A senior lecturer in EIT’s School of Health and Sport Science, Dr John Maxted has been granted a Fulbright New Zealand Travel Award.
It will take him to the USA and eastern Canada.
John teaches in the recreation strand of EIT’s Bachelor of Recreation and Sport degree, bringing a sociological and ecological slant to our students learning.
During his travels, John will also be sharing insights drawn from his leadership of two significant training organisations – the Sir Edmund Hillary Outdoor Pursuits Centre bordering Tongariro National Park and the Sir Peter Blake Marine Education Centre near Auckland.
With the support of Fulbright New Zealand and EIT, John will travel to the USA in November to present aspects of his research at the Association of Outdoor Recreation and Education Conference in Utah, the University of Idaho and the University of New Hampshire.
He will also speak at Acadia University and Cape Breton University in Canada.