Hui Strengthens Relationship between University and Iwi
Associate Professor Hallie Buckley and Professor Lisa Matisoo-Smith were honoured to be the invited guests of the Rangitane o Wairau at a recent Hui in Blenheim. The Hui discussed research findings on the Wairau Bar archaeological site. Wairau Bar is an extremely important early Māori settlement which contained the burials of some 42 individuals excavated in the mid 20th century.
Student to Learn Ground-Breaking Technique in Germany
Congratulations to PhD candidate Megan Elder who has received a Scholarship from DAAD to study for three months in Germany. DAAD (Deutscher Akademischer Austausch Dienst) is a German academic exchange service which provides funding to PhD students and young academic scientists to enable them to study in Germany.
Anatomy Researchers Gain Funding for Research Studies
Congratulations to five members of staff who have recently received funding for research projects. Associate Professor George Dias has received funding from the Health Research Council for a joint project with the University of Canterbury, and Dr Andrew Clarkson has received funding from the Health Research Council for a joint project with the University of Auckland. Drs Beulah Leitch, Louise Parr-Brownlie and Dr Ping Liu have each received funding from the Neurological Foundation of New Zealand.