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Semester 2, 2023

When: Friday, 12:00 midday

Where: Benham Seminar Room (B215), Department of Zoology

Zoom link is available through the ZooBulletin or by contacting the organisers

14 July

Matariki - No Seminar

21 July

Philip Hill, Centre for International Health, University of Otago

The Otago Global Health Institute: a pan-University inter-disciplinary research centre that you can be part of
28 July

Ralf Heinrich, Department of Cellular Neurobiology, University of Göttingen

The farming of kingfish in New Zealand, or how my office car park became a fish farm

4 August

Nadine Strydom, Nelson Mandela University

Coastal fishes under the microscope: A South African biologist's journey

11 August

Graham McCulloch, Department of Zoology

The Spatial Ecology of Hamilton’s Frog, Leiopelma hamiltoni on Te Pākeka Maud Island.

18 August

Manaia Pearmain Fenton, Department of Zoology, University of Otago

Silver Linings: Following the breeding behaviours and dispersal patterns of Ōtepoti's locally rare kakaruai/South Island Robin population

25 August

Robert Poulin, Department of Zoology, University of Otago

Sex bias in taxonomy and experimental biology

1 September

Mid-semester break – No Seminar

8 September

James Deyo, Environmental Protection Authority NZ, Wellington

A basic introduction to pesticide approval at the NZ-EPA: An example of 3-NOP a new methane gas inhibitor in ruminants

15 September

Jenny Jandt, Department of Zoology, University of Otago

Is it a Bee? How perception and recognition of backyard insects might affect conservation of native bee populations

22 September

Luna Thomas, Department of Zoology, University of Otago

The ecology and behaviour of the endemic New Zealand stag beetle Geodorcus helmsi

29 September

Gerry Closs, Department of Zoology, University of Otago

Lakes, larvae and altered fish communities

6 October

Bart Geurten, Department of Zoology, University of Otago

Hereditary spastic paraplegia: Insights from zebrafish models

13 October

Cilla Wehi, Centre for Sustainability, University of Otago

Trophic position of kiore on New Zealand offshore islands from isotope analysis

Contacts: Zoology Reception (479-7976) or Paul Szyszka (e-mail)

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