Professor Carolyn King
Professor (Biological Sciences)
Qualifications: DPhil Oxon; PhD Waikato
Dr King received a Lifetime Achievement Award for her work in biological sciences at the 2010 Kudos Awards. View the interview here. She also holds the Mammal Society Medal (2005) and the NZES Award (1999); and was a Research Associate in the Department of Philosophy until 2017.
Ecology of small rodents and mustelids, especially stoats and weasels. Philosphy and management of national parks. Traditional and contemporary relationships between science and theology. Senior Editor, New Zealand Journal of Zoology.
- Bridgman, Lucy (2012). Interactions between ship rates and house mice.
- Breedt, Brandon (in progress). Distribution and abundance of mammalian pests in the Waikato Region.
- West Annie (in progress). Investigating potential correlations between phenotypic and genetic divergence of NZ mainland, island and hybrid Mus musculus populations.
- Davison, Katie (2015). Behaviour of captive North Island Brown Kiwi (Apteryx mantelli).
- Hayward, Lisa (in progress). Does pest control on private land enhance urban gully conservation?
- Churchill, Geoffrey (2014). Gossypol's effects on ingestion behaviour in mice: The first step in a systematic process to define gossypol's suitability for the use in murine pest management.
- Foster, Stacey (2010). Interspecific competitive interactions between Rattus norvegicus and Rattus rattus.
- Chubb, Tanya (2008). Genetics of New Zealand house mice.
- Connolly, Trevor (2008). The potential for re-invasion by mammalian pests at Maungatautari Ecological Island.
- Newbold [nee Stevens], Haylie (2007). Infra-red vision in ferrets (Mustela furo).
- Watkins, Alison (2007). Distribution of small mammals in five New Zealand forest habitats.
- Sutton, Nicole (2005). Monitoring the distribution of the Mahoenui Giant weta using site occupancy estimation modelling.
Veale, A., Russell, J. C., & King, C. M. (2018). The genomic ancestry, landscape genetics, and invasion history of introduced mice in New Zealand [forthcoming - in review]. Royal Society Open Science, 5(1), 19 pages. doi:10.1098/rsos.170879
King, C. M. (2017). Failed proposals to import the mongoose, pine marten, Patagonian fox and other exotic predators into New Zealand. Journal of the Royal Society of New Zealand, 1-13. doi:10.1080/03036758.2017.1389755
King, C. (2017). The chronology of a sad historical misjudgement: The introductions of rabbits and ferrets in nineteenth-century New Zealand. International Review of Environmental History, 3(1), 139-173. doi:10.22459/IREH.03.01.2017.09
King, C. M., Norbury, G., & Veale, A. J. (2017). Small mustelids in New Zealand: invasion ecology in a different world. In D. W. Macdonald, C. Newman, & L. A. Harrington (Eds.), Biology and Conservation of Musteloids (pp. 257-277). Oxford University Press. doi:10.1093/oso/9780198759805.003.0001
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