UC researcher awarded Rutherford Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship

12 November 2020

Congratulations to Dr Leighton Watson from Te Kura Aronukurangi | School of Earth and Environment, who has been awarded a Rutherford Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship for his research in snow avalanches and particle-laden gravity currents.

  • Leighton Watson

After several years studying overseas, Dr Watson is keen to return to Aotearoa New Zealand to continue his research, which could be used to monitor lahars on Mount Ruapehu or avalanches in Fiordland. 

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