Faculty support

Faculty and large-scale research institute (LSRI) advisers partner with academic staff in the areas of research, learning and teaching.

Find your adviser 

Faculty and LSRI staff are supported by the Academic Engagement, Research Services, and Learning and Teaching Development team advisers.

Faculty / LSRI Academic Engagement Research Services Learning and Teaching Development
Manuhiri Huatahi
(Māori Academic Engagement Adviser)
Emma Richardson, Hine Busby Sarah Etheridge 
Auckland Bioengineering Institute Dr Catherine Wright Ask us  
Business and Economics Margaret Tibbles Jennifer Graham Josie Wirjapranata
Creative Arts and Industries Dr Catherine Wright Fiona Lamont Vera LiPhillippa McKeown-Green 
Education and Social Work
Judy McFall-McCaffery
(Pacific Academic Engagement Adviser)
Simon Esling Liz Wilkinson
Engineering Dr Catherine Wright Dahlia Han Camille ToomanNicola Rawnsley
Law Margaret Tibbles Tracey Thomas  Nicola Rawnsley
Liggins Institute Megan Clark Ask us  
Medical and Health Sciences Megan Clark Anne Wilson, Derryl Hayman, Evie Southwell Dulcie-Jane BrakeTricia Bingham 
Science Justene McNeice Dr Jo Simons, Dr Alissa HackettDr Donna MacColl  Camille ToomanNicola Rawnsley

Our adviser teams

Libraries and Learning Services advisers have a particular focus and/or functional expertise and work collaboratively to facilitate the best possible outcomes.

Academic Engagement 

  • Develop strategic and sustainable relationships and partnerships with faculty to align Libraries and Learning Services initiatives and projects with faculty research, learning and teaching objectives.
  • Communicate and promote Libraries and Learning Services resources, services and initiatives.
  • Connect faculty members with functional experts, services and collections.   
  • The Māori Academic Engagement Adviser and Pacific Academic Engagement Adviser work across all faculties to support Māori and Pacific strategic faculty priorities and needs.  

Research Services 

  • Offer consultations on information resources, researcher profiles and identifiers, impact and metrics, research data management, open access and scholarly publishing.
  • Support the use of Research Outputs and repositories.
  • Collaborate to develop, support and deliver researcher skills development, including the Doctoral Skills Programme (in partnership with the School of Graduate Studies).
  • Partner with research stakeholders to support University research reporting and benchmarking.

Learning and Teaching Development 

  • Design and deliver online resources and workshops which support the development of students’ academic and information literacy skills.
  • Partner with academic colleagues to identify how existing initiatives can be delivered in a more sustainable, meaningful way to better meet students’ needs.
  • Ensure the diverse needs of our students are recognised and appropriate, inclusive solutions are created.

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