Department of Ecology
The Department of Ecology focus on modern approaches and tools in molecular, behavioural, community and ecosystem ecology. Research and teaching is supported by laboratory and field facilities.
Lincoln University introduced the first ecology course in New Zealand and continues to pioneer advances in land-based applied ecology.
The Ecology Department carries out research and teaching in the following specialist areas:
* Conservation and biodiversity
* Ecological restoration
* Wildlife and pest management
* Animal behaviour
* Evolutionary biology
* Plant microbiology
* Plant pathology
* Molecular Ecology
* Soil ecology
* Spatial ecology
* Remediation of degraded and contaminated land
* Sustainable agriculture and ecosystem services
* Maori and ecology.
Staff are involved in a wide range of courses at diploma, undergraduate and postgraduate level into the academic programmes of the University.
The Department works closely with the Bio-Protection Research Centre, a campus-based Centre of Research Excellence.
As well as teaching and research, staff in this department are also involved in extension, consultancy and commercial activities.
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Acting Head of Department
+64 3 423 0750