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  • From the Director's desk - Sep 2019

    26/09/19

    It has been a very busy few months since our last newsletter, which came out after the highly-successful New Zealand Agricultural Climate Change Conference (NZACCC) in April 2019. Immediately following the conference, our International Science...

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  • From the Director's desk - Mar 2019

    28/03/19

    The Centre is already well into a hectic schedule for 2019, with the MPI-commissioned review of our achievements over the last nine years having been concluded, and the New Zealand Agricultural Climate Change Conference (NZACCC) taking place in...

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  • From the Director's desk - Nov 2018

    27/11/18

    It has been a hectic few months for the Centre, with a review of the NZAGRC’s achievements over the last 9 years , changes to our staffing and  a contract extension for NZAGRC for another year. The work of the NZAGRC has never been...

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  • NZ draws Ackim back from Africa

    30/09/18

    A love affair with New Zealand has drawn the NZAGRC’s new Post-Doctoral Fellow, Ackim Mwape, back to Palmerston North. Ackim was living in his home city of Lusaka, Zambia, when he was offered an NZAID scholarship to study environmental...

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  • Harry Clark

    09/07/18

    Dr Harry Clark MNZM, NZAGRC Director moved to New Zealand to study the impacts of climate change on pastoral agriculture after obtaining his PhD and working for MAFF in the United Kingdom.  Prior to leading the establishment of the...

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  • Andy Reisinger

    01/06/18

    Dr Andy Reisinger, NZAGRC Deputy Director (International) Andy is Deputy Director (International) of the New Zealand Agricultural Greenhouse Gas Research Centre, where he focuses on international research and capability building to reduce...

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  • Further international recognition for Andy Reisinger

    19/10/17

    The NZAGRC’s Deputy Director (International), Dr Andy Reisinger, has been invited to join an international scientific advisory panel that aims to address sustainable agriculture, food security and the impacts of climate change. Dr Reisinger...

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  • Heather Went

    01/03/17

    Dr Heather Went, NZAGRC Operations Manager joined the NZAGRC in March 2010 from her role as a Business Development Manager at AgResearch.  Heather has a PhD in biophysical chemistry from Cambridge University and worked in London for a...

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  • Laura Kearney

    01/03/17

    Laura Kearney joined the NZAGRC team in March 2017 as Operations Manager (International), following two years contracting part-time to NZAGRC. Laura has previously worked for the Ministry for Primary Industries and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs...

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  • Sinead Leahy

    01/03/17

    Dr Sinead Leahy, NZAGRC International Capability and Training Coordinator Sinead joined us in October 2016 on secondment from AgResearch. Sinead supports the NZAGRC international team to deliver of its commitments outlined in...

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