Faculty of Mathematics, Physical Sciences and Life Sciences

Faculty of Mathematics, Physical Sciences and Life Sciences



Dr Paul Slatter

Professor (Physics)


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Qualifications

PhD (Rheology), University of Cape Town, 1994
MSc (Engineering), University of Cape Town, 1986
BSc (Engineering, University of Natal, 1975
NHD (PSC), Cape Peninsula University of Technology, 1982

 

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Dr Jason Coughran

Lecturer (Biology/Ecology)


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Qualifications

PhD (Biology), Southern Cross University, 2006
BAppSc (Hons - Ecology), Southern Cross University, 2001
BAppSc (Environmental Science), Southern Cross University, 2000
Cert IV (Small Business Management)


Biography

Dr Jason Coughran completed his Bachelor of Applied Science (Honours) in Ecology in 2001 at Southern Cross University and immediately followed up with a PhD in Biology. in 2006. He has 15 years of experience in taxonomy, biology, ecology, conservation and management of aquatic biota, and has served in a diverse range of environmental consultancy, research and academic positions, including teaching Aquaculture Management, Fisheries Biology, Wetland Ecosystems and Sustainable Water Resource Management at Southern Cross University and Edith Cowan University, and supervising several final year undergraduate student research projects.

Dr Coughran is the author or co-author of over 80 scientific works, including books, book chapters, professional technical reports, refereed journal articles, conference papers and general articles. His work has yielded important developments in taxonomy, biology and conservation, including the discovery and formal description of more than a dozen species new to science, and conservation assessments of more than 50 species for the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. He is a Board Member of the International Association of Astacology and an Editoral Board Member of Freshwater Crayfish, and owns and operates jagabar Environmental, a private environmental research and consulting business.

 

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Dr Michael Adeyeye Oshin

Senior Lecturer (Computer Science)

 

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Qualifications

PhD (Electrical Engineering), University of Cape Town, 2010
MSc (Eng) (Electrical Engineering) University of Cape Town, 2008
MEng (Information and Communication Technology), Covenant University, 2007
BTech (Hons) (Electronic and Electrical Engineering), Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, 2003

 

Biography

Dr Adeyeye was born in Nigeria and completed his undergraduate engineering studies at Ladoke Akintola University of Technology and his Masters of Engineering at Covenant University. During this time, Dr Adeyeye also served as the Lead Developer and Project Coordinator for a new IT systems solution at the US embassy in Nigeria. In 2007, Dr Adeyeye moved to South Africa, completing a second Master degree and a PhD at the University of Cape Town. Dr Adeyeye worked as a Senior Researcher and Lecturer at Cape Peninsula University of Technology until 2014, when he moved to Australia. He served as software engineer for The Serval Project at Flinders University, before joining Sheridan College in 2015.

During his career, Dr Adeyeye has been engaged in a number of technical projects in Africa, including web design, session mobility and mobile phone networking projects, and has published widely in these fields. He has also served as a software consultant for Mozilla Corporation since 2008.

 

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Dr Tze Chean (Alan), Ooi

Lecturer (Chemistry)

 

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Qualifications

PhD (Chemical Engineering), Sheffield University, UK, 2006
BSc/MSc (Hons), University Putra Malaysia, 2001

 

Biography

Dr Ooi was born in Malaysia and completed his undergraduate and masters science studies at University Putra Malaysia. Dr Ooi received a scholarship from British Steel UK for his doctoral studies, and was granted his PhD from the University of Sheffield in 2006. Dr Ooi has substantial industry experience in environmental chemistry, energy and new products development, specifically steel-manufacturing raw materials. He was initially employed by British Steel as a researcher in environmental chemistry and iron and steel manufacturing for 4 years. In 2009, Dr Ooi was appointed by the CSIRO as a Research Projects Leader, where he worked for 2 years, then was employed by Fortescue Metals Group as a Senior Products specialist for 5 years. He is currently Senior Product Development Specialist at Australian Premium Iron Ore, and Lecturer and Sheridan College. Dr Ooi is a member of AusIMM Dr Ooi has published a number of academic articles during his time in industry. While his primary research focus is iron ore products development, and he is currently pursuing research in artificial photosynthesis at Sheridan College.

 

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Mr Peter Ho

Lecturer (Mathematics)


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Qualifications

MSc (Actuarial & Financial Science), Curtin University, 2010
GradDipEd (Secondary), Edith Cowan University, 2012
BBus (Accounting), Edith Cowan University, 2003


Biography

Mr Peter Ho was born in Hong Kong and moved to Australia in 1999. He completed his Bachelor of Business (major in Accounting) at Edith Cowan University in 2003, and a Masters of Science in Actuarial and Financial Science in 2010. Peter Ho worked for FESCO in Hong Kong for several years before being appointed to a ministry position at Perth Alliance Church in 2011. In 2012, he completed a Graduate Diploma of Education at Edith Cowan University, with a major in Secondary Mathematics teaching and a minor in Computing. In 2013, Peter Ho began working as a sessional academic in Mathematics at Curtin University, tutoring first year Mathematics classes. 


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Dr John Davis

Adjunct Lecturer/Researcher (Geography/Sustainability)

 

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Qualifications

PhD (Sustainability and Technology Policy), Murdoch University, 2015
MSc (Natural Resource Management), University of Western Australia, 1997
BD, Melbourne College of Divinity, 1991
BSc (Agriculture), W. Aust., 1977

 

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Sessional/Adjunct Lecturers

Dr Philip Schrader, PhD (Mathematics), BSc (Hons) (Mathematics and Physics) Teaching Areas: Mathematics

Vision

To offer higher education to those who are seeking to live an extraordinary life.
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Graduate Attributes

Lovers of Truth, Innovative Thinkers, and Effective Communicators

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Values

We believe learning can have a transformational effect on the person's own nature.

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College Registration

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ABN: 22 506 508 071

 

Location

Sheridan College and Sheridan Research Institute are located at
18/7 Aberdeen St, Perth, in the Piccadilly Square West building.

For students, it conveniently places Sheridan College next door to McIver Train Station and a 9-minute walk from Perth Train Station. 10 parking bays will also be available for the exclusive use of staff and students, and the Aberdeen St entrance to the Newcastle St Carpark is across the road.

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