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A male little spotted kiwi, fitted with a radio transmitter to enable tracking of its location

My research interests are behavioural ecology and conservation biology. I am employed as a scientist by the New Zealand Department of Conservation, working on the kakapo and takahe recovery programmes. The main focus of my PhD was kiwi bioacoustics: using sound to further understanding of animal behaviour, and to assist species conservation. I use my background in the physical sciences (I was formerly involved in astronomy research) to approach problems from a slightly different perspective to most ecologists.

To read more about my research past and present, please see the bioacoustics & kiwi and astronomy research pages.

For a list of publications, see Google Scholar citations or my ResearchGate profiles.