Professor Lewis Kahn

Associate Dean, Research - Faculty of Science, Agriculture, Business and Law

Lewis Kahn

Phone: +61 2 6773 2997

Email: res-sabl@une.edu.au

Biography

Professor Lewis Kahn has worked with farmers, scientists, industry and government for over 20 years in the development and delivery of knowledge and skills in livestock systems that have improved agricultural systems and provided private and public benefit for farmers and rural communities.  He has led numerous multi-agency projects that have spanned the scope of research discovery through to application with a record of publication, industry impact and fostering excellence among postgraduate students.  He has specialist skills in animal nutrition, parasite ecology and nutritional regulation of host immunity of grazing livestock and applied skills in grazing and pasture management.  More recently he has led a multidisciplinary team for the Sheep CRC in developing real-time process driven models that provide forecasts of key aspects of the agricultural ecosystem.  He holds the positions of Associate Dean Research in the Faculty of Science, Agriculture, Business and Law and Managing Director UNE SMART Farms.

Qualifications

BRurSci

PhD

Primary Research Area/s

Landscape and agricultural sustainability; Grazing management and effects on animal production and natural resources; Nutritional and genetic regulation of host resistance to parasites of livestock; Ecology of major trichostrongylid parasites of sheep

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