Staff Profile

Dr Anne Gunson
Senior Science Editor, Research Office

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Dr Anne Gunson


BSc, Zoology & Botany, University of Auckland, New Zealand
MSc (Hons), Marine Biology, University of Auckland, New Zealand
PhD, Economic Entomology, University of Auckland, New Zealand


Responsible for editorial and quality control, including both language and scientific content, of all scientific documents produced within the Institute. These documents include scientific papers for journals, book chapters, client and internal reports, popular articles, PowerPoint presentations, abstracts, posters, newsletters, conference proceedings and booklets, research proposals and a range of corporate, commercial and publicity documents. Responsible for the Science Publication Office and its Science Publication Tracking System for recording, editing, approving and archiving these scientific documents.


2004-2008 Science Editor, HortResearch, New Zealand
1992-2004 Scientist, HortResearch, New Zealand
1975-1977; 1984-1992 Scientist, DSIR, New Zealand

Professional Memberships

Member, Science Communicators Association of New Zealand (SCANZ)
Associate Member, Committee for Publication Ethics, UK (COPE)