Impact of COVID-19 pandemic on New Zealand research students

Impact of COVID-19 pandemic on New Zealand research students

NEW REPORT — LINK TO FULL PDF  31 October 2020   Impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on research students in Aotearoa New Zealand   Early career researchers (ECRs) provide a valuable contribution to the productivity and connectivity of the research ecosystem in...
Te Pūnaha Matatini secures future with CoRE funding to 2028

Te Pūnaha Matatini secures future with CoRE funding to 2028

Te Pūnaha Matatini has been successful in its bid to be refunded by the New Zealand Government’s Tertiary Education Commission (TEC) in the recent CoRE round. From 1 July 2021, the Centre’s funding will rise from $2.1 million per annum to $4 million per annum through...
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 and Murray Cox have collaborated with Hēmi Whaanga and Te Pūnaha Matatini Kaumātua Tom Roa, from the Faculty of Māori and Indigenous Studies at the University of Waikato, on an analysis of Māori ancestral...
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...