Dr John Pirker

Biological Sciences
The University of Canterbury
Indigenous Affiliation(s): 
Ngāi Tahu
Te Ātiawa
Ngāti Porou

Dr John Pirker (Ngāi Tahu) is a lecturer in Biological Sciences at the University of Canterbury. John’s research interests centre around aquaculture, including marine ecology, marine algae and evolution and behaviour within marine ecological systems. In addition to his research, John is also involved in the Māori Research Advisory Group (MRAG) and Marine Ecology Research Group (MERG)