View recipients of the Charles Fleming Award for publishing.
Dr Andrew McKay, Victoria University of Wellington, and Dr Richard Wolfe, University of Auckland, were awarded $5,000 for a book about “Thomas F. Cheeseman: The Man and the Museum”, that will document the achievements of a leading New Zealand botanist and museum director.
Jane Gosden, freelance plant ecologist, was awarded $3,000 for “Mountain Daisies: An illustrated guide to the genus Celmisia”.
Catherine Cotter, independent researcher, was awarded $4,000 to write the first book about digital exclusion in New Zealand.
Professor Emeritus David Towns, AUT, was awarded $4,000 for assistance with colour figure production costs for a book on New Zealand island conservation.
Dr Bruce Hayward FRSNZ, Geomarine Research, was awarded $6,000 as a contribution to the cost of aerial photography to be used in a new book on: Spectacular New Zealand - the origin and history of Aotearoa’s most spectacular landforms and natural features.
Dr Robert Borotkanics, Senior Research Fellow, School of Sport and Recreation, AUT, was awarded $2,000 to support the publishing of “Statistics in exercise, fitness and sport: with case studies in health and performance.” An applied text written for the graduate-level audience. The book’s emphasis will provide accessibly written explanations on statistical and other quantitative techniques.
Dr Philip Simpson, Director of the Project Janszoon Trust, was awarded $4,000 to assist with the publication of a book entitled “Remarkable Plants of Aotearoa New Zealand” which will provide an accessible introduction to the distinctive plant life of New Zealand by introducing readers to 20-25 of our most remarkable plants.
Dr Carl Wardhaugh, SCION, was awarded $3,000 to assist with the publication of a comprehensive photographic guide on New Zealand beetles, covering at least one species from every beetle family (85 in total) and subfamily (215) that occurs in New Zealand.
Dr Bridget Stocker, Victoria University of Wellington, was awarded $1,000 to assist with the publication of a collection of fictional short stories based on fact called “Radium—a love story” focusing on women in science covering a variety of disciplines.
Dr Garth den Heyer to continue with his documentation of the contributions made by the New Zealand Police to nine peacekeeping missions across the world.
Dr Marleen Baling to aid her in developing a New Zealand reptile and amphibian guidebook. The funding provided by the award will enable Dr Baling to obtain high quality photographic images of each individual species in the book, some of which are very rare and reside only in very remote habitats.
Dr Colin Webb FRSNZ received $1,500 to support him with the publication of the second and final volume on the ‘Seeds of Indigenous New Zealand Plants’.
Lynley Hargreaves received $6,500 to support her with the completion of the book ‘Vanishing Ice – a story of New Zealand glaciers’.
Dr Bruce Hayward FRSNZ, Geomarine Research, Auckland, was allocated $5000 to assist him with publication of Out of the ocean, into the fire: History in the rocks, fossils and landforms of northern New Zealand
Dr Uwe Kaulfuss, University of Otago, was allocated $3000 to assist him with publication of Foulden Maar-Window into Miocene New Zealand.
Dr Sarah Gee, Massey University, was allocated $4000 to assist her with publication of a mongraph focussing on the representation of masculiniity in and through sports-related advertisements, and the potential contribution these promotional campaigns make towards a contemporry crisis of masculinity.
Trent Bell, Wellington, was allocated $4000 to support him with the preparation of a scientifically based book on the lizard fauna of New Zealand.
Dr David Galloway FRSNZ, Dunedin, was allocated $4,000 to assist with costs for completing text and preparing illustrations for the book entitled That’s not a moss, it’s a lichen! An introduction to New Zealand lichenology, 1769-2014.
Emeritus Professor Paul Williams, Auckland, was allocated $4,000 to assist with the costs of writing the book entitled Behind the Scene: a Geomorphology of New Zealand.
Chris Paulin, Wellington has been allocated $8,000 to assist with the cost to produce the book entitled Te Matau a Maui: Fish-hooks, Fishing and Fisheries in New Zealand Culture, by Chris Paulin and George Habib, to be published in 2014.
Quinn Berentson, Dunedin has been allocated $7,250 to assist with costs to produce the book called Moa – the life and death of New Zealand’s legendary bird, to be published in November 2012 by Craig Potton Publishing.
Samuel Brown, Bio-Protection Research Centre, Lincoln University – to assist with costs to prepare an identification key and taxonomic summary of the weevil genera in New Zealand.
Craig Potton Publishing has been allocated $2,000 to assist with the publication of a book entitled Kakapo by Alison Ballance.
Dr James Braund, School of European Languages and Literatures, The University of Auckland has been allocated $2,000 to assist with publication costs of a collection of essays he is editing entitled Ferdinand Hochstetter and the Contribution of German-Speaking Scientists to New Zealand Natural History in the Nineteenth Century.
Mary Varnhan, Awa Press has been allocated $2,000 to assist with the costs for publishing the James Hector Centenary Lectures.
Hayley Lawrence of the Allan Wilson Centre, Albany to publish the results of her research on the Chatham Island iko ($2,000).
Mary Varnham to publish the collected lectures of the Transit of Venus lecture series which were broadcast on Radio New Zealand ($2,000).
Mary Varnham to publish the collected lectures of the e=mc2 series which were broadcast on Radio New Zealand ($2,000).