What do you investigate? What is at the heart of your research?
Geological Hazards in New Zealand
Do you have a link to a site where we can see something about you, or the center where you work?
What is your educational background? What work experience did you have before this?
Bachelor of Science in Geography
Did you keep your nose to the grindstone in school?
Kind of ...
What kind of technology are you using for your research right now?
Internet / social media / SeiscomP3
What types of experiments do you conduct? How are the conclusions documented?
If you conclude your investigation successfully, what practical application would it have in everyday life?
All of our data is available free to the public / scientists / university's etc
What do you find to be the most difficult aspects of your research?
What have you published?
Blogs, news articles etc
Should there be more public financing for scientific investigation?
We get great funding from EQC
What is your personal position on the use of animals in scientific investigation?
If its possible without them being harmed!
What is the role of creativity in the scientific method?
What scientific explanation is there for spirituality? Are religion and science incompatible?
Varies for each person
What is the best way to disseminate science in the mass media?
Blogs - twitter - Facebook
If you could give just one piece of advice to beginning researchers, what would it be?
Don't give up