Claude McCarthy Fellowship awards for University of Waikato
Ten of 38 national Claude McCarthy Fellowship awards have been given to University of Waikato
fellowships are all in Category A, which enables graduates
who are registered and enrolled for a doctoral degree at a
New Zealand university to travel overseas for short periods
to present research work at conferences, and/or conduct
research leading towards the New Zealand
doctoral degree for which they are enrolled.
The fellowships range between $1200 and $5000 and have been awarded to the following University of Waikato PhD candidates:
Joanna Bishop - The role of medicinal plants in New Zealand’s settler medical culture, 1850-1920s.
Clare Browne – Dog-human communication factors that affect the success of dog training.
Richard Heraud – The innovative subject in education: a philosophical perspective.
Sarah Lockwood – The self-organisation of youth volunteers during crisis events.
Amy Marfell – Understanding women’s sporting pleasures: an analysis of New Zealand netball
Kohji Muraoka – Lake mixing and phytoplankton diversity – analysis from regional to global scale.
Xin Shen – The stock market, the housing market and consumption.
Emit Snake-Beings – The participatory culture of DiY.
Carolyn Swanson – Learning science; in and through mantel of the expert with a year 7/8 class.
Chelsea Vickers – Determining the function and regulation of prolearyotic ribonucleases VapBC toxin-antitoxin protein complex.
The Claude McCarthy Fellowships are administered by Te Pōkai Tara – Universities New Zealand.