Ngaio Balfour

Ngaio Balfour

Committee Member, TPM Whānau

 

Ngaio is a Master of Science student at the University of Auckland and Scion. Ngaio’s broad research interests include ecology, evolution, invasion biology, landscape genetics, restoration ecology, environmental science and interdisciplinary research which intersects these fields. Through her masters, Ngaio is investigating the ecology of the fungal pathogen Austropuccinia psidii in Aotearoa’s native ngahere. Ngaio is also passionate about equity, well-being and diversity in education and research.