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Dr. Pat Colusso

PhD, M.Agric&Env, B.Science
Research Officer-701757
School of Health, Medical and Applied Sciences
Institute for Future Farming Systems
Rockhampton North
361 - G16
About Me

Dr Patricia Colusso is a Postdoc Researcher in Precision Livestock Management within the School of Health, Medical and Applied Sciences at Central Queensland University. Patricia obtained her PhD from the University of Sydney, in which she evaluated a pre-commercial virtual fence technology for grazing dairy cattle. Patricia’s main research interests are in livestock health and welfare in intensive and extensive systems and the role technology has in monitoring and informing livestock management.

Universities Studied At

2011 - 2014     Bachelor of Science (Animal Science), Western Sydney University

Sub Major: Molecular Biology and Biotechnology, Conservation Biology.

2016 - 2017     Masters of Agriculture and Environment, The University of Sydney

Major: Environmental Technologies.

2018 –2022     Doctor of Philosophy (Science), Livestock Behaviour and Welfare Group, The University of Sydney "Evaluating Virtual Fence Technology for Grazing Dairy Cows"

Universities Worked At

2017 - 2018     Research Technician within the Livestock Behaviour and Welfare Group at The University of Sydney

2018 - 2022     Lecturer and Demonstrator at The University of Sydney 

Previous teaching

2018 - 2022     Lecturer and Demonstrator at The University of Sydney

  • Animal Behaviour and Welfare (ANSC3106),
  • Concepts of Animal Management (AVBS1002)
  • Professional skills 1A (VETS6102)
  • Professional skills 1B (VETS6102)
  • Intensive Animal Practice (VETS6312)
  • Global Challenges: Food, Water and Climate (ENVI1003)

Recent Research Projects
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Research Supervision

I am currently accredited for supervision in the following:

  • 3003 Animal Production

At the level of Associate Supervisor

Current Capacity
I am currently available to supervise more research candidates
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