Annual Rural Research Day Speakers

Speakers are listed in alphabetical order of last name



Associate Professor Ian Laird

Associate Professor Ian Laird is an Associate Professor in Occupational Health and Safety in the Centre for Ergonomics, Occupational Safety and Health, School of Health Sciences, and Associate Dean Research, College of Health, Massey University, Palmerston North.

Ian has an M.Sc in Occupational Hygiene from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, University of London, and a Ph.D in Physiology.  He has served on many government committees' including the provision of advice on occupational health to the Ministers of Health and Labour. He was a member of the Occupational Health Advisory Group, which provided advice to the Board of Worksafe New Zealand. Ian leads the Occupational Health and Safety programme at Massey University and is a Fulbright Fellow and in 2006 was appointed Visiting Scientist at the Harvard School of Public Health.

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