Liam M. Hewson

Department of Chemistry, University of Otago

Liam Hewson recently completed his BSc degree in chemistry and plant biotechnology at the University of Otago in 2021, including undertaking a third-year research project on kānuka. This year, he is expanding upon his work with kānuka, undertaking an MSc in chemistry with the University of Otago / Plant & Food Research Dunedin, exploring the bioactives chemistry of kānuka under the supervision of Prof Nigel Perry and A/Prof Bill Hawkins. Outside of the lab, Liam loves spending time tramping in the ngahere, and is developing a passion for trail running.