Chris Hollis

Chris is an experienced geoscientist and paleontologist, with special interests in the geological record of greenhouse climate states and field-based geoscience education.

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Chris Hollis

Adjunct Professor, School of Geography, Environment and Earth Science, Victoria University of Wellington.

Chris has worked as a research scientist at GNS Science for 23 years, specialising in paleontology and climate change. He has helped establish several field based learning initiatives with schools and iwi groups, and promoted the establishment of the GNS Māori student internship programme.

As a parent of two sons with learning disabilities, he has a special interest in making science accessible and relevant to students with diverse learning styles.

Chris Hollis

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"Unlike scientific community programmes that are expensive and require lots of investment, field work is done by individuals and is accessible to anyone. The skills gained during field work open up a huge area for everyone undertaking it."

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