Available PhD Opportunities

We always welcome applications from prospective PhD students.

Please tell us why you are interested in our research and include a copy of your CV in your email to cstfa@jcu.edu.au

News and Media

5 March 2019

Dr Ellen Ariel was appointed a position on the FRDC AAHBS Scientific Advisory Committee


31 January 2019

Media Release

CRCNA funding announced for the Northern Australia Aquaculture plan - led by researchers at James Cook University




27 September 2018

CSTFA appointed as an official Technology Resource Partner (Australia) for APEC PPFS (Asian Pacific Economic Co-operation - Policy Partnership on Food Security).

APEC PPFS has as its mandate to strengthen and facilitate public-private cooperation to address food security issues in the region.

For information on the aims of APEC PPFS and current priorities please visit this website below:


5 July 2018

Media Release

Researchers from JCU and the Australian Prawn Farmers' Association (APFA) awarded CRCNA funding to conduct an audit of Queensland prawn farms to target bio-security threats