Research Division Staff and Contacts

Staff and Contacts

Deputy Vice Chancellor, Research

Professor Jenny Sedden

Professor Jenny Seddon is the Deputy Vice Chancellor, Research at James Cook University (JCU). Jenny has responsibility for building research partnerships and enhancing the research performance through developing and implementing strategic initiatives to deliver high quality research. Jenny has previously held the role of Associate Dean Research and Deputy Executive Dean of the Faculty of Science at The University of Queensland. Prior to that, she gained leadership experience as Deputy Head and Acting Head of the School of Veterinary Science at The University of Queensland. Jenny has an international research reputation in conservation genomics of wildlife and has worked with a range of species, most recently koalas and dugongs, with >90 peer reviewed publications. She has held research positions in the UK and Sweden and led a Veterinary Education Twinning Project in Vietnam.

Phone: +61 7 478 16884

Research Division
C/-Building 1, Room 115
James Cook University
Townsville Qld 4811

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Research Division Staff

Dr Richard Cook
Phone:  +61 7 478 16247

Ms Melissa Hines
Phone: +61 7 478 16884

Dr Tania Wilmann
Phone: +61 7 423 21576

Directorates and Research Centres

Director TropWATER 
Professor Damien Burrows
Phone: +61 7 478 14262

Director, Australian Tropical Herbarium
Professor Darren Crayn
Phone:  +61 7 423 21859

Dean, Research
Professor Andrew Krockenberger
Phone: +61 7 423 21234

Director, Research and Innovation Services
Ms Tina Langford
Phone:  +61 7 478 15376

Acting Dean, Graduate Research
Professor Ian Atkinson
Phone: +61 7 478 15575

Director, The Cairns Institute
Professor Stewart Lockie
Phone: +61 7 423 21888

Acting Director, Australian Institute of Tropical Health and Medicine
Professor David Whitmore
Phone: +61 7 478 13449