The competition invites Te Herenga Waka—Victoria University of Wellington students who participated in the Summer Research scholarship programme to design a poster or create a video about their research in collaboration with their supervisor.
School of English, Film, Theatre, Media Studies, and Art History student Zoe Attwood won the Best Visual Presentation category for ‘Where the ladies at?’, which explored gender diversity in the Aotearoa New Zealand and Australian craft beer industries. Her research was supervised by Dr Kathleen Kuehn from the School of English, Film, Theatre, Media Studies, and Art History.
Architecture student Michael Weir won the Best Overall Video category for ‘Futuna Chapel’, which used photogrammetry to create a 3D model of Futuna Chapel. His research was supervised by Professor Marc Aurel Schnabel, Dean of the Wellington Faculty of Architecture and Design Innovation.
School of Biological Sciences student Kerstin Thornton won the Best Overall Poster category for ‘Growing Capability—Virus Protein Production for Vaccine Research,’ which aimed to increase disease response capabilities in Aotearoa New Zealand. Her research was supervised by Dr Gerd Mittelstädt from the Ferrier Research Institute.
School of English, Film, Theatre, Media Studies, and Art History student Frankie Goodenough won the Most Engaging Demonstration of Research category for ‘Digital Dickens Notes Project’, in which she transcribed and annotated the notes Charles Dickens wrote alongside David Copperfield for an online project.
Applications for the 2021/2022 Summer Research Scholarships will open on 1 September 2021.
Best Overall Poster winner
Kerstin Thornton with the poster Growing Capability—Virus Protein Production for Vaccine Research.
Best Visual Presentation
Zoe Attwood with the poster Where the Ladies At?
Best Overall Video
Michael Weir with the video Futuna Chapel.
Most Engaging Demonstration of Research
Frankie Goodenough with the poster Digital Dickens Notes Project.
Wellington Faculty of Science winners
Daniel Wrench with the poster Filling the Gaps—Neural Nets for Space Stats.
Charm Phear with the poster Collaborative Completions—An Interactional Device for Social Support.
Wellington Faculty of Architecture and Design Innovation and Wellington Faculty of Engineering winner
Sophia Neill with the poster Ripening Biopolymers for 4D Printed Products.
Wellington Faculties of Humanities and Social Sciences, Wellington Faculty of Education, and Wellington Faculty of Health winner
Manfred Manglicmot with the poster Young Workers and Health Safety.