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Proof of life using molecular tools

Monday, 6 November 2017, 8:56 am | Cawthron Institute

Scientists at Cawthron Institute have explored the role of RNA in identifying living organisms when using metabarcoding for marine biosecurity applications. More >>

Precision Farming Technology for Aquaculture project funding

Saturday, 28 October 2017, 12:42 pm | Cawthron Institute

Scientists are set to research the application of transformational tech for the aquaculture industry, following funding approval for the two-year Precision Farming Technology for Aquaculture project. The project announced today focuses on developing technologies ... More >>

Thomson Medal latest accolade in string of successes

Thursday, 12 October 2017, 4:46 pm | Cawthron Institute

Cawthron Institute Chief Executive Professor Charles Eason CRSNZ has been awarded the Thomson Medal by the Royal Society Te Apārangi. The Thomson Medal is awarded for outstanding contributions to the organisation, support, and application of science ... More >>

Are Cities a Potential Solution for Biodiversity Decline?

Wednesday, 27 September 2017, 12:53 pm | Cawthron Institute

Professor Bruce Clarkson will examine whether cities are a potential solution for biodiversity decline when he delivers the 2017 Thomas Cawthron Memorial Lecture in Nelson on 28 September. More >>

More than 350 entries on show at Cawthron Scitec Expo

Tuesday, 19 September 2017, 2:58 pm | Cawthron Institute

The Cawthron Scitec Expo 2017 will be the biggest ever, with more than 350 entries received from students in Nelson and Tasman. More >>

Cawthron announces 2017 scholarship recipients

Monday, 18 September 2017, 1:26 pm | Cawthron Institute

Three young scientists will take up highly sought-after scholarship to do research at Cawthron Institute. More >>

Project to Understand Health of Lakes Gets $12m from MBIE

Friday, 15 September 2017, 12:18 pm | Cawthron Institute

A project jointly led by GNS Science and the Cawthron Institute to understand the current and historic health of 380 New Zealand lakes has received $12 million over five years from the government’s Endeavour Fund. More >>

Cawthron Institute research to receive more than $20m

Wednesday, 13 September 2017, 7:45 pm | Cawthron Institute

Media release: Cawthron Institute research proposals to receive more than $20 million from the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment’s Endeavour Fund More >>

Cawthron launches fund to support freshwater ecology

Wednesday, 23 August 2017, 6:23 pm | Cawthron Institute

CAWTHRON FOUNDATION MEDIA RELEASE 23 August, 2017 Cawthron launches fund to support freshwater ecology and fisheries research More >>

Cawthron explores potential collaboration

Friday, 18 August 2017, 5:44 pm | Cawthron Institute

Cawthron Institute hosted a group of international algal biotechnology experts this week with a view to exploring potential collaborations and coordinated projects. More >>

Greater River Flow Needed for Fish Growth & Abundance

Friday, 18 August 2017, 11:02 am | Cawthron Institute

Computer modelling by Cawthron Institute freshwater scientists has shown that more river flow is needed for fish growth and abundance than previously realised – findings highlighted in a new video released this week. More >>

Judging underway for 2017 New Zealand River Story Awards

Wednesday, 2 August 2017, 2:51 pm | Cawthron Institute

CAWTHRON FOUNDATION MEDIA RELEASE 2 August, 2017 Judging underway for 2017 New Zealand River Story Awards Judging is underway for the 2017 New Zealand River Story Awards. This year the awards recognise and celebrate the contributions of young people. Cawthron ... More >>

New scholarship to encourage Māori students in science

Thursday, 6 July 2017, 2:28 pm | Cawthron Institute

Cawthron Foundation and Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga (NPM) have launched a new scholarship for Māori undergraduate students wanting to pursue a career in science. The scholarship, 'Te Pītau Whakarei Karahipi', is valued at $5,500 and will be available for the ... More >>

Significant Contribution to Food Safety Award Presented

Thursday, 6 July 2017, 8:56 am | Cawthron Institute

Yesterday evening, Cawthron Senior Scientist Dr Lesley Rhodes CNZM received the inaugural Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) Award for Significant Contribution to Food Safety, at the New Zealand Institute of Food Science and Technology (NZIFST) Conference ... More >>

Old faithful hangs up its hat

Tuesday, 4 July 2017, 1:54 pm | Cawthron Institute

After 16 years of service, Cawthron’s first liquid chromatography-mass spectrometer (LC-MS) is hanging up its hat, making room for new technology. The inner workings of the retired instrument dubbed ‘Old Faithful’ has been mounted in honour of ... More >>

Calls to Ban Toxic Chemicals in New Zealand Products

Thursday, 22 June 2017, 9:53 am | Cawthron Institute

A group of 200 scientists and medical professionals have called on the international community to further restrict the use of two chemicals in the US- triclosan and triclocarban. Research suggests these chemicals have a number of adverse health and environmental ... More >>

Queen’s birthday honours recognises Dr Rhodes’ services

Monday, 5 June 2017, 12:17 pm | Cawthron Institute

Queen’s birthday honours recognises Dr Rhodes’ services to science and marine farming Source: Cawthron Institute -- Cawthron Institute warmly congratulates Dr Lesley Rhodes , for her appointment as Companion of the New Zealand Order of Merit ... More >>

Flat oyster parasite found at Stewart Island

Wednesday, 31 May 2017, 9:30 pm | Cawthron Institute

Flat oyster parasite found at Stewart Island Source: Cawthron Institute -- Cawthron Institute scientists are well-placed to respond to the discovery of Bonamia ostreae at oyster farms on Stewart Island. More >>

Scientists plan to use novel technology

Thursday, 25 May 2017, 4:43 pm | Cawthron Institute

Protecting our waters: Scientists plan to use novel technology to help detect marine pests Source: Cawthron Institute -- Some of New Zealand’s international marine biosecurity partners are in the country to workshop the development of exciting new ... More >>

Students experiment with aquaculture science

Friday, 19 May 2017, 1:53 pm | Cawthron Institute

This month, nearly 200 biology students swapped their textbooks for lab coats to gain practical science experience at the Cawthron Aquaculture Park as part of Year 13 mussel biology workshops. More >>

 

 

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