecurity and Food SafetyEMAI (Menangle)
FITZGERALD, MichaelAgricultureEMAI (Menangle)
FLEMING, PeterBiosecurity and Food SafetyOAI (Orange Ag Institute)
FORSYTH, Dave Biosecurity and Food Safety
FOWLER, StephanieAgricultureCowra
GAYNOR, LukeAgricultureWagga Wagga
GESTIER, SarahBiosecurity and Food SafetyEMAI (Menangle)
GILLIGAN, DeanFisheriesBatemans Bay
GLASBY, TimFisheriesPort Stephens
GOLDING, JohnAgricultureGosford
GOOLD, Hugh Agriculture
GOPURENKO, DavidBiosecurity and Food SafetyWagga Wagga
GRAHAM, Neroli AgricultureTamworth
GREENWOOD, PaulAgriculture
GU, XingnianBiosecurity and Food SafetyEMAI (Menangle)
HAILSTONES, DeborahChief Scientist's BranchEMAI (Menangle)
HALL, KarinaFisheriesCoffs Harbour
HARASTI, DavidFisheriesPort Stephens
HARDEN, StevenBiometrics (Chief Scientist's Branch)Tamworth
HARRIS, AnneBiometrics (Chief Scientist's Branch)Gosford
HARRIS, CarolAgricultureGlen Innes
HARRIS, Felicity AgricultureWagga Wagga
HAWKES, RoyleAgricultureEMAI (Menangle)
HAYES, RichardAgricultureWagga Wagga
HERD, RobertAgriculture
HETHERINGTON, ShaneAgricultureOrange (head office)
HIRST, PhillipAgriculture
HOLLOWAY, JoanneAgricultureWagga Wagga
HOLMAN, Benjamin AgricultureCowra
HOLZAPFEL, BrunoAgricultureWagga Wagga
HOPKINS, DavidAgricultureCowra
HOSSAIN, Mustafa Kamal Agriculture
HUGHES, JulianFisheriesMosman
HUIQUAN, Bi AgricultureWest Pennant Hills
HUME, IainAgricultureWagga Wagga
HUWER, RuthBiosecurity and Food SafetyAlstonville (NSW CTH)
JACKSON, StephenAgricultureOrange (head office)
JENKINS, AbigailAgriculture
JENKINS, CherylBiosecurity and Food SafetyEMAI (Menangle)
JIA, YanAgriculture
JORDAN, DavidBiosecurity and Food Safety
KATHURIA, AmritBiometrics (Chief Scientist's Branch)West Pennant Hills
KEEN, BradAgriculture
KELLY, GeorginaAgricultureWest Pennant Hills
KHAIRO, SalahadinEconomicsOrange (head office)
KIMBER, StephenWater
KIRKBY, KarenBiosecurity and Food SafetyNarrabri
KIRKLAND, PeterAgricultureEMAI (Menangle)
KNOTT, NathanFisheriesHuskisson
KOETZ, Eric AgricultureWagga Wagga
LANE, ChrisBiosecurity and Food SafetyOAI (Orange Ag Institute)
LAW, BradleyAgricultureWest Pennant Hills
LI, GuangdiAgricultureWagga Wagga
LINDBECK, KurtAgricultureWagga Wagga
LIU, De LiAgricultureWagga Wagga
LOWRY, MichaelFisheriesPort Stephens
LUCKETT, DavidAgricultureWagga Wagga
LYONS, NicolasAgricultureEMAI (Menangle)
MACCALLUM, RichardAgricultureCondoblin
MAJZOOBI, MahsaAgricultureWagga Wagga
MALCOLM, HamishFisheriesCoffs Harbour
MARSH, IanBiosecurity and Food SafetyEMAI (Menangle)
MARSHALL, Kate Biosecurity and Food SafetyEMAI (Menangle)
McCLINTOCK, Anthea AgricultureOrange (head office)
MCCONNACHIE, Andrew Biosecurity and Food Safety
McDOUGALL, SandraAgricultureYanco
McGOWEN, IanAgricultureOrange (head office)
MCINTOSH, ShaneAgricultureWollongbar
MCMASTER, Colin AgricultureCowra
McMULLEN, GuyAgricultureTamworth
McPHEE, MalcolmAgricultureArmidale (Livestock Industries Centre)
MEEK, PaulBiosecurity and Food SafetyCoffs Harbour
MENSAH, RobertAgriculture
MENZ, IanAgricultureWagga Wagga
MEYER, RichardAgricultureWagga Wagga
MILGATE, AndrewAgricultureWagga Wagga
MITCHELL, DavidAgricultureOAI (Orange Ag Institute)
MO, JianhuaBiosecurity and Food SafetyYanco
MOLONEY, BarbaraAgricultureOrange (head office)
MONKS, DaveAgricultureDareton
MOORE, KevinAgricultureTamworth
MORRIS, StephenBiometrics (Chief Scientist's Branch)Wollongbar
MORTIMER, SueAgricultureTrangie
MUIRHEAD, Lynette Agriculture
MURPHY, SeanWaterTamworth
MURRAY, Alex AgricultureOAI (Orange Ag Institute)
NACHIMUTHU, GunasekharAgricultureNarrabri
NAPIER, TonyAgricultureYanco
NICHOLAS, AdrianAgricultureGosford
NORTH, SamAgricultureDeniliquin
NORTON, MarkAgricultureWagga Wagga
O'CONNOR, WayneFisheriesPort Stephens
O'KEEFFE, PatriciaAgricultureOrange (head office)
O'ROURKE, BrendonBiosecurity and Food SafetyEMAI (Menangle)
OLESEN, TrevorAgricultureAlstonville (NSW CTH)
OLI, Prakash AgricultureYanco
ORCHARD, BeverleyFisheriesWagga Wagga
ORGILL SusanAgricultureWagga Wagga
OVENDEN, Ben AgricultureYanco
PARKS, SophieAgricultureGosford
PEDDEMORS, VicFisheriesMosman
PILKINGTON, LeighBiosecurity and Food SafetyGosford
PILTZ, JohnAgricultureWagga Wagga
POWELL, JanineEconomicsNarrabri
PRESTON, AaronAgricultureWagga Wagga
RAMAN, HarshAgricultureWagga Wagga
RAMAN, RosyAgricultureWagga Wagga
READ, AndrewBiosecurity and Food SafetyEMAI (Menangle)
REFSHAUGE GordonAgricultureCowra
REGAN, PeterWaterOAI (Orange Ag Institute)
REYNOLDS, OliviaBiosecurity and Food SafetyWagga Wagga
RICHARDS, MarkAgricultureWagga Wagga
ROGIERS, SuzyAgricultureWagga Wagga
RUST, JoshAgriculture
SALES, NarelleBiosecurity and Food SafetyEMAI (Menangle)
SALVIN, HannahAgricultureArmidale (Livestock Industries Centre)
SAWYERS, Emma Agriculture
SCHWENKE, GraemeAgricultureTamworth
SEAGO, AinsleyAgricultureOAI (Orange Ag Institute)
SHARP, TrudyBiosecurity and Food SafetyOAI (Orange Ag Institute)
SIMMONS, AaronAgricultureOAI (Orange Ag Institute)
SIMPFENDORFER, StevenAgricultureTamworth
SIMPSON, JacquelynAgricultureOAI (Orange Ag Institute)
SIMPSON, MarjaAgricultureOAI (Orange Ag Institute)
SINCLAIR, KatrinaAgricultureWollongbar
SINGH, BhupinderpalAgricultureEMAI (Menangle)
SISSONS, MikeAgricultureTamworth
SMOOTHEY, AmyFisheriesMosman
SNELL, PeterAgricultureYanco
SPIERS, ZoeFisheriesEMAI (Menangle)
SPOHR, LorraineBiometrics (Chief Scientist's Branch)Gosford
SRIVASTAVA, MukeshBiosecurity and Food SafetyEMAI (Menangle)
STEVENS, MarkAgricultureYanco
STEWART, JohnFisheriesMosman
STOCKS, JeromFisheriesBatemans Bay
STONE, ChristineBiosecurity and Food SafetyWest Pennant Hills
SUAREZ, MatiasAgricultureArmidale (BIC)
TAHMASBIAN, Iman AgricultureWagga Wagga
TAN, Mui-KengAgriculture
TAVAKKOLI, EhsanAgricultureWagga Wagga
TAYLOR, MattFisheriesPort Stephens
THIEM, JasonFisheriesNaranderra
TOOHEY, EdwinaAgricultureDubbo
TRACEY, JohnBiosecurity and Food SafetyOAI (Orange Ag Institute)
TROLDAHL, David AgricultureYanco
TURTON, KulanAgriculture
UPPAL, RajneetAgricultureWagga Wagga
VAN LEUR, JoopAgricultureTamworth
VAN ZWIETEN, LukasAgricultureWollongbar
VANCOV, TonyWaterWollongbar
WALMSLEY, BradAgriculture
WALSH, ChrisFisheriesBatemans Bay
WANG, BinAgricultureWagga Wagga
WARD, RachelleAgricultureYanco
WATERS, CathleenAgricultureTrangie
WATSON, AndrewBiosecurity and Food SafetyYanco
WEAVER, TimAgricultureNarrabri
WEBB, AshleyAgricultureTamworth
WECKERT, MelanieAgricultureWagga Wagga
WEINERT, MattAgricultureWollongbar
WEST, PeterBiosecurity and Food SafetyOAI (Orange Ag Institute)
WHATMUFF, MarkAgriculture
WOOD, JennyAgricultureTamworth
WU, HanwenBiosecurity and Food SafetyWagga Wagga
XIMENES, FabianoAgricultureWest Pennant Hills