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


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.

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Bumblebee, SBS

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

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