Dr. Heather Meikle

Dr Heather E. Meikle earned a PhD in Animal Science from Massey University. She is currently the Assistant Head of Science and TIC Biology at Palmerston North Girls' High School where she is also in charge of the Gifted and Talented Programme (Extension), and coordinator of the PNGHS Enviro/Sustainability group, Pūhoro programme and of CREST (Creativity in Science and Technology). She was a Team Leader for the NZIBO team to the 2019 International Biology Olympiad in Szeged, Hungary, and is the Secretary for the New Zealand International Biology Olympiad (NZIBO), and is the NZIBO representative on the ScienceOlympiaNZ committee.  Long-term member of the Manawatu Science and Technology Fair executive committee, she has served as Convenor. She is a member of the council for the RSNZ Manawatu Branch.  Heather is also a keen gardener, an avid reader and a National Radio listener.