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Mrs Catherine Kirby

Catherine Kirby

Research Support Officer

Qualifications: MSc (1st class) Waikato

Personal Website: http://www.nzepiphytenetwork.org

Research Interests

I am part of the terrestrial ecology team in the Environmental Research Institute. I am interested in applied research and science communication. My speciality is native epiphytes (perching plants) but I work across a wide range of projects. My two key science communication projects are the New Zealand Tree Project and the New Zealand Epiphyte Network.

Recent Publications

  • Clarkson, B. D., & Kirby, C. L. (2016). Ecological restoration in urban environments in New Zealand. Ecological Management & Restoration, 17(3), 180-190. doi:10.1111/emr.12229

  • Clarkson, B., Bylsma, R. J., Henwood, O. R., & Kirby, C. L. (2016). Threatened epiphytes of Hunua Ranges. In 2016 New Zealand Epiphyte Network Workshop: Working with canopy plants. Conference held at Auckland Botanic Gardens, Auckland, New Zealand. Retrieved from http://www.nzepiphytenetwork.org/2016-presentations.html

  • Kirby, C. L. (2016). The state of play: research and engagement in New Zealand's canopies. In 2016 New Zealand Epiphyte Network Workshop: Working with canopy. Conference held at Auckland Botanic Gardens, Auckland, New Zealand. Retrieved from http://www.nzepiphytenetwork.org/2016-presentations.html

  • Kirby, C. L., & Clarkson, B. D. (2016). Taranaki Biodiversity Priorities Forum discussion report (ERI Report No. 70). Environmental Research Institute, Waikato University, Hamilton, New Zealand.

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Contact Details

Email: c.kirby@waikato.ac.nz
Room: FG.10a
Phone: +64 7 937 8375