Researching impact of Moa extinctions on early Māori

Researching impact of Moa extinctions on early Māori

Te Pūnaha Matatini incoming co-directors Priscilla (Cilla) Wehi, conservation biologist with Manaaki Whenua Landcare Research, and Murray Cox, Professor of Computational Biology at Massey University, have collaborated on an analysis of Māori ancestral sayings...
Young achievers: Our 2019-20 student summer interns

Young achievers: Our 2019-20 student summer interns

Several New Zealand university students took up the opportunity to join Te Pūnaha Matatini’s 2019-20 summer internship programme, with paid 10-week placements working on research projects with a variety of our partner organisations. Once again, our student interns had...
Probability of elimination for COVID-19 in Aotearoa

Probability of elimination for COVID-19 in Aotearoa

NEW RESEARCH — LINK TO FULL PDF HERE 5 June 2020   Probability of elimination for COVID-19 in Aotearoa New Zealand   Executive Summary Our model of COVID-19 spread estimates that after 2-3 weeks of no new reported cases, there is a 95% probability that...
Women remain under represented at top levels of academia

Women remain under represented at top levels of academia

New research published in the journal Education Sciences suggests that women remain disproportionately under-represented in senior academic positions within New Zealand universities. The study has shown that from 2012 to 2017 there was little if any improvement in...