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

Latest recipient

The inaugural 2018 Early Career Award for Social Sciences Award was awarded to Associate Professor 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.

Previous Recipients

2017 Dr 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)