Professor Ian Hawes


Qualifications: PhD

Research Interests

Antarctic Aquatic Ecosystems

NZ Lakes

Teaching Commitments


Biology; Oceanography

Geobiology, microbial ecology, plant physiology, limnology.

Recent Publications

  • Biessy, L., Smith, K., Boundy, M., Webb, S., Hawes, I., & Wood, S. (2018). Distribution of tetrodotoxin in the New Zealand clam, Paphies australis, established using immunohistochemistry and liquid chromatography-tandem quadrupole mass spectrometry. Toxins, 10(7), 14 pages. doi:10.3390/toxins10070282 Open Access version:

  • McAllister, T. G., Wood, S. A., Greenwood, M. J., Broghammer, F., & Hawes, I. (2018). The effects of velocity and nitrate on Phormidium accrual cycles: a stream mesocosm experiment. Freshwater Science, 37(3), 496-509. doi:10.1086/699204 Open Access version:

  • Lund-Hansen, L. C., Juul, T., Eskildsen, T. D., Hawes, I., Sorrell, B., Melvad, C., & Hancke, K. (2018). A low-cost remotely operated vehicle (ROV) with an optical positioning system for under-ice measurements and sampling. Cold Regions Science and Technology, 151, 148-155. doi:10.1016/j.coldregions.2018.03.017

  • Hawes, I., Jungblut, A. D., Matys, E. D., & Summons, R. E. (2018). The Dirty Ice of the McMurdo Ice Shelf: Analogues for biological oases during the Cryogenian. Geobiology, 9 pages. doi:10.1111/gbi.12280

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Contact Details

Phone: +64 7 5785927
Cellphone: +64 21 02281494