Dr Adele Feakes

Adele Feakes
Lecturer - Veterinary Skills
School of Animal and Veterinary Science
Faculty of Sciences

A veterinarian with a Graduate Certificate in Higher Education, currently undertaking a PhD in entrepreneurship, and gathering skills in structural equation modelling and other quantitative research tools. Always interested in curriculum development in the biotechnological disciplines, student career intent and entrepreneurship research, to help student development of both an innovative and enterprising mindset to enhance success in their chosen career.

Dr Adele Feakes

A veterinarian with a Graduate Certificate in Higher Education, currently undertaking a PhD in entrepreneurship, and gathering skills in structural equation modelling and other quantitative research tools. Always interested in curriculum development in the biotechnological disciplines, student career intent and entrepreneurship research, to help student development of both an innovative and enterprising mindset to enhance success in their chosen career.

Appointments

Date Position Institution name
2013 Higher Degree by Research Candidate Faculty of the Professions University of Adelaide, Adelaide
2013 - 2016 Veterinarian - sessional consulting Torrens Road Croydon Park Veterinary Clinic
2010 Lecturer - Veterinary Skills - Practice Management University of Adelaide

Language Competencies

Language Competency
English Can read, write, speak and understand spoken

Education

Date Institution name Country Title
2010 - 2012 University of Adelaide Australia GCert.HEd
1979 - 1983 University of Melbourne Australia BVSc (Hons)

Research Interests

Journals

Year Citation
2017 Ong, D., De Moura Santos, M., Thomsen, D., & Feakes, A. (2017). Australian owners' attitudes and experiences of having a dog neutered. Australian Veterinary Practitioner, 47(4), 102-108.
Scopus1
1999 Judson, G. J., & Feakes, A. (1999). Vitamin D doses for alpacas (Lama pacos). Australian Veterinary Journal, 77(5), 310-315.
DOI

Book Chapters

Conference Papers

Year Citation
2016 Feakes, A. M., Hyams, J., Cake, M., Barber, S., Webster, B., Palmer, E., . . . Petrovski, K. (2016). Importance of professional capabilities to veterinary medicine students. In Proceedings of the Australian Veterinary Association Annual Conference (pp. 264-267). Saint Leonards: Australian Veterinary Association.
2016 Feakes, A. M., Hyams, J., Barber, S., Cake, M., Webster, B., Palmer, E., . . . Thomsen, D. (2016). Gender and university differences in career sector and business intent of Australian veterinary students. In Proceedings of the Australian Veterinary Association Annual Conference (pp. 279-284). Saint Leonards: Australian Veterinary Association.
2016 Feakes, A. M., Hyams, J., Cake, M., Barber, S., Webster, B., & Palmer, E. J. (2016). Expected work conditions - you want me to do what?. In Proceedings of the Australian Veterinary Association Annual Conference (pp. 267-278). Saint Leonards: Australian Veterinary Association.
2015 Feakes, A. M., Hyams, J., Barber, S., Cake, M., Webster, B., Palmer, E., & Petrovski, K. (2015). Gender and university factors affecting career intent of veterinary students.. In Proceedings of the 4th AVA/NZVA Pan Pacific Veterinary Conference, Brisbane 2015 (pp. 407-410). Brisbane, Australia: The Australian Veterinary Association Limited Unit 40, 6 Herbert Street, St Leonards NSW 2065.
2011 Feakes, A. M., McArthur, M. A., Hazel, S. J., & Rutley, D. L. (2011). Gender and other impacts on veterinary student attitudes to nontechnical skills, knowledge and attributes needed for their professional future.. In ERGA Conference (6th : 2011 : Adelaide, Australia). Adelaide.
1995 Feakes, A. M. (1995). Monitoring Alpaca Reproductive Performance. In Post Graduate Foundation in Veterinary Science, University of Sydney. Proceedings, 1995 Vol. 257 (pp. 105-118). Sydney: Post Graduate Foundation in Veterinary Science, University of Sydney.
1995 Feakes, A. M. (1995). Alpaca Condition Scoring: A Management Tool. In Post Graduate Foundation in Veterinary Science, University of Sydney. Proceedings, 1995 Vol. 257 (pp. 123-124). SYDNEY: Centre for Veterinary Education.
1995 Feakes, A. M. (1995). Management Practices to Enhance Reproductive Performance in Alpacas. In PGF & CVE Proceedings, Vol. 257 (pp. 119-122). SYDNEY: Centre for Veterinary Education.

Conference Items

Report for External Bodies

Year Citation
2014 Feakes, A. M., Thomsen, D. A., Lindsay, N., & Palmer, E. (2014). Re-shaping veterinary business curricula to improve graduates’ business skills: a shared resource for educators. Sydney, Australia: Office of Learning and Teaching, Australia.

Internet Publications

Year Citation
2014 Feakes, A. M., Thomsen, D. A., Lindsay, N., & Palmer, E. (2014). Veterinary Introduction to Business and Enterprise. University of Adelaide.

OLT (Cat 1) 2013 ($50,000) Innovation and Curriculum Development Seed Grant 2013 "Reshaping veterinary business curricula to improve graduates's business skills: a shared resource for educators" (Adele Feakes CI, Noel Lindsay, Edward Palmer, Dana Thomsen)  https://www.adelaide.edu.au/vetsci/vibe/

OLT (Cat 1) 2015 ($21,024 of $329,000) Innovation and Curriculum Development full grant - "Vet Set Go", lead institution Murdoch University, Assoc Prof Martin Cake - CI, participating institutions University of Adelaide, Sydney University, University of Queensland, Nottingham University.

ACIAR (Cat 1) 2015 ($13,485 of $1,066,060) “Enhancing the role of small scale feed milling in the development of the monogastric industries in Papua New Guinea”: Business Planning (ASEM/2010/053) (Wendy Lindsay,Adele Feakes, Phil Glatz - CI, David Byrne)

Crawford Fund (Cat 1) 2015 ($11,050 supplement to ACIAR project) “Enhancing the role of small scale feed milling in the development of the monogastric industries in Papua New Guinea": Business Planning" (ASEM/2010/053) (Wendy Lindsay - PL, Adele Feakes, Phil Glatz - CI, David Byrne)

Crawford Fund (Cat 1) 2015 ($1,800) “Training needs in Business Planning for PNG Women in Agriculture" (SA-703-2015) (Adele Feakes CI, Wendy Lindsay, Norah Omut)

School of Animal and Veterinary Science 2014 ($1,000) Research Travel Grant 

School of Animal and Veterinary Science 2013 ($2,000) Research Networking Grant 

School of Animal and Veterinary Science 2013 ($2,000) Research Equipment Grant 

UoA 2012 ($2,800) Equity and Diversity Grant "Improving skills of ESL students in the Veterinary Sciences programme" (Adele Feakes CI, Dana Thomsen, Christopher Riley)

UoA 2010 ($12,000) Implementation Grant - Learning & Teaching Enhancements "Enhancement of professional skills for animal and veterinary science students" (Michelle McArthur, Adele Feakes, Cynthia Bottema, Audrey Stratton, Di Barton, Gail Anderson)

Teaching content - Business and entrepreneurship, business fiscal & performance indicators, opportunity assessment, written communication, business models, value proposition design and business planning, research methods. Veterinary specific - client communication, team skills, professional conduct, medical record keeping, legislation,

Veterinary science teaching -  Professional Skills II, Professional Skills III, DVM Professional Skills, DVM 1 Clinical Research Project, Intensive Production Medicine, Transition to the Veterinary Profession, and DVM III Veterinary Entrepreneurship Elective (2016). Sessional for University of Queensland Faculty of Veterinary Science (2014 and 2015)

Course Coordinator (non-technical curricula) DVM Professional Skills in the School of Animal and Veterinary Science, University of Adelaide (2011 -     )

Entrepreneurship and innovation programme (year 3 undergraduate and masters students; ECIC) - Project in entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurship research project - 3520 TECHCOMM 3008 and 5029 (2016). 

Memberships

Date Role Membership Country
2013 - ongoing Member Veterinarians in Education Research and Academia Australia
2010 - ongoing Member Australian Veterinary Association Practice Managemen Australia
1984 - ongoing Member Australian Veterinary Association Australia

Committee Memberships

Date Role Committee Institution Country
2016 - 2017 Vice-President Veterinarians in Education Research and Academia Australian Veterinary Association Australia
2014 - 2016 President Veterinarians in Education Research and Academia Australian Veterinary Association Australia
2013 - 2014 Vice-President Veterinarians in Education Research and Academia Australian Veterinary Association Australia
2012 - ongoing Co-Founder Veterinarians in Education Research and Academia Australian Veterianary Association Australia
2012 - 2013 Secretary Veterinarians in Education Research and Academia Australian Veterinary Association Australia

Board Memberships

Date Role Board name Institution name Country
2011 - 2012 Director Board of Directors Australian Veterinary Association Australia
Position
Lecturer - Veterinary Skills
Phone
83130080
Fax
8313 7956
Campus
Roseworthy
Building
Corridor Block, floor G
Room Number
G 23
Org Unit
School of Animal and Veterinary Science

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