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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 >>

Get online and get to know your rivers!

Thursday, 20 March 2014, 2:41 pm | Cawthron Institute

A new website launched this week is a great tool for people wanting to find out what is really happening in their local waterways, New Zealand’s largest independent science organisation, Cawthron Institute, says. More >>

New facilities a huge step forward for environmental science

Thursday, 20 February 2014, 5:24 pm | Cawthron Institute

New Zealand’s largest independent science organisation, Cawthron Institute, today marked another milestone in its 95-year history with the opening of a new marine and freshwater research centre at its Nelson campus. More >>

Bottom-up research to understand Antarctic predator diets

Friday, 10 January 2014, 1:14 pm | Cawthron Institute

A Nelson scientist specialising in faecal DNA, is applying his unique expertise to an international research project into the impacts of climate change and commercial fishing on Anarctica’s top predators. More >>

New laboratory to boost oyster virus research

Thursday, 12 December 2013, 3:02 pm | Cawthron Institute

A new purpose-built laboratory at Cawthron Aquaculture Park near Nelson, has further boosted a long-term research programme to breed Pacific oysters resilient to a virus that devastated New Zealand’s oyster industry three years ago. More >>

Science news from Cawthron Institute - Spring 2013

Thursday, 21 November 2013, 4:01 pm | Cawthron Institute

Breakthrough in didymo research • Protecting our borders • Building heralds exciting new phase • Scientists launch world-first mapping system • Ocean acidification on the radar • And more… More >>

New science investment recognises unique expertise

Wednesday, 28 August 2013, 4:38 pm | Cawthron Institute

The importance of Cawthron Institute’s seafood safety and shellfish research has been recognised in the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) 2013 science investment round, announced by Minister of Science and Innovation Steven ... More >>

Cawthron Institute science news

Wednesday, 14 August 2013, 9:41 am | Cawthron Institute

Oyster virus research promising, New agreement cements aquaculture partnership, Safeguarding seafood exports, Investigating marine mammal populations, Charlie's corner - Collaboration breeds success More >>

Research delivers encouraging signs for oyster industry

Wednesday, 3 July 2013, 4:47 pm | Cawthron Institute

A collaborative research programme to breed oysters resilient to a virus that three years ago devastated New Zealand’s Pacific oyster industry is starting to deliver promising results. More >>



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