Massey University lecturer Matt Roskruge has been awarded a 2019 Rutherford Discovery Fellowship to research what social capital means within a Māori world view and how this is relevant to other populations.
The fellowships are for early to mid-career researchers to accelerate their research careers in Aotearoa.
Dr Roskruge from Te Ātiawa and Ngāti Tama is co-director of Massey’s Te Au Rangahau Māori business research centre and a senior lecturer in the school of economics and finance.
His background is in health and population economics.
The fellowship is worth $800,000 over five years.