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 Skies. 

Deputy Chair, NZ Conservation Authority.