Associate Professor Jes Sammut

Associate Professor Jes Sammut

Associate Professor
Field of Research
Aquaculture, coastal resource management, fisheries

Member of:  Centre for Ecosystem Science and Centre for Marine Science & Innovation (CMSI)

Jes Sammut leads the UNSW Aquaculture Research Group and is the Deputy Director of the Centre for Ecosystem Science and the Centre for Marine Science and Innovation. He is also an Honorary Research Fellow at ANSTO where he is a chief investigator on a collaborative project using nuclear tools to determine seafood provenance. Jes and his team conduct research on inland and coastal aquaculture systems, fish nutrition, aquaculture planning and development, sustainable livelihoods analysis, seafood provenance, oyster nutrition, environmental impact assessment, gender in aquaculture development, social impact assessment and rice-shrimp farming systems. He currently conducts research in Australia, Vietnam and PNG, and has previously worked in Indonesia, India, Thailand and the Philippines. Jes and his team also conduct capacity building in Asia-Pacific countries to strengthen research and development. 

Jes also contributes his expertise to ACIAR's fisheries research program in PNG and is an English Editor for the Indonesian Aquaculture Journal.


Room 5113, Level 5, Biological Sciences South (E26), UNSW, Kensington 2052