Dr Maureen O’Callaghan

Affiliation: AgResearch

Role: Ngā Rākau Taketake Leader

Maureen is a Principle Scientist at AgResearch, with interests including ecology of beneficial soil, and insect and plant-associated micro-organisms.

She leads multi-institute trans-disciplinary research to develop environmentally benign solutions for control of some of New Zealand’s most significant and intractable pests and diseases.

Maureen is also a member of the Science Leadership Team and a key researcher at the Bio-Protection Research Centre.

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