Vanessa Kennard

Studying towards a MSc in Biological Sciences
Location: Julius von Haast 319
"Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only to be understood." - Marie Curie


Primary Supervisor: Jim Briskie

Research Interests

I am interested in understanding the impacts of climate change and the 'Anthropocene' on native New Zealand species, specifically within the Aves class, and other vertebrate species throughout the world.

Working thesis title

Anthropogenic environmental changes and stress in birds.

Personal Interests

  • Coffee
  • Animals
  • Knitting and sewing 
  • Travelling