SAANZ Awards

Each year SAANZ runs an essay competition for graduate student members with the winner announced at the annual conference dinner. 



2016: Claire Gray - The University of Canterbury

2015: Sylvia Nissen - The University of Canterbury 

During the 2016 SAANZ conference, the five best student abstracts were selected from those submitted for presentations. The winners were announced at the conference dinner. 



Haezreena Begum Abdul Hamid - Victoria University

Katy Falcous - University of Otago

Moeata Keil - University of Auckland

Jordan King - University of Auckland

Stella Pennell - Massey University

2016 saw the inaugural SAANZ two-minute thesis competition for post-graduate students, held during the annual conference.


During the postgraduate held on Tuesday the 22nd of November at the East Pier Hotel, Napier, students were given the opportunity to present their thesis work in the format of a three minute thesis competition.  


Judges: Dr Peter Howland (Massey University Palmerston North); and Dr Corrina Tucker (Massey University Palmerston North). Judging was based on the following criteria: Comprehension, Content, Engagement, and Communication.



First Place: Kalym Lipsey - Massey University Albany

Runner-up: Haezreena Begum Abdul Hamid - Victoria University