BRurSc (UNE) DipEd MRurSc PhD (Agriculture)
Peter has been active in research in ruminant endocrinology, growth physiology and genomics. Peter has had major competitive grants of more than $5M in the past 15 years from the ARC and industry research funding agencies, eg MLA, AWI, Dairy Australia, Australian Pork Limited.
Peter also played an integral role in the research programs of the CRC for Innovative Dairy Products and the Pork CRC. Current research grants with Pork CRC are on the effects of fatty acids on the feed efficiency and carcass characteristics of growing pigs; Endocrine Manipulation of Growth and Physiology in the Young Pig; and improving feed conversion efficiency and carcass composition in barrows.
Peter also has a research grant with ACIAR improving dairy production in Pakistan through improved extension services. Peter has supervised 15 PhD, 11 masters and over 30 honours students.