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Recipients January 2021

International Leader Fellowship

Number of received proposals: 11

Number of funded proposals: 5

New Zealand PI Institution Project title Funding (GST Excl) Months International Leader Fellow
Dr Bruce Christenson Institute of Geological and Nuclear Sciences DEAVOLA project (DEgassing of Acid VOlcanic LAkes) – better prepared for sudden eruptions  $90,000 36 Dr Dmitri Rouwet, Istituto Nazionale di Geofisica e Vulcanologia, ITALY
Mr Paul White Institute of Geological and Nuclear Sciences Human and Group Dynamics: Effects on Water Resources and Environments. $149,020 36  Dr Pierre Glynn, Arizona State University, USA 
Professor Neil Broderick  The University of Auckland  Applications of periodic materials in photonics  $148,000 36  Professor Peter Smith, University of Southampton, UNITED KINGDOM
Associate Professor David Dubowitz  The University of Auckland   Advanced Diffusion Imaging and Tractography Methods for Brain Sciences   $150,000  36  Dr Flavio Dell'Acqua, King's College London, UNITED KINGDOM 
Dr Simon Granville Victoria University of Wellington  Using exotic materials for novel spintronic and superconducting devices  $142,000 36  Professor Jared Cole, RMIT University, AUSTRALIA 


RSNZ Nominations for JSPS Postdoctoral Fellowships

Number of received proposals: 10

Number of nominated proposals: 4

New Zealand PI Institution Project title Collaborators Collaborator Institutions
Ms Charline Lormand* Massey University  Probing shallow crystal cargoes to the demands of active volcano monitoring  Dr Nobuo Geshi  Geological Survey of Japan 
Dr Benjamin Fortune  University of Canterbury  Self-body control based on implantable functional electrical stimulation and brain-machine interface  Professor Masayuki Hirata  Osaka University 
Ms Sandhya Singh  University of Otago  Supramolecular Radical Organic Frameworks for Sensing and Spintronics Applications  Dr Jonathan Hill  National Institute for Materials Science 
Dr Richard Roberts Victoria University of Wellington Advancing Animation Algorithms for Next-Generation Content Creation Associate Professor Tomohiko Mukai Tokyo Metropolitan University
Dr Trevor Yeow Private individual Development and validation of an automated structural health monitoring system for post-earthquake building safety evaluations Professor Koichi Kusunoki Univeristy of Tokyo