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Complete online record of 150 years of discovery

Thursday, 9 November 2017, 1:20 pm | Royal Society Of New Zealand

All copies of the Transactions of the Royal Society of New Zealand, one of New Zealand’s most important research publications, are now available online, thanks to a collaborative project between Royal Society Te Apārangi and the National Library of New Zealand. More >>

Next generation of research leaders

Thursday, 5 October 2017, 10:08 am | Royal Society Of New Zealand

Ten early­ to mid-career researchers have been awarded Rutherford Discovery Fellowships that support them to accelerate their research careers in New Zealand. More >>

Five emerging bright minds off to Australia

Monday, 11 September 2017, 3:35 pm | Royal Society Of New Zealand

Novel solutions to tackling invasive plants, climate change, AI and education, better knee replacements and making sustainable agriculture truly sustainable have won five early career researchers from New Zealand and the Pacific the chance to compete at ... More >>

Growing antimicrobial resistance a major health issue for NZ

Wednesday, 17 May 2017, 10:42 am | Royal Society Of New Zealand

New Zealand is in no way insulated from the global growth in antimicrobial resistance that is predicted to kill more than 10 million people worldwide every year by 2050 and to have major impacts on animal health, warns Royal Society Te Apārangi. More >>

Celebrating New Zealand’s researchers

Thursday, 24 November 2016, 11:08 am | Royal Society Of New Zealand

Outstanding New Zealand researchers have received prestigious medals at the Royal Society of New Zealand’s 2016 Research Honours event, held in Christchurch on Wednesday night. Medals were presented by both the Royal Society of New Zealand and the Health ... More >>

Adam Rutherford to Chair Public Discussions on Genetics

Friday, 11 March 2016, 4:05 pm | Royal Society Of New Zealand

Dr Adam Rutherford is visiting New Zealand to chair a series of public panel discussions on the burgeoning field of genetics, which is going to affect all of us. He will be joined by New Zealand’s top scientists and thinkers in this area, at public ... More >>

Passionate stories of the Great Barrier Reef – lecture tour

Monday, 23 November 2015, 12:06 pm | Royal Society Of New Zealand

Australia’s Great Barrier Reef is the largest coral reef in the world and can be seen from outer space. But it’s the passionate and varied human responses to this extraordinary living structure that are of most interest to historian and social ... More >>

Entries called for 2015 Science Book Prize

Friday, 19 December 2014, 2:59 pm | Royal Society Of New Zealand

Publishers and authors are now invited to submit their entries for the Royal Society of New Zealand 2015 Science Book Prize. More >>

Pests costing economy and environment billions

Thursday, 27 March 2014, 5:08 pm | Royal Society Of New Zealand

Weeds, wasps, rats and sea squirts are among a swarm of pests and diseases costing New Zealand’s economy and environment dearly, according to a new report released today by the Royal Society of New Zealand. More >>

NZ Extinct Moa Subject of Award-winning Popular Science Book

Monday, 20 May 2013, 10:58 am | Royal Society Of New Zealand

New Zealand’s extinct moa and the historical characters who strove to solve the mysteries of this flightless giant are the engaging subjects of the winning book for the Royal Society of New Zealand’s 2013 Science Book Prize, announced tonight ... More >>

Nine emerging researchers receive prestigious scholarships

Wednesday, 5 December 2012, 3:27 pm | Royal Society Of New Zealand

The Rutherford Foundation Trust has awarded prestigious scholarships to nine of New Zealand’s most outstanding emerging researchers, including four international PhD scholarships and five postdoctoral fellowships. More >>

Manhire Prize for Creative Science Writing Announced

Thursday, 22 November 2012, 10:15 am | Royal Society Of New Zealand

News release from the Royal Society of New Zealand For immediate release 22 November 2012 Winners of the 2012 Royal Society of New Zealand Manhire Prize for Creative Science Writing announced The two winning entries in the Royal Society of New Zealand ... More >>

New Medal For Social Science at 2012 NZ Research Honours

Thursday, 22 November 2012, 10:04 am | Royal Society Of New Zealand

A new medal for advances in the frontiers of social science was presented by the Royal Society of New Zealand at the 2012 New Zealand Research Honours event. More >>

Distinguished Professor wins Top Science Honour

Thursday, 22 November 2012, 9:57 am | Royal Society Of New Zealand

Distinguished Professor Margaret Brimble wins New Zealand’s top science and technology honour, the Rutherford Medal New Zealand’s top science and technology honour, the 2012 Rutherford Medal, has been awarded to chemist Professor Margaret Brimble CNZM, ... More >>

2 Kiwi girls count down to the USA International Space Camp

Wednesday, 27 April 2011, 12:38 pm | Royal Society Of New Zealand

Toby Hendy, from Katikati College and Lisa Craw from Otago Girl’s High School are the two students selected from New Zealand by the Royal Society of New Zealand to attend the USA International Space Camp. Toby says “she has a huge interest in ... More >>

Free lectures: International expert on forensic archaeology

Thursday, 17 March 2011, 2:02 pm | Royal Society Of New Zealand

An international celebrated scientist is the visiting lecturer for the upcoming Royal Society of New Zealand Distinguished Speaker public lecture series. More >>

Teachers taking leave from schools to work with researchers

Wednesday, 16 February 2011, 11:48 am | Royal Society Of New Zealand

Eight teachers from throughout New Zealand have been awarded Science, Mathematics and Technology Teacher Fellowships for the first two terms of 2011. Under the scheme teachers take leave from their schools to work with researchers at host organisations, ... More >>

Innovative projects win students a place at event

Wednesday, 3 November 2010, 3:17 pm | Royal Society Of New Zealand

Twenty students from all over the country have been selected by the Royal Society of New Zealand to attend Genesis Energy’s Realise the Dream , a prestigious national event taking place from 5-11 December. More >>

Science medal winners receive cash bonus

Thursday, 19 November 2009, 12:42 pm | Royal Society Of New Zealand

Two of the medal winners at this year’s Science Honours Dinner awards ceremony on Wednesday night received cash awards in addition to their medals. Professor Kenneth McNatty, who won the Pickering Medal, and Dr Richard Garland, who won the Thomson ... More >>

Government’s science priorities document welcomed

Friday, 30 October 2009, 5:47 pm | Royal Society Of New Zealand

The Royal Society of New Zealand’s President, Dr Garth Carnaby, applauds the Government’s recently released document looking at New Zealand’s research, science and technology priorities. He says the document is “ground breaking”. More >>

 

 

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