UC farewells Distinguished Professor Niki Davis

25 November 2019

The UC College of Education, Health and Human Development | Te Rāngai Ako me te Hauora celebrated Distinguished Professor Niki Davis with a farewell morning tea during November.

  • Niki Davis and family

Niki has made a profound impact at the university through her outstanding contributions to research and teaching and her unwaveringly positive demeanour. Her presence will be missed and everyone at the College wishes her all the very best for the future.

Fittingly, Niki was surrounded by family (pictured with Niki), friends and colleagues at the celebration.

Highly regarded by her peers and the education community, Niki is recognised internationally as a leading expert in information and communication technologies in teacher education. Since her arrival in New Zealand in 2008, she has led research in e-learning, including e-learning for adults with needs in literacy and numeracy for the New Zealand Ministry of Education and virtual schooling. She was promoted to Distinguished Professor in 2014, the first College of Education, Health and Human Development academic to achieve this.

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