School of Forestry PhD candidate Francis Obi has been awarded a scholarship by Rayonier Matariki

25 May 2017

School of Forestry PhD candidate Francis Obi has just been awarded a $7,000 scholarship from Rayonier, presented to him by the Operations Director Brendan Slui

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School of Forestry PhD candidate Francis Obi has just been awarded a $7,000 scholarship from Rayonier, presented to him by the Operations Director Brendan Slui. Francis has been working with Rien Visser on analysing the NZ Benchmarking Productivity and Cost system for efficiency levels in our harvesting systems using advanced Data Envelope and Stochastic Frontier Analyses. This work has already been published in the International Journal of Forest Engineering. Through this scholarship and collaboration between the School of Forestry and Rayonier, Francis will now be able to work more on a more detailed company specific dataset. Congratulation to Francis and a big thank you to Rayonier. 

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