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Marsden awards 2017

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Project ID Panel Funding (GST excl) Project Investigator Role Institution
17-GNS-022 ESA  $                        300,000 Probing the crust with zircon; a new pathfinder for mineral deposition? Dr RE Turnbull PI GNS Science
         Associate Professor ML Fiorentini AI University of Western Australia
         Dr JJ Schwartz AI California State University, Northridge
17-GNS-030 ESA  $                        300,000 Shaken not stirred: What triggers slip in shallow subduction zones? Dr JM Carey PI GNS Science
         Dr Y Kaneko AI GNS Science
         Professor DN Petley AI University of Sheffield
         Professor DM Saffer AI Penn State University, USA
         Dr LM Wallace AI GNS Science
17-LCR-002 EEB  $                        925,000 Plasticity or Adaptation: Evolution of Thermal Performance in New Zealand Stick Insects Associate Professor TR Buckley PI Landcare Research
         Dr HE Roberts AI Landcare Research
         Associate Professor BJ Sinclair AI University of Western Ontario
17-LCR-006 EEB  $                        925,000 Whole-genome duplication in plants: what is the pathway to success? Professor WG Lee PI Landcare Research
         Professor DC Albach AI Carl von Ossietzky University of Oldenburg, Germany
         Dr HM Meudt AI Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa
         Dr LR Perrie AI Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa
         Dr AJ Tanentzap AI University of Cambridge
         Dr JA Tate AI Massey University Manawatu
17-LCR-012 EEB  $                        300,000 Friends on the forest floor: do facilitative interactions dominate in New Zealand’s unique bryoflora? Dr AJ Brandt PI Landcare Research
         Associate Professor DJ Burritt AI University of Otago
         Dr DS Glenny AI Landcare Research
17-MAU-007 ESA  $                        832,000 Water in spinel: a robust hygrometer for the Earth and Planetary Sciences Associate Professor GF Zellmer PI Massey University Manawatu
         Dr S Jégo AI University of Orleans, France
         Professor BJ Wood AI University of Oxford
         Professor H Yurimoto AI Hokkaido University, Japan
17-MAU-021 PCB  $                        910,000 Going Superheavy - Exploring the Chemistry and Physics of the Heaviest Elements in the Remotest Corner of the Periodic Table Distinguished Professor PA Schwerdtfeger PI Massey University Auckland
         Distinguished Professor W  Nazarewicz PI Michigan State University
         Dr E Pahl PI Massey University Auckland
17-MAU-023 EIS  $                        920,000 The greedy algae that are great for our environment: why do they pay an energy penalty to gorge phosphate? Professor BJ Guieysse PI Massey University Manawatu
         Professor E Fernández Reyes AI University of Cordoba
         Professor AN Shilton AI Massey University Manawatu
         Dr D Wheeler AI Massey University Manawatu
17-MAU-028 SOC  $                        845,000 What counts as consent? Sexuality and ethical deliberation in residential aged care Associate Professor M Henrickson PI Massey University Auckland
         Dr CM Cook AI Massey University Auckland
         Mrs SM McDonald AI Northland District Health Board
         Dr V Schouten AI Massey University Auckland
17-MAU-029 EIS  $                        300,000 Understanding friction in granular mixtures: an experimental and modelling study Dr LA Fullard PI Massey University
         Professor CE Davies AI Massey University Manwatu
         Dr DJ Holland AI University of Canterbury
         Dr AP Raudsepp AI Massey University Manawatu
17-MAU-036 HUM  $                        630,000 The Logic of Ordinary Language Associate Professor AA Rini PI Massey University Manawatu
         Professor MJ Cresswell PI Victoria University of Wellington
         Professor ED Mares AI Victoria University of Wellington
17-MAU-037 MIS  $                        535,000 Lattice polytope samplers: theory, methods and applications Professor ML Hazelton PI Massey University
         Professor AJ Lee AI The University of Auckland
         Dr K Parry AI Massey University Manawatu
         Dr MR Schofield AI University of Otago
17-MAU-040 EEB  $                        925,000 From genotypes to phenotypes: Quantifying the functional load Professor MP Cox PI Massey University Manawatu
         Dr I Gallego Romero AI Nanyang Technological University
17-MAU-044 EEB  $                        925,000 Improved modelling in evolutionary transcriptomics and proteomics will advance understanding of plant adaptation Professor PJ Lockhart PI Massey University Manawatu
         Dr M Becker AI Leibniz Institute for Vegetable and Ornamental Crops
         Professor DJ Bryant AI University of Otago
         Dr N Gruenheit AI University of Manchester
         Dr M Mirzaei AI Macquarie University
         Dr C Voelckel AI Max Planck Institute for Chemical Ecology
         Dr RC Winkworth AI Massey University
17-MAU-048 SOC  $                        300,000 Māori, Catastrophic Events, and Collective Development of Culture-based Disaster Management Theory and Practice Dr CM Kenney PI Massey University Wellington
17-MAU-050 MIS  $                        415,000 Biodiversity and the ecology of emerging infectious diseases Professor MG Roberts PI Massey University Auckland
         Professor JAP Heesterbeek AI University of Utrecht
17-MAU-054 MIS  $                        670,000 Function from structure: accurate reduced models of neuronal networks Professor CR Laing PI Massey University Auckland
         Professor IG Kevrekidis AI Princeton University
17-MAU-064 SOC  $                        300,000 Multiple coincidences: Cuban medical cooperation in the Pacific Dr SJ McLennan PI Massey University Manawatu
         Associate Professor R Huish AI Dalhousie University
         Dr HM Leslie AI Massey University Manawatu
17-MAU-091 EEB  $                        870,000 Is individual variation relevant to population dynamics? Professor DP Armstrong PI Massey University Manawatu
         Dr JG Ewen PI Zoological Society, London
         Professor RJ Barker AI University of Otago
         Dr KA Parker AI Parker Conservation
17-MAU-100 CMP  $                        300,000 Making the switch: cell surface modifications that enable plant-pathogenic fungi to differentiate and maintain infection-related cellular morphotypes during host colonization Dr CH Mesarich PI Massey University Manawatu
         Professor MA Anderson AI La Trobe University
         Dr KM Plummer AI La Trobe University
17-MAU-104 MIS  $                        300,000 Subgraph Matching: Theory and Practice Dr M Qiao PI Massey University Manawatu
17-MAU-117 EIS  $                        300,000 Encapsulation of an aqueous liquid in a drop of aqueous liquid Dr E Nowak PI Massey University Auckland
         Professor AW Pacek AI University of Birmingham
         Dr CP Whitby AI Massey University Manawatu
         Dr GR Willmott AI The University of Auckland
17-MAU-119 CMP  $                        795,000 A new role for HDAC4 in neuronal morphogenesis and memory Dr HL  Fitzsimons PI Massey University Manawatu
         Dr D Wheeler AI Massey University Manawatu
17-MAU-133 EHB  $                        735,000 Predict to decide: Investigating decision markets in theory, experiments and practical applications Professor T Pfeiffer PI Massey University Auckland
         Professor A Chaudhuri AI The University of Auckland
         Professor Y Chen AI Harvard University
         Professor A Dreber AI Stockholm School of Economics
         Professor AM Slinko AI The University of Auckland
17-MAU-135 EIS  $                        300,000 Optical Nano-Machines to Study Single-Molecules Dr E Avci PI Massey University Manawatu
         Professor S Aoyagi AI Kansai University
         Professor MAK Williams AI Massey University Manawatu
17-MAU-137 SOC  $                        845,000 'Living' wages: Transforming lives, transforming work? Professor SC Carr PI Massey University Auckland
         Dr S Alefaio-Tugia PI Massey University Auckland
         Professor J Arrowsmith PI Massey University Auckland
         Professor JM Haar PI Auckland University of Technology
         Professor DJ Hodgetts PI Massey University Auckland
         Professor J Parker PI Massey University Auckland
17-MAU-139 ESA  $                        300,000 Sea-level is not level: unraveling the drivers of spatial and temporal variations in past sea-level changes around the New Zealand coast Dr AJH Clement PI Massey University Manawatu
         Dr PL Whitehouse AI Durham University
17-MAU-141 MIS  $                        300,000 Pattern Discovery from Big Medical Data Dr X Zhu PI Massey University Auckland
         Professor D Shen AI University of North Carolina
         Professor HT Shen AI University of Queensland
17-MAU-149 CMP  $                        895,000 The Stuff Memories Are Made Of: How Bacteria Remember and Learn from Environmental Signals Dr OK Silander PI Massey University Auckland
         Dr F Jug AI Max Plank Institute of Mol & Cell Biol & Genetics
         Associate Professor E Kussell AI New York University
17-MAU-154 EIS  $                        880,000 AviaNZ: Making Sure New Zealand Birds Are Heard Professor SR Marsland PI Massey University Manawatu
         Associate Professor IC Castro AI Massey University Manawatu
17-MAU-161 EEB  $                        300,000 Population Genomics of an Emergent Plant Infectious Disease Dr HC McCann PI Massey University Auckland
         Distinguished Professor PB Rainey AI Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Biology
         Dr KH Sohn AI Pohang University of Science and Technology
17-NIW-005 ESA  $                        300,000 Southern Ocean fronts - Still an un(re)solved mystery! Dr E Behrens PI NIWA
         Professor CW Böning AI GEOMAR | Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel
         Professor MH England AI University of New South Wales
         Professor AM Hogg AI Australian National University (ANU)
17-NIW-010 ESA  $                        900,000 Ocean Mixing at High Reynolds Number: Efficiencies in Extrema Dr CL Stevens PI NIWA
         Associate Professor GS Carter AI University of Hawaii
         Dr JM O'Callaghan AI NIWA
         Dr HE Phillips AI University of Tasmania
17-NIW-017 ESA  $                        858,000 Volcanoes can make waves too: a new understanding of tsunamis generated by volcanic eruptions Dr EM Lane PI NIWA
         Dr WL Power PI GNS Science
         Dr PV Nomikou AI University of Athens
         Dr S Popinet AI Universite Pierre et Marie Curie
         Dr CN Whittaker AI The University of Auckland
         Professor JDL White AI University of Otago
17-NIW-022 ESA  $                        300,000 Where is the missing CO2? A novel multi-species approach to trace the fate of atmospheric CO2. Dr P Sperlich PI NIWA
         Mr GW Brailsford AI NIWA
         Dr M-C Liang AI Academia Sinica
         Dr SE Mikaloff-Fletcher AI NIWA
         Dr SA Montzka AI National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)
         Dr JC Turnbull AI GNS Science
17-PAF-006 CMP  $                        895,000 Better red than dead: Ancient origins of stress tolerance in land plants Dr KM Davies PI Plant & Food Research
         Professor BR Jordan PI Lincoln University
         Dr NW Albert AI Plant & Food Research
         Professor JL Bowman AI Monash University
         Dr DA Brummell AI Plant & Food Research
         Dr KE Schwinn AI Plant & Food Research
17-TWR-001 SOC  $                        845,000 Whāngai and the adoption of Māori: healing the past, transforming the future Dr HM Potter PI Te Wananga o Raukawa
         Ms M Haenga-Collins PI Australian National University
         Ms AL Mikaere PI Te Wananga o Raukawa
         Ms ALM Ahuriri-Driscoll AI University of Canterbury
         Dr DD Blake AI Massey University
         Dr JV Hutchings AI Tiaho Ltd 
         Dr K McBreen AI Te Wananga o Raukawa
         Mrs J Tupu AI Auckland University of Technology
17-UOA-010 EHB  $                        720,000 Land and Agriculture in Ancient Samoa: Uncovering the Origins of the Polynesian Chiefdoms Dr EE Cochrane PI The University of Auckland
         Dr MJ Prebble AI Australian National University
         Dr SJ Quintus AI University of Hawaii at Mānoa
17-UOA-022 EIS  $                        300,000 Self-adaptive vibration energy harvesting based on nonlinear energy sink Dr L Tang PI The University of Auckland
         Professor K Liu AI Lakehead University
17-UOA-037 ESA  $                        958,000 Some Liked it Hot: Searching for Early Life in Terrestrial Hot Springs Professor KA Campbell PI The University of Auckland
         Professor JD Farmer AI Arizona State University
         Dr DM Guido AI Universidad Nacional de La Plata
         Professor MJ Van Kranendonk AI University of New South Wales
         Dr F Westall AI CNRS
17-UOA-061 MIS  $                        300,000 Exploiting gauge theory and duality in geometry Dr P Hekmati PI The University of Auckland
         Dr DP Baraglia AI University of Adelaide
17-UOA-062 EHB  $                        300,000 Initiating a Māori archaeology of threatened North Island rock art. Dr G O'Regan PI The University of Auckland
17-UOA-074 EHB  $                        835,000 Political gaming: using economic games to explore the foundations of political ideology Associate Professor QD Atkinson PI The University of Auckland
         Professor A Chaudhuri PI The University of Auckland
         Professor CG Sibley AI The University of Auckland
17-UOA-075 CMP  $                        895,000 Functional analysis of MtING2 – Uncovering an independent mechanism for control of flowering by winter cold Professor JJ Putterill PI The University of Auckland
         Professor Y He AI Chinese Academy of Sciences
         Dr M Jaudal AI The University of Auckland
17-UOA-086 EEB  $                        300,000 The heart of song; understanding the origins of vocal learning using New Zealand’s missing link, the titipounamu or rifleman Dr KE Cain PI The University of Auckland
         Dr ML  Hall AI University of Melbourne
17-UOA-088 SOC  $                        300,000 Consuming kids: The impact of marketing ‘health’ to children Dr DA Powell PI The University of Auckland
17-UOA-096 MIS  $                        545,000 Noisy networks: understanding how stochasticity affects mathematical models of cognitive systems Associate Professor CM Postlethwaite PI The University of Auckland
         Professor P Ashwin AI University of Exeter
17-UOA-105 HUM  $                        625,000 Servants of God, Slaves of the Church: Rhetoric and Realities of Service in Early Medieval Europe Dr LK Bailey PI The University of Auckland
17-UOA-107 HUM  $                        300,000 The Young Māori Party: Leading Iwi into Modernity Dr H Kaa PI The University of Auckland
17-UOA-136 HUM  $                        635,000 Blood and Money: The 'Military Industrial Complex' in Archaic Central Italy Dr JS Armstrong PI The University of Auckland
17-UOA-148 MIS  $                        455,000 Free Analysis and its Applications Associate Professor I Klep PI The University of Auckland
         Professor SA McCullough AI University of Florida
         Professor AFM ter Elst AI The University of Auckland
17-UOA-168 PCB  $                        910,000 Blossoming of Bioinspired Supramolecular Architectures: Towards Applications in Catalysis, Drug Delivery and Materials Science Professor CG Hartinger PI The University of Auckland
         Associate Professor JD Crowley PI University of Otago
         Professor LJ Wright AI The University of Auckland
17-UOA-175 HUM  $                        635,000 An Ethical Framework for Social Policy Applications of Predictive Analytics Associate Professor T Dare PI The University of Auckland
         Dr BP Smith AI Lakes District Health Board
         Professor R Vaithianathan AI Auckland University of Technology
17-UOA-187 EIS  $                        945,000 Why do texturally complex foods lead us to eat less? Professor BJ James PI The University of Auckland
         Dr N Gant PI The University of Auckland
         Associate Professor MJ Hautus PI The University of Auckland
         Professor EA Foegeding AI North Carolina State University
17-UOA-192 SOC  $                        845,000 Going straight home? The role of stable housing in reducing re-offending by ex-prisoners Dr AL Mills PI The University of Auckland
         Dr SAM Groot AI The University of Auckland
         Professor MJ Halsey AI Flinders University
         Dr BJ Milne AI The University of Auckland
17-UOA-196 EEB  $                        300,000 Behaviour Before Evolution? A transdisciplinary investigation into the role of self-preserving behaviour at the origin of life Dr MD Egbert PI The University of Auckland
         Dr MM Hanczyc AI University of Trento
17-UOA-206 BMS  $                        959,000 Defending blood flow to the Selfish Brain Dr FD McBryde PI The University of Auckland
         Dr CJ Barrett AI The University of Auckland
         Dr S Guild AI The University of Auckland
         Professor JFR Paton AI University of Bristol
         Associate Professor Y-C Tzeng AI University of Otago
17-UOA-229 SOC  $                        845,000 Tāngata Tiriti: Learning the trick of standing upright here Dr A Bell PI The University of Auckland
         Dr BJ Lythberg PI The University of Auckland
         Associate Professor CR Woods PI The University of Auckland
17-UOA-232 BMS  $                        300,000 Does ATP release contribute to perinatal brain injury after ischaemia? Dr JO Davidson PI The University of Auckland
         Dr DJ Crossman AI The University of Auckland
17-UOA-248 MIS  $                        300,000 Versatile and Efficient Anomaly Detection for Fog Computing Applications Dr XZ Zhang PI The University of Auckland
         Professor Z Salcic AI The University of Auckland
17-UOA-257 CMP  $                        850,000 Rewiring life: using synthetic biology and experimental evolution to unravel the evolutionary origins of DNA. Professor AM Poole PI The University of Auckland
         Professor J Ogawa PI University of Kyoto
         Associate Professor PJ Biggs AI Massey University Manawatu
         Associate Professor SG Villas-Bôas AI The University of Auckland
17-UOA-280 EHB  $                        840,000 Conflict recovery in families: Why inevitable conflict does not have to be detrimental. Associate Professor NC Overall PI The University of Auckland
         Dr AME Henderson PI The University of Auckland
          ER Peterson AI Victoria University of Wellington
17-UOA-295 MIS  $                        680,000 Cells and whistles: supercharging our biodiversity monitoring toolkit using genetic and acoustic records Associate Professor RM Fewster PI The University of Auckland
         Professor DL Borchers AI University of St Andrews
         Professor SR Marsland AI Massey University Manawatu
         Dr BC Stevenson AI The University of Auckland
17-UOA-300 BMS  $                        300,000 Diagnosing the diabetic heart Dr K Tran PI The University of Auckland
         Professor EJ Crampin AI University of Melbourne
         Associate Professor AJ Taberner AI The University of Auckland
17-UOA-301 EIS  $                        920,000 Stiffness matters: Unravelling the reciprocal relationship between tissue mechanical stiffness and cellular mechanosensitivity Dr SR McGlashan PI The University of Auckland
         Dr YS Choi AI University of Western Australia
17-UOA-304 PCB  $                        910,000 Ultralight Dark Matter: Dynamics and Astrophysics Professor RJM Easther PI The University of Auckland
17-UOA-323 SOC  $                        825,000 Shaping Public Policy: Mixed Methods Study of Alcohol, Tobacco, Gambling and Food Industry Points of Influence with Policy Makers Professor PJ Adams PI The University of Auckland
         Professor K Kypri PI University of Otago
         Professor J Collin AI The University of Edinburgh
         Professor JO McCambridge AI University of York
         Professor BA Swinburn AI The University of Auckland
17-UOA-352 EIS  $                        950,000 An Atlas of the Gut: A Framework for Integrating Structure to Function. Associate Professor LK Cheng PI The University of Auckland
         Dr P Du AI The University of Auckland
         Associate Professor G O'Grady AI The University of Auckland
17-UOC-015 MIS  $                        665,000 The Combinatorics of Reticulate Evolution Professor CA Semple PI University of Canterbury
         Professor MA Steel PI University of Canterbury
         Dr MJR Bordewich AI Durham University
         Professor A Lambert AI UPMC University of Paris 06
17-UOC-026 EEB  $                        855,000 Does mother know best? Mothers, fathers and sexual conflict in sex allocation Dr EZ Cameron PI University of Canterbury
         Professor KJ Stafford PI Massey University
         Professor NC Bennett AI University of Pretoria
17-UOC-049 HUM  $                        635,000 Towards an improved theory of language change: understanding the covariation of linguistic variables within and across speakers Dr KD Watson PI University of Canterbury
         Dr L Clark AI University of Canterbury
         Professor JB Hay AI University of Canterbury
17-UOC-057 EEB  $                        300,000 Using synthetic communities to visualise bacterial plant leaf community development and pathogen invasion processes at the single-cell resolution Dr MNP Remus-Emsermann PI University of Canterbury
         Dr VM Nock AI University of Canterbury
17-UOC-059 EIS  $                        945,000 Removing nitrate from contaminated water using methane. Which microbes are doing the work? Associate Professor PA Gostomski PI University of Canterbury
         Ms KHR Baronian PI University of Canterbury
         Dr L Weaver PI Institute of Environmental Science and Research
         Dr LF Burbery AI Institute of Environmental Science and Research
         Associate Professor MJ Manefield AI University of New South Wales
17-UOC-064 PCB  $                        910,000 Tailored environments for highly active and stable electrocatalysts Professor AJ Downard PI University of Canterbury
         Dr AT Marshall PI University of Canterbury
         Dr CM Fitchett AI University of Canterbury
17-UOC-065 ESA  $                        300,000 The impact of massive stars on the lifecycle of galaxies: tracing massive star formation feedback in the nearby Universe Dr AF McLeod PI University of Canterbury
         Dr JE Dale AI University of Hertfordshire
         Dr DJM Kruijssen AI University of Heidelberg
17-UOC-072 EIS  $                        300,000 A hybrid 3D-1D framework for site-specific seismic response analysis Dr CR McGann PI University of Canterbury
         Professor P Arduino AI University of Washington, Seattle
         Professor BA Bradley AI University of Canterbury
         Dr J Kaklamanos AI Merrimack College
17-UOC-079 MIS  $                        300,000 Brauer groups, degrees and rational points on algebraic varieties Dr BM Creutz PI University of Canterbury
         Dr BL Viray AI University of Washington, Seattle
17-UOC-096 EEB  $                        865,000 A bird in the bush with the data at hand: predicting ecological networks using traits and phylogenies Professor JM Tylianakis PI University of Canterbury
         Professor GLW Perry AI The University of Auckland
         Associate Professor DP Vazquez AI Nat Scientific & Technical Research Cncl-CONICET, Argentina
17-UOC-103 ESA  $                        300,000 The solution to the Southern Ocean's sea ice mystery - its thickness Dr DDF Price PI University of Canterbury
         Professor C Haas AI Alfred Wegener Institute
         Dr NT Kurtz AI NASA Goddard Space Flight Centre
17-UOO-001 EEB  $                        890,000 Microbes at the helm: are microbiomes shaping parasite phenotypes? Professor R Poulin PI University of Otago
         Dr NM Dheilly AI Stony Brook University
17-UOO-002 PCB  $                        910,000 Microresonator frequency combs through second-order nonlinearities Dr HGL Schwefel PI University of Otago
         Dr MJ Erkintalo PI The University of Auckland
17-UOO-003 SOC  $                        840,000 Putting Hope into Action: What inspires and sustains young people’s engagement in social movements? Associate Professor KM Nairn PI University of Otago
         Associate Professor J Kidman AI Victoria University of Wellington
         Associate Professor AN Lacey AI The University of Auckland
         Dr JL Sligo AI University of Otago
17-UOO-020 EHB  $                        300,000 Searching for a human sensory ‘fingerprint’ – a personalised index of hedonic eating Dr M Peng PI University of Otago
         Professor EA Franz AI University of Otago
         Professor RSJ Keast AI Deakin University
17-UOO-028 PCB  $                        905,000 Making, Probing, and Understanding Two-Dimensional Quantum Turbulence Dr AS Bradley PI University of Otago
         Professor BP Anderson AI University of Arizona
         Dr TW Neely AI University of Queensland
17-UOO-041 BMS  $                        958,000 The sex of stress: Understanding sex differences in neural circuits controlling stress. Dr KJ Iremonger PI University of Otago
17-UOO-043 BMS  $                        959,000 Defining the brain circuits that interface hunger state with reward signalling to guide food consumption Professor BI Hyland PI University of Otago
         Dr RE Campbell AI University of Otago
17-UOO-050 CMP  $                        945,000 Uncovering regulatory networks controlling CRISPR-Cas adaptive immunity Associate Professor PC Fineran PI University of Otago
         Associate Professor PP Gardner AI University of Canterbury
17-UOO-052 ESA  $                        960,000 Stretching ice to the limit: New flow laws for ice sheets Professor DJ Prior PI University of Otago
         Associate Professor DL Goldsby AI University of Pennsylvania
         Dr HJ Horgan AI Victoria University of Wellington
         Professor CL Hulbe AI University of Otago
         Dr D Kim AI Korea Polar Research Institute
         Dr A Treverrow AI University of Tasmania
17-UOO-061 SOC  $                        845,000 Whakaarahia anō te rā kaihau! Raise up again the billowing sail! Revitalising cultural knowledge through analysis of Te Rā Dr CA Smith PI University of Otago
         Ms DL Campbell PI University of Waikato
17-UOO-064 BMS  $                        960,000 Androgen excess and the female brain Dr RE Campbell PI University of Otago
17-UOO-081 BMS  $                        957,000 New players in protein recycling Professor SPA McCormick PI University of Otago
         Dr T Kleffmann AI University of Otago
         Dr GMI Redpath AI University of New South Wales
17-UOO-086 BMS  $                        959,000 Investigating the role of peroxiredoxin redox relays in cell signalling Professor MB Hampton PI University of Otago Christchurch
         Dr PE Pace AI University of Otago Christchurch
         Professor CC Winterbourn AI University of Otago Christchurch
17-UOO-089 CMP  $                        895,000 Lost in translation: Discovering how plant genes are regulated Associate Professor RC Macknight PI University of Otago
         Professor RP Hellens AI Queensland University of Technology
         Dr WA Laing AI Plant & Food Research Ltd
17-UOO-106 CMP  $                        820,000 Understanding the cellular and molecular drivers governing a unique whole body regeneration phenomenon in a chordate model. Dr MJ Wilson PI University of Otago
         Dr S Blanchoud AI University of Fribourg
         Associate Professor MD Lamare AI University of Otago
         Professor B Rinkevich AI National Institute of Oceanography
17-UOO-127 BMS  $                        960,000 Deconstructing the neuroendocrine requirements for puberty onset and ovulation Associate Professor GM Anderson PI University of Otago
         Dr MC Evans AI University of Otago
17-UOO-129 SOC  $                        845,000 Betwixt two worlds? Disruptive technology and negotiating identity change Professor JA Hoek PI University of Otago
         Ms ML Blank AI University of Otago
         Dr TS Conner AI University of Otago
         Dr SW Ferguson AI University of Otago
         Dr LE Thompson AI University of Otago Christchurch
17-UOO-131 ESA  $                        960,000 How does the Earth stop global warming? Testing climate stabilisation during ‘hyperthermal’ events Associate Professor CH Stirling PI University of Otago
         Dr MO Clarkson AI ETH Zürich
         Professor GR Dickens AI Rice University
         Professor TM Lenton AI University of Exeter
         Dr DR Porcelli AI University of Oxford
17-UOO-143 MIS  $                        460,000 A computational theory of collective action Professor SJS Cranefield PI University of Otago
         Professor JV Pitt AI Imperial College London
17-UOO-149 EHB  $                        300,000 Planting the Soil and Panning for Gold: Exploring the dynamics of colonial life in Otago Dr CL King PI University of Otago
17-UOO-173 EHB  $                        695,000 The Secret Life of Traumatic Memories Associate Professor RA Zajac PI University of Otago
         Professor M Garry PI University of Waikato
         Dr RA Nash AI Aston University
         Dr MKT Takarangi AI Flinders University
17-UOO-195 BMS  $                        937,000 NO Heart: A novel mechanism for modulating cardiac calcium by nitric oxide Dr JR Erickson PI University of Otago
         Associate Professor LC Hool AI University of Western Australia
         Dr RR Lamberts AI University of Otago
17-UOO-200 MIS  $                        300,000 Interactive 3D computational videography Dr SE Zollmann PI University of Otago
17-UOO-207 SOC  $                        845,000 Eviction and its consequences: representation, discourse and reality Professor PLH Howden-Chapman PI University of Otago
         Dr MJ Bennett AI Victoria University of Wellington
         Dr SP Bierre AI University of Otago
         Dr ES Chisholm AI University of Otago
         Ms CA Davies AI Tu Kotahi Māori Asthma Trust
         Mr PJ Hannam AI Waikato Raupatu Lands Trust
         Dr B Schrader AI Victoria University of Wellington
         Dr LF Telfar Barnard AI University of Otago
         Dr BA Toy-Cronin AI University of Otago
17-UOO-209 PCB  $                        300,000 The small scales call the shots: the effect of microinstabilities on collisionless cosmic fluids Dr J Squire PI California Institute of Technology
         Professor E Quataert AI University of California at Berkeley
17-UOO-211 CMP  $                        300,000 Capturing the growth of a destructive ubiquitin chain Dr AJ Middleton PI University of Otago
         Professor SS Sidhu AI University of Toronto
17-UOO-222 PCB  $                        910,000 Polymer-Immobilized Carbon Monoxide Donors: Agents for Tissue Protection Professor DS Larsen PI University of Otago
         Associate Professor IA Sammut PI University of Otago
         Dr JC Harrison AI University of Otago
17-UOO-225 EEB  $                        920,000 TB or not TB - examining the origin and evolution of tuberculosis in the pre-European Pacific Dr M Knapp PI University of Otago
         Professor HR Buckley AI University of Otago
         Professor GM Cook AI University of Otago
         Professor J Krause AI Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History
         Professor RK Walter AI University of Otago
17-UOO-230 PCB  $                        300,000 Single photon control of optical phase using ultracold Rydberg atoms Dr AB Deb PI University of Otago
17-UOO-239 BMS  $                        300,000 The neurobiology of maternal behaviour - dissecting the role of prolactin in the medial preoptic area Dr RSE Brown PI University of Otago
17-UOO-240 BMS  $                        300,000 Challenging the gene silencing dogma: DNA methylation as a mechanism for gene activation Dr A Chatterjee PI University of Otago
         Dr PA Stockwell AI University of Otago
17-UOO-241 BMS  $                        960,000 Unraveling the molecular basis for vivax malaria's unhealthy attraction to human reticulocytes Dr BM Russell PI University of Otago
         Dr R Chandramohanadas AI Singapore University of Technology & Design (SUTD)
         Professor LCS Renia AI Agency for Science, Technology, and Research (A*STAR)
17-UOO-257 CMP  $                        300,000 CRISPR-Cas immunity in cyanobacteria Dr RD Fagerlund PI University of Otago
17-UOW-026 EEB  $                        925,000 From Geothermal Hot Springs to Microbial Gene Pools: Explaining Intra-Species Genomic Variations in Bacteria Dr CK Lee PI University of Waikato
         Professor MF Polz PI Massachusetts Institute of Technology
         Professor SC Cary AI University of Waikato
         Dr MB Stott AI University of Canterbury
17-UOW-030 HUM  $                        642,000 Writing the new world: Indigenous texts 1900-1975. Associate Professor A Te Punga Somerville PI University of Waikato
17-UOW-047 SOC  $                        845,000 Refugee families in early childhood education: constructing pathways to belonging Associate Professor LM Mitchell PI University of Waikato
         Dr LL Ang AI University College, London
         Associate Professor PE Atatoa Carr AI University of Waikato
         Dr AJ Bateman AI University of Waikato
         Professor M Carr AI University of Waikato
         Dr LK Rameka AI University of Waikato
17-UOW-075 SOC  $                        300,000 Taku ara rā, ko Tūrongo rāua ko Māhinaarangi: (re)tracing the journeys of our ancestors to restore tribal geographies. Dr NB Simmonds PI University of Waikato
17-VUW-005 EEB  $                        925,000 Silencing immunity to determine how pathogens influence invasion success Professor PJ Lester PI Victoria University of Wellington
         Dr JW Baty AI Victoria University of Wellington
         Dr MAM Gruber AI Victoria University of Wellington
         Dr DM Tompkins AI Landcare Research
17-VUW-018 SOC  $                        300,000 Making Aotearoa Places: The Politics and Practice of Urban Māori Place-making Dr RF Kiddle PI Victoria University of Wellington
17-VUW-022 EHB  $                        300,000 Unpacking Opacity of Mind: How socio-cultural context shapes social cognition when minds are unknowable Dr RA McNamara PI Victoria University of Wellington
17-VUW-032 EHB  $                        300,000 Credit constraints and human capital: The effects of student loans on educational attainment, labour market success, and health outcomes Dr YWL Chu PI Victoria University of Wellington
         Dr HE Cuffe AI Victoria University of Wellington
17-VUW-038 HUM  $                        300,000 Making International Economic Law: The Interaction of Institutions Dr GF Sinclair PI Victoria University of Wellington
17-VUW-040 HUM  $                        300,000 Judging the Commerce of Empire: International Law and the British Court of Admiralty 1798-1875 Dr B Marten PI Victoria University of Wellington
17-VUW-060 HUM  $                        476,000 Revealing Desire between Men in the Byzantine Empire Dr M Masterson PI Victoria University of Wellington
17-VUW-074 EHB  $                        840,000 Does the Tracking of Others’ Mental States Depend on Motor Processes? Why Constraining Your Body Limits Your Understanding of Others’ Minds. Associate Professor JK Low PI Victoria University of Wellington
         Associate Professor SA Butterfill AI University of Warwick
17-VUW-083 PCB  $                        905,000 Supercharging electromagnetism: Tuneable magnetoelectricity in unconventional materials Professor UOP Zuelicke PI Victoria University of Wellington
         Professor M Governale AI Victoria University of Wellington
         Professor R Winkler AI Northern Illinois University
17-VUW-087 PCB  $                        300,000 Exploring the inaccessible zone in the phase diagram of superconducting films using ionic liquid gating. Dr GGJ Dubuis PI Victoria University of Wellington
17-VUW-090 MIS  $                        660,000 Uncountable structures and effective properties Professor N Greenberg PI Victoria University of Wellington
         Professor S Shelah AI Hebrew University of Jerusalem
17-VUW-094 ESA  $                        960,000 Did a previous collapse of the Antarctic Ice Sheet cause abrupt climate change in the Southern Hemisphere? Associate Professor AN Mackintosh PI Victoria University of Wellington
         Dr BM Anderson AI Victoria University of Wellington
         Professor L Carter AI Victoria University of Wellington
         Dr SR Eaves AI Victoria University of Wellington
         Dr F He AI University of Wisconsin-Madison
         Dr L Menviel AI University of New South Wales
         Dr KP Norton AI Victoria University of Wellington
         Dr JB Pedro AI University of Copenhagen
         Associate Professor M Rojas AI University of Chile
         Associate Professor EA Sagredo AI Pontifical Catholic University of Chile
17-VUW-096 EIS  $                        950,000 Training multiplexed electronic aptasensors to profile hormones in complex samples Dr NOV Plank PI Victoria University of Wellington
         Dr CA Marlow AI California Polytechnic State University
         Associate Professor CP Unsworth AI The University of Auckland
17-VUW-119 SOC  $                        300,000 A Kingdom in Concrete: Urbanizing Thailand in the Anthropocene. Dr EA Elinoff PI Victoria University of Wellington
17-VUW-121 ESA  $                        300,000 The straw that didn’t break the camel’s back: what variations in stressing-rate can faults withstand? Dr CJ Chamberlain PI Victoria University of Wellington
         Dr AM Thomas AI University of Oregon
         Professor J Townend AI Victoria University of Wellington
17-VUW-142 EHB  $                        840,000 Developmental changes in children's learning and application of "ground rules" during interviews about past experiences Dr DA Brown PI Victoria University of Wellington
         Dr SP Brubacher AI Deakin University
         Professor ME Lamb AI University of Cambridge
         Professor C Lewis AI Lancaster University
17-VUW-154 PCB  $                        300,000 Photoluminescence shines a light on the exemplary optoelectronic properties in hybrid organic-inorganic perovskites Dr K Chen PI Victoria University of Wellington
         Professor HJ Snaith AI University of Oxford

You can download an Excel spreadsheet of these results, including abstracts of all projects, here: 2017 Marsden Fund Awards [XLSX 109 kb]