Biodiversity and biosecurity research

Our leading research programmes ensure that students graduate with industry-focused research experience. Browse the research areas below for more information

NZ forest

Our projects focus on conservation of genetic diversity, or the molecular basis of adaptation, many maintain strong links to the Department of Conservation.

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Our research uses both morphological and molecular data to understand the diversity of New Zealand’s fungi.

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Gorse flowers

We focus on understanding invasion processes, the ecology of invasive species and subsequent management strategies.

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Stick insect

Our research uses morphological and molecular approaches to emphasise the systematics of insects and land invertebrates.

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Native skink, Jake Osborne

We carry out a diverse range of research on the relationships between organisms and their environment.

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Search our database for masters and doctoral supervisors and research projects that you can join.

Bumblebee, SBS

We foster collaboration and support high quality, high impact research to improve environmental, social and economic outcomes.

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