Our people

Head of School

Professor Mark Ogden

Deputy Heads of School

Professor Damien Arrigan

Associate Professor Jennifer McIlwain

School Business Manager

Mrs Karen Clay

Academic Staff

Agriculture and Food



Centre for Crop and Disease Management (CCDM)

ARC Centre for Mine Site Rehabilitation (CMSR)

eDNA frontiers

Professional Staff



  • Mrs Carey Ryken-Rapp, Administrative Officer
  • Mr Marcus Tey, Administrative Officer

For enquiries, please email MLS-Admin@curtin.edu.au.

Teaching Support

  • Ms Carmel Iannolo, Teaching Support Coordinator
  • Mr Danish Javed, Teaching Support Officer
  • Ms Harriet Wai, Teaching Support Officer

For enquiries, please email MLS-TeachingSupport@curtin.edu.au.

Student Services

For enquiries, please email MLSStudent@curtin.edu.au.