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Event presents latest research on our "Diabesity" epidemic

Friday, 17 March 2017, 10:08 am | National Science Challenges

Getting teenagers more active and how our gut hormones impact on obesity are just two of a wide range of topics being discussed at a major gathering of top national and international researchers at Auckland City Hospital today. (Friday, 17 March). More >>

ICT Hui brings Māori, local and global ICT talent together

Monday, 20 February 2017, 9:58 am | National Science Challenges

Some of Aotearoa’s leading Information and Communications Technology experts are being joined by expat Kiwi and top Google executive Craig Neville-Manning in Auckland today at a one day Hui. More >>

Potential of gene-editing for conserving biological heritage

Friday, 18 November 2016, 9:16 am | National Science Challenges

The Royal Society of NZ has issued an information paper ( ) on gene-editing techniques. The New Zealand’s Biological Heritage National Science Challenge, representing all 8 Universities and 7 Crown Research Institutes, welcomes ... More >>

New Money a Game-Changer for New Zealand’s Biodiversity

Tuesday, 26 July 2016, 2:13 pm | National Science Challenges

“The significant new investment in pest eradication, announced at Zealandia in Wellington today by Prime Minister John Key, could be a game-changer. And a game-changer is just what our biodiversity desperately needs,” says Dr Andrea Byrom, Director ... More >>

A Silicon Valley of foods for health

Wednesday, 13 April 2016, 12:35 pm | National Science Challenges

World experts in food-for-health are coming together in Auckland next week for the High-Value Nutrition symposium as part of an initiative to try and boost New Zealand’s economy, by transforming our country into a “Silicon Valley of Foods for Health”. More >>

Our Land and Water National Science Challenge launched

Wednesday, 27 January 2016, 9:29 am | National Science Challenges

Our Land and Water National Science Challenge launched Enhancing New Zealand’s primary sector economic contributions while improving our environment is the aim of the newest National Science Challenge, Our Land and Water – Toitū te Whenua, ... More >>


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