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Summer Research Scholarships 2015-2016, University of Auckland, New Zealand

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Deadline:

September 11, 2015

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Summer Research Scholarships 2015-2016

APPLICATIONS OPEN 21 AUGUST

APPLICATIONS CLOSE 11 SEPTEMBER (5PM)

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Overview:

The purposes of Summer Research Scholarships are to give university students experience in research, to encourage them to pursue postgraduate study, and to support staff research. Students are expected to conduct a research project of approximately 10 weeks duration (400 hours) under the supervision of an academic staff member. The value of each scholarship is $5,000. The University has identified the following priority groups from whom applications are particularly encouraged: Maori students, Pacific students, students from other universities in New Zealand, international students.

Benefits for Summer Research Scholars:

  • receive a $5,000 stipend for 400 hours of research work over the summer (December to mid- February)
  • polish your legal research and writing skills before entering legal practice and / or in preparation for future post-graduate study
  • improve your confidence working in the law through extensive interactions with academic staff
  • add value to your CV and improve your career opportunities
  • experiences gained in previous scholarships have included:

- practice in analysis and literature reviews

- participation in cutting-edge research

- networking with other students, contact with potential future post-graduate supervisors

- practice in preparing work for publication

What Research Projects are available?

Alternatives for the Taxation of Companies in New Zealand

New Zealand Tax Law

The Role of Conscience in Unconscionable Bargain

Consideration, Estoppel and Variation Contracts

The United Nations Security Council's Construction of Threats to International Peace and Security: 1945-2015

Mediations Gone Bad: What Can You Do?

Who Controls the Content of Private Law?  Democratic Theory and Legal Reality

Public Authority Discretion and Damages Claims

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See www.summer.ac.nz for all 2015-2016 University of Auckland Summer Research Projects

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