How maramataka can guide kaitiakitanga of awa and moana
Te Kahuratai Painting (Ngāti Manu, Te Popoto, Ngāpuhi) is exploring how maramataka can guide Ngāti Manu kaitiakitanga of awa and moana.
Maths Craft in a Box is shipping now
Maths teachers in Aotearoa New Zealand can now order Maths Craft in a Box, shipped free to your school.
A summer of machine learning and data sovereignty
Dion Wharerau spent the summer as an intern with Te Hiku Media, working to improve their automatic speech recognition model for te reo Māori.
Efficient and fair surgical schedules with algorithms
Dr Thomas Adams is working to improve surgical scheduling algorithms using individualised surgical duration predictions.
Innovative research at the intersection of science and mātauranga
Associate Professor Priscilla Wehi has been awarded the 2021 Hill Tinsley Medal from the New Zealand Association of Scientists (NZAS).
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.
How we can make science education more equitable
Te Pūnaha Matatini was a natural home for Steven Turnbull to complete his doctoral project on tertiary science participation in Aotearoa New Zealand.
He took foundational physics and is now teaching the course
Dr Kannan Ridings teaches Tertiary Foundation Certificate and Tuākana students that the best work that they can do will come from collaborative efforts.
Hīkoi, kōrero and community-led restoration of ngahere in Ōtaki
Two masters projects funded by Te Pūnaha Matatini are currently flowing together like a braided river towards creating communications to support community-led environmental restoration in Ōtaki.
Modelling for transport policy interventions
Julie Mugford is applying the skills that she learned through her doctoral project with Te Pūnaha Matatini to a career across the public service.
Making a global impact in predicting and preventing pandemics
Professor David Hayman made a global impact in 2020 with his contributions to the report on biodiversity and pandemics by the Intergovernmental Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES).
A biosecurity risk framework for forestry in Aotearoa New Zealand
In her role with Scion, Dr Rebecca Turner is working with stakeholders in Aotearoa New Zealand and internationally using data to predict biosecurity risk.