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Past recipients

From 2006 to 2013 the Sarah Beanland Memorial Scholarship was granted by competition each year to one applicant for PhD study over three years. Initially, from 1999 to 2005, it was awarded for either MSc or PhD study, and was granted only when the scholarship was vacated by the previous holder(s).

2013 Ben Hines
from Victoria University of Wellington, for PhD research at Victoria University of Wellington on:“Cretaceous to Paleogene Paleogeography of the East Coast Basin, New Zealand.”

2012 Cécile Massiot
from GNS Science and l'Institut National Polytechnique de Lorraine (INPL), for PhD research at Victoria University of Wellington on:“Identifying factors controlling structural processes to develop predictive fracture models in geothermal systems.”

2011 Heidi Roop
from Northern Arizona University (USA) and United States Geological Survey, for PhD research at Victoria University of Wellington on: Late-Holocene climate variability in southern New Zealand: A multi-proxy study of lake sediments from Lake Ohau to reconstruct regional climate.

2010 Sharon Hornblow
from University of Canterbury for PhD research at University of Canterbury on: Earthquake and Tectonic History of the Greendale Fault and its Relationship to Active Faults in the Canterbury Plains Region

2009 Kevin Lee
from University of Waikato for PhD research at University of Waikato on: The Genomic, Physiological, and Ecological Characterisation of Candidate Division OP10

2008 Hannu Seebeck
from Victoria University of Wellington for PhD research at University of Canterbury on:
Relations between faulting, volcanism and fluid flow in the Taupo Rift, New Zealand

2007 Amandine Chambord
from Université de Bretagne Occidentale (France) for PhD research at Victoria University of Wellington on:
Tectonic reconstruction of New Zealand, Antarctica, and Australia since Late Cretaceous time

2006 Rosemary Cody
from University of Nebraska – Lincoln (USA) for PhD research at Victoria University of Wellington on:
An integrated study of paleo-environmental evolution of major ocean/climate systems in the southwestern Pacific

2005 Elizabeth Robinson
from Victoria University of Wellington for MSc research at Victoria University of Wellington on:
Centroid Moment Tensor Inversions from GeoNet data to provide a local MW scale for New Zealand

2005 Alex Winter-Billington
from Victoria University of Wellington for MSc research at Victoria University of Wellington on:
The hydrological system and surface motion of Brewster Glacier, Mt Aspiring National Park, South Island, New Zealand

2002 Kate Wilson
from Massey University for PhD research at Victoria University of Wellington on:
Neotectonics, structure, and uplift of the Hikurangi margin, New Zealand

2000 Alexandra Johansen
from Victoria University of Wellington for PhD research at University of Waikato on:
Facies analysis and hydrocarbon reservoir characteristics of Miocene sandstones, East Coat Basin, North Island, New Zealand

1999 Josie Robertson
from The University of Auckland for MSc research at The University of Auckland on:
The Calypso Filed: A shallow submarine geothermal system in the Bay of Plenty, New Zealand

1999 Nigel Hill
from Victoria University of Wellington for MSc research at Victoria University of Wellington on:
Paleoseismicity of the eastern Awatere fault near Lake Jasper, Marlborough, New Zealand