Meet our doctoral candidates

Meet doctoral candidates and graduates from across the University.

Nona sitting no the steps of his marae.

Alejandra is on a mission to empower the voices of some of our most vulnerable communities: refugees and asylum seekers.

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Nona sitting no the steps of his marae.

Nona's PhD focuses on more efficient collaboration between Māori communities and non-Māori parties to utilise and develop geothermal resources.

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Daniel Lovatt stands smiling against a grey wall.

Doctor of Education graduate Maia works as a lecturer in Te Puna Wānanga The School of Māori and Indigenous Education.

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Mina Badiei | Early Childhood Education

Mina is an international doctoral candidate researching how very young children demonstrate agency and competency in decision-making.

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Liza Bolton is a Science PhD candidate researching mortality inequality in New Zealand.

Liza's story