Director / Editor: Victor Teboul, Ph.D.
Looking inside ourselves and out at the world
Independent and neutral with regard to all political and religious orientations,® aims to promote awareness of the major democratic principles on which tolerance is based.

Racism, exclusion and tokenism: how Māori and Pacific science graduates are still marginalised at university

By Tara McAllister, Research Fellow, Te Herenga Waka — Victoria University of Wellington
Leilani Walker, Lecturer in Heath and Environmental Science, Auckland University of Technology
Sereana Naepi, Lecturer in Social Sciences, University of Auckland
Share this article
Given most New Zealand universities have goals for increasing Māori and Pacific student and staff numbers, we need to ask why their numbers still remain stubbornly low in the research sector – and even lower within “STEM” (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) departments.

Our previous research showed that one New Zealand university had failed to employ a Māori or Pacific academic in their science department for at least 20 years.

But while the numbers provided a…The Conversation

Read complete article

© The Conversation -

Follow us on ...
Facebook Twitter