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Fisheries research has ‘global implications’ for water use

Friday, 17 June 2016, 10:23 am | Cawthron Institute

Science has now provided evidence for what many anglers have suspected for years: taking water from rivers is risky for some fish, and we may have been short-changing them and their food sources in the past. More >>

New research to deliver more muscle for export heavyweight

Thursday, 3 December 2015, 9:31 am | Cawthron Institute

New Zealand’s iconic Greenshell™ mussel is already the heavyweight of our aquaculture exports, now a new science and industry collaboration is set to give it even more muscle. More >>

Festival Celebrates Science for All

Friday, 20 November 2015, 1:41 pm | Cawthron Institute

Longfin eels, drones, handmade rockets and solar pancakes are all part of an exciting week-long extravaganza of science events and activities planned for the upcoming ‘Celebrate Science with Cawthron’ festival next week, 23 to 29 November. More >>

History come to life for Thomas Cawthron Memorial Lecture

Monday, 16 November 2015, 3:30 pm | Cawthron Institute

Cawthron Institute Trust Board in association with the Royal Society of New Zealand is proud to announce historian and social scientist Professor Iain McCalman as distinguished speaker for the 2015 Thomas Cawthron Memorial Lecture in Nelson on 9 December. More >>

Whirlwind royal tour showcases world-class science

Friday, 6 November 2015, 9:29 am | Cawthron Institute

Nelson research organisations the Cawthron Institute and Plant & Food Research will showcase how their science is helping produce sustainable seafood to feed the world when His Royal Highness Prince Charles visits on Saturday. More >>

Cawthron Foundation launched

Wednesday, 4 November 2015, 3:16 pm | Cawthron Institute

Cawthron Institute has today launched a charitable foundation to help solve New Zealand’s leading environmental challenges. More >>

Report highlights significant impact of science organisation

Thursday, 8 October 2015, 1:10 pm | Cawthron Institute

Exactly 100 years after Nelson philanthropist Thomas Cawthron left the bulk of his fortune to establish New Zealand’s first science organisation, a new report has highlighted the significant scientific and economic benefits his legacy still delivers ... More >>

Environmental conference tackles pollution solutions

Friday, 21 August 2015, 1:43 pm | Cawthron Institute

Cawthron Institute is the major sponsor of an upcoming conference aimed at tackling the worldwide issue of manufactured contaminants in the environment. More >>

DIY DNA extraction, rock snot , 3-D animation and more

Friday, 24 July 2015, 11:27 am | Cawthron Institute

Fascinating and important research happening at New Zealand’s largest independent science organisation will be on show this Sunday as part of Cawthron Institute’s fifth annual open day. More >>

Air NZ high-flyer joins Cawthron Institute

Wednesday, 8 July 2015, 1:43 pm | Cawthron Institute

Former World of WearableArt (WOW) CEO and Air New Zealand senior manager, Meg Matthews, has been appointed as a new director of Cawthron Institute, New Zealand’s largest independent science organisation. More >>

Leading freshwater scientist applauds transparency

Tuesday, 30 June 2015, 2:41 pm | Cawthron Institute

A leading freshwater scientist has applauded the addition of water quantity data to the Land, Air, Water Aotearoa (LAWA) environmental website. More >>

Regional science delivers regional economic benefit

Saturday, 23 May 2015, 10:37 am | Cawthron Institute

As part of the 2015 budget announcement, Science and Innovation Minister Steven Joyce yesterday revealed $25 million over three years for new privately-led Regional Research Institutes, modelled on Nelson’s Cawthron Institute. More >>

The Art of Maths takes centre stage at lecture

Thursday, 20 November 2014, 1:58 pm | Cawthron Institute

Cawthron Institute in association with the Royal Society of New Zealand is proud to announce Professor Marcus du Sautoy as distinguished speaker for the 2014 Thomas Cawthron Memorial Lecture in Nelson on 10 December. More >>

Strategic partnership sees NZ biotech innovation go global

Wednesday, 29 October 2014, 4:46 pm | Cawthron Institute

Cawthron Institute has today announced a global distribution agreement with international analytical and chemical company Sigma-Aldrich Corporation, to supply Cawthron’s unique, high-value marine biotoxins to laboratories worldwide. More >>

International conference tackles harmful algae threats

Wednesday, 22 October 2014, 2:55 pm | Cawthron Institute

The world’s experts in harmful algal blooms and marine biotoxins will descend on Wellington next week for the 16th International Conference on Harmful Algae (ICHA), hosted this year by Cawthron Institute . More >>

“Explosive” Science Festival Launches Next Month

Sunday, 28 September 2014, 1:54 pm | Cawthron Institute

A week-long extravaganza of science events and activities begins in Nelson next month with the start of the ‘Celebrate Science with Cawthron’ festival from 12 to 17 October. More >>

Teenagers push the boundaries of science

Wednesday, 24 September 2014, 10:15 am | Cawthron Institute

Flaming Fashion, Fabulous Crabulous and Filthy Rich are just a few of the projects on show at this year's Cawthron Science and Technology Fair starting this week in Nelson. More >>

Ocean-focused National Science Challenge launched today

Thursday, 4 September 2014, 10:48 am | Cawthron Institute

The Government’s latest National Science Challenge announced today represents the single biggest investment in ocean-related research for New Zealand. Science and Innovation Minister Steven Joyce today officially launched the Sustainable Seas National ... More >>

Smart technology helps scientists enhance high-value algae

Friday, 25 July 2014, 10:57 am | Cawthron Institute

New Zealand’s lucrative blue-biotech sector has received a boost with the launch of a highly- sophisticated, multi-vessel photobioreactor (PBR). More >>

Smart buoys, science and ‘rock snot’ on show at open day

Tuesday, 3 June 2014, 10:22 pm | Cawthron Institute

Smart buoys, science and ‘rock snot’ on show at open day Fascinating and important research happening at New Zealand’s largest independent science organisation will be on show this weekend as part of Cawthron Institute’s fourth annual open day. ... More >>

 

 

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