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Dr. Simon Quigley

B. Ag. Sci.; PhD
Professorial Research Fellow - Livestock and Animal Science
Office of the Vice-President - Research
Institute for Future Farming Systems
Rockhampton North
361 - G.18
About Me

Simon grew up on mixed crop-livestock farms in New South Wales, Australia. He completed a B. Ag. Sci. at The University of Queensland and a PhD at The University of Adelaide. His research focusses on beef cattle, sheep and goat nutrition and production systems, and ranges from feeding and grazing studies through to the use of molecular techniques to better understand animal metabolism. He is passionate about developing research capacity and improving the livelihoods of smallholder livestock farmers in developing countries, and has been involved in research in Indonesia, Timor Leste, Myanmar, Thailand and Vanuatu.

Universities Studied At

The University of Adelaide

The University of Queensland

Universities Worked At

The University of Queensland


Stapeldon Travel Award

Australian Academy of Sciences Travel Award

Professional Memberships

Australian Association of Animal Sciences

Research Supervision

I am currently accredited for supervision in the following:

  • 3003 Animal Production

At the level of Principal Supervisor

Current Capacity
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Research Interests
Agricultural,Veterinary And Food Sciences

Other agricultural, veterinary and food sciences - Other agricultural, veterinary and food sciences not elsewhere classified
Ruminant nutrition Ruminant production systems Ruminant metabolism Smallholder livestock production systems

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