Academic advice for postgraduate students

Find the contact information for an academic adviser in your field of postgraduate study.

Course Coordinator contact details

Get in touch with a Course Coordinator using the contact details on the spreadsheet below. 

School of Biological Sciences

Biological Sciences

BSc(Hons)/PGDipSci/MSc

Monica Kam ext 81234

Bioscience Enterprise

PGDipBioEnt/MBioEnt

Mia Jüllig 
Kerry Loomes ext 88372

Biosecurity and Conservation

PGDipSci/MSc

Bruce Burns ext 83135

Biotechnology

BSc(Hons)/PGDipSci/MSc/MBiotech

John Taylor ext 82854

Ecology

MEcology 

James Brock

PhD Adviser for all SBS

Paul Harris 
Gavin Lear ext 82573

School of Chemical Sciences

Chemistry

BSc(Hons)/PGDipSci/MSc/MCHEM

Geoff Waterhouse ext 87212
Lisa Pilkington

Food Science

BSc(Hons)/PGDipSci/MSc/Master of Food Science

Fan Zhu
Danae Larsen

Forensic Science

PGDipForensic/MSc

SallyAnn Harbison
Gordon Miskelly ext 88338

Medicinal Chemistry

(BSc Hons)

Brent Copp

Wine Science

BSc(Hons)/PGDipSci/MSc/MWineSci

Neill Culley phone 021 510 187

PhD Adviser for all SCS

Jon Sperry ext 88269
Danae Larsen

School of Computer Science

Computer Science

BSc(Hons)/PGDipSci - India

Aniket Mahanti ext 88752 (deputy)

BSc(Hons)/PGDipSci - China

Kaiqi Zhao ext 86958

MSc

Ninh Pham ext 85520
Meng-Fen Chiang (deputy)

PhD

Jing Sun ext 82286
Katerina Taskova ext 88423 (deputy)

Artificial Intelligence

PGCertAI/PGDipAI/MAI
Yun Sing Koh ext 88299
Thomas Lacombe

Information Technology

PGDipSci/PGCertInfoTech/MInfoTech

Andrew Meads ext 88971

Logic and Computation

BSc(Hons)/PGDipSci/MSc

Jeremy Seligman (Arts) ext 87992

Master of Data Science

MDATS - India

Aniket Mahanti ext 88752 (deputy)

MDATS - China

Xinfeng Ye ext 85752

Master of Professional Studies

DATA-MProfStuds/DIGS-MProfStuds - India

Aniket Mahanti ext 88752 (deputy)

DATA-MProfStuds/DIGS-MProfStuds - China

Xinfeng Ye ext 85752
Kaiqi Zhao ext 86958 (deputy)

School of Environment

Earth Sciences

BSc(Hons)/PGDipSci/MSc

James Muirhead ext 89946

Environmental Management

PGDipSci/MSc/MEnvMgt

Brad Coombes ext 88455

Environmental Science

PGDipSci/MSc/MEnvSci

Sam Trowsdale ext 88710

Geography

BSc(Hons)/PGDipSci/MSc

Mark Dickson ext 88329

Environmental Physics (Geophysics)

BSc(Hons)/PGDipSci/MSc

Mila Adam ext 86458

Master of Engineering Geology (MEG)

Martin Brook ext 88917

PhD Adviser for all School of Environment specialisations

Jennifer Eccles ext 88092

Department of Exercise Sciences

Exercise Sciences

BSc(Hons)/PGDipSci/MSc/PhD

Arne Nieuwenhuys ext 87974

Clinical Exercise Physiology

PGDSC/MSc

Rebecca Meiring  ext .84815

Master of Physiotherapy Practice

Marie-Claire Smith ext 86026

Institute of Marine Science

Marine Science

BSc(Hons)/PGDipSci/MSc/MMarineSt/PhD

Alwyn Rees ext 83603

Master of Marine Conservation (MMCons)

Nick Shears ext 83608

Department of Mathematics

Mathematics/Applied Mathematics

BSc(Hons)/PGDipSci/MSc

Stephen Taylor ext 86622

Sione Ma'u ext 85865

Mathematics Education

MProfStuds

Ofer Marmur

PGCertMathModel/PGDipMathModel/MMathModel

Hinke Osinga ext 85056

PhD Adviser for all Mathematics

Graham Donovan ext 88780

Optometry – Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences

Optometry

PGDipSci/MSc – Research

Monica Acosta ext 86069

MSc – Taught

John Phillips ext 86073

Pharmacology – Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences

Pharmacology

BSc(Hons)/PGDipSci/MSc

Malcolm Tingle ext 84949

Department of Physics

Physics

BSc(Hons)/PGDipSci/MSc

David Krofcheck ext 88897
BAdvSci(Hons) in Physics/BSc(Hons) in Physics/MSc/PG Dip

Environmental Physics

PGDSC/BSc(Hons)/MSc

Kasper van Wijk ext 85754
BSc(Hons) in Geophysics

Medical Physics & Imaging Technology

BSC(Hons)

Frédérique Vanholsbeeck ext 88881

PhD

Stuart Murdoch ext 85871
BAdvSci(Hons) in Applied Physics / BSc(Hons) in Photonics/PhD

Department of Physiology

Physiology

BSc(Hons)/PGDipSci/MSc

Julie Lim ext 82591

School of Psychology

All postgraduate psychology enquiries must first be directed to Te Pākārito Student Hubs. Visit AskAuckland.

General Psychology

Graduate Diploma in Applied Psychology (GradDipAppPsych) – Online

Michael Hautus

Bachelor of Science Honours (BSc(Hons)) Adviser

Dr Sam Manuela

Postgraduate Diploma in Science (PGDipSci) Adviser

Professor Tony Lambert

Master of Science/Arts (MSc/MA) Adviser

Anna Miles

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Advisers

Professor Douglas Elliffe 
Dr Samuel Mehr

Organisational Psychology

Master of Organisational Psychology (MOrgPsych)

Lixin Jiang

Speech Science

PGDipSci/MSc/Master of Speech Language Therapy Practice (MSLTPrac)

Clare McCann

Anna Miles

Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA)

Year 1 PGDipSci/PGDipArts
Year 2 MSc/MA
Year 3 PGDipAppPsych

Katrina Phillips

Clinical Psychology

Doctor of Clinical Psychology (DClinPsy)

Sue Cowie

Department of Statistics

Statistics/Medical Statistics

All returning Statistics students

Andrew Balemi ext 85713

All new students from China

Yong Wang ext 84700

All new students except China

Geoff Pritchard ext 87400

PhD

Renate Meyer ext 85755