Charles Sturt University
Graham Centre for Agricultural Innovation

Ms Lynne Hayes

Ms Lynne Hayes

BScPsych (Hons) UNSW, Dip Ed (Pass with merit) USyd.

Lynne graduated from the University of New South Wales with a BSc(Psych) Hons, later completing a Diploma in Education at the University of Sydney. She commenced working as a research assistant at the School of Animal and Veterinary Sciences, Charles Sturt University in 2011, and has developed a keen interest in understanding the drivers behind the biosecurity practices of small scale producers. She has found her qualifications and experience as a psychologist to be particularly valuable in terms of incorporating social science into the area of animal health and biosecurity research.

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  • Monitoring General Surveillance
  • Biosecurity engagement of small scale pig producers

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  • Hayes, L., Britton, S., Weerasinghe, G., Woodgate, R. G., & Hernandez-Jover, M. (2018). Insights into the knowledge, practices and training needs of veterinarians working with smallholder livestock producers in Australia. Preventive Veterinary Medicine. 154,  54-62
  • Hayes, L., Woodgate, R., Rast, L., Toribio, J. A., & Hern├índez-Jover, M. (2017). Understanding animal health communication networks among smallholder livestock producers in Australia using stakeholder analysis. Preventive veterinary medicine144, 89-101.
  • Sellens, E., Norris, J. M., Dhand, N. K., Heller, J., Hayes, L., Gidding, H. F., Willaby, H, Wood, N. & Bosward, K. L. (2016). Q fever knowledge, attitudes and vaccination status of Australia’s veterinary Workforce in 2014. PloS one11(1), e0146819.

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