Ashleigh Weatherall - BSc(Tech), Animal Behaviour
Plant and Food Research:
Ashleigh has been working with Plant and Food Research's pollination and apiculture team to study the use of bumblebees as pollinators in orchards.
Daniel Rohrlach - BSc(Tech), Chemistry
Genesis Energy Ltd:
Among other tasks, Daniel has assisted the chemistry team with daily environment sampling and testing for Genesis' resource consents to access the Waikato river.
Erin Sims - BE, Mechanical Engineering
Erin has been involved in the research and development of a prototype capable of identifying mastitis in cow milk.
Liane Clark - BSc(Tech), Animal Behaviour
Otorohanga Kiwi House and Native Bird Park:
Liane has been involved in food preparation, feeding of the birds, general maintenance, keeper talks, handling and dosing of birds.
Matt Gillon - BE(Hons), Materials and Process Engineering
Good George Brewery:
Matt has assisted with the design, setup and maintenance of a range of new machinery, plus he has also been in charge of operating the bottling machines.
Matthew Nugent - BE(Hons), Materials and Process Engineering
Matthew has worked on two major engineering projects during his placement at gas and petroleum consultancy company, Belsim in Belgium.
Nicole Verstraten - BE(Hons), Electronic Engineering
At agricultural software development specialist Rezare Systems, Nicole has worked to design a proof of a concept for a prospective customer, using an embedded Linux system and other hardware components.
Vince Lamont - BE(Hons), Software Engineering
Carter Holt Harvey’s Kinleith Pulp and Paper Mill:
Vince says the greatest highlight has been working in and around such a big industrial facility.