Mr David Thompson

Mr David Thompson

Visualisation Specialist,
Data Ecosystem & Solutions


David Thompson provides communications and marketing management to the Hawkesbury Institute with the goal of promoting its capabilities, achievements and facilities.

David commenced working with UWS in 2011 and originally studied combined Horticultural Science and Commerce at UWS before gaining extensive industry and government experience prior to joining the Institute in 2013.

David works alongside the Institute Manager and other staff to create information and resources that support the Institute’s ambitious goals in research, collaboration and engagement.

David has won numerous industry and academic awards including

  • the Vice-Chancellor's Award For Excellence in Community Engagement in 2012
  • the Vice-Chancellor's Professional Development Scholarship in 2015
  • the Vice-Chancellor's Professional Staff Coursework Scholarship to pursue a Masters in Business Administration (MBA) in 2017
  • two Local Achievement Awards

This information has been contributed by Mr Thompson.


  • BHortSci/BCom University of Western Sydney, Hawkesbury


  • Big Brother Movement Association UK Travel Scholarship 2001-04-30
  • UWS Local Achievement Award 2014-01-20
  • University Medal 2001-05-15

Organisational Unit (School / Division)

  • Data Ecosystem & Solutions


Phone: 0000
Mobile: 0415873123
Location: K20
Penrith (Kingswood)K2
Penrith (Kingswood)

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Conference Papers

  • Tjoelker, M., Campany, C., Duursma, R., Pfautsch, S., Aspinwall, M. and Thompson, D. (2017), 'Insights into standards for nursery-grown tree stock', National Street Tree Symposium, The University of Adelaide, S.A..

Previous Projects

Title: Evaluation of Nursery Tree Stock Balance for the Environment
  • Horticulture Innovation Australia (non ACRG)
Western Researchers: Mark Tjoelker, Sebastian Pfautsch and David Thompson
Years: 2017-07-11 - 2019-03-31
ID: P00024177
Title: HIA Evaluation of Nursery Tree Stock Balance Parameters
  • Horticulture Innovation Australia (non ACRG)
Western Researchers: Remko Duursma, David Thompson, Mike Aspinwall, Sebastian Pfautsch and Mark Tjoelker
Years: 2015-06-09 - 2017-08-07
ID: P00024376


Title: Mite Pest-resistant Cotton Be a Little Closer?
Description: Outlooks on Pest Management
Title: Life lessons: better education for boys means good health for life
Description: Opinion piece on The Conversation
Title: Men s health report highlights what s missing from policy
Description: Opinion piece on The Conversation
Title: To improve men s health, treat the cause not just the illness
Description: Opinion piece on The Conversation

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