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Research Affiliates

The Centre for Sustainability works with many researchers from within New Zealand and around the world. Research Affiliates are valued collaborators who have made a significant contribution to the Centre generally, and/or to specific research projects. They include individuals from other departments at Otago University and from other Universities, Institutions and the community both nationally and internationally.


University of Otago Affiliates

  • Emeritus Professor Gerry Carrington. Physics Department, University of Otago.
  • Professor Stephen Cranefield. Information Science Department, University of Otago.
  • Dr Chris Hepburn. Science leader, Te Tiaki Mahinga Kai, Director Aquaculture and Fisheries Degree Programme, Department of Marine Science, University of Otago.
  • Professor Rob Lawson. Marketing Department, University of Otago.
  • Dr Janice Lord. Senior lecturer and Curator of Otago Herbarium, Botony Department, Unviersity of Otago.
  • Dr Miranda Mirosa. Food Science Department, University of Otago.
  • Dr Antoni Moore. National School of Surveying, University of Otago.
  • Dr Paul Thorsnes. Economics Department, University of Otago.
  • Dr Sara Walton. Management Department, University of Otago.
  • Dr John Williams. Marketing Department, University of Otago.
  • Dr Ben Wooliscroft. Marketing Department, University of Otago & Secretary of the Macromarketing Society Inc.
  • Dr Heather Devere. Director of Practice, National Centre for Peace and Conflict, Te Ao o Rongomaraeroa, University of Otago

New Zealand Affiliates

  • Emeritus Professor Henrik Moller, Principal Investigator and Company Director Ecosystems Consultants, Dunedin
  • Dr Chris Rosin , Senior lecturer, Faculty of Environment, Society and Design, Lincoln University.
  • Professor Barry Barton. Director of the Centre for Environmental, Resources and Energy Law, Te Piringa Faculty of Law, University of Waikato.
  • Jeanette Fitzsimons. Sustainability activist and retired co-leader of the New Zealand Green Party.
  • Professor Matt Henry. School of People, Environment and Planning, Massey University, Palmerston North.
  • Dr Lesley Hunt. Agribusiness and Economics Research Unit (AERU), Lincoln University.
  • Rauru Kirikiri. RK Associates Limited, Wellington.
  • Professor Richard Le Heron. School of Environment, University of Auckland.
  • Jon Manhire. Programme Leader, NZ Sustainability Dashboard Project. The AgriBusiness Group, Christchurch
  • Geoff Mavromatis. Agribusiness Group, Christchurch
  • Dr Allan Miller. Christchurch.
  • Dr Nirmal Nair. Power Systems Group, University of Auckland.
  • Jamie Newell. Monitoring and Evaluation Research Associates (MERA), Wellington.
  • Professor Eric Pawson. Department of Geography, University of Canterbury, Christchurch.
  • Professor Harvey Perkins. Director, Transforming Cities: Innovations for Sustainable Futures, University of Auckland.
  • Chris Perley. Thoughtscapes, Havelock North.
  • Dr David Rees. Founding Partner, Synergia Limited, Auckland.
  • Professor Khyla Russell. Kaitohutohu to Otago Polytech, Mauri Holder Te Mata Ira, Kotahi Research, Waikato University. Deputy Chair, Ako Aotearoa Māori Caucus, Member of NZ Studies (UK) Council. Otago Polytechnic.
  • Ms Julie Warren. Julie Warren and Associates.
  • Dr Neville Watson. University of Canterbury, Christchurch.
  • Dr Alan Wood. Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Canterbury, Christchurch.
  • Dr Olivier Champeau. Ecotoxicology, Cawthron Institute, Nelson.
  • Dr Charles Sullivan. Capital research Ltd, Wellington.
  • Dr Priscilla Wehi. Ecologist/Kaipütaiao, Landcare Research Manaaki Whenua, Dunedin.
  • Professor Mike Roche. School of People, Environment and Planning, Massey University, Palmerston North
  • Dr Nick Lewis. Senior Lecturer, School of Environment, University of Auckland, Auckland.

International Affiliates