Rhys Jones

12. Rhys Jones

Academic Staff Member and Programme Coordinator

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Rhys has worked across a range of primary-industry-based industries including pharmaceutical and vaccine production, applied research, and other commercial activities. He enjoys the team he works with as it is multi-faceted, and there are plenty of things to explore. 



  • PhD (Otago/Paris), M.Sc Hons (Massey)
  • BSc (Massey), NZCATT (Wintec) 

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Research activity

Various projects with AgResearch and Caiqtest, including four soil and pasture microbial ecology outputs (2015-2017) and methods development for food testing laboratory (Caiqtest–2017). Currently evaluating the recording and analysing of NZ forest biophonies as a tool for ecological monitoring and the creation of engaging artforms (in collaboration with media arts centre).

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