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Zoology Seminars

Semester 2, 2019

When: Friday, 12:00 midday

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



Dr Bridie Allan, Department of Marine Science, University of Otago

Environmental influences on anti-predator behaviour in fishes


Professor Richard Barker, Pro Vice Chancellor, Sciences, University of Otago

What every Zoologist who uses and teaches confidence intervals should know


Associate Professor Mark Lokman, Department of Zoology, University of Otago

Adventures in Myanmar


Morgan Meyers, Department of Botany, University of Otago

Zooplankton distribution along the Munida Transect


Associate Professor Trent Smith, Department of Economics, University of Otago

The role of economic insecurity in the global epidemic of human obesity


Dr Michael Garratt, Department of Anatomy, University of Otago

Life-history trade-offs, aging and sexual selection


Richard White, Manager Copyright and Open Access, University of Otago

Open Access


Mid-semester Break - No Seminar


Jennifer Cattermole, Department of Music, Theatre and Performing Arts

Taonga pūoro: Ngā reo o te whenua (voices of the land)


Dr Melanie Laird, Department of Anatomy, University of Otago

Tweet your research


Dr Graham McCulloch, Department of Zoology, University of Otago

Flightless flies? The evolution of New Zealand's wingless alpine stoneflies


Andy Anglemyer, AIDS Epidemiology Group, Dunedin School of Medicine, University of Otago

The epidemiology of infectious diseases in humans and the role of ecology: A success story?


Scott MacIndoe, Legasea, Fish for the People

New Zealand fisheries management


Stephanie Godfrey, Department of Zoology, University of Otago

Aggregative behaviour in New Zealand’s herpetofauna: a case for sociality?

Contacts: Zoology Reception (479-7976) or Liz Slooten (e-mail


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