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Professor Stuart Parsons

  • Dean, School of Science, Technology and Engineering
Office location
Sunshine Coast
Professor Stuart Parsons

Professor Stuart Parsons, Dean of the School of Science, Technology and Engineering, is a leading academic and zoologist renowned globally for his research into bat acoustics.

Professor Parsons joined UniUSC in January 2022 from his position as Head of School of Biology and Environment Science at QUT in Brisbane. He previously worked at the University of Auckland from 2001 to 2014.

Professor Parsons’ research speciality is sensory ecology and animal behaviour, with a focus on bioacoustics in animals such as bats, birds, insects and whales.

With more than 80 publications in international journals and active collaborations in Australia, Europe, USA, Central America, South Africa, Taiwan, China, and Thailand, Professor Parsons brings a wealth of experience in both research and academia.

  • President of the Australian Council of Environmental Deans and Directors