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Careers in Science

The importance of science and scientific research in the modern world cannot be overestimated. From understanding natural and artificial phenomena to creating technologies of the future, science underpins almost every aspect of life.

Our graduates are working throughout New Zealand and around the world in a range of positions. The below profiles are designed to give you a taste of the potential directions an Otago degree can take you.

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Louise Sandford

Anatomy

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Jessica Craig

Biochemistry

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Serra Kilduff

Botany

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Kiri McComb

Chemistry

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Braid McRae

Clothing and Textile Sciences

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Kylie Robinson

Computer Science

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Alice Barker

Consumer Food Science

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Keith Payne

Electronics

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Oliver Broughton

Energy Studies

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Allanah Kidd

Environmental Management

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Alice Crawford

Food Science

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Hannah Forrest

Forensic Analytical Science

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John Lynch

Geographic Information Systems (GIS)

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Casey Beel

Geography

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Jenny Stein

Geology

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Jenny Campbell

Human Nutrition

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Emma Johns

Information Science

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Cassino Doyle

Land Planning and Development

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Julia Prier

Microbiology and Immunology

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Su Yong Hu

Molecular Biotechnology

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Matthew Goddard

Neuroscience

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Kirsten Bird

Physical Education, Sport and Exercise Sciences

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Emily Robinson

Physiology

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Shannon Clarke

Plant Biotechnology

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Niki Osborne

Psychology

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Hannah Gentle

Sport and Exercise Nutrition

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Sian Barris

Sports Technology

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Freya Broughton

Statistics

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Bridget Wright

Surveying

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Corey Bragg

Zoology