The Royal Society of New Zealand Travel Grants

These Awards enable students enrolled for PhD degrees at New Zealand universities to attend their first international scientific or technological conference overseas. The recipients listed below received grants during 2002 to attend their first overseas conference.

  • Sarah Baird, Department of Zoology, University of Canterbury, XIth Biennial Meeting of the International Society for Free Radical Research, 17 – 21 July 2002, Paris, France
  • Andrew Baker, Liggins Institute, The University of Auckland, Stroke – Molecular, Cellular, Pharmacological and Development of New Therapeutics, 9 – 14 March 2002, Taos, New Mexico, USA
  • Glenn Bayne, Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Canterbury, IAU Colloquium 191: The environments and evolution of double and multiple stars, 3 – 7 February 2003, Merida, Yucatan, Mexico
  • Alistair Black, Plant Science Department, Lincoln University, 11th Australian Agronomy Conference, 2 – 6 February 2003, Geelong, Victoria, Australia
  • Natilene Bowker, School of Psychology, Massey University, IASTED International Conference on Information and Knowledge Sharing, 18 – 20 November 2002, St Thomas, US Virgin Islands
  • Leigh Bull, School of Biological Sciences, Victoria University, The 23rd International Ornithological Congress, 11 – 17 August 2002, Beijing, China
  • Kelly Burrowes, Department of Bioengineering, The University of Auckland, The Fourth World Congress of Biomechanics, 4 – 9 August 2002, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
  • Kristin Dyet, Microbiology Department, University of Otago/ESR, 13th International Pathogenic Neisseria Conference, 1 – 6 September 2002, Oslo, Norway
  • Carissa Fonseca, Department of Anatomy with Radiology, The University of Auckland, American Heart Association’s Scientific Sessions 2002, 17 – 20 November 2002, Chicago, Illinois, USA
  • Amanda George, Department of Anatomy and Structural Biology, University of Otago, The 14th Biennial Meeting of the Palaeopathology Association, 28 – 31 August 2002, Coimbra, Portugal
  • Mary Gower, Chemistry Department, University of Canterbury, 226th American Chemical Society National Meeting, 7­11 September 2003, New York, USA
  • Daina Grant, Institute of Fundamental Sciences, Massey University, International Conference on Science and Technology of Synthetic Metals, 29 June – 5 July 2002, Shanghai, China
  • Paul Gribben, School of Environmental and Marine Science, The University of Auckland, Aquaculture Europe 2002, 16 – 19 October 2002, Trieste, Italy

Photograph by John Savage

  • Michael Hii, Department of Chemical and Process Engineering, University of Canterbury, 5th International Symposium on Kiwifruit, 15 – 20 September 2002, Wuhan City, Hubei Province, P.R. China
  • Patricia Johnson, Institute of Veterinary, Animal and Biomedical Sciences, Massey University, World Congress of Genetics Applied to Livestock Production, 19 – 23 August 2002, Montpellier, France
  • Michael Joy, Institute of Natural Resources – Ecology, Massey University, The 3rd Conference of the International Society for Ecological Informatics, 26 – 30 August 2002, Rome, Italy
  • Bronwyn Kivell, School of Biological Sciences, Victoria University, 3rd Forum of European Neuroscience, 13 – 17 July 2002, Paris, France
  • Marilyn Lim, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Canterbury, The Voice Foundation’s 32nd Annual Symposium: Care of the Professional Voice, 4 – 8 June 2003, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Amanda Lorier, Department of Physiology, The University of Auckland, Society for Neuroscience 32nd Annual Meeting, 2 – 7 November 2002, Orlando, Florida, USA
  • Patrick McHugh, Department of Pathology, Christchurch School of Medicine, The 10th World Congress on Psychiatric Genetics, 9 – 13 October 2002, Brussels, Belgium
  • Joanna McQueen, Department of Biological Sciences, Waikato University/HortResearch, XXVIth International Horticultural Congress, 11 – 17 August 2002, Toronto, Canada
  • Catherine Middleton-Hardie, Department of Medicine, The University of Auckland, Annual Meeting of the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research (ASBMR), 20 – 24 September 2002, San Antonio, Texas, USA

Photograph by David Straight

  • Lynden Miles, Department of Psychology, University of Canterbury, Society for Personality and Social Psychology 4th Annual Meeting, 6 – 8 February, 2003, Universal City, Los Angeles, California, USA
  • Stephen Rate, Botany Department, University of Otago, Ecology 2002 Conference, 2 – 6 December 2002, Cairns, Australia
  • Angela Revell, Department of Biochemistry, University of Otago, 73rd European Atherosclerosis Society Congress, 7 – 10 July 2002, Salzburg, Austria
  • Patrick Rynhart, Institute of Fundamental Sciences, Massey University, World Congress on Particle Technology (WCPT4), 21 – 25 July 2002, Sydney, Australia
  • Paul Sirota, Department of Geography, University of Otago, IGS International Symposium on Physical and Mechanical Processes in Ice in Relation to Glacier and Ice-sheet Modelling, 25 – 30 August 2002, Chamonix, Mont-Blanc, France
  • Christopher Sumby, Chemistry Department, University of Canterbury, XXXVth International Conference on Coordination Chemistry, 21 – 26 July 2002, Heidelberg, Germany
  • Rebecca Walker, Department of Psychology, University of Otago, Society for Research in Child Development (SRCD), 24 – 27 April 2003, Tampa, Florida, USA
  • Emma Willcock, Department of Psychology, University of Otago, (1) Society for Applied Research in Memory and Cognition 2 – 6 July 2003, Aberdeen, Scotland and (2) Psychology and Law: International, Interdisciplinary Conference, 7 – 12 July 2003, Edinburgh, Scotland