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Bruce Warburton

Bruce Warburton

Bruce Warburton

Bruce Warburton has been appointed a member of the Game Animal Council by Hon Eugenie Sage, Minister of Conservation. The Council was established to represent the interests of the hunting sector and improve the management of hunting resources while contributing to positive conservation outcomes. The Council draws together people from many disciplines, and Bruce contributes his many years’ of experience of research in pest management as well as an in-depth knowledge of hunting. Bruce is well placed to make a significant contribution to the work of the Council.

 

Nikki Harcourt

Nikki Harcourt

Nikki Harcourt

Nikki Harcourt has been appointed the Te Ao Māori Lead of the Our Land & Water National Science Challenge’s Whitiwhiti Ora: Land Use Opportunities programme. She is leading the re-scoping of the programme, now centred around te ao Māori concepts and perspectives.

 

Chris Phillips

Chris Phillips

Chris Phillips

Chris Phillips has been appointed to the One Billion Trees (1BT) Strategic Science Advisory Group. Te Uru Rākau established the Group to provide independent peer review of research proposals submitted to the 1BT Partnership Fund and to recommend to the 1BT panel what science should be supported. The Group includes representatives from CRIs and other research institutes; as well as the forestry industry with a focus on smaller non-corporate entities, the New Zealand Farm Forestry Association, and those specialising in non-radiata/ indigenous planting.

 

Zhi-Qiang Zhang

Zhi-Qiang Zhang

Zhi-Qiang Zhang

Zhi-Qiang Zhang has been invited to join the Strategic Advisory Committee of the Institute of Zoology (IOZ), Chinese Academy of Sciences. This honour is in recognition of Zhi-Qiang’s international standing in the field of systematics, biodiversity and biosecurity, and of his existing collaborative relationship with the Institute. IOZ is substantial, with 420 staff including 75 professors plus 530 postgraduate students and 113 postdocs.

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