Antoinette Simpah Anim-Jnr obtained a BSc in Agriculture (Animal Science Option) from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), Kumasi in 2010 and an MSc in Meat Science and Technology at the University of Bristol in 2012 under the Commonwealth Shared Scholarship Scheme. She pursued a PhD at Massey University in New Zealand with a scholarship from Gravida: National Centre for Growth and Development. She worked with the International Sheep Research Centre at Massey University on the project ‘Nutrient utilisation, growth and body composition of pre-weaned lambs reared artificially: Effects of feeding milk replacer and pellets’- a research that gained a place on the Massey University Dean’s List of Exceptional Doctoral Thesis.
During her PhD studies, Antoinette assisted in sample and data collection for research projects within the International Sheep Research Centre on Massey Sheep farms and other New Zealand Sheep farms. She also assisted with student labs in Meat science (paper 117.344) and Animals and Agriculture – Nutrition (paper 117.152). She worked as a Research Assistant at Massey University from August 2016 to January 2017 on a pilot study investigating rumen development and growth in artificially reared lambs upon exposure to faecal material. Antoinette was appointed as Lecturer in the Department of Animal Science, KNUST in January, 2018.