University of Otago, New Zealand


Te Tari Hua-Ruanuku

Marsden Success

Sunday 17 May 2009

Congratulations to:


Sally Brooker on her recent Marsden Grant of $815,000 over three years, for the project: Designer dimetallic spin crossover complexes: developing tuneability, cooperativity and hierarchical organisation.


John van Klink and Nigel Perry on their recent Marsden grant, for the project: Aposematic colouration in plants: 'honest' signals of chemical defences & influences on  herbivore fitness. The proposal, collaborative with Assoc Prof KS Gould of Victoria University, is for $777,000 over three years. 


These are substantial achievements as this fund is incredibly competitive, and many times over subscribed with applications of an extremely high standard.