Richard Holdaway

Richard Holdaway

Adjunct Professor
Julius von Haast 422
Phone: +643367073
Internal Phone: 7073

Research Interests

Research interests include extinction biology, stable isotopic analysis of species and ecosystems, and applying information on pre-human systems to restoration and management of ecosystems.

Recent Publications

  • Holdaway R. and Rowe RJ. (2020) Palaeoecological reconstructions depend on accurate species identification: examples from South Island, New Zealand, Pachyornis (Aves: Dinornithiformes). Notornis 67: 494-502.
  • Holdaway RN., Duffy B. and Kennedy B. (2019) Reply to ‘Wiggle-match radiocarbon dating of the Taupo eruption’. Nature Communications 10(1) http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41467-019-12491-0.
  • Makiola A., Dickie IA., Holdaway RJ., Wood JR., Orwin KH. and Glare TR. (2019) Land use is a determinant of plant pathogen alpha- but not beta-diversity. Molecular Ecology 28(16): 3786-3798. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/mec.15177.
  • Makiola A., Dickie IA., Holdaway RJ., Wood JR., Orwin KH., Lee CK. and Glare TR. (2019) Biases in the metabarcoding of plant pathogens using rust fungi as a model system. MicrobiologyOpen 8(7) http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/mbo3.780.
  • Watts C., Dopheide A., Holdaway R., Davis C., Wood J., Thornburrow D. and Dickie IA. (2019) DNA metabarcoding as a tool for invertebrate community monitoring: a case study comparison with conventional techniques. Austral Entomology 58(3): 675-686. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/aen.12384.