Graham Jones

Senior Lecturer, Academic Leader
Environmental and Animal Sciences
Location: Building 115, Room 1004
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Qualifications

BSc., MSc (Hons) Auck., Dip. Tchg.

Professional memberships

Royal Society of NZ
Auckland Zoological Society
Supporters of Tiritiri Matangi

Profile

Graham gained his Masters degree in zoology from the University of Auckland and after many years in science and biology education joined Unitec in 2003.  

In 1996 he was funded to study environmental education programmes in South Africa and the United Kingdom and was awarded a Wolf Fisher Scholarship for services to education in 2002.  Graham was also the recipient of a Royal Society of New Zealand Science and Mathematics Teacher Fellowship.

He has had a life-long interest in natural history and was a foundation member of the Supporters of Tiritiri Matagi restoration project. He is is currently involved in research as part of the Motu Kaikoura restoration project.

Publications

Cameron, K. E., Adams, N. J., Wassenaar, R. J., Bistricer, A., Brown, K. J., Halliday, A. D., Lodge-Osborn, K. R., Robson, E. A., Jones, G., Salinsky, J. R., & Fraser, D. L. (2016). The effectiveness of a commercially available bird repellent on house sparrows (Passer domesticus). Annual Science Week Australian and New Zealand College of Veterinary Scientists, Gold Coast, Australia.

Jones, G., Fraser, D., Lallu, U., & Fenwick, S. J. (2016). Perceptions and Impacts: An Observational Pilot Study of the Effects of Argentine Ants on Honey Bees in New Zealand. Unitec ePress Perspectives in Biosecurity Research Series (Vol. vol 1).

Galbraith, M., Krzyżosiak, J., Aguilar, G., Jones, G., & Oliver, R. (2015). Changes in the breeding status of the southern black-backed gull (Larus domincanus) colonies on Rangitoto Island (Hauraki Gulf, New Zealand). Notornis (Vol. vol 62).

Jones, G. (2015). Penguins of Tiri. Supporters of Tiritiri Matangi, Unitec Institute of Technology.

Galbraith, M. P., Krzyzosiak, J., Aguilar, G., & Jones, G. (2015). Changes in the breeding status of the southern black-backed gull (Larus domincanus) on Rangitoto Island (Hauraki Gulf, New Zealand) since the 1920s. Australasian Ornithological Conference, Flinders University, Adelaide.

Galbraith, M. P., and Jones, G. (2014). Tiritiri Matangi Island, New Zealand: conservation outcomes though connection with birds. 26th International Ornithological Congress, Tokyo, Japan.

Jones, G. (2014). Science Communication at Unitec: Importance of public perception. Pest Liaison Group, Auckland Council, Auckland.

Beyersbergen, A., Cook, J., Waipara, N., Fraser, D., Adams, N., and Jones, G. (2014). Public Awareness of Biosecurity on The Hauraki Gulf Islands. THE NEW ZEALAND BIOSECURITY INSTITUTE NATIONAL EDUCATION AND TRAINING SEMINAR, New Plymouth.

Jones, G., Fenwick, S., Lalu, U., Visser, P., Aguillar, G., Galbraith, M., and Fraser, D. (2014). Potential Impact of Argentine Ant (Linepithema humile) on Beehive Productivity. THE NEW ZEALAND BIOSECURITY INSTITUTE NATIONAL EDUCATION AND TRAINING SEMINAR, New Plymoiuth.

Galbraith, M., Krzyzosiak, J., Aguillar, G., & Jones, G. (2014). Changes in the breeding status of the southern black-backed gull (Larus Dominicanus)on Rangitoto Island, Hauraki Gulf, New Zealand since 1920. New Zealand Ecological Society Conference, Palmerston North.

Galbraith, M. P., and Jones, G. (2013). Aspects of the quantitative surveys of birds on Motu Kaikoura, Hauraki Gulf over the past 6 years. . Restoration in the Hauraki Gulf Workshop. University of Auckland, 18 Feb 2013.

Galbraith, M., Blanchon, D., Fraser, D., and Jones, G. (2011). Biosecurity as a degree pathway. NETS, NZ Biosecurity Institute Conference 2011. Auckland, New Zealand.

Galbraith, M., and Jones, G. (2011). Motu Kaikoura: aspects of quantitative birds surveys 2006-2010. Ornithological Society of New Zealand Scientific Day, Lower Hutt, New Zealand.

Blake, J., Jones, G., and Aguilar, G. (2011). Modelling the invasive risk potential posed by the Northern Pacific sea star (Asterias amurensis) in New Zealand. NETS, NZ Biosecurity Institute Conference 2011.

Galbraith, M. P., and Jones, G. (2011). Tiritiri Matangi Island, New Zealand: Conservation education through community involvement. 25th International Congress for Conservation Biology.

Galbraith, M., and Jones, G. (2010). Bird fauna of Motu Kaikoura, New Zealand. Notornis (Vol. 57 (1)).

Galbraith, M., Jones, G., Davies, N., and Galbraith, T. (2007). Preliminary bird survey report. Kaikoura, M. Motu Kaikoura.

Galbraith, M., Jones, G., & Agnew, W. (2002). CD tracking tunnels for environmnental education projects in schools. Presented to the New Zealand Association for Environmental Education conference, 17-19 January, Hamilton.