Partnership with HortResearch moves forward through joint appointments

Two HortResearch senior staff members have been appointed part-time as Associate Professors in the Institute for Innovation in Biotechnology and the School of Biological Sciences. The appointments of Associate Professors Richard Newcomb (Evolutionary Genetics) and Dave Greenwood (Mass Spectrometry) highlight their longstanding track record of collaboration in teaching and research with the University. The Institute for Innovation in Biotechnology has so far made six joint appointments with the industry with the aim to facilitate public-private collaboration in research and graduate student supervision.