Doctor Christine Hutchison

Doctor Christine Hutchison

Academic Course Advisor, Food and Nutrition,
Food Sciences

Lecturer,
Food Sciences

Biography

Christine Hutchison was originally employed by the HawkesburyAgriculturalCollege in 1987 to work primarily in the Bachelor of Education (Home Economics) program and subsequently the Food and Nutrition program with UWS. Christine was academic coordinator of Bachelor of Science (Nutrition and Food) from 2001 until 2008. Her teaching expertise is in the areas of Food Product Development, Experimental Foods and Culinary Science. Christine holds an undergraduate degree in education, a Masters in Science and Technology specialising in meat science and a PhD in venison quality.

 

 

This information has been contributed by Doctor Hutchison.

Qualifications

  • PhD University of Western Sydney
  • MAppSc University of Western Sydney, Hawkesbury
  • CertBusCatering NSW College of TAFE
  • BEd Nepean CAE

Organisational Unit (School / Division)

  • Food Sciences
  • Food Sciences

Committees

  • Probation Review, Unsatisfactory Perfornance and Misconduct Committee
  • Animal Care and Ethics Committee

Contact

Email: C.Hutchison@westernsydney.edu.au
Phone: (02) 4570 1433
Mobile:
Location: M15.G.48
Hawkesbury

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Teaching

Previous Teaching Areas

  • 300638 Experimental Foods, 2015
  • 300915 Food Product Development, 2015
  • SHB25 Culinary Science, 2015

Publications

Books

  • Mulley, R., Hutchison, C., Flesch, J. and Wiklund, E. (2006), 'The relationship between body condition score and venison quality', : Canprint 1741513065.

Journal Articles

  • Akter, Y., Libinaki, R., Hutchison, C., Hopcroft, R., Edwards, A., Edwards, M. and O'Shea, C. (2019), 'Optimisation and investigations into the effect of a phosphorylated tocopherol mixture on growth performance, meat quality and plasma inflammatory biomarkers in broilers', Animal Feed Science and Technology, vol 253 , pp 181 - 190.
  • Akter, Y., Greenhalgh, S., Islam, M., Hutchison, C. and O?Shea, C. (2018), 'Hens ranked as highly feed efficient have an improved albumen quality profile and increased polyunsaturated fatty acids in the yolk', Journal of Animal Science, vol 96, no 8 , pp 3482 - 3490.
  • Hutchison, C., Mulley, R., Wiklund, E., Flesch, J. and Sims, K. (2014), 'Effect of pelvic suspension on the intstrumental meat quality characteristics of red deer (Cervus elaphus) and fallow deer (Dama dama) venison', Meat Science, vol 98, no 2 , pp 104 - 109.
  • Hutchison, C., Mulley, R., Wiklund, E. and Flesch, J. (2012), 'Effect of concentrate feeding on instrumental meat quality and sensory characteristics of fallow deer venison', Meat Science, vol 90, no 3 , pp 801 - 806.
  • Hutchison, C., Mulley, R., Wiklund, E. and Flesch, J. (2010), 'Consumer evaluation of venison sensory quality : effects of sex, body condition score and carcase suspension method', Meat Science, vol 86, no 2 , pp 311 - 316.
  • Wiklund, E., Hutchison, C., Flesch, J., Mulley, R. and Littlejohn, R. (2005), 'Colour stability and water-holding capcity of M.Longissimus and carcass characteristics in fallow deer (Dama dama) grazed on natural pasture or fed barley.', Rangifer: research, management and husbandry of reindeer and other northern ungulates, vol 25, no 2 , pp 97 - 105.

Conference Papers

  • Akter, Y., O'Shea, C., Moore, D. and Hutchison, C. (2017), 'The response of growth performance and meat quality of broiler chickens to an experimental model of cyclical heat stress', Australian Poultry Science Symposium, Sydney, N.S.W..
  • Akter, Y., Hutchison, C., Liu, S. and O?Shea, C. (2017), 'Comparison of wheat and maize-based diets on growth performance and meat quality of broiler chickens', Australian Poultry Science Symposium, Sydney, N.S.W..
  • Akter, Y., Greenhalgh, S., Hutchison, C. and O'Shea, C. (2017), 'Assessment of egg quality over time of hens ranked as high or low feed efficiency', Australian Poultry Science Symposium, Sydney. N.S.W..
  • Hutchison, C., Flesch, J. and Mulley, R. (2006), 'The effect of pelvic suspension on the biochemical and sensory quality of venison from red deer (Cervus elaphus) and fallow deer (Dama dama).', Deer in a Changing World, Prague, Czech Republic.
  • Mulley, R., Hutchison, C. and Flesch, J. (2004), 'The relationship between body condition score and venison quality in entire and castrated fallow deer (Dama Dama) bucks', Proceedings of the 25th Biennial Conference of the Australian Society of Animal Production, Melbourne.
  • Wiklund, E., Mulley, R., Hutchison, C. and Littlejohn, R. (2004), 'Effect of carcass suspension method on water holding capacity of M Longissimus from fallow deer (Dama Dama) and lamb', 50th International Congress of Meat Science and Technology, Helsinki, Finland.
  • Sims, K., Wiklund, E., Hutchison, C., Mulley, R. and Littlejohn, R. (2004), 'Effect of pelvic suspension on the tenderness of meat from fallow deer (Dama Dama)', 50th International Congress of Meat Science and Technology, Helsinki, Finland.

Research in the areas of meat quality; specialising in game meat. Meat quality and links between agricultural and wild harvest practices on eating quality.

This information has been contributed by Doctor Hutchison.

Previous Projects

Title: Investigation of carcass characteristics, meat quality and carcass utilisation in game species harvested in NSW State Forests
Funder:
  • Game Council of NSW
Western Researchers: Jason Flesch and Christine Hutchison
Years: 2010-04-01 - 2013-10-30
ID: P00018010

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