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In 2018, mathematician Professor Rod Downey was awarded Royal Society Te Apārangi’s highest science honour, the Rutherford Medal for his revolutionary research into computability, including development of the theory of parameterised complexity and the algorithmic study of randomness. In 2016, he received the Humboldt Research Award and last year he was the first logician from outside Europe/North America to deliver the Gödel Lecture for the Association for Symbolic Logic. Rod is also a keen surfer and Scottish country dancer.
Jodie Miller is a Senior Lecturer in the School of Education at the University of Queensland. Her research area is in the field of mathematics education, in particular, the teaching and learning actions that assist young students to engage with early algebraic thinking.
Anna Fergusson is obsessed with teaching, in particular with developing inclusive, engaging, accessible, effective and fun ways to introduce people to learning statistics and data science.
The Bevan Werry Speaker is an award handed out by the NZAMT in honour of Bevan Werry. The 2019 recipient of the award will be announced at the NZAMT 16 conference.