Priscilla Wehi

Priscilla Wehi

Director

 

Priscilla (Cilla) is a conservation biologist based at the Centre for Sustainability at the University of Otago. She completed a PhD in ecology and Māori at the University of Waikato in 2006, and her research intersects the sciences and humanities, focusing on animal ecology, culture and biodiversity. A 2014 Rutherford Discovery Fellow and 2021 Hill Tinsley Medal winner, Cilla is passionate about inclusivity in science and is a 2022 Facilitator in the Homeward Bound programme for women in science leadership. Cilla is also a member of the Kindness in Science Collective sponsored by Te Pūnaha Matatini.

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