Tussock butterfly

Assoc. Prof. Alastair Robertson
Massey University
Ecology Group
Institute of Natural Resources
Tennent Drive
Private Bag 11222
Palmerston North 4442
NEW ZEALAND

Tel: +64-6-356-9099 ext 7965
Fax: +64-6-350-5623
A.W.Robertson@massey.ac.nz

CURRICULUM VITAE


Education

  • Ph.D., Plant Ecology, University of Canterbury, 1989
  • BSc (Hons), Botany (1st Class), University of Otago, 1984
  • BSc, Botany & Zoology, University of Otago, 1983

  • Professional Experience

  • 2009- to date - Institute of Natural Resources, Massey University, Associate Professor
  • 1999-2008 - Institute of Natural Resources, Massey University, Senior Lecturer
  • 1992-1998 - Institute of Natural Resources, Massey University, Lecturer
  • 1989-1992 - School of Biological Sciences, University of Exeter, Postdoctoral Fellow
  • 1985-1989 - Botany Department, University of Canterbury, Teaching assistant

  • Honours & Awards

  • 1989 - Postdoctoral Research Fellow, University of Exeter
  • 1989 - Miss E.L Hellaby Indigenous Grasslands Research Trust Fellow
  • 1986 - University Grants Committee Scholar
  • 1983 - Sir George Grey Senior Scholarship in Science (Otago)

  • Professional Societies

  • President, Australasian Pollination Ecologists Society, 1998-2000 (member since 1992)
  • Councillor, New Zealand Ecological Society , 1995-1998 (member since 1992)
  • Member, Ecological Society of America, 1999- to date
  • Member, New Zealand Botanical Society, 1999- to date
  • Member, New Zealand Plant Conservation Network, 2008- to date

  • Editorial Activities

  • Associate Editor, Austral Ecology, 2004 - to date
  • Editorial Board, New Zealand Journal of Ecology, 1995 - 1999

  • Referee for

    American Journal of Botany, American Midland Naturalist, Annals of Botany, Austral Ecology, Australian Journal of Botany, Australian Journal of Ecology, Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, Biotropica, Conservation Biology, Ecography, Ecology, Emu, Functional Ecology, International Journal of Plant Science, Journal of Applied Entomology, Journal of Ecology, Journal of Tropical Ecology, Journal of Vegetation Science, New Zealand Journal of Botany, New Zealand Journal of Ecology, Oecologia, Oikos, Plant Biology, Plant Species Biology, Plant Systematics & Evolution


    Other

  • Reviewer of research proposals for: U.S. National Science Foundation, NZ Marsden Fund, NZ Public Good Science Fund
  • External examiner (PhD and MSc theses) for: Deakin University, James Cook University, Massey University, Victoria University of Wellington, University of Canterbury, University of Auckland
  • Director, Ecological Principles & Processes Training Course, delivered to the New Zealand Department of Conservation (1996-2005)
  • Organised the 2000 Australasian Pollination Ecologists Meeting, Cass
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