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Oscar, front left, on a College Science and Maths field trip, 2006
Photo by Hilary Johnson

Former student achieves PhD

Hilary Johnson —

Congratulations to Oscar Dowson, a student at Katikati College from 2005-2010.

The topic of Oscar's thesis was "Applying Stochastic Optimisation to the New Zealand Dairy Industry".  In the forward he acknowledges Maths Head of Faculty, Rebecca Astwood, who "deserves a very special thank you for inadvertently setting me off on this journey a little over ten years ago".