Scholarship and Awards Recipients 2012

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Todd Foundation Energy Research Scholarship
Sam Langdon-Arms (Canterbury)
For research on solar powered refrigeration
$25,000*

* for 3 years

Awards for Excellence (Universities)  ……………………………………..
Maxim Millen (Christchurch)
Investigating the performance of significant structures under the unique seismic conditions experienced in Christchurch
$12,100
Hannah Farr (Christchurch)
Researching brain blood flow autoregulation mechanisms and understanding the complex cellular events that underlie them
$5,000
Alanna Cameron (Victoria)
Research into the highly targeted Braf inhibitor vemurafenib, which is used in the treatment of melanoma
$5,200
Jesse Ashton (Auckland)
To investigate how changes in the nerves of the atria during the development of heart failure contribute to the development of atria arrhythmias
$2,300
Craig Muir (Canterbury)
Examining a new detail designed to reduce the damage sustained in reinforced concrete structures during earthquakes
$5,000
Hannah Morton (Massey)
To establish a novel invitro cellular model of Crohn’s Disease to assess gut permeability and tight junction integrity
$8,400
Ben Schon (Otago)
Investigating a way to make good quality articular cartilage using a combination of patients own cells and a biodegradable scaffold
$11,500
Andrew McCombie (Otago)
Measuring incidence and prevalence of inflamatory bowel disease (IBD)
$2,000
David Wood (Canterbury)
Improving radiobiological models that underpin clinical radiation therapy
$10,000
Lillian Fougere (Victoria)
Consultation and participation in Wind Farm Planning
$9,500

 

Awards for Excellence (Institutes of Technology and Polytechnics)  ………………………………………..
Joel Brooks (Otago)
A novel design for a hot water solar panel
$6,000
Chris Barbour, Darryl Sell and Matthew Norman (Otago)
Group Project: Conflict resolution through interactive media
$4,800
Tania Allen Ross (Otago)
Design of therapeutic compression garments: informed by sensory integration dysfunction
$6,000
Amanda Smythe (UNITEC)
The effect of self-administered versus practitioner-administered myofascial compression to the anterior chest wall measured by glenohumeral rotation: a single blinded randomised controlled trial
$4,200
Nichole Phillips (UNITEC)
To what extent does experimentally induced pain effect the mental rotation of body parts and non-body objects in healthy subjects
$4,000

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