SIT Research staff are available for any advice or help with research. This could include information on staff research proposals and reporting, research project design, methodology and data analysis, questionnaire design and analysis, collaborating with other researchers, or just talking through a research idea. The SIT research team is also the first port of call for external queries about research projects and collaborations.
Dr Sally Bodkin-Allen
p: 03 211 2699 extn 3316
Sally Bodkin-Allen is the Research Manager and also Academic Leader for the Bachelors of Contemporary Music and Audio Production. She completed her doctoral thesis at the University of Otago in the area of Ethnomusicology/Early Childhood Music Education and is also on the MENZA Board (Music Education New Zealand Aotearoa). Her research interests include early childhood music, and the use of music in sporting events.
Dr Jo Whittle
p: 03 211 2699 extn 8542
Jo completed a PhD in environmental history through the University of Auckland in 2012. She has an MSc in resource management from Lincoln University and her research interests include popular conceptions of the environment, energy developments and urban history. Jo recently published an article in the online journal Environment and Nature in New Zealand titled: ‘Into the backyard: Huntly Power Station and the history of environmentalism in New Zealand’.