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February 2017 - CaDDANZ has been awarded its second gold rating by its funder MBIEone of just 15 MBIE-funded projects out of 258 to achieve this rating.

Professor Jacques Poot was appointed a Fellow of the Global Labor Organization (GLO), since March 2017. GLO is an international, independent, non-partisan and non-governmental that functions as a global network and virtual platform for researchers, policy makers, practitioners and the general public interested in scientific research and its policy and societal implications on global labor markets, demographic challenges and human resources.  See

Professor Jacques Poot has been appointed Associate Editor, Asia-Pacific Journal of Regional Science, since 2017.

Professor Paul Spoonley  was appointed Member of Marsden Fund Council and Convenor of Social Science Panel - June 2017

Professor Paul Spoonley  was appointed Member of Steering committee – Centre for Global Migrations - University of Otago 2017

Professor Paul Spoonley - HT Group – leap forward thinking – member of the Leap expert team

Professor Paul Spoonley - Chair, Social Sciences and Other cultural Studies PBRF Panel, TEC 2018


February 2016 - CaDDANZ has been awarded a gold rating by its funder MBIE - one of just 25 MBIE-funded projects out of 203 to achieve the rating. Click here to read more about this.

Professor Paul Spoonley was a judge, Diversity Works New Zealand – formerly EEO Trust - Diversity Awards NZ 2016


Professor Paul Spoonley was made a Fellow of Tāmaki Paenga Hira at the Auckland War Memorial Museum and received a Museum Medal - December 2015.

Associate Professor Robin Peace has received nomination in the innovation category of the Women of Influence awards. Click here to read more.

Professor Jacques Poot - Recipient of the autumn 2015 NZ-UK Link Foundation Visiting Professorship Lecture Programme. To read more see   and 

CaDDANZ team members - Dr Angelique Pratt and Professor Paul Spoonley have both been awarded medals from the Police for their work on developing the new Police Diversity Policy which is currently being implemented.