Research Staff Profile

Research staff Profiles

Current profiles about the team of research professionals who contribute to our research environment at NorthTec.

Ben Barr

Conservation Tutor

Ben has worked in some of New Zealand’s most beautiful places with our most special animals. He began tutoring at NorthTec in 2013.

Dr Mike Mullany

Principal Academic

Mike is lecturer and a researcher at NorthTec and teaches Engineering Mathematics, Physics, Project Management, Technical Literacy, Engineering Management and Business Statistics

Dr Olivier Ball

Senior Tutor

Olly’s interest in conservation was sparked by his childhood realisation that he would never see such wonderful creatures as moa, huia and dodo.

Ellie Smith

Photography Tutor

Ellie is a photographer with a diverse practice that encompasses both traditional darkroom and contemporary digital techniques

Lindsay Marks

Applied Arts Tutor

Lindsay has been an artist all his life and has been teaching Art and Design for 30 years at Universities and Polytechnics in New Zealand.

Lisa Clunie

Photography Tutor

Lisa exhibits her photographs regularly, both nationally and internationally, and works part-time as a photography and drawing tutor at NorthTec

Murray Gibbs

Applied Arts Tutor

Murray teaches on the arts degree programme in Clay, Glass. Sculpture, Drawing and Design.

Peter Bruce

Principal Academic

Peter is a lecturer and researcher, teaches Management, Leadership, Organisational Behaviour, Business Heritage, Culture and Sustainability and Strategic Management.

Tanya Cook

Conservation and Environmental Management Tutor

I have always enjoyed being in the outdoors and learning about New Zealand’s unique environment and wildlife.

Toni Daly

Tutor Applied Science

Although my passion has always been the magic of biochemistry and genetics, I initially spent 21 years as a psychiatric nurse, so I care about the way that people tick. I have masters papers in nutritional biochemistry because I have been seriously …