Faculty of ScienceFaculty of Science

Research, Staff and Volunteers

The Don McNair Herbarium supports research within The University by providing a repository for voucher specimens and a specimen reference collection that can be accessed for species identification.

Researchers

Dr Anita Chalmers

Lecturer
Environmental Science and Management

School of Environmental and Life Sciences
Faculty of Science

Professor Abdul Ghafoor

Conjoint Fellow  -- Honorary Taxonomist
The Don McNair Herbarium

School of Environmental and Life Sciences
Faculty of Science

Dr Stephen Bell

Conjoint Fellow

School of Environmental and Life Sciences
Faculty of Science

Dr Quan Vuong

Senior Lecturer
Food Science and Human Nutrition

School of Environmental and Life Sciences
Faculty of Science

Herbarium Management Staff

Honorary Director

Professor Christopher Grof
Biological Sciences

School of Environmental and Life Sciences
Faculty of Science

Email: chris.grof@newcastle.edu.au

Honorary Chair Management Committee

Conjoint Professor Christina (Tina) Offler
Biological Sciences

School of Environmental and Life Sciences
Faculty of Science

Email: tina.offler@newcastle.edu.au

Honorary Collection Manager/Casual Research Assistant

Ms Ingrid Offler
The Don McNair Herbarium

School of Environmental and Life Sciences
Faculty of Science

Email: ingrid.offler@newcastle.edu.au

 

Management Committee Members

Professor Chris Grof
Dr Anita Chalmers
Conjoint Professor Tina Offler
Emeritus Professor John Patrick
Conjoint Senior Lecturer Anne Llewellyn
Ms Ingrid Offler

 

Volunteers

Taxonomists

Conjoint Fellow Abdul Ghafoor

Dr Jason Lewis

Natural History Illustrator

Ms Lynda McPherson