Te Pūnaha Matatini researcher Giorgia Vattiato and colleagues are looking into why some invasive pests avoid traps, and what might help Kiwi relocate more easily.
Te Pūnaha Matatini welcomed its first kaumātua Dr Tom Roa (Ngāti Maniapoto, Waikato) at a special hui in Tāmaki Makaurau last year.
Te Pūnaha Matatini incoming co-directors Cilla Wehi and Murray Cox have collaborated with Hēmi Whaanga and kaumātua Tom Roa, from the Faculty of Māori and Indigenous Studies, University of Waikato, analysing Māori ancestral sayings (whakataukī), and their recognition of extinctions.
Several New Zealand university students took part in Te Pūnaha Matatini’s 2019-20 summer internship programme, working on various research projects with our partner organisations.
New research by Te Pūnaha Matatini investigators shows there has been little if any improvement in recent years in the proportion of women holding senior academic roles in New Zealand unis.
A New Zealand-specific interactive epidemic simulation app developed by Dr Audrey Lustig, Associate Investigator at Te Pūnaha Matatini, and hosted by the University of Auckland’s Centre for eResearch, has just been released.
Te Pūnaha Matatini intern Shih-Hao (Samuel) Chen discusses his work with Nebula Data over the 2019-20 summer.
University of Auckland student Tamara Craigen on her summer research experience with Te Pūnaha Matatini, 3D modelling archaeological sites on Ahuahu (Great Mercury Island).
Te Pūnaha Matatini interns report on their recent placement at New Zealand’s Ministry for the Environment, as part of our summer internship programme.
Te Pūnaha Matatini interns have analysed the centre’s carbon emissions over the past few years to better understand our past and current performance.
Te Pūnaha Matatini provided much of the impetus for Nebula, an innovative new data visualisation company set up by physicists with the help of the University of Auckland Business School’s Centre for Innovation and Entrepreneurship.
Dr Jeanette McLeod and Dr Phil Wilson, Te Pūnaha Matatini investigators and the co-founders of Maths Craft New Zealand, have been awarded the 2019 New Zealand Association of Scientists Cranwell Medal for Science Communication.