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Dr Luke Ryan

PhD (Philosophy) Sunshine Coast, BBiomed Sci (Hons) Sunshine Coast

  • Associate Lecturer in Tertiary Access Studies
  • School of Education and Tertiary Access
+61 7 5456 3916
Office location
Moreton Bay
Luke Ryan

Luke Ryan is an educator and researcher in the fields of STEM education and reproductive biology in aquaculture. Previously, he has worked both as an Academic skills Advisor with Student support and as an Academic Mentor with Buranga Centre at UniSC. Recently, he found his passion teaching into STEM in the Tertiary Preparation Pathway where he facilitates adult learner participation in undergraduate pathways in his role as Associate Lecturer within the school of Education and Tertiary Access. His research interests include biotechnologies in reproductive development in crustaceans and STEM tertiary education pathways.


  • Associate Fellow with Advanced Higher Education

Research areas

  • Reproductive development in crustaceans
  • STEM educational pathways

Teaching areas

  • Tuan Viet Nguyen, Luke W. Ryan, Josephine Nocillado, Marc Le Groumellec, Abigail Elizura, Tomer Ventura. (2020) Transcriptomic changes across vitellogenesis in the black tiger prawn (Penaeusmonodon), neuropeptides and G protein-coupled receptorsrepertoire curation. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ygcen.2020.113585