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Associate Professor Ian Hogg

Associate Professor (Biological Sciences)

Qualifications: B.Sc. Toronto, M.App.Sc. Canberra, Ph.D. Toronto

Research Interests

  • Biodiversity of Antarctic invertebrates
  • Genetic diversity & conservation of natural populations
  • Freshwater and estuarine ecology
  • Global climate change & environmental stress

Research Supervised


  • Collins, Gemma (in progress). The impact of climate change on the genetic diversity of soil arthropods.
  • Gilman, Andrew (in progress). Biodiversity assessment of freshwater benthic macroinvertebrates using next generation DNA sequencing.
  • Woods, Steve (in progress). The consequences of exotic fish removal on the abundance and diversity of zooplankton.
  • Ross, Kathryn (2016). Resistance to African black beetle (Heteronychus arator) in perennial ryegrass (Lolium perenne L.) infected with AR1 endophyte
  • Jones, Tracey (2013). Diversity and population genetic structure of lichens (Buellia frigida and Umbilicaria spp.) in the Ross Dependency, Antarctica.
  • Baillie, Brenda (2012).The physical and biological function of wood in New Zealand's forested stream ecosystems.
  • Knox, Matthew (2012). Diversity of New Zealand deep- sea amphipoda.
  • Ross, Phil (2011). The genetic structure of New Zealand's coastal benthos: using the estuarine clam Austrovenus stutchburyi, to determine rates of gene flow and population connectivity.
  • Sutherland, Darin (2006). Phylogeography and ecology of New Zealand freshwater Amphipoda (Paracalliope, Paraleptamphopus, and Phreatogammarus).
  • Stevens, Mark  (2002). Population genetic structures and dispersal patterns of arthropods in New Zealand and the Ross Dependency Antarctica.
  • Ellis, Rosanne (2001). An assessment of endocrine disrupting potential of a New Zealand pulp and paper mill effluent using rainbow trout Oncorhynchus mykiss and mosquitofish Gambusia affinis.

MSc (Research)

  • Beet, Clare (in progress). Assessing the Mackay Glacier, Ross Dependency, as an ecotone for tracking ecosystem responses to climate change in Antarctica.
  • Riding, Morgan (in progress). Invertebrate dispersal among restored streams in the North Island, New Zealand.
  • Doyle, Erin (2016). Assessing the use of molecular techniques to determine terrestrial invertebrate diversity in New Zealand mangroves and detection of blue ducks in New Zealand streams.
  • Podmore, Colleen (2016). Assessing mitochondrial DNA (CO1) barcodes for measuring diveristy of Schizaphis spp. and abundance of Aploneura lentisci.
  • Collins, Gemma (2015). Genetic diversity and potential responses of New Zealand Rotifera and Antarctic Collembola to environmental changes.
  • Watson, Nathan (2014). Assessing the diversity of New Zealand's freshwater copepods (Crustacea: Copepoda) using mitochondrial DNA (COI) sequences.
  • Bennett, Kristi (2013). Impacts of Pliocene and Pleistocene glaciations on genetic diversity among New Zealand and Antarctic arthropods.
  • Demetras, Nicholas (2010). Phylogeography and genetic diversity of terrestrial arthropods from the Ross Dependency, Antarctica.
  • Balvert, Sheree (2006). Limnological characteristics and zooplankton dynamics of a newly filled mine lake.
  • Brett, Christie (2006). Testing the effectiveness of the mitochondrial DNA cytochrome c oxidase subunit 1 (COI) gene locus for identifying species of polychaete worm (Polychaeta: Annelida) in New Zealand.
  • Fowler, Elizabeth (2006). Spatio-temporal distribution and diversity of zooplankton in zoo ponds relative to water quality parameters. (Currently Research Associate, University of Waikato)
  • Knox, Matthew (2006). Delineating species and population boundaries in Amphipoda (Crustacea) using mitochondrial DNA sequences.
  • McGaughran, Angela (2005). Genetic diversity and phylogeography of New Zealand and Antarctic arthropods
  • Burger, David (2000)
  • Carter, Nicholas (2000)
  • Jenkins, Bevan (2000). Distribution and dispersal of aquatic invertebrates in the Waitomo Stream.
  • Smith, Fraser (2000)
  • Willman, Pia (1999)
  • Schnabel, Kareen (1998)


  • Rohan, Chelve (in progress). Effect of Nitrogen fertiliser, clover presence and ryegrass cultivar on nematode diversity in New Zealand pasture soils
  • Nolan, Liam (2006). Population genetic structure of Antarctic springtails (Collembola) and New Zealand damselflies (Odonata)

Recent Publications

  • Collins, G. E., & Hogg, I. D. P. (2016). Temperature-related activity of Gomphiocephalus hodgsoni (Collembola) mitochondrial DNA (COI) haplotypes in Taylor Valley, Antarctica. Polar Biology, 39(2), 379-389. doi:10.1007/s00300-015-1788-7

  • Watson, N. T. N., Duggan, I. C., & Hogg, I. D. (2015). Assessing the diversity of New Zealand freshwater harpacticoid copepods (Crustacea: Copepoda) using mitochondrial DNA (COI) barcodes. New Zealand Journal of Zoology, 42(2), 57-67. doi:10.1080/03014223.2015.1011592

  • Montemezzani, V., Duggan, I. C., Hogg, I. D., & Craggs, R. J. (2015). A review of potential methods for zooplankton control in wastewater treatment High Rate Algal Ponds and algal production raceways. Algal Research, 11, 211-226. doi:10.1016/j.algal.2015.06.024

  • Beet, C., & Hogg, I. D. P. (2015). Barcoding Antarctic springtails. Barcode Bulletin, 6(3), 17-18.

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Room: R.2.22
Phone: +64 7 838 4139

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