The Kudos Awards shine a light on our region’s outstanding scientists and their discoveries!

2019 Kudos Award Winners

Wintec Secondary Science Teacher/Educator Award

Lynnette Rogers, Kukutaaruhe Education Trust

Hill Laboratories Laboratory Technologist Award

Karen Thompson, NIWA

Kudos Science Trust Food & Ag Award

Farm Medix SNAPSHOT

Hamilton City Council ICT Award

Dr. Matthew Luckie, University of Waikato

Datamars Engineering Science Award

Dr. Lee Streeter, University of Waikato

Waikato Regional Council Environmental Science Award

Dr. Drew Lohrer, NIWA

Waikato DHB Medical Science Award

Midland Trauma Research Centre

University of Waikato Lifetime Achievement Award

Adjunct Associate Professor Amanda Oakley, Waikato DHB

2019 Kudos Award Finalists

Wintec Secondary Science Teacher/Educator Award

Ricci Wesselink, Wintec
Rachael Goddard, University of Waikato

Hill Laboratories Laboratory Technologist Award

John Williamson, DairyNZ
Raewyn Keene, St Pauls Collegiate

Kudos Science Trust Food & Ag Award

CRV Ambreed LowN

Hamilton City Council ICT Award

Waikato Data Portal Team, Waikato Regional Council

Datamars Engineering Science Award

Dr. Amir Tarighaleslami, University of Waikato

Waikato Regional Council Environmental Science Award

Dr. Jonathan Caldwell, Waikato Regional Council
Dr. Julia Mullarney, University of Waikato

Waikato DHB Medical Science Award

Dr. Douglas White, Waikato DHB
Dr. Ruth Martis, Wintec

Categories

The Kudos Award recognise 8 categories of science excellence for 2019. These will apply broadly to all science disciplines and sectors including, agriculture, food, ICT, medical, engineering, environmental and education.

WINTEC Secondary Science Teacher/Educator Award
Hill Laboratories Laboratory Technologist Award
Hamilton City Council ICT Award
Kudos Science Trust Food & Ag Science Award
Datamars Engineering Science Award
Waikato Regional Council Environmental Science Award
Waikato DHB Medical Science Award
The University of Waikato Lifetime Achievement Award

Judging Panel

Our panel of expert judges will review each entry to decide up to three finalists for each category. They will select the category winner from these three finalists. Each panel consists of 1 judge convener and 2-3 expert panelists. Judges are appointed by the Kudos Science Trust from a group of scientist experts in their fields.

The Kudos Awards Annual Gala Dinner
Thursday 5th September 2019

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