Liz Slooten

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Liz Slooten
ResidenceNew Zealand
Alma materUniversity of Canterbury
Scientific career
Thesis

Elisabeth Slooten is a New Zealand zoology academic. She is currently a full professor at the University of Otago.[1]

Academic career

After secondary school in the Netherlands and a BSc and MSc in marine biology at the University of Auckland, Slooten completed a 1990 PhD from the University of Canterbury entitled Population biology, social organization and behaviour of Hector's Dolphins. Moving to the University of Otago for an extended period, she rose to the rank of full professor in 2015.[1][2]

In 2004 Slooten and Stephen Michael Dawson won the Charles Fleming Award for environmental achievement from the Royal Society of New Zealand.[3][4]

Personal life

Slooten has a partner, Steve Michael Dawson, also a professor of marine biology at Otago.[5]

Selected works

  • Lusseau, David, Liz Slooten, and Rohan JC Currey. "Unsustainable dolphin-watching tourism in Fiordland, New Zealand." Tourism in Marine Environments 3, no. 2 (2006): 173-178.
  • Shephard, Kerry, John Harraway, Tim Jowett, Brent Lovelock, Sheila Skeaff, Liz Slooten, Mick Strack, and Mary Furnari. "Longitudinal analysis of the environmental attitudes of university students." Environmental education research 21, no. 6 (2015): 805-820.
  • Jowett, Tim, John Harraway, Brent Lovelock, Sheila Skeaff, Liz Slooten, Mick Strack, and Kerry Shephard. "Multinomial-regression modeling of the environmental attitudes of higher education students based on the revised new ecological paradigm scale." The Journal of Environmental Education 45, no. 1 (2014): 1-15.
  • Rayment, William, Steve Dawson, and Liz Slooten. "Use of T-PODs for acoustic monitoring of Cephalorhynchus dolphins: a case study with Hector’s dolphins in a marine protected area." Endangered Species Research 10 (2009): 333-339.
  • Shephard, Kerry, John Harraway, Brent Lovelock, Sheila Skeaff, Liz Slooten, Mick Strack, Mary Furnari, and Tim Jowett. "Is the environmental literacy of university students measurable?." Environmental Education Research 20, no. 4 (2014): 476-495.
  • Rayment, William, Steve Dawson, and Liz Slooten. "Trialling an automated passive acoustic detector (T-POD) with Hector's dolphins (Cephalorhynchus hectori)." Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom 89, no. 5 (2009): 1015-1022.

References

  1. ^ a b "Professor Liz Slooten, Our People, Department of Zoology, University of Otago, New Zealand". Otago.ac.nz. Retrieved 28 January 2018.
  2. ^ "Inaugural Professorial Lectures 2015 Archive, Inaugural Professorial Lectures, University of Otago, New Zealand". Otago.ac.nz. Retrieved 28 January 2018.
  3. ^ "Royal Society Te Apārangi - Recipients". Royalsociety.org.nz. Retrieved 28 January 2018.
  4. ^ "Professors Liz Slooten and Steve Dawson | Seaweek, New Zealand's annual national week about the sea". Seaweek.org.nz. 12 January 2016. Retrieved 28 January 2018.
  5. ^ Alison Ballance - @alisonballance (7 April 2016). "Three decades on the tail of Hector's dolphins". Radionz.co.nz. Retrieved 28 January 2018.

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