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From Facebook to the marae

Dr Acushla Dee O’Carroll’s Fulbright-Harkness Fellowship research trip to the US  in 2013 examined how native Hawaiians and First Nation American indigenous groups use social networks to revitalise and preserve their culture. Read this Q&A interview to find out more about…

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The future of journalism

Our 2012 Fulbright-Harkness Fellow, Peter Griffin went coast to coast across the US to visit centres of excellence in public interest journalism. He found innovative examples of journalism and funding schemes that could be applied on a smaller scale in…

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Ambitious mathematics teaching

A quest to research effective ways of teaching mathematics took Professor Glenda Anthony to the United States as the 2011 Fulbright-Harkness New Zealand Fellow. Based at the University of Washington, Professor Anthony learned how teachers are organising their classrooms as mathematical…

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