Associate Professor Aisling O'Sullivan, has been awarded funds from the inaugural UC Vision Mātauranga Development Fund.

14 March 2022

This initiative is designed to inspire UC academics to think of ways to give effect to UC's Vision Mātauranga.

  • Aisling O'Sullivan

This initiative is designed to inspire UC academics to think of ways to give effect to UC's Vision Mātauranga.

Assoc. Professor O'Sullivan will use these funds to build a relationship with a Māori researcher or iwi relationship manager to help support hapū engagement and partner on leading the survey and participatory processes of the research.

This will be undertaken with local hapū to understand, confirm and integrate cultural aspirations into the Wellbeing Decision Methodology and Framework we are developing.

“My mission is to help reverse water pollution within a generation. I believe that growing Māori capability, within (and beyond) UC is essential to meet this goal. I am on a continuous trajectory of deepening my understanding and application of mātauranga and that of my CELTS research team ( which this UC VM Fund will help support".

Aisling’s was the only successful application awarded to the College of Engineering. 


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