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Moving to energy-efficient lighting more than just a bright idea
15 June 2020

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14th Annual OERC Symposium – New Energy Futures Post-COVID-19

The 14th Annual OERC Symposium 19 and 20th November 2020, New Energy Futures Post-COVID-19

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Travel funding

Applications are being accepted for travel grants for students towards attending conferences in energy related research.

Research Funding

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Seed funding and Sub-Theme funding

Call for OERC Seed funding and sub-theme funding application.

Research Funding 

Seed Grant Awards  2019

  • Kim O’Sullivan (Public Health) “Cold housing, Mental Health, and Biomarkers (CoMBi) Pilot”
  • Sam Lowrey (Physics) “Development of energy efficient, domestic scale heat-pipes using ion-beam surface modification”

Sub-Theme Grant Award  2019

  • Sally Brooker (Chemistry) “Otago Future Fuels 2 – the second student focussed workshop on future fuels production”

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Press coverage

2020

Fired up about wood

2019

Doing the natural gas-renewables sums 

The laws of science and politics

End forest tradeoffs for CO2: PCE climate report

Environment watchdog's bold idea to combat climate change

NZ’s environmental watchdog challenges climate policy on farm emissions and forestry offsets

2018

Environment Commissioner’s Zero Carbon Act recommendations – Expert reaction

Residential colleges become more energy efficient

New watchdog backs bolder action on climate

New Zealand climate policy needs more 'bite' - environmental watchdog

Climate commission 'needs teeth': Norman

New Zealand climate policy needs more 'bite' - environmental watchdog

Climate commission 'needs teeth': Norman

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