Best Student Conference Paper

Best student NZES Conference Paper

The society makes an annual award to the students who are judged to have presented the best oral papers at the Society’s annual conference. The award comprises:

• One year’s free membership of the society
• A certificate
• A prize of NZ$400

A second place award may also be presented for NZ$250 and a highly commended award for $100 (both also with one year's free membership and a certificate)

All papers (including joint papers) presented solely by students at the main conference are eligible for consideration.

Note: this award does not consider papers presented at the student session of the conference or papers presented by individuals who have been graduates for more than twelve months.

Past Recipients: Best Student Conference Paper



Freya Thomas, University of Melbourne
Second: Sichong Chen, University of New South Wales
Highly commended: Nixie Boddy, University of Canterbury
Conservation Biology Society Award: Patrick Garvey, University of Auckland
2012 Belinda Whyte, Lincoln University
Highly commended: Christine Sheppard, University of Auckland
2011 Catherine Bryan, University of Waikato
Highly commended: Fiona Clarkson, University of Waikato
2010 Josie Galbraith, University of Auckland
Highly commended: Helen Nathan, University of Auckland
2008 Ben Barr, Massey University, Auckland
Second place: Dylan Van Winkel Massey University, Auckland
2007 Susan Cunningham, Massey University
2005 Michelle Greenwood, University of Canterbury
2004 Priscilla McAllum, University of Waikato
2003 Harshi Gamage, Victoria University
2002 Yanbin Deng, University of Auckland
2001 Yanbin Deng, University of Auckland
Angela Moles, Macquarie University, Australia
2000 Wade Tozer, Waikato University
1999 Deborah Wilson, University of British Colombia, Canada
Souzi McGill, Lincoln University, Canterbury
1998 Alison Evans Lincoln University, Canterbury
Nick Bond, University of Melbourne, Australia
Paula Peters, Monash University, Australia
1997 Lynette Hartley, Waikato University, Hamilton
1996 Shona Lamoureaux, University of Canterbury
1995 Eric Edwards Otago University, Dunedin
David Forsyth Lincoln University, Canterbury
1993-94 Not presented
1992 Janet Wilmshurst, University of Canterbury
1991 Mel van Aalst, Auckland University
Fran Hyland, Victoria University, Wellington
Chris Lusk, Auckland University
1990 Liz Slooten, University of Canterbury
Stephen Dawson, University of Canterbury