2022 postgraduate science scholarship winners
- Jack Mathieson (Masters)
Increasing productivity within freshwater Paranephrops zealandicus (Freshwater Crayfish/Kōura) ponds
- Kaitlyn Freeman (Masters)
Out-of-season variation in Chinook salmon (Oncorhynchus tshawytscha) smoltification and smolt quality
- Sean Thomson (Masters)
Using molecular technologies to compare the nitrogen fixation potential of soil microbiota, across our most common land uses.
- Anna Clark (PhD)
Multi-species modelling genetic pest control strategies (e.g. gene drive) in populations of interacting species
- Rahul Jangali (PhD)
Design and development of an Apple fruitlet thinning robotic end effector.
- Tessa Hiscox (PhD)
Agrichemicals as Drivers of Antibiotic Resistance in Pollinators
2020 postgraduate science scholarship winners
- Alex Burton, Massey University (Masters)
Assessing the population ecology of school sharks in the southern Kaipara Harbour.
- Katharina Doehring, University of Otago (PhD)
Looking at how to most effectively set up a national register of on-land mitigation actions that improve water quality for all primary industries.
- Shawn Gerrity, University of Canterbury (PhD)
Focusing on the recovery, restoration, enhancement, and population dynamics of New Zealand abalone (pāua)
- Josie Mainwaring, Victoria University of Wellington (Masters)
Better understanding the characterisation and inhibition of oospores of Phytophthora agathidicida – the causal agent of kauri dieback disease.
- Izabella Norris, Massey University (Masters)
Investigation of fish welfare issues in New Zealand, and analysis of current fish welfare documents, regulations and policies for the generation of welfare indices.
- Clarissa Ross, University of Otago (Masters)
Understanding the influence of clay mineral properties on expansion in Southland soils.