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Profiles of teaching and research staff in Sciences

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Caroline Beck

I found the idea of doing curiosity-led research absolutely fascinating, and I still do.

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Catriona Hurd

"Seaweed in New Zealand has not been studied much," Catriona Hurd says, "and there are many exciting questions that need answering."

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Damian Scarf

"Often students who’ve had to struggle become the best researchers."

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Mathematics Professor Iain Raeburn reckons Otago is the best-run university he has ever worked at.

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James Crowley

“We’re basically like engineers or architects, but rather than designing buildings, we’re designing molecules.”

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Jim Cotter

Our bodies are designed to be physically stressed says Dr Jim Cotter, lecturer in exercise and environmental physiology at the School of Physical Education.

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John Tagg

Seeking knowledge can be fun, says lecturer John Tagg. "It doesn't have to be a dreary process."

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Lyall Hanton

Chemistry lecturer Lyall Hanton admits to an obsession with science from a young age.

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Phil Bishop

Do you speak frog? Professor Phil Bishop does.

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Rebecca Campbell

Rebecca’s research involves manipulating hormonal levels in mice while in utero and then investigating how their brains are affected in adulthood.

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Tilman Davies

“There are all sorts of jobs these days for people who can interpret and analyse data.”