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Andy Unger Technical Assistant
Faculty of Business, Law and Arts Mr DipOHS(TCN) Andy DipOHS(TCN) Lismore
Kathrine Unwin Manager, Admissions and Scholarships
Student Administration Services Ms Kathrine Lismore
Queen Usadolo Casual Academic (Teaching)
Faculty of Business, Law and Arts Mrs BComm(Hons), MComm, PhD(SCU) Queen BComm(Hons), MComm, PhD(SCU) Gold Coast
Jacoba Van Crugten Senior Technical and Laboratory Officer 07 5589 3254
Faculty of Health Ms BSc(Adelaide), BSc(Hons)(Adelaide) Jacoba BSc(Adelaide), BSc(Hons)(Adelaide) Gold Coast
Ali Van Der Graaf Casual Academic (Teaching)
Faculty of Education Ms BEd(QUT), BTeach(QUT), GradCertSocSc(UQ), MEnvEd(Griffith) Ali BEd(QUT), BTeach(QUT), GradCertSocSc(UQ), MEnvEd(Griffith) Gold Coast
Tina Van Eyk Project Officer 02 6626 9251
Centre for Teaching and Learning Ms

Tina works in the Centre for Teaching and Learning at Southern Cross University and has worked in several roles over the last several years - learning designer, associate lecturer, project officer and project coordinator.

Tina enjoys providing practical solutions for online and blended learning, and working with colleagues to see what is possible. Tina's interests include designing online and blended learning experiences and flexible professional learning.

ORCID iD BBus(SCU), MOEd(USQ) Tina BBus(SCU), MOEd(USQ) Lismore
Sandy Van Veluwen Aquarium Guide/ Graphic Designer
National Marine Science Centre Mrs Sandy
Stephen Van Vorst Senior Lecturer 07 5589 3236
Faculty of Health Mr The best way to contact me is via email. Especially during COVID-19 as I will not be in my office. BAppSci(Nursing), MNursing(UTS) Stephen BAppSci(Nursing), MNursing(UTS) Gold Coast
Lukas Van Zwieten Adjunct Professor
Faculty of Science and Engineering Dr Lukas Lismore
Jerry Vanclay Professor
Office of Deputy Vice Chancellor (Research) Professor

Jerry is Professor of Sustainable Forestry in the Faculty of  Science and Engineering. During 2007-19 he was also Dean of Science and Head of School. Before joining SCU, he was Principal Scientist with the Center for International Forestry Research, and Professor of Tropical Forestry at the Royal Veterinary and Agricultural University in Copenhagen, Denmark. Jerry received a higher doctorate (D.Sc.For.) from the University of Queensland in 1992, received the Queen's Award for Forestry in 1997, and the IUFRO Scientific Achievement Award in 2010. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of NSW and a Fellow of the Institute of Foresters of Australia.

Jerry teaches Ecosystem Modelling for Management FORS3006.

Jerry has written over 350 publications, with more than 150 in refereed journals. His most recent book is Forest Growth and Yield Modeling. He also co-authored Realizing Community Futures, a guide to the use of participatory modelling for better environmental outcomes. Recent research includes mixed species plantings, competition indices,and participatory modelling.

His former PhD students include
Rodrigo Geroni, Modelling growth and production of managed tropical forest in the eastern Amazon
Enrique Orellana, Modelling native Araucarian forest in Brazil
Andrea Leys, Social learning for resolving community conflict over land-use change to plantation forestry
Graeme Palmer, Conversion modelling: simulating tree stems
Miriam Murphy, What is free about fuelwood? A critique of the value of fuelwood in the rural and squatter settlement households in the Eastern Highlands of Papua New Guinea
William Smart, Information system success: evaluation of a carbon accounting and sequestration system
Mila Bristow, Growth of Eucalyptus pellita in mixed species and monoculture plantations
Felicity Harris, The effect of competition on stand, tree, and wood growth and structure in subtropical Eucalyptus grandis plantations
Maina Kariuki, Modelling dynamics including recruitment, growth and mortality for sustainable management in uneven-aged mixed-species rainforests
Gustav Nebel, Seven Amazonian floodplain trees: ecology and management in forestry and agroforestry
Thorsten Treue, Politics and Economics of Tropical High Forest Management DipCompSc(UQ), BA(UQ), BSc(For)(Hons)(ANU), MSc(Oxford), DScFor(UQ) Jerry DipCompSc(UQ), BA(UQ), BSc(For)(Hons)(ANU), MSc(Oxford), DScFor(UQ) Lismore