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Recipients of the Royal Society Te Apārangi Early Career Research Excellence Award for Social Sciences.

Latest recipient

The 2019 Early Career Award for Social Sciences Award was awarded to Dr Bronwyn Wood from Victoria University of Wellington for her research which has helped deepen our understanding about how today's young people engage as citizens, especially in the school context.

Previous Recipients

2018 Holly Thorpe for her work in understanding how women engage with action sports and how such sports interact with youth culture in conflict and disaster zones.
2017 Danny Osborne for advancing understanding of the psychological barriers to collective action. His research examines New Zealanders’ attitudes and shows that people’s basic needs for stability, beliefs about their collective ability to change the system, and culture specific beliefs about past injustices all undermine collective action.