School of Life Sciences

Dr Nina Hunter

Postdoctoral Researcher

Nina Hunter has a BA Honours in Psychology and a Masters in Development Studies from the University of Natal, a Masters in Social Policy and Planning from the London School of Economics and Political Science, and a PhD in Development Studies from the University of KwaZulu-Natal (Measuring and valuing unpaid care work: Assessing the gendered implications of South Africa’s home-based care policy). For a number of years she undertook research in the School of Development at the University of KwaZulu-Natal focussing on social policy issues, and more recently consultancy research and editing work outside of academia. She is post-doctoral fellow with a social science focus in the Durban office of the IPCC Working Group II Technical Support Unit.

Dr Michelle North

Michelle North is a veterinarian with a strong interest in ecosystem health, ‘One Health’, toxicology, and multi/interdisciplinary problem solving. After completing her veterinary studies at the University of Pretoria, South Africa, she went on to obtain a PhD in ecotoxicology from the University of Calgary, Canada (European starlings as sentinels for health effects of urban air pollution). She is currently a postdoctoral researcher supporting the IPCC team at the University of KwaZulu-Natal and hopes to use the experience to learn more intensive cross-disciplinary skills and develop an international network of colleagues.