Postdoctoral Researchers Awarded Rutherford Fellowships
Congratulations to Dr Charlotte King and Dr Karen Reader who have been awarded Postdoctoral Fellowships in the 2014 Rutherford Foundation Trust Awards. The Fellowships provide support for New Zealand's brightest and most promising emerging researchers, and the Department is extremely proud that two of the four postdoctoral recipients are based in this department.
Marsden Grant Success
Congratulations to Dr Stephen Bunn, Dr Andrew Clarkson, and Dr Sian Halcrow who have been awarded research grants from the Marsden Fund, which is administered by the Royal Society of New Zealand. The grants acknowledge the outstanding and innovative research projects being undertaken by these researchers and their associate investigators.
Freedom4 Could Help in Fight Against Deadly Diseases
A new device, launched recently in Queenstown by researchers from the Department of Anatomy, could help in the fight against epidemics such as Ebola. The research team, led by Dr Jo-Ann Stanton, has completed years of research and development to create Freedom4, a portable hand-held DNA diagnostic device which is capable of providing in the field analyses.