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11th OERC Symposium 2017 & Ag@otago Colloquium

23rd & 24th November
Hutton Theatre, Otago Museum.

Ag@otago logo In 2017 the OERC partnered with Ag@otago. with keynotes presenting very topical themes of "Decarbonising Agriculture by 2050",  New Zealand ETS post-election 2017 and The future of Energy & Energy Research. The Symposium was opened by Deputy Vice Chancellor Professor Richard Blaikie.

Download the Symposium abstract booklet here.

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Click here to view the full 2017 OERC Symposium & Ag@otago photo Album

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Student Prizes

This year we awarded 3 student prizes of $500. Powerco sponsored the ‘OERC best student paper prize’ won by Ross Hogue for his presentation ""Producing hydrogen from water and sunlight using molecular cobalt catalysts". Zeecol sponsored 2 prizes 'Ag@otago best student paper prize' won by Oseweuba Okoro for his presentation "Anaerobic co-digestion of defatted hydrolyzed meat processing dissolved air flotation sludge and meat processing stockyard waste" and 'Best student poster prize' won by Sandeep Biswas for his poster on "PsbX is required for recovery from high-light-induced damage to Photosystem II in the cyanobacterium Synechocytis sp. PCC 6803" Congratulations to the winners and thank you to our sponsors.

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Keynote Symposium presentations

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Symposium presentations

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Symposium poster presentations

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Public lecture

All available presentations are also on our slideshare page OERC_Otago_University

For further information contact Jane Wilcox at

This event was kindly sponsored by:

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