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Postgraduate students in the Department of Geography

PhD


4415341Jerram Bateman

Thesis Title: Rural Livelihoods in Sierra Leone: Continuity and change in Panguma and Kayima over forty years.
Supervisors: Tony Binns, Etienne Nel
Email: jerram.bateman@otago.ac.nz

8996612Christina Bright

Working Title: The effects of forest clearance on biogeochemical cycles in the Glendhu Experimental Catchments, with a focus on water quality and the export of suspended particulate materials.
Supervisor: Sarah Mager, Richard Morgan, Russell Frew (Chemistry)
Email: chrissy.bright@otago.ac.nz

1369686Xiaobin Hua

Thesis Title: Changing functional landscapes: detecting phonological and compositional shifts in New Zealand's natural and production ecosystems
Supervisor: Ralf Ohlemüller, Pascal Sirguey (School of Surveying)
Email: hxbtt33@gmail.com

507870Jessica Jones

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Supervisor: Tony Binns
Email: joneje056@student.otago.ac.nz

9798975Taimaz Larimian

Thesis Title: Modelling the relationship between urban form and social sustainability in New Zealand Cities
Supervisors: Claire Freeman, Sophie Bond
Email: taimaz.larimian@postgrad.otago.ac.nz

3867568Garrett Lentz

Thesis Title: Determining Effective Educational Strategies for Encouraging Sustainable Food Choices in New Zealand
Supervisor: Sean Connelly, Miranda Mirosa (Food Science)
Email: lenga992@student.otago.ac.nz

1487462Sam McLachlan

Thesis Title: The Overseas Volunteering Experience: An Evaluation of Volunteer Services Aborad's (VSA/NZ) UniVol Programme
Supervisors: Tony Binns, Sebastian Filep (Dept of Tourism)
Email: sam.mclachlan@otago.ac.nz

6546610Miki Nomura

Thesis Title: The role of ecological and evolutionary processes in species distribution change an biotic interaction.
Supervisor: Ralf Ohlemüller,
Email: nommi038@student.otago.ac.nz

1365360Todd Redpath

Thesis Title: A multi-scale approach to assess the four-deimensional (4D) distribution of snow water equivalent (SWE) in complex terrain in New Zealand.
Supervisors: Nicolas Cullen, Pascal Sirguey (School of Surveying), Sean Fitzsimons
 Emailredto515@student.otago.ac.nz

8271285Elizabeth Soal

Thesis Title: Collaborative catchment governance of freshwater bodies: an effectiveness assessment of international models and their application in the New Zealand
Supervisors: Sophie Bond, Etienne Nel
Email: casel577@student.otago.ac.nz

3384992Swati Shah

Thesis Title: Re (Producing) Inequalities and Injustices in Indian Surrogacy
Supervisors: Christina Ergler, Bryndl Hohmann-Marriott (Sociology, Gender, Social Work)
Email: swati.shah@postgrad.otago.ac.nz

2987893Nadia Tenouri

Thesis Title: Conservation Strategies of Women and their Impacts on Conservation Outcomes
Supervisors: Sophie Bond, Claire Freeman
Email: tenna261@student.otago.ac.nz

596305Rachel Yzelman

Thesis: Refugee Resettlement in Aotearoa New Zealand: crossing the boundaries of everyday citizenship
Supervisor: Sophie Bond, Doug Hill
Email: Rachel.yzelman@postgrad.otago.ac.nz

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Master of Science


6904575Hugo Bloor

(Working) Title: Reconstructing Avulsion Events from Lake Wahapo, New Zealand: Discrete or Continuous Events?
Supervisor: Sean Fitzsimons
Email: blohu622@student.otago.ac.nz

6586053Josie Cairns

(Working) Title: Attenuation of soil moisture in a sub-alpine environment: A comparison of methods
Supervisor: Sarah Mager
Email: josephine.cairns@otago.ac.nz

1047380Angus Dowson

(Working) Title: Characterising the seasonal variation of surface albedo of the Gardens of Eden and Allah, Southern Alps, New Zealand
Supervisor: Nicolas Cullen, Pascal Sirguey (School of Surveying), Daniel Kingston
Email: angusdowson@live.com

8978161Gabriel Field

(Working) Title:  Quantifying and understanding the effects of climate and land use change on New Zealand birds
Supervisor:  Ralf  Ohlemüller, Philip Seddon (Zoolody), Yolanda van Heezik (Zoology)
Email: gabrielo.field@gmail.com

4153915Sophie Horton

(Working) Title:  Determining which minerals are more mobile in riverine deposits and solution from West Coast Rivers in the Southern Alps
Supervisor:  Sarah Mager
Email: sophie.horton@otago.ac.nz

3668459Henrietta Jackson

(Working) Title:  Water flux through the Pool Burn and the impact of allocation on water flow
Supervisor: Sarah Mager
Email: Henrietta.jackson94@gmail.com

3435547Kenzie Jackson

(Working) Title: Dry Cardrona? Understanding the longitudinal flow patterns of the Cardrona River, Central Otago
SupervisorSarah Mager
Email: kenzieljackson@gmail.com

5472202Ryan Jones 

(Working) Title:  Hydrological modelling
SupervisorSarah Mager, Daniel Kingston
Email: jonry024@student.otago.ac.nz

2704092Alexandra King

(Working) Title: How carbon is transported through a pristine river (Haast River, Southern Alps, New Zealand)
Supervisor:  Sarah Mager
Email: alex.king@postgrad.otago.ac.nz

2520623Kerryn Little

(Working) Title: Atmospheric controls on the mass balance of Brewster Glacier
Supervisor: Nicolas Cullen, Daniel Kingston, Pascal Sirguey (School of Surveying)
Email: litke917@student.otago.ac.nz

6397785Leigh McKenzie

(Working) Title: The actual and perceived environmental values of local food producers.
Supervisor: Sean Connelly; Wayne Stephenson
Email: mckle744@student.otago.ac.nz

7942537Florence Mills

(Working) Title: Comparing water yield between tussock grasslands and manuka shrublands
Supervisor: Sarah Mager
Email: milfl202@student.otago.ac.nz

3894868Adelaine Moody

(Working) Title: Estimating sediment fluxes from depositional landforms
Supervisor: Sean Fitzsimons, Jamie Howarth (GNS)
Email: mooad329@student.otago.ac.nz

1765395Kjerstine Severinsen

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SupervisorSean Fitzsimons
Email: sevkj111@student.otago.ac.nz

8093824Tom Simons-Smith

(Working) Title: Wind flow and sediment transport through constructed foredune notches
Supervisor: Mike Hilton
Email: tomsimonssmith@hotmail.com

7267989James Tweed

(Working) Title: The use of moths as ecological indicators
Supervisor:  Ralf  Ohlemüller, Barbara Anderson (Landcare)
Email: tweja081@student.otago.ac.nz

3548742Chantal Whitby

(Working) Title: The barriers and opportunities of restoring ecological function via wetlands in privately-owned agricultural landscapes within New Zealand
Supervisor: Richard Morgan
Email: which356@student.otago.ac.nz

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Master of Applied Science

4382749Cameron Hay

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3142200Genevieve Walker

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Master of Arts

7218935Phoebe Eden-Mann

(Working) Title: Children, House, and Home; Children's Perspectives on Their Housing Quality and Home Conditions
Supervisor: Christina Ergler
Email: edeph534@student.otago.ac.nz

327456Sam Mehrtens

(Working) Title: Challenges to the implementation of ICT in Primary Education in East New Britain, Papua New Guinea
Supervisor: Doug Hill
Email: sam.mehrtens@otago.ac.nz

844885Jovan Mokaraka-Harris

(Working) Title:  Hokianga Whānui
Supervisor:Michelle Thompson-Fawcett
Email: mokjo844@student.otago.ac.nz

1987110Callum Sutherland

(Working) Title:  The role of personal experiences in creating the coast as a therapeutic or disruptive landscape.
Supervisor: Christina Ergler, Sean Connelly
Email: sutca312@student.otago.ac.nz

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Master of Planning - Thesis/Project


Conrad Anderson

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Mayce BallantyneMayce Ballantyne

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Supervisor: Claire Freeman
Email: balma308@student.otago.ac.nz

Louis BrownLouis Brown

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Logan CoplandLogan Copland

(Working) Title: Creating a public bus policy: Active Transport - Dunedin secondary schools
Supervisor: Christina Ergler, Ros Day-Cleavin
Email: coplo423@student.otagoac.nz

Morgan FallowfieldMorgan Fallowfield

(Working) Title: Water quality and management of the Waipahi River, Otago
Supervisor: Wayne Stephenson
Email: falmo657@student.otago.ac.nz

Oliver HermansOliver Hermans

(Working) Title: The role of environment in influencing flood risk perception
Supervisor: Michelle Thompson-Fawcett, Sean Fitzsimons
Email: oliver.hermans@live.com

Matt HusbandMatt Husband

(Working) Title: Investigating shrinkage in the Clutha District
Supervisor: Etienne Nel
Email: husma682@student.otago.ac.nz

Thejas JagannathThejas Jagannath

(Working) Title: Interaction with art in public spaces of regeneration
Supervisor: Claire Freeman
Email: thejas.bj@gmail.com

Alex KitsonAlex Kitson

(Working) Title: Māori urban development post-settlement: Christchurch study case
Supervisor: Michelle Thompson-Fawcett
Email: kital183@student.otago.ac.nz

Emily McEwanEmily McEwan

(Working) Title: Urban Development Capacity - Dunedin Case Study
Supervisor: Ros Day-Cleavin
Email: broem754@student.otago.ac.nz

Eseta MakaEseta Maka

(Working) Title: Research in Pacific / Tonga
Supervisor: Etienne Nel
Email: eseta.maka@hotmail.co.nz

Max PocockMaxwell Pocock

(Working) Title: Smart motorways technology - Wellington
Supervisor: Christina Ergler, Ros Day-Cleavin
Email: max.pocock@gmail.com

Olivia StevenOlivia Steven

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Supervisor: Claire Freeman
Email: oliviajsteven@gmail.com

Emma TurnerEmma Turner

(Working) Title: Public perception and involvement in government processes: Dunedin case study
Supervisor: Ros Day-Cleavin
Email: emma_jane001@hotmail.com

Sarah WhiteSarah White

(Working) Title: Striving for outstanding accessible campus environments
Supervisor: Claire Freeman
Email: whisa704@student.otago.ac.nz

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Postgraduate Diploma in Science

3254558Katiani Molitika

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Postgraduate Diploma in Applied Science

1944953Kate Lindsay

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Postgraduate Diploma in Arts

7372780Lauren Brown

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2151351Roi Burnett

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7942796Neelum Patel

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Bachelor of Arts with Honours

7470540Jule Barth

(Working) Title: Climate Crisis and Contestation: politics of knowledge in South Dunedin
SupervisorSophie Bond
Email: barju991@student.otago.ac.nz

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