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School’s new staff members in Semester II 2018

The School of Geography, Earth Science and Environment welcomes Dr. Patrina Dumaru, Dr. ‘Elina Bloomfield Kaufusi, Dr. Engielle Mae Paguican, Mr. Kunal Singh, Mr. Maluseu Tapaeko, and Ms Renata Varea, appointed as Lecturer in Geography, Assistant Lecturer in Geography, Lecturer in Earth Science, Teaching Assistant in Earth Science, Teaching Assistant in Geography, and Research Associate, respectively. 

Recent publications by school staff

Fepuleai, Aleni, Gale, Stephen, Wales, Nathan, McInerney, S., Lal, Kirti and Alloway, B. (2018) Post - eruptive sedimentary processes in volcanic crater lakes: implications for deciphering the Samoan sedimentary record. Journal of Paleolimnology, 60. pp. 1-21. ISSN 0921-2728: https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10933-018-0035-y

Beyerl, Katharina, Mieg, Harald A. and Weber, Eberhard (2018) Comparing perceived effects of climate-related environmental change and adaptation strategies for the Pacific small island states of Tuvalu, Samoa, and Tonga. Island Studies Journal, 13 (1). pp. 25-44. ISSN 1715-2593: https://www.islandstudies.ca/sites/default/files/ISJBeyerletalEffectsClimateTongSamoaTuvalu.pdf

Neef, Andreas, Benge, Lucy, Boruff, Bryan, Pauli, Natasha, Weber, Eberhard and Varea, Renata (2018) Climate adaptation strategies in Fiji: The role of social norms and cultural values. World Development, 107. pp. 125-137. ISSN 0305-750X: https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0305750X18300743

‘Elina Bloomfield graduated with a doctor of philosophy degree on 23rd March 2018, and she made a graduate speech in the ceremony.- Click here to find more information.

Publications by school staff

Dr. Tolu Muliaina: "In search of meaningful assessment in the university curriculum: the case for culturally relevant pedagogy” in Australian Geographer (March 2018) https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/00049182.2018.1440689 

Dr. Naohiro Nakamura: “Redressing injustice of the past: the repatriation of Ainu human remains” in Japan Forum (March 2018) 
https://www.tandfonline.com/eprint/TsXg9fjHVwBCpGzm5MZi/full 

Double Gold Medal winner Kunal Singh makes national news!


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