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Background of the Scholarship

A brief background to the one year university scholarship

This scholarship was established by the Royal Society of New Zealand Te Apārangi in memory of Professor Richard Bates FRSNZ. The scholarship, tenable at any New Zealand university for one year, is available to graduates who are registered for the Degree of Doctor of Philosophy. Students in the physical sciences and engineering will be eligible, with preference being given to those whose research aims to apply information/image processing to studies in medicine, the physical sciences, astronomy or engineering.