Media @JCU newsletter Notices Professor Jenny Seddon announced as DVC Research

Professor Jenny Seddon announced as DVC Research

Congratulations to Professor Jenny Seddon, who has been announced as James Cook University's new Deputy Vice Chancellor Research.

Professor Jenny Seddon, currently the Associate Dean Research and Deputy Executive Dean for the Faculty of Science at the University of Queensland, will commence at JCU on 17 April, 2023 and will be primarily based in Townsville.

Prior to her current appointment, Prof Seddon was Deputy Head of School, Veterinary Science also at UQ.

She is a conservation geneticist with an international research reputation in phylogeography and population genetics, working to develop multidisciplinary, practical solutions for the conservation of wildlife.

With a significant track record in grant funding, PhD supervision and over 90 peer reviewed publications, Prof Seddon has been responsible for enhancing research performance across a diverse array of scientific disciplines, building research partnerships, and supporting the development of researchers and research students in one of Australia’s largest and most research intensive science faculties.