Helen Taylor

Helen Taylor is a conservation genetics researcher at the University of Otago in Dunedin. Her time is currently split between remote islands around the country, and the lab/office in Dunedin.

Mar 26, 2018

Place your bets for the bird sperm grand prix – all in the cause of conservation

Helen Taylor explains why she devotes her research to bird semen, and how an avian sperm race can help save one of New Zealand’s forgotten taonga, the hihi.

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Aug 10, 2017

Paying the price to see the science superstars

Tickets for 'rockstar' particle physicist Professor Brian Cox’s Auckland show went on sale this week. With seats priced from $90 to $215, are big popular science shows fostering elitism?

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