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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.
Starring Aaron Wall –
Louis had an opportunity to speak with Sarah on her podcast “Sarah’s Country” about soil carbon.
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.
Our work on paddock scale nitrous oxide and carbon balance measurements appeared on
Alumni Sheree Balvert (Ballance Feartliser) teamed up with Louis to make a short video on soil quality/health.
Louis, Aaron and Anne went out to Troughton farm to do some filming with Rural Delivery crew, Kirsty and Richard. Photo credit: Anne Wecking
With Vic Arcus and colleagues Bella Duncan (University of Victoria, Welington) and Liyin Liang (Manaaki Whenua-Landcare Research) we were recently successful in obtaining a Marsden grant on temperature response of the biosphere.