What’s in our soil, and what it means for us

What’s in our soil, and what it means for us

Te Pūnaha Matatini supports the work of Soilsafe Aotearoa to explore community soil values and map lead and other metals in home garden soils. Dr Emma Sharp has been interested in home garden soils since she came across a newspaper article about blood lead levels in...
How we can make science education more equitable

How we can make science education more equitable

8 November 2021 Te Pūnaha Matatini was a natural home for Dr Steven Turnbull to complete his doctoral project on tertiary science participation in Aotearoa New Zealand. Equity in science participation is central to Te Pūnaha Matatini’s ethos, and so is Dr Steven...
Modelling for transport policy interventions

Modelling for transport policy interventions

19 October 2021 Julie Mugford is applying the skills that she learned through her doctoral project with Te Pūnaha Matatini to a career across the public service. As she entered the final year of her PhD in 2020, Julie Mugford spotted an advertisement for a role with...