SCU Staff Directory

Brendan Kelaher
Professor Brendan Kelaher
BSc(Hons)(USyd), PhD(USyd)
Current Appointment: Professor
Organisational Unit: National Marine Science Centre

Telephone: +61 2 6659 8120
Location: Coffs Harbour
Personal Website

Professor Brendan Kelaher is a marine biologist with more than 20 years of experience. He is also the Chief Remote Pilot and Chair of the Animal Care and Ethics committee for Southern Cross University. Brendan’s research focuses on marine ecology, global change biology and fisheries management. Brendan also focuses on drone-based marine science, including marine wildlife monitoring, 4D habitat mapping, shark bite mitigation and cloud brightening to prevent coral reef bleaching.