Dr Nicole Roy was appointed an Adjunct Senior Lecturer and Drs Jolon Dyer, Paul Shorten and Adrian Cookson were appointed
as Associate Investigators in the Riddet Institute.
Dr Maureen O’Callaghan was appointed an Adjunct Associate
Professor at Lincoln University.
Dr Stewart Ledgard was appointed an adjunct Professor in the
New Zealand Life Cycle Management Centre at Massey University.
John McEwan was appointed an Honorary Fellow in the Department of Anatomy and Structural Biology, University of Otago.
Drs Mark Hurst and Steve Wakelin were appointed Honorary Researchers at the Bio-Protection Research Centre, Lincoln University.
Dr Stephen Goldson was appointed Vice-President of the Royal Society of New Zealand (Biological and Life Sciences) and Chair of the Academy of the Royal Society of New Zealand.
Dr Trevor James was elected President of the Councils of Australasian Weed Societies.
Mrs Jayanthi Swaminathan was elected as an Executive Committee Member of the New Zealand Plant Protection Society.
Dr David Heath was appointed a World Federation of Parasitologists ‘Distinguished Parasitologist’.
Dr Mustafa Farouk was appointed to the NZFSA Halal Standards Advisory Council.
Dr Bruce Veit was appointed to the “Faculty of 1000” in recognition of his expertise in the field of plant growth and development. The faculty hosts a website for scientists providing rankings and commentary on current scientific research papers.
Dr Rex Munday was appointed to the European Food Safety Authority’s Panel of Experts.
Dr Jenny Juengel was appointed to the Editorial Board of the journal Domestic Animal Endocrinology.
Dr Anisur Rahman was re-appointed for a two-year term as an International Advisory Board Member to PERTANIKA Journal of Tropical Agricultural Science. He was also appointed as an International Advisor of the Journal of Agrobiotechnology, an international journal published by the University Darul Iman
Dr Stefan Clerens was appointed Lead Guest Editor of a Special Issue on Food Proteomics for the International Journal of Proteomics.
Dr Paul Newton was appointed Lead Author for the Australasia Chapter of the IPCC 5th Assessment Report, scheduled for completion in 2014.
Dr Pip Gerard was invited to co-author a report on climate change and invertebrate genetic resources for food and agriculture for the FAO Commission on Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture.
Dr Barbara Barratt was appointed as associate editor of the New Zealand Journal of Agricultural Research.
Dr Katja Rosenvold and Dr Simon Lovatt were appointed section editors of the 2nd Edition of Elsevier’s Encyclopedia of Meat Sciences.
Cesar Pinares-Patino was appointed to the Editorial Board of the journal Archiva Zootechnica.
Dr Cecile de Klein was appointed Principal Investigator of the New Zealand Agricultural Greenhouse Gas Research Centre.
Dr Simon Lovatt was elected a Fellow of the Institution of Professional Engineers New Zealand.
Dr John Kean was appointed to the USA National Centre for Ecological Analysis and Synthesis project 12378 working group, ‘Applying population ecology to strategies for eradicating invasive forest insects’.
Dr Stephen Goldson was appointed to the Foundation for Arable Research Strategic Research Committee.