Research Committee

NorthTec Research Committee

The Research Committee oversee everything research related at NorthTec.

Matthew Pastula

Matthew Pastula

Lead Academic Librarian

Matthew has almost twenty years of academic library experience.

Dan Clark

Dan Clark

Programme Manager - Business & Sport

Dan Clark is the chair of the NorthTec research committee and programme manager for Business and Sport & Recreation.

Dr Bev MacKay

Dr Bev MacKay

Pathway Manager Nursing

My academic focus is on primary health care nursing. My research interests are in flexibility in teaching and learning, primary health care and advanced nursing roles.

Dr Olivier Ball

Dr Olivier Ball

Senior Tutor

The focus of my research is how insect communities in the Far North (Aupouri Peninsula and Te Paki) have responded to various forms of land use.

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John Stansfield

Pathway Manager Community, Environment and Social Services

John Stansfield is Head of Pathway for community, Environment and Social Services. He is the editor of Whanake; The Pacific journal of community development, The president of the Aotearoa Community Development Association and the vice president of the International Association for Community Development and its regional director for Oceania. John has personal research interests in Community Development, Island Societies and Economies, Sustainable Development and Regional Food Security.

Murray Gibbs

Murray Gibbs

Applied Arts Tutor

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

Peter Bruce-Iri

Peter Bruce-Iri

Principal Academic

Peter is a lecturer and researcher, teaches Management, Leadership, Organisational Behaviour, Business Heritage, Culture and Sustainability and Strategic Management. See Peter’s research profile at Research Gate.

Sandra McDonald

Sandra McDonald

Māori Ethics Advisor

Sandra is the Māori Ethics Advisor at NorthTec.