Dr Brendonn Dunphy

Brendonn Dunphy School of Biological Sciences/Institute of Marine Sciences Brendonn is a senior lecturer at the University fo Auckland where he researches and teach marine biology. His research looks at the limits to which life can be pushed and, perhaps more importantly, recover from disturbance. This matters as we face a changing climate and have […]

Wendy Nelson

Wendy Nelson Professor, School of Biological Sciences, University of Auckland & Principal Scientist, NIWA Research Interests: Biodiversity, systematics, biogeography – particularly systematics of marine macroalgae of New Zealand, (floristics, anatomy, morphology, ecology, life histories, phylogeny, biogeography, alien seaweeds, seaweed aquaculture, harvesting, restoration)  Co-Theme Leader, Te Mana o Rangitāhua. Chair, Research Advisory Group,  Coastal People: Southern […]

Tom Brough

Tom Brough Marine Ecologist – National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research, Trustee – Far Out Ocean Research Tom is a marine ecologist hailing from Te Tai Tokerau (Northland) and has been involved in research throughout Aotearoa. Tom has a broad research background on cetaceans, their habitat, and the things they eat, as well as […]

David Aguirre

David Aguirre Associate Professor in the School of Natural Sciences Dave is an Associate Professor in the School of Natural Sciences at Massey University, Albany. David received his MSc from Victoria University of Wellington in 2006 and PhD from the University of Queensland in 2012. His research aims to better understand the trajectories of two […]

Dr Matt Rayner

Dr Matt Rayner Researcher, Tāmaki Paenga Hira Auckland Museum I am a child of Tāmaki Makaurau, having been born and raised beside and on the Tīkapa Moana / Te Moananui ā Toi but also travelling widely with my research that is focused in the Pacific. My research speciality sits within the fields of conservation ecology, […]

Marta Guerra

Marta Guerre Researcher, University of Otago Originally from Spain, Marta moved to Aotearoa in 2008. She is a marine ecologist based at the University of Otago, and a trustee of the Far Out Ocean Research Collective. Her research focuses on marine megafauna, particularly cetaceans, and on understanding how wild populations respond to impacts. Her research […]