2014/15 Grants Recipients

2014/15 Grants Recipients


Internet Research


Date

Recipient

Amount

Project

Report

2014/15

Tony Garry

$26,000

Compromising Privacy for convenience and Wellbeing on the Internet of Things.

Report not yet provided

2014/15

Winston Seah

$30,000

Traffic classification in Enterprise Networks using Software Defined Networking

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2014/15

Syed Faraz Hasan

$15,000

Establishing the foundations of Future Software-Defined Mobile Internet

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2014/15

Sivadon Chaisiri,

Ryan Ko

$9,000

Survey of New Zealanders' Mobile Internet Security Awareness

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Community Projects


Date

Recipient

Amount

Project

Report

2014/15

Tanya Gray

$15,000

Funding for Rural Workshops: to extend their reach outside of Auckland to rural high schools through a series of workshops.

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2014/15

Leila Ryan

$9,000

Provide an affordable pre-pay internet service that will allow those on low or unreliable incomes to access the internet without financial over-commitment.

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2014/15

Rose Wilkinson


$15,000

To further develop these briefs (i.e. supplementary brief about CAPTCHA) and to introduce them to a much wider audience at grass roots level.

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2014/15

Eric Martini

(Techspace, Greymouth)

$26,000

Purpose for this proposal is to support the establishment of the Techspace environment in Greymouth.

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Canterbury Projects


Date

Recipient

Amount

Project

Report

2014/15

Addington.net

(Addington Net Inc)

$3,000

Funding for IT support for Addington.net - a community computing centre established in 2001 as a practical solution to help bridge the digital divide and to bring free/low cost computer access to a community suffering the effects of low income and low skill levels.

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2014/15

Fabriko Ltd

$3,500

Suite of laptops for delivering technology workshops to low decile schools and communities.

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2014/15

University of Canterbury, Computer Science Education Research Group

$20,000

The funding being applied for would enable them to vastly improve the CS Field Guide (and include more emphasis on internet technologies), to make the Unplugged website more useful for educators (particularly tying it in better with new curricula), and having a subsidised service available for Canterbury schools where we work with the school to introduce these subjects into their mainstream programme.

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2014/15

Greater Christchurch Schools' Network Trust (GCSN)

$47,500

Funding to employ someone with experience to manage the establishing of a low cost leasing option for those families over a three year period and also to provide financial backing for some bad debts which could occur.

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2014/15

Code Club Aotearoa

$20,000

Expand Code Club Aotearoa (a network of volunteer-led after school coding clubs for kiwi kids aged 8 -12), particularly to rural areas and lower-decile urban areas.

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2014/15

Fabriko Ltd

$15,000

Utilising the Internet of Things to gather data on cycling

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Conference Attendance


Date

Recipient

Amount

Conference

Report

2014/15

Tanya Gray

$1,200

Conference Attendance

ULearn 2015

7-9 October (Auckland)

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2014/15

Natalie Dudley

$4,800

Conference Attendance

Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing.

14-16 Oct 2015 (Texas, US)

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2014/15

Adon Moskal

$3,000

Conference Attendance

Association of Internet Researchers: IR16

21-24 Oct 2015 (Arizona, US)

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2014/15

Nicole Price

$2,500

Conference Attendance

2015 No 2 Bullying Conference

29-30 June (Gold Coast, AU)

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2014/15

Mark Frater

$5,050

Conference Attendance

Broadband World Forum.

20-22 Oct 2015 (London, UK)

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2014/15

Jeffrey Lai

$800

Conference Attendance

eResearch NZ

23-25 March 2015 (Queenstown)

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2014/15

Aniket Mahanti

$3,900

Conference Attendance

9th International IEEE Workshop on Network Measurements (WNM)

26-29 Oct 2015 (Clearwater, US)

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2014/15

Huu Trung Truong

$776

Conference Attendance

eResearch NZ

23-25 March 2015 (Queenstown)

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2014/15

Holger Regenbrecht

$4,000

Conference Attendance

IEEE Virtual Reality 2015 - main international venue for Virtual Reality with top world-renowned top

speakers throughout the years.

23 - 27 March 2015 (France)

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2014/15

Vaughn Davis,

Rohan MacMahon

$6,000

Conference Attendance

5th Facebook Compassion Research Day, Facebook Inc.

25 February 2015 (Menlo Park, California)

Report is confidential

2014/15

Eunice Price

$2,900

Conference Attendance

DML (Digital Media Literacy): Equity by Design

11-13 June 2015 (LA, California)

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2014/15

Shahab Pourfakhimi

Tianyu Yung

4,640

Conference Attendance

ENTER 2015

3 - 6 February 2015 (Switzerland)

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On-demand


Date

Recipient

Amount

Use

Report

2014/15

Charles Crothers

$5,000

Research project to analyse portions of the data collected by the NZ Election study [NZES] after the 2014 election through a large survey, and to defray some of the costs of the data‐collection.

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2014/15

Meng Xu

$543

Conference Attendance

Funding to support travel to attend Media Ubiquity: Spaces, Places and Networks Research symposium on 31 Oct at Auckland University and will be presenting

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See 2013 and older grants recipients