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EIT’s Head of School Passes
February 13, 2018

EIT’s former Head of School Viticulture and Wine Science Diane Marshall died peacefully in Hawke’s Bay’s Cranford Hospice on January 24. Marshall retired in mid-2017 after 11-plus years as...

Putting patients first
November 22, 2017

Although Rachael Walker’s PhD. research into kidney dialysis preferences for patients answered many questions, it raised many more providing the scope for future research.  In July 2017,...

EIT Lecture Showcases Sudi Success Story
August 22, 2017

An inaugural lecture delivered by EIT’s recently appointed Research Professor Dr David Tipene-Leach attracted a wide mixed audience. Professor of Māori and Indigenous Research at EIT, David...

Academic with a Prescription for Change
August 22, 2017

A newly appointed associate professor in EIT’s School of Nursing, Rachael Walker is as focused as ever on boosting health outcomes and reducing inequities for the people of Hawke’s Bay and...

Academic Manager Role Models Lifelong Learning
May 1, 2017

EIT’s Head of School for Health and Sport Science Kirsten Westwood viewed graduation from a different vantage point this year, crossing the stage to be capped with the Master in Health...

Student Nurse Values Support
January 10, 2017

As she continues on her learning journey, EIT student Claire Hokianga Harmer McLean is appreciating the support she receives from like-minded people. “I’ve had my struggles,” the...

EIT Welcomes Faculty’s New Head
November 1, 2016

Moving between Scotland and New Zealand over the last 12 years has been “like a travelling circus” for Professor Nat Waran, her family and their cats, horses and dogs.   Now, however,...

Research Helping Respiratory Patients
October 11, 2016

An intervention programme initiated by clinical nurse specialist and EIT Master of Nursing student Sara Mason is significantly boosting health outcomes for the many people in Hawke’s Bay...

New Executive Dean
October 3, 2016

Describing herself as “an applied scientist by training and an educationalist at heart”, Professor Natalie (Nat) Waran is EIT’s new Executive Dean – Faculty of Education, Humanities...