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NZ-Singapore Study Uses Hair to Research Diet and Pregnancy

Tuesday, 24 February 2015, 1:21 pm | Gravida

Can you eat a better diet to avoid complications in pregnancy? There is increasing evidence that the diet of pregnant women is associated with the health of both mother and baby, and some pregnancy complications. More >>

Gravida Receives Grant for Research in Global Health

Monday, 10 November 2014, 11:05 am | Gravida

Gravida, a Centre of Research Excellence hosted by the University of Auckland, announced today that it is a Grand Challenges Explorations winner, an initiative funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. More >>

Lowering NZ’s Very Weighty Problem

Tuesday, 3 June 2014, 10:29 pm | Gravida

New Zealand can lower its dramatically climbing obesity rate, and have a positive, long term effect on kiwis’ health and the country’s health expenditure. But it will take research and deployment of research findings to help achieve real change. ... More >>

Supporting mothers for a healthy start

Friday, 9 May 2014, 11:26 am | Gravida

Making sure we help women have a healthy start to motherhood is one of the best ways to recognise our mums on Mothers Day, says Gravida: National Centre for Growth & Development. More >>

Funding decision unexpected

Friday, 14 March 2014, 4:03 pm | Gravida

Gravida director Professor Philip Baker has expressed his surprise and disappointment at the Tertiary Education Commission’s decision not to renew Gravida’s funding for the next Centre of Excellence round. More >>

Lord Robert Winston Visiting New Zealand in March

Friday, 7 March 2014, 11:56 am | Gravida

Gravida: National Centre for Growth and Development is pleased to announce that Lord Robert Winston will be visiting New Zealand from March 9 to 13 for a series of events. More >>

Gavida Congratulates Dame Alison Paterson

Wednesday, 1 January 2014, 2:56 pm | Gravida

The chair of Gravida: National Centre for Growth and Development chair, Alison Paterson CNZM, QSO have been recognised in the New Year’s Honours List. She has been made a Dame of the New Zealand Order of Merit for services to busines More >>

Recognition of importance of pregnancy care welcomed

Monday, 9 December 2013, 2:10 pm | Gravida

Recognition by the Parliamentary Health Select Committee of the vital importance of early childhood, pre-conception and pregnancy care and research into these areas is a heartening endorsement of ten years of effort by Gravida: National Centre for ... More >>

Health Select Committee - importance of early childhood

Monday, 9 December 2013, 1:59 pm | Gravida

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NZ expertise profiled at international DOHaD conference

Friday, 15 November 2013, 3:36 pm | Gravida

Ten key Gravida researchers, including founding Director Professor Sir Peter Gluckman, will speak at next week’s DOHaD conference in Singapore, showcasing the international regard held for our research in this area. More >>

Taking knowledge from the lab to the farm

Monday, 11 November 2013, 11:22 am | Gravida

A major challenge for scientists is getting research out of the lab and into common practice. A Massey University research team, supported by Gravida: National Centre for Growth and Development, has found farmers, in particular, can be a tough crowd ... More >>

Gravida announces new grant recipients

Friday, 1 November 2013, 10:18 am | Gravida

Gravida: National Centre for Growth and Development has awarded almost $3 million in its latest round of research funding grants for 19 short-term research projects, 21 PhD scholarships, including two joint PhD Scholarships with the Riddet Institute ... More >>

Buck Shelford hosts ‘Ka Pai Kai’ healthy cooking classes

Tuesday, 20 August 2013, 4:25 pm | Gravida

Onehunga teens and their families are learning how to cook ‘delicious and nutritious’ meals in a new science initiative called Ka Pai Kai. All Black legend Buck Shelford is providing kitchen tips at the series of Monday evening classes in Onehunga High ... More >>

New clinical trial aims to save babies’ lives

Friday, 12 July 2013, 11:41 am | Gravida

Years of research in to how to best help babies struggling to grow in the womb has culminated in the world’s first clinical trial treating at-risk pregnant mothers with sildenafil citrate (the generic of a better known brand, Viagra), right here ... More >>

NZ expertise leads International Pregnancy Research Alliance

Wednesday, 8 May 2013, 3:16 pm | Gravida

New Zealand researchers will head up a new dedicated pregnancy research centre based in Chongqing Medical University in Western China which will bring together the talents and knowledge of researchers from China, Canada and New Zealand. More >>

Global leadership for NZ growth and development scientists

Monday, 6 May 2013, 3:19 pm | Gravida

Gravida: National Centre for Growth and Development has developed an ‘International College’ of celebrated global experts who will provide leadership to all its members working on cutting edge research in reproduction, pregnancy, growth and development. More >>

Professor Lord Robert Winston becomes Gravida patron

Monday, 6 May 2013, 3:15 pm | Gravida

Famous scientist, clinician and broadcaster Professor Lord Robert Winston is strengthening his ties to New Zealand by becoming a patron of Gravida, New Zealand’s national Centre of Research Excellence (CoRE) dedicated to discoveries in maternal, children’s ... More >>

Gravida applauds demand for new health/agriculture knowledge

Wednesday, 1 May 2013, 2:16 pm | Gravida

The people of New Zealand have clearly shown their desire for putting the health of our children and families first in the results of the National Science Challenges, says Gravida: National Centre for Growth and Development. More >>

Research entity changes name to focus on global capabilit

Monday, 7 January 2013, 9:43 am | Gravida

New Zealand’s National Research Centre for Growth and Development (the NRCGD) has been renamed Gravida: National Centre for Growth and Development . This is part of a plan to build the capability and reputation of the organisation before a global ... More >>

Government Collaborative Research Entity Changes Name

Thursday, 22 November 2012, 4:36 pm | Gravida

New Zealand’s National Research Centre for Growth and Development (the NRCGD) has been renamed Gravida: National Centre for Growth and Development. This is part of a plan by the NRCGD to build the capability and reputation of the organisation before ... More >>



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