BAgrSc(Hons) GradCertRes PhD
Dr Benjamin Holman is a NSW DPI meat scientist focused on advancing the red meat industry towards a secure and sustainable future. Based at the Centre for Red Meat and Sheep Development (Cowra, NSW) his research interests include validating measures of meat quality; exploring production and processing system effects on red meat; innovative packaging of muscle-based foods; optimising storage combinations to deliver better preservation; and all novel approaches to better match meat-to-market.
Benjamin’s achievements have already been recognised – having been awarded a 2018 Fresh Science Award; the 2017 AMPC Science and Innovation Award; selection for the 2017 Australia-China Young Scientist Exchange Delegation; a Diploma of Scientific Achievement from Warsaw University of Life Sciences; an invited Keynote Presentation at the International Congress of Meat Science and Technology (2018); and more. He has a strong record of collaboration, postgraduate student supervision and volunteering (mentoring programs, scientific societies, peer-review) through which he shares his enthusiasm for science-in-agriculture.
Benjamin is a graduate of the University of Tasmania (UTAS) despite growing up in country Victoria.