Associate Professor Alex James and Professor Michael Plank have won a UC Research Medal for their work developing mathematical models that helped guide New Zealand’s response to the Covid-19 pandemic.
University of Canterbury (UC) political sociologist Professor Steven Ratuva has received the 2019 UC Research Medal, one of the highest awards the University Council can bestow.
“Professor Millane is recognised as an outstanding researcher, educator and educational leader. His skills are diverse and his work is interdisciplinary,” Deputy Vice-Chancellor | Tumu Tuarua, and chair of the Selection Committee, Professor Ian Wright says.
"I enjoy interacting with and learning from all of the incredibly smart, generous and fun people I work with - doctoral students, postdocs and collaborators from around the world."
Distinguished Professor Mike Steel, Mathematics and Statistics, and Professor C. Michael Hall, Management, Marketing and Entrepreneurship.
"I was naturally delighted to be awarded the Research Medal. It reflects positively on the research depth of the Law School, so I am very pleased. It is certainly one of the highlights of my career."