Researcher profiles

UC Research Medal Winner 2016 - Distinguished Professor David Schiel: "We’re trying to anticipate the impact of different levels of human usage or natural forces and factors on the function of our highly diverse ecosystems.”

UC has award-winning research staff that are leaders in their fields which you can collaborate with and who supervise postrgraduate students.

Man in safety gear demonstrates electrical arching

Andrew Lapthorn

Lecturer

Dr Andrew Lapthorn from UC’s Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at work in the High Voltage Lab, the only facility of its kind in a New Zealand university. It does commercial testing for the electrical industry.

Daniel Stouffer

Daniel Stouffer

Associate Professor

Biological scientist Dr Daniel Stouffer has been awarded the inaugural UC Early and Emerging Career Researcher Award. He is a theoretical ecologist whose research focuses on species-species interaction networks.

Regina Eisert

Regina Eisert

Lecturer

The first New Zealander to be honoured by Pew with a Marine Conservation Fellowship, Dr Eisert works in UC’s Gateway Antarctica Centre, where she studies marine mammals, nutritional ecology, and mammalian physiology.