Summer Gold Competition 2022 winners

View the posters and videos submitted by our Summer Gold winners from 2022.

The Summer Gold Competition aims to acknowledge the research achievements of the students who participated in the recent Summer Research scholarship programme by inviting them to design a poster or create a video about their research in collaboration with their supervisor.

Best Overall Poster

Zoë Simpson with the poster The digitization of Marcel Proust's letters.

Best Overall Video

Awarded to two videos:

Madison Jones with the video Attention in Emotional States: Insights from Virtual Reality.

Rachael Lockhart with the video Ecology of tussock grasslands.

Best demonstration of research

Patricia Ong with the poster Wellington Hospital wayfinding.

Best Visual Presentation

Madison Juriss with the poster Emotive products.

Group awards

Group 1

School of Biological Sciences

Samara Maxwell with the poster Restoration of a cDNA library for ELISA.

Group 2

School of Chemical and Physical Sciences

School of Engineering and Computer Science

Liam Anderson with the poster Exploring methods to deposit metallic
carbon nanotubes.

Group 3

School of Geography, Environment and Earth Sciences

School of Psychology

Ani Barr with the poster How can geothermal support Māori wellbeing on papakāinga?

Group 4

School of Architecture

School of Design

Zoe Glentworth with the poster Te Papa pā harakeke.

Group 5

School of History, Philosophy, Political Sciences and International Relations

School of Linguistics and Applied Language Studies

School of Languages and Cultures

Wai-te-ata Press

School of Education

Courtney Powell with the poster Investigating Te Papa's South African collection.