Award to assist students attend the 2017 Law and Society Association of Australia and New Zealand (LSAANZ) Conference.

We recently highlighted an upcoming opportunity for 10 Māori students to attend this years LSAANZ Conference, which is being hosted by Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga and the University of Otago, in Dunedin from the 6-9 December and we have now opened the online applications process.

Each scholarship is valued at up to $600, and is designed to assist with conference registration costs, travel costs and/or accommodation.

NPM Principal Investigators Professor Rawinia Higgins and Professor Poia Rewi, together with researcher Vincent Olsen-Reeder have launched and published a series of reports from the long term research programme Ngā Whakakitenga a Te Kura Roa: Whaihua

Seven individual reports have been presented to Te Kōhanga Reo and Te Ataarangi, from this research programme which was first initiated in 2010.

Dr Phil Lyver

Landcare Research Manaaki Whenua

Phil’s research has used ecological science and indigenous and local knowledge to interpret changes in demographic trends and abundance of wildlife populations (e.g. terrestrial and marine birds). The key focus of his research has been on climatic and anthropogenic (e.g. harvest) drivers of population change, and the development of models to forecast population trends. He has expertise in interpreting ecosystem structure and function within scientific and indigenous worldviews, in particular the ways that different cultures ‘sense’ the environment.

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