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.
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.
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 entering 3rd year.
Annabelle Carrington best 3rd yr student in soil science.
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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 integral in establishing a venture capital fund for sustainable start-ups with a strong ecological impact – Planet A.