PGDipSci graduate Georgia Bell has been awarded a Rona Scholarship by the Te Putea Whakatupu Trust for research in the fisheries and aquaculture industry. Georgia graduated from the Department in 2013, and spent two years working as a Research Technician in Ros Kemp's lab. She is now completing an MSc in Marine Science.
Te Putea Whakatupu Trust was established to promote Maori education, training and research. Launched in 2012, the Rona Scholarship is designed to help lift the level of Maori participation in middle and senior science and management roles in the fisheries and aquaculture industries.