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Marsden Fund awards 2018

View Marsden Fund grants awarded in 2018

The definitions of the 10 Marsden Fund panels can be found here

You can download an Excel spreadsheet of these results, including abstracts of all projects, here:  Marsden-2018-annoucement-supplement.xlsx

 

Project ID Panel  Funding
(GST excl) 
Project Investigator Role Institution
18-AUT-001 PCB  $ 300,000  Structure and Reactivity in Nanostructured Ionic Solvents  Dr CC Weber PI Auckland University of Technology
18-AUT-002 SOC  $ 816,000  Accessing Assisted Reproduction: Social Infertility and Family Formation  Associate Professor SLG Davies PI Auckland University of Technology
          Associate Professor RM Shaw PI Victoria University of Wellington
          Dr E Kerekere AI Independent Researcher
18-AUT-015 SOC  $ 842,000  Vā Moana: space and relationality in Pacific thought and identity  Dr AL Refiti PI Auckland University of Technology
          Professor T Engels-Schwarzpaul PI Auckland University of Technology
          Dr B Graham AI Independent Researcher
          Dr BJ Lythberg AI The University of Auckland
          Dr O Mahina AI Tonga International Academy
          Associate Professor TPK Tengan AI University of Hawai'i at Mānoa
18-AUT-033 EHB  $ 827,000  Untangling Inflammation and Depression in a Pacific Youth Cohort  Professor RJ Siegert PI Auckland University of Technology
          Dr ES Tautolo PI Auckland University of Technology
          Professor M Berk AI Deakin University
          Dr JF Dipnall AI Deakin University
          Associate Professor FLR Merien AI Auckland University of Technology
          Professor A Narayanan AI Auckland University of Technology
          Professor JE Paterson AI Auckland University of Technology
          Associate Professor AL Sumich AI Nottingham Trent University
          Dr W Wrapson AI Auckland University of Technology
18-BDS-002 ESA  $ 300,000  How do clouds modify the response of mountain glaciers to climate change?  Dr JP Conway PI Bodeker Scientific
          Dr MP Clark AI National Center for Atmospheric Research
          Dr ED Gutmann AI National Center for Atmospheric Research
          Associate Professor WD Helgason AI University of Saskatchewan
          Distinguished Professor JW Pomeroy AI University of Saskatchewan
18-GNS-010 ESA  $ 300,000  Semi-conducting fault zones: High-resolution analysis of fault segmentation and rupture  Dr EJ Warren-Smith PI GNS Science
          Associate Professor RE Abercrombie AI Boston University
          Dr Y Kaneko AI GNS Science
          Professor J Townend AI Victoria University of Wellington
18-GNS-022 ESA  $ 958,000  Superhot fluids: The origin and flux of natural greenhouse gases in volcanic areas  Dr IS Chambefort PI GNS Science
          Professor TP Fischer AI University of New Mexico
          Professor DW Graham AI Oregon State University
          Dr A Mazot AI GNS Science
          Dr MC Rowe AI The University of Auckland
18-MAU-007 SOC  $ 300,000  Relentlessly positive? Exploring the imprint of positivity imperatives on the affective lives of young women.  Dr OEJL Calder-Dawe PI Massey University
          Professor MS Wetherell AI The University of Auckland
18-MAU-008 SOC  $ 836,000  "Dark side of the Net": Exploring and modelling the impact of online illegal drug markets  Associate Professor C Wilkins PI Massey University
          Dr MJ Barratt AI University of New South Wales
          Professor JF Mueller AI The University of Queensland
          Dr M Rychert AI Massey University
18-MAU-009 EEB  $ 884,000  ‘It’s complicated’: experimentally tracking the evolution of endosymbiosis in real time.  Dr HL Hendrickson PI Massey University
          Dr EA Ostrowski AI Massey University
          Professor AM Poole AI The University of Auckland
18-MAU-016 MIS  $ 671,000  Modern Analysis and Geometry  Distinguished Professor GJ Martin PI Massey University
18-MAU-017 MIS  $ 500,000  Organised chaos: Using geometry to explain robust chaotic dynamics in switched dynamical systems.  Dr DJW Simpson PI Massey University
          Professor PA Glendinning AI The University of Manchester
18-MAU-023 HUM  $ 300,000  The Natural History of Film Form: Film Aesthetics through Animal, Vegetable and Mineral Matter  Dr PK Duncan PI Massey University
18-MAU-025 SOC  $ 300,000  Legal cannabis for sale: home-grown or supermarket?  Dr M Rychert PI Massey University
          Professor BR Kilmer AI RAND Drug Policy Research Center
          Associate Professor C Wilkins AI Massey University
18-MAU-030 SOC  $ 300,000  The role of Galleries, Libraries, Archives and Museums (GLAMS) in revitalising te reo Māori  Dr SC Lilley PI Massey University
18-MAU-039 EEB  $ 300,000  Treasure from the junk pile. Do transposable elements drive the evolution of gene expression?  Dr DJ Winter PI Massey University
          Dr A Suh AI Uppsala University
          Associate Professor CA Young AI Noble Research Institute
18-MAU-040 HUM  $ 300,000  Embodying the law: Manhood and authority in the making of English legal culture c.1300-1600  Dr EA McVitty PI Massey University
18-MAU-042 PCB  $ 935,000  Pectin methylesterases: tuning pectin function with complex variations upon a simple theme  Professor GB Jameson PI Massey University
          Professor MAK Williams PI Massey University
          Dr D Mercadante AI University of Zürich
          Professor J Pelloux AI Université de Picardie Jules Verne
          Professor BJ Savary AI Arkansas State University
18-MAU-043 SOC  $ 300,000  Balancing access and agency in Long-Acting Reversible Contraceptive (LARC) programming: Developing a reproductive justice framework for Aotearoa New Zealand  Dr T Morison PI Massey University
          Dr JS Le Grice AI The University of Auckland
          Professor CI Macleod AI Rhodes University
18-MAU-049 EEB  $ 929,000  Getting the balance right: how do allopolyploids successfully integrate interspecific nuclear and cytoplasmic genomes?  Dr JA Tate PI Massey University
          Professor MP Cox AI Massey University
          Dr DB Sloan AI Colorado State University
          Distinguished Professor DE Soltis AI University of Florida
          Distinguished Professor PS Soltis AI University of Florida
18-MAU-063 HUM  $ 300,000  What is a population? A philosophical account of population-oriented research in the sciences.  Dr OJW Matthewson PI Massey University
18-MAU-086 EHB  $ 300,000  Understanding the effects of gambling-related mechanisms in game design on problematic video gameplay behaviours  Dr A Drummond PI Massey University
          Professor CJ Ferguson AI Stetson University
          Dr JD Sauer AI University of Tasmania
18-MIM-003 BMS  $ 960,000  Do chemokines have a function other than chemotaxis: a role for CCL17 and CCL22 in T cell activation and differentiation.  Professor F Ronchese PI Malaghan Institute of Medical Research
          Dr OJ-M Lamiable AI Malaghan Institute of Medical Research
18-NIW-002 EIS  $ 300,000  Managing bed levels and flood risk in braided rivers: does conventional channel confinement theory fail by neglecting key sediment transport processes?  Dr G Stecca PI NIWA
          Professor TRH Davies AI University of Canterbury
          Dr DM Hicks AI NIWA
          Mr RJ Measures AI NIWA
18-NIW-005 ESA  $ 960,000  Calibrating environmental tipping point impacts from global climate reorganisations with swamp kauri  Dr AM Lorrey PI NIWA
          Professor AJ Cooper AI University of Adelaide
          Dr KA Douka AI Oxford University
          Associate Professor AG Hogg AI University of Waikato
          Dr L Menviel AI University of New South Wales
          Professor RA Muescheler AI University of Lund
          Dr JG Palmer AI University of New South Wales
          Professor CSM Turney AI University of New South Wales
18-NIW-006 EIS  $ 300,000  The rolling stones: Are rolling dynamics a critical component missing from conventional sediment transport?  Dr HJ Biggs PI NIWA
          Dr DM Hicks AI NIWA
          Dr GM Smart AI NIWA
18-PAF-002 EEB  $ 929,000  Beyond DNA: testing the role of epigenomics in thermal adaptation  Dr M Wellenreuther PI Plant & Food Research
          Professor L Bernatchez PI University of Laval
18-PAF-008 EEB  $ 300,000  The effect of environmental complexity on learning capacity in wild bumblebee populations  Dr LJ Evans PI Plant & Food Research
          Dr JM Jandt AI University of Otago
          Dr FJ Muth AI University of Nevada
          Professor NE Raine AI University of Guelph
18-UOA-005 MIS  $ 300,000  An Adaptive Predictive System for Life-long Learning on Data Streams  Dr YS Koh PI The University of Auckland
          Professor AC Bifet AI Université Paris-Saclay
          Associate Professor RL Pears AI Auckland University of Technology
          Professor M Pechenizkiy AI Eindhoven University of Technology
18-UOA-013 EIS  $ 948,000  Reap the Whirlwind and Produce Carbon-Neutral Power From Atmospheric Buoyancy Vortices  Professor RGJ Flay PI The University of Auckland
          Dr JE Cater AI The University of Auckland
18-UOA-022 ESA  $ 936,000  Understanding the stars and galaxies associated with gravitational wave events  Dr JJ Eldridge PI The University of Auckland
          Dr AF McLeod AI University of Canterbury
          Associate Professor ER Stanway AI University of Warwick
18-UOA-034 EEB  $ 300,000  How much does extinction matter for phylogenetic biogeography? Using exponential integrator technology to improve realism and speed in model-based biogeographical inference  Dr NJ Matzke PI The University of Auckland
18-UOA-035 EIS  $ 300,000  The sticky link between microalgae, biofilms & microplastics: An interdisciplinary approach to understand the resuspension and transport of microplastics.  Dr JA Hope PI The University of Auckland
          Associate Professor G Coco AI The University of Auckland
          Professor SF Thrush AI The University of Auckland
18-UOA-040 PCB  $ 300,000  Unravelling the structural and molecular basis of ethylene biosynthesis in plants  Dr IKH Leung PI The University of Auckland
18-UOA-042 PCB  $ 935,000  Unleashing New Generation Lanthipeptides from Nature to Combat Antimicrobial Resistance  Distinguished Professor MA Brimble PI The University of Auckland
          Dr G Bashiri AI The University of Auckland
          Dr PWR Harris AI The University of Auckland
          Dr DA Williamson AI University of Melbourne
18-UOA-049 HUM  $ 300,000  Untold Intimacies: Recovering the Lives of Women Sex Workers in New Zealand, 1978-2008  Dr CA Ware PI The University of Auckland
18-UOA-058 EHB  $ 300,000  Past Māori social organisation and movement in the North Island, New Zealand  Dr RS Phillipps PI The University of Auckland
18-UOA-096 EEB  $ 930,000  Next generation models for inferring evolutionary history: Gene trees, species trees, word trees and language trees  Dr RR Bouckaert PI The University of Auckland
          Professor QD Atkinson AI The University of Auckland
          Professor AJ Drummond AI The University of Auckland
          Professor RD Gray AI The University of Auckland
          Professor CC Moritz AI The Australian National University
18-UOA-100 BMS  $ 955,000  From big brains to little brains: what is the role of plasticity in the little brains of the heart?  Associate Professor JM Montgomery PI The University of Auckland
          Professor JFR Paton AI The University of Auckland
          Professor BH Smaill AI The University of Auckland
18-UOA-115 EEB  $ 935,000  How do sharks localise sound?  Associate Professor CA Radford PI The University of Auckland
          Professor JC Montgomery AI The University of Auckland
          Professor PH Rogers AI Georgia Institute of Technology
          Dr KE Yopak AI University of North Carolina
18-UOA-135 EIS  $ 954,000  Feeding your baby in utero: which arteries matter?  Dr AR Clark PI The University of Auckland
          Dr JL James PI The University of Auckland
18-UOA-151 BMS  $ 934,000  Re-defining the origin of the embryonic kidney  Associate Professor AJ Davidson PI The University of Auckland
18-UOA-161 PCB  $ 300,000  Next-Generation Small Molecule Acceptors for use in Organic Solar Cells  Dr PA Hume PI The University of Auckland
          Associate Professor GIN Waterhouse AI The University of Auckland
18-UOA-162 MIS  $ 560,000  Dynamical systems from set-valued functions  Dr SR Greenwood PI The University of Auckland
          Professor JA Kennedy AI Lamar University
18-UOA-179 SOC  $ 794,000  Responding to citizens in mental distress: Exploring the preventative role of community police  Dr KA Thom PI Auckland University of Technology
          Dr SE Gordon PI University of Otago
          Professor D Chappell AI University of Sydney
          Dr JD Kidd AI The University of Auckland
          Professor BG McKenna AI Auckland University of Technology
          Dr AJ O'Brien AI The University of Auckland
18-UOA-182 EIS  $ 949,000  Locking up oxygen in titanium to achieve strength-ductility synergy  Associate Professor P Cao PI The University of Auckland
          Professor SP Ringer PI The University of Sydney
18-UOA-184 HUM  $ 300,000  Hapū: Women and Pregnancy in Twentieth-century New Zealand  Dr CM Greenhalgh PI The University of Auckland
18-UOA-193 EHB  $ 300,000  Dynamics of Brain and Behaviour: A Precision Mapping Approach
 
Dr DW Moreau PI The University of Auckland
18-UOA-197 MIS  $ 300,000  Local theory for arc-transitive digraphs  Dr G Verret PI The University of Auckland
18-UOA-219 BMS  $ 960,000  The Forgotten Circulation.  Professor JFR Paton PI The University of Auckland
          Dr FD McBryde AI The University of Auckland
18-UOA-220 EHB  $ 736,000  The cortical limit on visual acuity  Professor SC Dakin PI The University of Auckland
          Dr LM Hamm AI The University of Auckland
          Dr CA Morgan AI The University of Auckland
          Dr DS Schwarzkopf AI The University of Auckland
18-UOA-223 HUM  $ 622,000  Whanau Ora With, Against, and Beyond the State  Dr AG Harris PI The University of Auckland
          Dr MM Williams PI Independent Historian
18-UOA-269 PCB  $ 888,000  Electrifying Chemical Synthesis  Associate Professor J Sperry PI The University of Auckland
          Professor PA Kilmartin AI The University of Auckland
18-UOA-271 EIS  $ 300,000  Advanced alloying Anode for Magnesium Rechargeable Battery System  Dr S Wei PI The University of Auckland
          Professor MP Taylor AI The University of Auckland
18-UOA-280 EHB  $ 300,000  Models and Movement: Simulating Human Mobility in Late Holocene South-eastern Australia  Dr BA Davies PI The University of Auckland
18-UOA-293 CMP  $ 939,000  Sweetening biological therapeutics-chemical synthesis of glycoprotein mimics  Dr PWR Harris PI The University of Auckland
          Distinguished Professor MA Brimble AI The University of Auckland
          Dr LM Wise AI University of Otago
          Dr SH Yang AI The University of Auckland
18-UOA-295 BMS  $ 300,000  Novel Imaging of Human Fascia in Vivo Using Advanced MRI  Dr GG Handsfield PI The University of Auckland
          Dr SJ Holdsworth AI The University of Auckland
          Dr BP Pontré AI The University of Auckland
          Professor NS Stott AI The University of Auckland
          Dr NC Wilson AI The University of Auckland
18-UOA-310 PCB  $ 935,000  Computing with walls of light  Associate Professor SX Coen PI The University of Auckland
          Dr MJ Erkintalo AI The University of Auckland
          Dr J Fatome AI Université de Bourgogne Franche-Comte
          Professor GL Oppo AI University of Strathclyde
18-UOC-003 MIS  $ 300,000  The geometry underlying rank-metric codes  Dr G Van de Voorde PI University of Canterbury
          Dr J Sheekey AI University College Dublin
18-UOC-010 EHB  $ 300,000  Are genes all that matter? Investigating the role of the environment and learning-based therapies in treating sleep problems in children with rare genetic neurodevelopmental disorders.  Dr LK McLay PI University of Canterbury
          Associate Professor KG France AI University of Canterbury
18-UOC-012 EIS  $ 917,000  Indirect measurement of lava rheology  Associate Professor M Sellier PI University of Canterbury
          Associate Professor BM Kennedy AI University of Canterbury
          Professor J Monnier AI INSA Toulouse
          Dr MA Moyers-González AI University of Canterbury
          Dr ME Rumpf AI U.S. Geological Survey
18-UOC-014 MIS  $ 551,000  Hearing algebraic curves and factoring polynomials  Professor JF Voloch PI University of Canterbury
18-UOC-038 ESA  $ 300,000  Cracks in the pavement?: The significance of crevassed surface geometry on glacier mass balance  Dr HL Purdie PI University of Canterbury
18-UOC-065 SOC  $ 300,000  Youthquake, a decade on – The political legacies of student collective action following the Christchurch earthquakes  Dr SE Nissen PI University of Canterbury
18-UOC-067 EIS  $ 849,000  High resolution satellite imaging without artificial beacons  Dr SJ Weddell PI University of Canterbury
          Dr RM Clare AI University of Canterbury
          Dr A J Lambert AI University of New South Wales
18-UOC-102 SOC  $ 859,000  'Kōrero mai. Tell us your earthquake story' — A longitudinal study of post-disaster narratives  Professor P Millar PI University of Canterbury
          Associate Professor RA Du Plessis AI University of Canterbury
          Professor JB Hay AI University of Canterbury
          Ms SM McMeeking AI University of Canterbury
          Dr CJ Thomson AI University of Canterbury
18-UOO-004 EIS  $ 954,000  Supercooling measurements under ice shelves  Dr IJ Smith PI University of Otago
          Dr GH Leonard AI University of Otago
          Dr BE Schmidt AI Georgia Institute of Technology
          Professor LH Smedsrud AI University of Bergen
18-UOO-014 EHB  $ 827,000  Disorder in the Courtroom: How do Judicial Instructions and Question Trails Influence Juror Decision-Making?  Professor H Hayne PI University of Otago
          Dr J Gross AI University of Otago
          Associate Professor RA Zajac AI University of Otago
18-UOO-015 BMS  $ 959,000  Wired to Move: The genetics of movement control  Professor EA Franz PI University of Otago
          Dr D Markie AI University of Otago
          Professor SP Robertson AI University of Otago
18-UOO-028 EHB  $ 827,000  The Best of Times, the Worst of Times: A Biocultural investigation of 19th century Frontier mining cemeteries in Australia, New Zealand and California
 
Professor HR Buckley PI University of Otago
          Dr PG Petchey PI University of Otago
          Associate Professor KM Domett AI James Cook University
          Dr JD Geber AI University of Otago
          Dr RL Kinaston AI University of Otago
          Dr CL King AI University of Otago
          Dr JJ Miszkiewicz AI The Australian National University
          Professor MP Richards AI Simon Fraser University
          Associate Professor PJ White AI University of Alaska Anchorage
18-UOO-029 CMP  $ 911,000  Monitoring and manipulating neuronal activity in the maternal brain during lactation  Associate Professor SJ Bunn PI University of Otago
          Professor DR Grattan AI University of Otago
          Dr R Piet AI University of Otago
          Dr SH Yip AI University of Otago
18-UOO-036 EEB  $ 928,000  Fossils of Zealandia elucidate a global 'dark age' in whale evolution  Professor RE Fordyce PI University of Otago
          Dr FG Marx AI Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences
          Dr Y Tanaka AI Osaka Museum of Natural History
18-UOO-037 HUM  $ 568,000  News of the World: The Global Poetics of the Newspaper  Associate Professor JBP Edmond PI University of Otago
18-UOO-040 EIS  $ 300,000  Harnessing macromolecular chemistry to mimic vascular developmental biology  Dr KS Lim PI University of Otago
          Professor J Groll AI University of Würzburg
          Dr J Rnjak-Kovacina AI University of New South Wales
18-UOO-058 BMS  $ 959,000  Beauty vs the Beast: how does our brain prepare us to respond appropriately to beauty or fear?  Professor JNJ Reynolds PI University of Otago
          Dr LC Parr-Brownlie PI University of Otago
18-UOO-073 EHB  $ 823,000  Could, Would, Should: Integrating Mentalistic and Deontic Stances into a Theory of Social Understanding  Dr MM Taumoepeau PI University of Otago
18-UOO-089 BMS  $ 786,000  The Δ133p53 path to cancer: a new role for the Δ133p53 p53 isoform in cell surface trafficking.  Dr TL Slatter PI University of Otago
          Professor AW Braithwaite AI University of Otago
          Dr NA Hung AI University of Otago
          Dr MG Kazantseva AI University of Otago
          Dr SY Mehta AI University of Otago
          Dr JA Royds AI University of Otago
18-UOO-099 SOC  $ 300,000  Through the Eyes of Men: Towards a critical understanding of men's mental health  Dr SK McKenzie PI University of Otago
18-UOO-123 EHB  $ 826,000  Small beginnings, significant outcomes: A new life-course approach to understanding the impacts of social inequality on human health in ancient China  Associate Professor SE Halcrow PI University of Otago
          Dr Y Dong AI Shandong University
          Dr MJ Miller AI University of Otago
          Professor EA Pechenkina AI Queens College of the City University of New York
          Dr Y Zhao AI Shandong University
18-UOO-132 SOC  $ 300,000  Pre-schoolers and their cities  Dr CR Ergler PI University of Otago
          Professor C Freeman AI University of Otago
18-UOO-135 EHB  $ 300,000  Waves of Change: Human migration and adaptation in prehistoric Indonesia  Dr RL Kinaston PI University of Otago
          Dr SC Hawkins AI The Australian National University
          Dr KMM Jaouen AI Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology
          Professor T Koesbardiati AI Universitas Airlangga
          Professor J Krause AI Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History
          Dr A Powell AI Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History
          Professor MP Richards AI Simon Fraser University
18-UOO-138 SOC  $ 823,000  E kore au e ngaro! The enduring legacy of whakapapa  Dr KA Paringatai PI University of Otago
          Professor PJ Guilford AI University of Otago
18-UOO-139 ESA  $ 958,000  Will It Stay or Will It Go? Determining the relationship between marine terraces formed by earthquakes and coastal erosion  Dr WJ Stephenson PI University of Otago
          Associate Professor ME Dickson PI The University of Auckland
          Dr MD Hurst AI University of Glasgow
          Dr NJ Litchfield AI GNS Science
          Dr KP Norton AI Victoria University of Wellington
18-UOO-142 PCB  $ 935,000  Hot Entanglement with Cold Atoms  Dr MF Andersen PI University of Otago
          Dr AS Bradley AI University of Otago
          Dr SS Szigeti AI The Australian National University
18-UOO-143 MIS  $ 680,000  Boundary conditions for non-local operators  Associate Professor BB Baeumer PI University of Otago
          Associate Professor MK Kovács PI Chalmers University of Technology
          Distinguished Professor MM Meerschaert AI Michigan State University
18-UOO-144 SOC  $ 746,000  Te Hau Kāinga: Histories and Legacies of the Māori Home Front, 1939-45  Associate Professor AC Wanhalla PI University of Otago
          Associate Professor L Paterson PI University of Otago
18-UOO-149 EEB  $ 933,000  Resolving the genomic architecture of hatching failure to improve conservation of endangered birds  Associate Professor BC Robertson PI University of Otago
          Dr JT Sutton PI University of Hawai'i at Hilo
          Dr CE Grueber AI The University of Sydney
          Dr OA Ryder AI San Diego Zoo Institute for Conservation Research
18-UOO-152 BMS  $ 958,000  Inflammation or death via the ASK signalosome—why not both?  Dr PD Mace PI University of Otago
          Dr DR Croucher AI The Garvan Institute of Medical Research
          Associate Professor JM Murphy AI Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research
18-UOO-153 PCB  $ 900,000  Superconductors with intrinsic magnetism: Origin, evidence, and universal physics  Dr PMR Brydon PI University of Otago
          Professor DF Agterberg AI University of Wisconsin
          Professor C Timm AI Technische Universität Dresden
18-UOO-160 ESA  $ 837,000  Reacting to rupture: the role of chemical reactions in earthquake behaviour at plate boundaries  Dr SAF Smith PI University of Otago
          Dr TM Mitchell AI University College, London
          Dr JM Scott AI University of Otago
          Professor C Viti AI University of Siena
18-UOO-166 MIS  $ 300,000  Amplified Human Senses - Enhancing Visual Perception Using Computational Glasses  Dr TM Langlotz PI University of Otago
          Dr Y Itoh AI Tokyo Institute of Technology
18-UOO-172 EEB  $ 876,000  Founder Takes All? Tracking the colonisation of New Zealand's newly uplifted shores  Professor JM Waters PI University of Otago
          Professor D Craw AI University of Otago
          Dr CI Fraser AI Australian National University
          Dr EC Macaya AI Universidad de Concepción
18-UOO-174 CMP  $ 938,000  Mechanisms regulating long-range intracellular transport in neurons  Dr LF Gumy PI University of Otago
18-UOO-178 BMS  $ 915,000  Characterizing the role of a newly identified peroxidase in melanoma  Professor CC Winterbourn PI University of Otago
          Professor MR Eccles AI University of Otago
          Professor C Obinger AI BOKU - University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences
          Dr ME Paumann-Page AI Christchurch School of Medicine and Health Sciences
18-UOO-188 BMS  $ 960,000  Tuneable activation of anti-cancer T cells using auto-inducible promoters  Associate Professor AD McLellan PI University of Otago
          Associate Professor MH Kershaw AI Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre
          Dr SC Saunderson AI University of Otago
18-UOO-199 BMS  $ 300,000  Exploiting the biological costs of drug resistance to design new therapeutic regimens against Mycobacterium tuberculosis  Dr MB McNeil PI Infectious Disease Research Institute
18-UOO-200 CMP  $ 854,000  Epigenetic sex determination and inheritance  Dr TA Hore PI University of Otago
          Dr T Chandra AI University of Edinburgh
          Dr TP Jurkowski AI University of Stuttgart
18-UOO-216 ESA  $ 300,000  Breaking the ice: process-informed modelling of sea ice erosion due to ocean wave interactions  Dr F Montiel PI University of Otago
          Dr F Ardhuin AI L'Institut Francais de Recherche pour L'Exploitation 
          Dr JE Stopa AI IFREMER - French Research Institute for Exploitation of Sea
18-UOO-219 EIS  $ 300,000  SPASER – Towards Practical Nanolaser Devices  Dr B Ding PI University of Otago
          Dr Y Lu AI Macquarie University
          Distinguished Professor M Qiu AI Zhejiang University
18-UOO-232 CMP  $ 939,000  Applying human drug discovery approaches to kauri die back.  Professor M Glass PI University of Otago
          Dr JU Flanagan AI The University of Auckland
          Dr ML Gerth AI Victoria University of Wellington
          Dr GR Ladds AI University of Cambridge
18-UOO-239 HUM  $ 605,000  A question of identity: how connected are Maori youth to ancestral marae, and does it matter?  Professor M Kawharu PI University of Otago
          Dr SM McTaggart AI The University of Auckland
          Professor PJT Tapsell AI Museums Victoria
          Dr KPM Watene AI Massey University
18-UOO-247 PCB  $ 709,000  Carbon Nanocones by Design: Atomically-Precise Molecular Containers  Associate Professor NT Lucas PI University of Otago
18-UOO-251 CMP  $ 300,000  Adjusting the clock: How naturally occurring variation in circadian clock genes maximises plant growth and fitness in different environments.  Dr MS Perez-Santangelo PI University of Otago
18-UOO-254 EEB  $ 300,000  Sensory control of life-history and ageing in mice  Dr M Garratt PI University of Michigan
18-UOO-257 CMP  $ 300,000  Mobile CRISPR-Cas systems and the genesis of hybrid adaptive immunity in bacteria.  Dr SA Jackson PI University of Otago
          Professor A Sanchez-Amat AI Universidad de Murcia
18-UOO-258 BMS  $ 300,000  Exploiting the tumour microenvironment for safer antibody-based immunotherapy  Dr SC Saunderson PI University of Otago
18-UOO-264 CMP  $ 935,000  Generating complexity in the ubiquitin code  Professor CL Day PI University of Otago
          Dr EC Ledgerwood AI University of Otago
18-UOW-001 SOC  $ 300,000  Te Kāpaukura a Kupe: The Ocean in the Sky - Māori Navigation Knowledge  Dr JW Tuaupiki PI University of Waikato
18-UOW-010 SOC  $ 300,000  Melanesia Burning: The Explosion of Pentecostalism in the Western Pacific  Dr FR Macdonald PI University of Waikato
18-UOW-028 EEB  $ 935,000  In extremis – revealing novel metabolic pathways that support microbial populations in the deep subsurface biosphere of Mt Erebus, Antarctica  Professor SC Cary PI University of Waikato
          Dr MB Stott PI University of Canterbury
          Professor P Amend AI University of Southern California
          Professor SS Epstein AI Northeastern University
          Dr CK Lee AI University of Waikato
          Professor IR McDonald AI University of Waikato
18-UOW-034 CMP  $ 300,000  DNA repair systems of the Antarctic microbial metagenome  Dr AK Williamson PI University of Waikato
          Professor SC Cary AI University of Waikato
          Dr I Gutsche AI Institut de Biologie Structurale IBS
18-UOW-041 EHB  $ 827,000  When and why did all the pā arrive? A multidisciplinary investigation into the spatial-temporal role of pā in the development of Māori culture  Associate Professor AG Hogg PI University of Waikato
          Professor AJ Anderson AI Independent Researcher
          Dr IG Boswijk AI The University of Auckland
          Mr WJ Gumbley AI W Gumbley Ltd
          Associate Professor TC Roa AI University of Waikato
          Dr WW Waitoki AI University of Waikato
18-UOW-043 SOC  $ 859,000  The embrace of our ancestors: reimagining and recontextualising mātauranga Māori in psychology.  Dr WW Waitoki PI University of Waikato
          Dr MA Roche PI University of Waikato
          Dr M Levy AI Independent Researcher
          Dr H Valentine AI Massey University
18-UOW-087 EEB  $ 300,000  Illuminating the dark side of restoration: Soil food web reassembly in regenerating forests  Dr AD Barnes PI University of Leipzig
          Professor BD Clarkson AI University of Waikato
          Professor N Eisenhauer AI Leipzig University
          Dr CH Lusk AI University of Waikato
18-VUW-017 HUM  $ 563,000  Sensitive Negotiations: Indigenous Diplomacy and British Romantic Poetry  Dr NA Hessell PI Victoria University of Wellington
18-VUW-023 ESA  $ 928,000  Navigating a Sea of Bias in the Study of Volcanic Gas Emissions: He Waka Eke Noa  Dr CI Schipper PI Victoria University of Wellington
          Dr Y Moussallam PI Institute of Research for Sustainable Development
          Professor A Aiuppa AI University of Palermo
          Dr P Bani AI Institut de Recherche pour le Développement
          Dr M Boichu AI Université de Lille
          Dr PL Harris AI Victoria University of Wellington
          Dr NJ Peters AI University of Cambridge
18-VUW-026 MIS  $ 679,000  OCRA: Object Capabilities for Robust Applications in the Open World  Professor RJ Noble PI Victoria University of Wellington
          Professor S Drossopoulou AI Imperial College London
          Dr TC Murray AI University of Melbourne
18-VUW-028 MIS  $ 300,000  Logic and C*-algebras  Dr M Lupini PI Victoria University of Wellington
          Dr M Goldbring AI University of California, Irvine
18-VUW-050 CMP  $ 939,000  Enzyme evolution in the context of cellular metabolism  Associate Professor WM Patrick PI Victoria University of Wellington
          Professor JD Rabinowitz AI Princeton University
18-VUW-056 MIS  $ 680,000  Through the looking glass: sharpening the classification program through implications for operator algebras of graphs and groupoids  Professor A an Huef PI Victoria University of Wellington
          Professor IF Raeburn PI Victoria University of Wellington
          Associate Professor LO Clark AI Victoria University of Wellington
18-VUW-059 CMP  $ 939,000  Excuse me, can you show me the way? Microbial chemotaxis and survival in the phyllosphere.  Dr ML Gerth PI Victoria University of Wellington
          Dr MNP Remus-Emsermann AI University of Canterbury
          Associate Professor MD Templeton AI New Zealand Institute for Plant and Food Research Ltd
18-VUW-065 SOC  $ 859,000  He Taonga te Wareware?: Remembering and Forgetting Difficult Histories in Aotearoa/ New Zealand  Associate Professor J Kidman PI Victoria University of Wellington
          Dr VM O'Malley PI HistoryWorks Ltd
          Dr HS McRae AI Victoria University of Wellington
          Dr A Ormond AI Victoria University of Wellington
          Associate Professor TC Roa AI University of Waikato
18-VUW-082 CMP  $ 300,000  Development of large-scale substitution approaches to engineer non-ribosomal peptide synthetase enzymes  Dr MJ Calcott  PI Victoria University of Wellington
          Professor GL Challis AI University of Warwick
18-VUW-086 SOC  $ 300,000  Stigma, discrimination and sex work laws: an international comparative study  Dr L Armstrong PI Victoria University of Wellington
18-VUW-089 ESA  $ 960,000  Antarctic Ice Sheet interactions with the ocean during past warm climates  Associate Professor RM McKay PI Victoria University of Wellington
          Dr JAP Bendle AI University of Birmingham
          Dr A Condron AI Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
          Dr G Cortese AI GNS Science
          Professor RM DeConto AI University of Massachusetts Amherst
          Professor L De Santis AI National Institute of Oceanography & Experimental Geophysics
          Dr BJ Duncan AI Victoria University of Wellington
          Professor DM Harwood AI University of Nebraska-Lincoln
          Dr J Müller AI Alfred Wegener Instiute
          Dr F Sangiorgi AI University of Utrecht
          Associate Professor O Seki AI Hokkaido University
          Associate Professor AE Shevenell AI University of South Florida
          Dr T van de Flierdt AI Imperial College London
18-VUW-092 SOC  $ 827,000  Understanding the 'black box' of evaluation culture and practice in New Zealand.  Professor JM Cumming PI Victoria University of Wellington
          Dr J Neale PI Victoria University of Wellington
          Dr SM Buckley AI Victoria University of Wellington
          Dr AE Faasalele Tanuvasa AI Victoria University of Wellington
          Dr LM Russell AI Victoria University of Wellington
18-VUW-093 EIS  $ 901,000  An ion-beam engineered microstructure for high-performance superconducting films  Dr NM Strickland PI Victoria University of Wellington
          Professor ZS Hartwig AI Massachusetts Institute of Technology
          Associate Professor P Kluth AI The Australian National University
          Dr R Knibbe AI University of Queensland
          Dr J Leveneur  AI GNS Science
          Dr NJ Long AI Victoria University of Wellington
          Dr SC Wimbush AI Victoria University of Wellington
18-VUW-125 ESA  $ 300,000  Cryptotephra: unearthing hidden eruptions from Taupo Volcanic Zone.  Dr JL Hopkins PI Victoria University of Wellington
          Professor SM Davies AI Swansea University
          Dr N Kukowski AI Friedrich Schiller University Jena
          Dr RJ Wysoczanski AI NIWA
18-VUW-127 HUM  $ 614,000  Hidden women on the public stage: Gender and culture in the nineteenth-century symphony orchestra  Dr I Van Rij PI Victoria University of Wellington
18-VUW-136 MIS  $ 659,000  Structure theory for matroids representable over infinite fields.  Professor GP Whittle PI Victoria University of Wellington
18-VUW-162 EHB  $ 827,000  Understanding the puzzling relationship between non-suicidal, and suicidal, thoughts and behaviours  Professor MS Wilson PI Victoria University of Wellington
          Dr JA Garisch AI Victoria University of Wellington
          Mrs TETAM Kingi AI Victoria University of Wellington
          Associate Professor JJ Muehlenkamp AI University of Wisconsin
          Ms AM O'Connell AI Victoria University of Wellington
          Ms K Robinson AI Victoria University of Wellington
18-VUW-167 HUM  $ 378,000  Scots Law and British Colonialism  Dr VH Wallace PI Victoria University of Wellington
18-VUW-176 PCB  $ 934,000  Molecular Basis of Diterpene Chemical Diversity  Professor EJ Parker PI Victoria University of Wellington
          Professor JH Naismith AI University of Oxford
          Professor DB Scott AI Massey University
18-VUW-184 HUM  $ 300,000  Development of Tonal Metacognition in Vietnamese and Me’phaa  Dr RA Coto Solano PI Victoria University of Wellington
          Professor M Meyerhoff AI Victoria University of Wellington
18-VUW-194 EIS  $ 808,000  Over-critical currents in a superconducting dynamo  Dr CW Bumby PI Victoria University of Wellington
          Dr RA Badcock PI Victoria University of Wellington
          Dr MD Ainslie AI University of Cambridge
18-VUW-195 HUM  $ 622,000  “Mission Creep” in the Pharmaceutical Industry and its Impact on Innovation and Health  Professor SR Frankel PI Victoria University of Wellington
          Dr JC Lai PI Victoria University of Wellington