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Researcher: Bhaskar, PR (Associate Professor Prashant Bhaskar)

Fields of Research

Transportation, logistics and supply chains
Maritime transportation and freight services
Supply chains
Logistics
Curriculum and pedagogy theory and development
Business systems in context
Economics, business and management curriculum and pedagogy
Marine engineering
Maritime engineering
Injury prevention
Environmental assessment and monitoring
Research, science and technology policy
Environmental management
Occupational and workplace health and safety
Business information systems
Naval architecture
Aquaculture
Ship and platform structures (incl. maritime hydrodynamics)
Information systems
Fisheries management
Ocean engineering
Pollution and contamination

Research Objectives

International sea freight transport (excl. live animals, food products and liquefied gas)
Port infrastructure and management
Workforce transition and employment
Coastal sea freight transport
Domestic passenger water transport (e.g. ferries)
Logistics
Management of liquid waste from transport activities (excl. water)
Learner and learning
Other transport
Other education and training
Human capital issues
Management of greenhouse gas emissions from transport activities
Technological and organisational innovation
Injury prevention and control
Wind energy
Application software packages
Service industries standards and calibrations
Energy storage, distribution and supply
Institutional arrangements
Rehabilitation or conservation of marine environments
Water transport
Management
Wave energy
Management of solid waste from transport activities
Information systems, technologies and services
Environmental lifecycle assessment

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

Aligning the course learning outcomes of maritime business degrees with industry preferred skill sets to increase student employability in the onshore maritime industry
An investigation of the skills gap between course learning outcomes of maritime business degrees and onshore employment requirements; 18-th Annual General Assembly of the International Association of Maritime Universities
Conceptualising a resilience based approach to shipping sustainability; 2014 SIBR Conference on Interdisciplinary Business and Economics Research
Conceptualising a resilience based approach to shipping sustainability; Review of Integrative Business & Economics Research
Employability skills of maritime business graduates: industry perspectives; WMU Journal of Maritime Affairs
Overcoming seafarer shortages: Human resource management and marketing strategies for a sustainable future; IAME: International Association of Maritime Economists Annual Conference
Shipping companiesí resilience: the influence of modularity and response diversity; 4th Belt and Road Initiative Conference 2019
Ships of change: Why seafaring needs to embrace innovation; 15th Annual general assembly International Association of Maritime Universities
Unknown Unknowns: US container port resilience in the new Panama Canal expansion era; 2014 International Association of Maritime Economists Conference
US container port resilience in a complex and dynamic world; Maritime Policy and Management

Research Projects

Aligning the course learning outcomes of maritime business degrees with industry preferred skill sets to increase student employability in the onshore maritime industry; International Association of Maritime Universities (IAMU)
Code of Practice for Aquaculture Vessels; Blue Economy CRC Co (BECRC)
Data fusion and machine learning for ship fuel efficiency analysis: a small but essential step towards green shipping through data analytics; International Association of Maritime Universities (IAMU)
Logistics challenges to offshore co-location of aquaculture & energy industries; Blue Economy CRC Co (BECRC)
Microplastics pollution from ports and shipping activities in the Indo-Pacific: Potential risks and mitigation strategies; Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT)
Novel Offshore Fish Farm Design: Phase 1 (Conceptual Development); Blue Economy CRC Co (BECRC)

Research Candidate Supervision