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Introducing Dr Robinson

Congratulations to Jasmine who passed her PhD oral exam with flying colours and now Dr Robinson. A substantial contribution to understanding the temperature response of respiration in soil, dealing with a very difficult area of literature and experimentation.

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Two brand new PhDs

Congrats to Aaron and Anne who graduated today covering carbon and nitrous oxide fluxes at paddock scales respectively.

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Introducing Dr Wecking

Today we celebrated Dr Anne Wecking’s successful PhD oral exam. Big congratulations. Pictured are supervisors on left, Anne’s family beaming in from Germany in the middle and Anne with partner Tom on right.

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TV3 interview

Louis was interviewed on a recent published paper about a possible tipping point for global carbon cycle. https://www.newshub.co.nz/home/new-zealand/2021/01/climate-change-kiwi-led-study-finds-terrifying-tipping-point-possibly-only-20-years-away.html

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End of year celebration

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Waikato success at NZSSS awards

Celebrations. The University of Waikato and WaiBER had success at the recent NZSSS national awards: Manawa Huirama won best MSc thesis (Sir Theodore Rigg award). Femke Rambags won best PhD thesis (Morice Fieldes memorial award). Thomas Corbett won best PhD … Continue reading

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Newspaper article and video about our plantain study

Starring Aaron Wall – https://www.stuff.co.nz/environment/climate-news/123405095/this-pasture-plant-could-reduce-greenhouse-gas-emissions-on-nz-farms

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Soil carbon podcast interview with Sarah’s Country

Louis had an opportunity to speak with Sarah on her podcast “Sarah’s Country” about soil carbon. Video: https://youtu.be/AVmHrSZg1uY Podcast: https://bit.ly/34dxx0U

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Our latest member

Welcome to Everlyn, our newest member

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Long time connections

One of the wonderful aspects of teaching is seeing former student’s success. Florian Brinkmann came from Germany to undertake Master’s level courses in 2005/2006 and visited while the country with his family. After a number of careers, Flo is now … Continue reading

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