Dr Ocean Mercier

Dr Ocean Mercier

Dr Ocean Mercier (Ngāti Porou) is from Victoria University of Wellington. Ocean’s teaching and research interests are varied, but her key focus is how mātauranga Māori and science connect and relate, particularly in educational contexts and using novel digital technologies.

She co-leads a National Science Challenge project investigating the perceptions of novel biotechnological controls of pest wasps in Aotearoa. Her research also involves kaupapa Māori reading of films.